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How Big is the SD-WAN Market, Really? (And Why Does It Matter?)

How big is the SD-WAN market, really? It depends on whom you ask: According to Gartner, by 2020, SD-WAN will be a $1.1 billion market. But P&S Market Research throws cautious predictions to the wind, suggesting that by 2022, the market will be at $9.378. billion. In that same vein, Research and Markets puts the […]

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Why the Enterprise WAN Needs Disruption

Global enterprises can no longer depend on legacy networks like MPLS to achieve the same results that they saw even five years ago. Cloud platforms and SaaS applications are becoming standard for the enterprise, which is leaving the capabilities and usefulness of MPLS to diminish. This is why master agents, VARs, technology consultants, and systems […]

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Requirements for a New Enterprise WAN

A few weeks ago, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners invested in series D funding of Aryaka’s global SD-WAN. The investment arm of the major telecommunications company made a historic decision to look toward the future of enterprise networking by participating in the funding. The reason? MPLS “has reached its peak” as Jack Young, Partner at Deutsche […]

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McKinsey CIO Survey Highlights Cloud Adoption Changing the Enterprise WAN

According to a recent survey from McKinsey & Company, CIOs and IT Executives from a variety of industries are now moving more of their IT workloads to cloud services. For legacy networks and edge-device providers who still think third-party cloud services are a passing fad, the writing is on the wall. Here are a few […]

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4 Major Impacts to SD-WAN in 2017

In 2016, the market began to show signs that many IT leaders were looking at SD-WAN as an alternative to MPLS for their enterprise network. According to Gartner, the SD-WAN market has over 2000 paying customers and this number is continuing to rise. As this technology promises to deliver less complexity, more agility, and greater […]

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CloudWorks Magazine Features Major EMEA Partnership Between Aryaka and Videns IT Services

The December issue of the European tech magazine, CloudWorks, had their cover story on the recent partnership between Aryaka and the Dutch technology solution provider, Videns IT Services. Below are some of the highlights I’d like to share in my conversation with Ferran van den Berg, Business Development director at Videns. A special thanks to […]

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Top 4 Reasons CIOs are Driving to SD-WAN

Enterprises of all sizes are in the midst of the largest and most disruptive technology revolutions today. The advancement of cloud, SaaS, and mobile computing are set to reshape how organizations and enterprise IT work with data and applications. This trend is most noticeable with companies moving from hosting mission-critical applications exclusively in their corporate […]

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Is it Time for a WAN Reset? Gartner Looks at SD-WAN: The Future of Enterprise Networks

“The WAN is a mess!” proclaimed Gartner Analyst, Andrew Lerner, during their recent Data Center Infrastructure and Operations conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lerner was the host of two major sessions focused on the network at the conference: The Enterprise Network Scenario and SD-WAN: Smoke and Mirrors. The Complex State of Many WANs According […]

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According to Gartner: SD-WAN Will Change the Enterprise

SD-WAN has become the biggest trend today in enterprise networking. A recent blog by Gartner noted analyst, Bjarne Munch’s reaction to the space as being, “…on the brink of one of the most dramatic changes in WAN services that we have seen in decades.” SD-WAN Comes in Different Flavors 2016 saw multiple SD-WAN vendors arrive […]

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Hype vs Reality: Top 5 SD-WAN Myths Busted!

Most of what’s written about SD-WAN discusses the technology’s potential to transform network connectivity by making networks more agile, flexible, and cost-effective for both enterprises and service providers. The truth is, while this technology delivers many benefits compared to legacy networks, there may be shortcomings depending on the implementation. A multitude of startups and existing […]

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How the WAN Is Changing in the Age of As-A-Service: A Webinar Recap

“We’re witnessing the fastest transformation of the WAN ever seen,” said Dave Nuti, VP of Americas for Aryaka. Dave and John Burke, Principal Research Analyst & CIO at Nemertes Research, co-hosted a highly informative webinar on the need for IT executives to consider new alternatives to network deployment in order to keep up with today’s […]

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Is WAN connectivity slowing you down? Here’s the solution…

Negotiate network contracts, configure equipment, deploy solution, address user complaints, fix problems, and… repeat. Does this sound familiar? Enterprises with multiple locations around the country, or the world, constantly deal with an endless cycle of recurring WAN connectivity challenges. Every time a new branch office opens, this dreaded cycle begins anew. It’s not effective. It’s […]

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