Technology Overview: CloudCommand & Networking as a Service (NaaS)

Our CloudCommand online software platform provides everything needed to deploy, configure, secure and manage networking devices such as routers, wireless access points, VPN, switches, network attached storage and surveillance cameras.

It offers an all-in-one SaaS environment for managing networks and provides administrators business-grade features and remarkable usability for a fraction of the cost of a traditional enterprise solution.

Over the next several days, we’ll explore the four pillars of the CloudCommand technology.  The platform initially came to market providing management features for access points and we’re now building new and exciting additional solutions.  Here the four pillars, with more details to come!


The Four Pillars of CloudCommand

Device Agent

A small, sophisticated application on each networking device. It’s responsible for the secure and reliable connectivity with the cloud.

  • Device agnostic
  • Dynamic
  • Integrates easily


Communication Protocol

A specialized protocol designed to reliably and efficiently establish and maintain secure communications between each controlled networking device and the management environment.

  • Secure & reliable
  • Resilient
  • Thin
  • Adaptive

Cloud Infrastructure

A massively multi-tenant, multi-tier, multi role secure web infrastructure that can be hosted either in the public or private clouds, and provides the computing backbone of CloudCommand’s Virtual Controller service.

  • Massively multi-tenant
  • Scalable & Secure
  • Fault tolerant
  • Tiered & Extensible

Management Interface

A network management dashboard that provides anytime, anywhere access to configuration, control, management and process functionalities for the IT staff of individual companies, their resellers and managed service providers.

  • Anytime, anywhere
  • Simple, easy to use
  • Scalable & 3rd-party extensible



About PowerCloud Systems
PowerCloud Systems is the leading online software platform provider for enabling Networking as a Service (NaaS). Its CloudCommand technology provides OEMs and service providers with the most powerful and cost-effective path for adding comprehensive cloud capabilities to their new and existing networking equipment. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., PowerCloud Systems is a spin-out from PARC that is funded by Qualcomm Ventures, Walden Venture Capital, Javelin Venture Partners and PARC. For more information, visit

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