Company Awarded for Its Unique WAN Optimization Solution as Globalization and Bandwidth Needs in the Cloud Increase

MILPITAS, CA–(Marketwire – October 27, 2010) – Aryaka Networks, the world’s first cloud-based application acceleration and WAN optimization platform, announced today that IDG’s Network World magazine has named Aryaka one of its “25 New IT Companies to Watch” for 2010, just over a month after bringing its solution to market.
Network World commended Aryaka for its progressive offering, addressing data access and network performance, which takes the traditional, costly and complex model of WAN optimization as an appliance and revolutionizes enterprise WAN architecture by pushing the intelligence into the globally deployed Aryaka cloud. Aryaka uses a combination of TCP optimization, bandwidth scaling, and application proxies along with dedicated and secure connectivity between its worldwide locations, allowing greater accessibility as a service.

Referring to the Aryaka solution, the publication underscored the business need for application acceleration and WAN optimization noting: “Startups such as these could help businesses get over some of the performance problems posed by moving workloads to cloud services.”

“We believe in democratizing the use of WAN Optimization by bringing it to all enterprises and millions of branch offices across the world in a simpler and more affordable service based solution. Recognition by the leading technology publication for the information technology and networking world so quickly after our launch is a testament to Aryaka’s innovative solution and its need in the marketplace,” said Ajit Gupta, CEO of Aryaka Networks.

The full list of 25 new IT companies to watch can be found at: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2193437/virtualization/25-new-it-companies-to-watch.html

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About Aryaka Networks
Founded in November 2008, Aryaka Networks, Inc. delivers cloud-based application acceleration and WAN optimization with true business results. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, with offices in Bangalore, India, Aryaka is funded by Trinity Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners and Stanford University. Key advantages of the Aryaka solution include a secure, scalable and reliable application acceleration and WAN optimization platform as a service, rapid deployment, ease of integration, complete visibility and a significantly lower total cost of ownership. For more information, visit www.aryaka.com.