Why CIOs are leaving WAN acceleration appliance vendors behind
WAN acceleration works, but hardware holds the space back By Larry Chaffin, Chairman and CEO, Pluto Cloud Services Don’t get me wrong, WAN acceleration is great for companies and anyone who is not using it is being left[...]
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CLOUD SERVICES / SAAS and OFFICE 365
As interest in leveraging public cloud computing services and SaaS such as Microsoft Office 365 increases, WAN managers need to be able to support these initiatives, while still maintaining the network security, visibility and control they and[...]
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When Your Job Becomes a Home
By Vicky Semenina “Are you nervous?” These words rushed into my system, triggering my heart to quicken to a frightening pace. Was I that obvious? Dressed in fancy clothing, carefully picked out the day before, I tried[...]
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The Aryaka Customer Call
A typical customer reaction to an engagement with Aryaka. True Story! When can I have it done? With an MPLS line, it can take you anywhere from a month to six months to have a line provisioned.[...]
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Patent Recognition
Judging from recent headlines, the WAN Optimization market is in a state of upheaval. With Riverbed fending off activist investor Elliott Management and Riverbed and Silver Peak embroiled in a patent dispute, it seems like the WAN[...]
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Aryaka’s 2014 State of the Enterprise WAN Report: 5 Key Findings [Infographic]
Worldwide, the demand for business-class Internet connectivity is sky high. In 2013, traffic growth rose by 282% worldwide, with Asia leading the surge, with a 321% growth rate. Asia, however, was also the region with the least[...]
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It’s Groundhog Day, Again, for WAN Optimization…It Doesn’t Have to be That Way
Sunday was Groundhog Day. Last week was Riverbed’s quarterly and yearly earnings report. Pretty much the same thing, we think. Rumors of Steelhead’s death are premature, crowed Jerry Kennelly, co-founder and CEO of Riverbed, during the company’s[...]
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