VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN

AireSpring Managed SD-WAN

An increased use of cloud applications, video and voice is driving demand for more reliable, high-performance bandwidth. Traditional WAN network solutions cannot scale as quickly, are not cost-effective, and become too complex to manage efficiently. SD-WAN technology utilizes bandwidth more efficiently and economically, lowering your costs, and increasing application and network reliability and performance. AireSpring’s Managed SD-WAN delivers a best-of-breed solution to ensure that you get the right SD-WAN package while taking advantage of superior performance, versatility, and savings.

AireSpring’s Managed SD-WAN  delivers an enhanced, fully managed, easy-to-deploy solution, including complete design engineering, dedicated project management, and white-glove implementation, and support from our team of technology experts.

Unlike many one-size-fits-all solutions on the market today, you never pay for more than what you need. We also help ensure that your custom policies are accommodated to help reduce potential gaps in security. Each Managed SD-WAN appliance arrives on-premises preconfigured to meet your unique specifications, eliminating the need for expert IT staff to install, configure, and manage the device.

Unlike many one-size-fits-all solutions on the market today, you never pay for more than what you need. We also help ensure that your custom policies are accommodated to help reduce potential gaps in security. Each Managed SD-WAN appliance arrives on-premises preconfigured to meet your unique specifications, eliminating the need for expert IT staff to install, configure, and manage the device.

Optimize Your Connectivity with VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN™ & AireSpring

AireSpring’s Managed VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN solution offers reliable connectivity and delivers the broadest possible flexibility and adaptability for your business. In addition to providing the full range of benefits that VMware by Broadcom’s SD-WAN offers in one complete managed solutions package, AireSpring provides the peace of mind that comes with flawless implementation and 24/7/365 support.

AireSpring Managed SD-WAN vs Other Vendors

AireSpring’s personalized service and support ensures you always stay connected. With a range of additional features and benefits for security and connectivity, AireSpring provides more than the one-size-fits-all solutions you’ll see from other vendors.



Mix & match existing or new MPLS with your SD-WAN, and/or connect any carrier or circuit over multiple transport types (Ethernet, Fiber, Broadband, LTE, EOC, TDM and more) via AireSpring’s Network.

Mix and match over 20 different vendors with multiple access types to create the optimal solution for your enterprise.

FREE DDoS Mitigation Services on VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN in-tunnel AireSpring IPs.

AireSpring’s DDoS Mitigation service adds a layer of defense to your network, protecting against HTTP floods, volumetric attacks, and bot-orchestrated flood attacks.

Free Network Monitoring 24/7/365.

AireSpring will proactively open repair tickets on behalf of customer for their non-AireSpring, internet-only circuits.

Free Third Party Circuit Support.

24/7/365 real-time monitoring by the AIreCONTROL.

Proactive ticket initiation, management and resolution by AireSpring NOC in the event of a network alert.

AireSpring Platinum Professional Services: White Glove SD-WAN.

Includes implementation design and engineering. We will design (pre-sales), deploy (provisioning) and support (customer service/AIreCONTROL) your SD-WAN solution at no additional cost.

Branch deployment support via pre­configuration of SD-WAN edge boxes.

Free Flex Licensing.

Customers are never forced to license more than what they need.

AireSpring’s flex pricing right-sizes SD­-WAN licensing, resulting in 30%-70% lower SD-WAN costs.

Free Access to VMware by Broadcom’s  Cloud Orchestrator.

AireSpring offers FREE access to a sophisticated, web-based management portal providing customers with deep monitoring visibility into their SD-WAN network and configuration capabilities.

Maximum availability with maximum WAN uplinks.

Up to 6 WAN uplinks available

Secure and private direct connection to most major cloud providers. (optional)

Connect privately and securely with full QoS to dozens of cloud providers, hundreds of datacenter providers, and thousands of SaaS providers.

Multi-vendor SD-WAN solution.

Not all SD-WAN vendors are created equal.

AireSpring works with multiple SD-WAN vendors and does not sell a one-size fits all solution but instead architects a best-of-­breed SD-WAN solution based on customer needs and situation.

Unique AireSpring Escalation List up to CEO level.

We’re so confident in our ability to properly design, deliver, and support our solutions that the buck stops with our CEO.

A Complete Managed SD-WAN Solution

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Steve Pasmanik

Steve Pasmanik is a highly accomplished, forward-looking business professional with a progressive and diverse background encompassing Operations, Sales, Strategy Development, Marketing, Customer Care, and Product Management. He currently leads AireSpring’s Service Delivery and Service Assurance teams. Prior to joining AireSpring, Steve enjoyed a wide-ranging career with AT&T where he held various management leadership positions. Steve served as Assistant Vice President for AT&T’s Partner Solutions Team where he led their multi-billion-dollar service management organization across the Alliance, ACC, AT&T Partner Solutions and Wholesale division in support of AT&T’s post-sale indirect organization. Previously, Steve served as the Assistant Vice President for AT&T’s Centralized Sales Operations Team for Global Business Solutions. Steve also led the governance and operational management for the 6,000+ employee sales organization overseeing sales operations for $40B+ of annualized revenue. Prior to this assignment, Steve led AT&T’s Premier Client Groups Sales Operations and Channel Marketing, AT&T’s Select Sales Performance and Effectiveness Organization.

