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How to Improve Application Performance for the Remote and Mobile Workforce
Clunky, unreliable, and slow remote access options, like VPN, are the necessary evil that IT administrators love to hate. This vital piece of the corporate puzzle helps keep your information secure and your global remote and mobile[...]
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Top 5 Takeaways from Aryaka’s State of the WAN Report
Last month, we released our third annual State of the WAN report, detailing major trends in WAN traffic growth and application response times over the public Internet over the last year. The report returned several important findings[...]
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The Many Faces of Application Delivery with Aryaka’s SmartCDN
When it comes to application delivery, it’s not always easy to find solutions that provide high performance, cost-effective access to centralized applications to a globally distributed work force, customers, mobile users, suppliers, and partners using the public[...]
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The Sunset of MPLS
Is MPLS sunsetting? The signs have, increasingly, been pointing to “yes.” Though this legacy technology was useful and groundbreaking in its time, evidence continues to mount that it can no longer serve the needs of today’s global[...]
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The Surprising State of the WAN
Company research reports typically depend upon surveys of preselected customers (rather than random respondents) and lack any basis on real traffic analysis, thus making their results suspect. So when a research report is based on objective hard[...]
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89% of Organizations Report Network Disruption: Here’s How to Stop It
In Silicon Valley, a disruption is a cause for celebration – to “disrupt” technology is to completely change the model for the way things get done and make the new way more efficient and effective than the[...]
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Buyer Beware: The Pain of DIY SD-WAN
One of the key appeals of SD-WAN is that it can take a pool of disparate connections from different vendors and make them act like a big, high-quality link. Using multiple connectivity vendors is optional, but it’s[...]
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Is WAN Traffic Growth the New Moore’s Law?
Percentage Growth in Global WAN Traffic: 2015-2016 Moore’s Law has dominated thinking in Silicon Valley for more than fifty years. It suggests that computer processing power would double every two years. And while some technology analysts claim[...]
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How Aryaka Gained 81 Percent Better Customer Satisfaction Over Telco Giants
What makes a great company? As author Jerry Fritz claims, it can’t be a great product or lower prices. Those two can be easily duplicated. What makes the most acclaimed companies stand out from the crowd is[...]
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Cisco + Viptela: Where is the WAN?
Where’s the Beef? In the era where hamburgers were all about the bun and very little about meat, Wendy’s ran a memorable campaign called, “Where’s the Beef?” The point? The real benefit of the hamburger is the[...]
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Why Global Enterprises Need a Global SD-WAN…but Don’t Need MPLS
SD-WANs can simplify life for a global IT organization, making it easier to spin up new branches anywhere in the world and securely deliver a consistent set of WAN and IT services without waiting for an MPLS[...]
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3 Simple Ways for Choosing the Right MPLS Alternative
In our cloud-enabled world, MPLS is on the way out – but it’s dying a slow death. Legacy networks have not been made completely obsolete, but as more organizations attempt to access resources in the cloud or[...]
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