This section introduces some of the basic terms we use in this documentation.
A business entity that resells Velocloud as a solution.
A client of a partner.
The Velocloud’s SD-WAN controller, that hosts REST APIs, including endpoints to retrieve inventory, events, fault data, and performance data. It is used to manage gateways, edges, and links.
The key components of the Velocloud multi-tenant, scalable, and redundant network that are deployed in cloud data centers around the world. These network devices periodically send heartbeat packets and performance metrics to the Orchestrator.
A branded physical device that provides secure connectivity to private, public, or hybrid applications for a branch site. Edges are connected by links to the gateways.
Tunnels from an edge device to a gateway that provides connectivity to the SD-WAN overlay network.
A regional data center that is owned and maintained by a customer.