Mike Chase

Mike Chase serves on AireSpring’s executive team in the role of Senior VP of Solutions Engineering. He is a telecom veteran with deep expertise in advanced SD-WAN networking and related technologies. Mike leads AireSpring’s Solutions Engineering team which serves as a full-service network engineering resource to our channel partners and their enterprise clients. Mike brings experience across a vast portfolio of other telecom/VoIP, networking, datacenter and cloud services enterprises. He has over 25 years of experience designing complex datacenters worldwide during his work with such firms as Wells Fargo Bank, IBM, Mobil Oil Corporation, Union Oil, LA Cellular, Capitol Records, Equant, AT&T, Broadcom, Experian, tamCloud, dinCloud and others. In addition, Mike, also known as Dr. Cloud, is a published author of many online magazine articles, columns and blogs. He holds 20+ industry certifications, such as the prestigious Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE# 7226), Linux LPIC3, VMware Certified Professional (VCP #26676) and others, along with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in law from California Southern University. He previously co-founded and was former CTO of several cloud ventures, including one of the first Cloud Service Providers (CSP) to offer hosted virtual desktops worldwide.

Ellen Cahill


Ellen Cahill is a strategic marketing expert with more than 20 years of proven results in the technology and software industry. She has served as Vice President of Marketing for Natural MD Search, VP of Product Marketing for IT Security provider Beyond Trust, and VP of Marketing for mobile solutions provider Thinque. Ellen is accomplished in relaunching acquired companies under new corporate brands to accelerate revenue and integrating products lines into existing product portfolios. She is recognized as a highly savvy marketing guru with specialties including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud computing, enterprise software, product marketing, lead generation and social media.

Rod Rummelsburg


Rod Rummelsburg brings extensive experience in intellectual property, corporate and commercial Law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution to AireSpring including over 15 years of managing the transactional, litigation, negotiation and IP/patent needs of several domestic and international telecommunications and Internet companies.   Mr. Rummelsburg has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in multimillion dollar litigation matters in California, numerous state and federal courts and various appellate courts including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.  As in-house counsel at American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT), formerly Interpacket Networks, Inc., Mr. Rummelsburg managed telecommunications, regulatory, and legal issues for subsidiaries and customers in approximately 125 countries.  Additionally, Mr. Rummelsburg has negotiated and structured telecommunication deals with numerous foreign government-owned utility companies.  Mr. Rummelsburg is admitted to practice law in all federal and state courts in California and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.   Mr. Rummelsburg has a comprehensive understanding of all phases of software development, having worked for many years at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, TRW and Hughes Aircraft designing and developing software communications and information systems.  After earning a BA from UCLA, Mr. Rummelsburg graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA with a MS in Computer Science and earned a J.D. degree with honors from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA.

David Lonstein


Mr. Lonstein previously ran the Customer Service Division at ADDTEL Communications and has 20 years of experience in all aspects of the telecommunications industry, including customer service, repair, and product management. Since joining AireSpring, he has been deeply involved in the company’s growth as the Director of Customer Service and later the Vice President of Carrier Relations. In his current role as Executive Vice President of Product Management, Mr. Lonstein oversees product development and management, special pricing, and the QuoteSpring proposal generation platform.

Tony C. Lonstein


With over 30 years experience in international trading, Mr. Lonstein was the former co-founder and Chairman of ADDTEL Communications. Mr. Lonstein was responsible for the overall strategic direction for ADDTEL. Mr. Lonstein was involved in extensive negotiations with major carriers, including AT&T and MCI, as well as with major customers, which included such company as Earthlink Network. Mr. Lonstein’s prior experience includes the complex structure of several multinational trading agreements, as well as international import/export and commodities trading.

Russ Shipley

Russ Shipley is a seasoned leader in the industry with 35+ years of experience. Prior to joining AireSpring, Russ held a variety of executive positions at TPx (formerly TelePacific), most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Prior to assuming the COO role, Russ  served as the Executive Senior Vice President of Wholesale, Engineering and Operations and Network Services at TPx,  providing senior leadership at TPx for over 15 years. Before to joining TPx, Russ served as President of Wholesale, Chief Network Services and as New Technology Officer at Mpower Communications Corporation. Russ has also held several leadership positions with Global Crossing, Frontier Corporation and Rochester Telephone Corporation with a dedicated focus in service, operations, engineering, technology, construction, sales, and business development groups. Russ holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and an MBA with a concentration in Operations Management from the University of Rochester.