Blog » Top Citrix System’s executive, Vishal Khare joins SD-WAN Startup Lavelle Networks as Co-Founder
20th April 2018, Bangalore – Lavelle Networks, a SD-WAN platform for enterprise networks has brought in a new co-founder as part of its growth and expansion plans for this year. Lavelle Networks Inc., Incorporated in US & India and backed by strategic and angel investors like IdeaSpring Capital, has seen more than 4x growth in revenue last FY and has plans for business growth by expanding globally and increasing its footprint in domestic market. As part of the rapid growth strategy, Vishal Khare who was earlier with Citrix Systems as Director – Enterprise business, is now joining Lavelle Networks as Co-Founder and will be accelerating and transforming its business in India and Overseas.
Reports estimate enterprises spending 4 billion by 2020 to make their networks not just cloud compatible, but ready to take on the next wave of digitization. With more and more IT teams facing exponential growth in SaaS based cloud applications, and with it, increasing complexity of IT infrastructure, MPLS is no longer sufficient as the technological backbone of the digital enterprise. Lavelle Networks offers a 100% SDN architecture, built for complex enterprise IT environments. It has some of the big retail, financial & ecommerce brands in India as its customers.
“Lavelle Networks is the only pure play SDWAN provider globally. We are a fresh innovative solution with proven large-scale deployments of more than 1500 locations. We don’t just provide the best of technology for enterprise networks, but our mission is to provide the fastest deployments with best of the customer experience. We have plans to expand our footprint across India and overseas this year, and Vishal joining us as co-founder, is a very important part of that strategy” says founder and CEO, Shyamal Kumar.
“SD-WAN category is at the inflection point and next 3-4 years will see all Enterprises adopting the same in some form or shape. Lavelle Networks is an agile organization and is positioned very well at this juncture with its unique value proposition togrow rapidly in and outside India. I am excited to shoulder this responsibility and help company to move ahead faster”, says Co-Founder Vishal Khare.
Vishal Khare, has earlier played a key role in shaping and driving Citrix System’s partner and enterprise business for industries such as Banking and Financial services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail etc. He is also an active angel investor with a portfolio of more than 10 startups.