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Gartner and Aryaka Vision Beyond WAN Optimization

Gartner released their 2016 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization, and not only was Aryaka recognized as a Visionary in the space, we also had the greatest year-over-year improvement in the position. See our progress below. We are thrilled with our upward trajectory. Most Movement in the Visionary Quadrant Gartner’s prestigious recognition of Aryaka in its […]

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Without reliable networks, the IoT ain’t gonna work

It used to be considered cool if you owned one of those cell phones the size of a VHS cartridge. The savvy and successful loved to brandish their new flip phones, snapping it open and closed with a flourish. In a very short timeframe, we have moved from owning cumbersome personal computers and landline phones, […]

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TOP 4 FACTORS THAT DRIVE IT LEADERS TO CONSIDER SD-WAN

Unless you’ve spent the last couple of years hibernating under a rock, it’s impossible for you to have escaped the buzz around Cloud, SD-WAN or Digital Transformation. Looking Up to the Cloud If you are a business, big or small, you are right in the middle of one of the biggest and most disruptive technology […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] ARYAKA CLOSES Q1 2016 WITH OVER 120% GROWTH IN BOOKINGS

We recently announced a record breaking quarter, in which we achieved over 120% year-over-year growth in bookings for Q1 2016, fueled by new customer acquisitions, install-base growth, and record channel partner contributions. In fact, over the past three consecutive quarters, we’ve signed up over 150 global enterprise customers, increasing our customer base to over 400. […]

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SD-WAN: GPS For Your Network Traffic?

Public Internet traffic is quickly becoming like traffic gridlock on I-10 during rush hours in LA. Los Angeles Traffic Gridlock Anyone who has visited Los Angeles (LA) or lived in the city in the past would think you have super powers if you could solve the city’s traffic problems. Indeed, traffic congestion is a huge […]

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In SD-WAN We Trust: But Something Is Still Missing

SD-WAN seems to be approaching the peak of its hype cycle. It is mentioned in quite a few articles. The overall view on it is extremely optimistic. Predictions on the segment’s growth are bold. For example, IDC anticipates that the SD-WAN market will grow at a rate of 90 percent, hitting $6 billion by 2020 […]

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Not all SD-WANs are Created Equal

The technology industry loves to over use buzz words. Descriptors like “mobile”, “intelligent”, “connected” and even “2.0” all dominated vendor speak at different times. The latest buzz word that seems to be reaching that overused crescendo state is ‘software defined’, particularly when it comes to wide area networks (WANs). The need is certainly there. The […]

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How a social gaming company achieved 8X faster access to Amazon web services

The Tigers were about to beat The Warriors at a multiplayer real-time strategy video game and win the Gaming World Championship Playoffs when a series of network issues hit the tournament. The lag caused the playoffs to be rescheduled, and The Warriors ended up winning the rematch and the $2 million prize money. You can […]

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SD-WAN: WHY APPLICATION PERFORMANCE IS STILL AT RISK

In January this year, thousands of IT managers descended upon Ft. Lauderdale to attend the NFV & SDN Expo. Everywhere I looked, people were talking about one thing: how software-defined networking (SDN) technology is going to transform the way that IT teams deploy, use, and manage their corporate network. And it didn’t come as a […]

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Skullcandy switches to Aryaka, meets spike in customer demand

The technology industry has been buzzing with the news that Apple Inc. plans to remove the headphone jack in its immensely popular iPhones. In the past, the headphone industry never used to make much news, until Apple bought Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Given this latest development, the headphone industry will now face a critical […]

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Latency and Application Performance: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

As principal architect at Aryaka, I meet with the IT teams of potential customers for in-depth discussions about how to enhance their global application performance and deliver a seamless user experience to their employees around the world. It’s a significant challenge today, when even mission-critical enterprise applications are commonly hosted in far-off cloud datacenters and […]

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How Aryaka Optimizes WAN Traffic with Fewer Application Acceleration Proxies

In my last blog, I discussed why application proxies are becoming less frequently used in the WAN Optimization space today. To recap, the NUMBER ONE reason that technology has largely moved away from the “Layer-7 Proxy” model is because of the high propensity to “break” many of the applications they purport to help. The Aryaka […]

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