Gartner Recognizes Aryaka as “Customers’ Choice” for Third Consecutive Year

Aryaka selected in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ for North America, EMEA, and ASIA/Pacific

For the 3rd year in a row, Gartner recognized Aryaka as a ‘Voice of the Customer’ in the latest Peer Insights Review for WAN Edge Infrastructure. The review summarizes and scores vendors based on customer feedback with the intent to provide insights for IT decision makers.

According to Gartner, “This aggregated peer perspective, along with the individual detailed reviews, is complementary to Gartner expert research and can play a key role in your buying process, as it focuses on direct peer experiences of implementing and operating a solution.”1

Vendors in the Peer Insights Review must meet a minimum set of requirements to even make the final document. Those meeting the threshold are grouped into four quadrants with the top, right quadrant receiving the Gartner designation of Customers’ Choice.

“The acknowledgment from our customers is the greatest compliment that we could receive,” said Matt Carter, CEO. “One of our core principals is to always put the customer first and this Gartner recognition is further evidence that our strategy is working.”

“One stop-shop for bringing all your locations under one SD-WAN umbrella.”

A Changing Landscape

The review hits at a moment of tremendous change for the traditional enterprise WAN. As workloads move to the cloud and employees define a new normal for what the workplace looks like, network and security decision makers are facing unprecedented change.

According to Gartner, “The market for branch office wide-area network functionality is shifting from dedicated routing, security, and WAN optimization appliances to feature-rich software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and virtual customer premises equipment (vCPE) platforms. WAN edge infrastructure now incorporates a widening set of network functions, including secure routers, firewalls, SD- WAN, WAN path control and WAN optimization, along with traditional routing functionality.”

One and Only One

Aryaka was the only managed services provider receiving the designation of ‘Customer Choice.’ Additionally, it was the only provider that was selected in all three regions of the world, North America, EMEA and APAC.

“Being recognized by both Gartner and our customers is an incredible honor,” said Dennis Monner, Chief Commercial Officer at Aryaka. “What makes it even more special is that we are the only managed services company represented and we were selected in the top-right quadrant for all three regions.”

The review includes both a quantitative scoring of the vendor-based questions like likelihood to recommend and also customer testimonials on the experience. Both the scoring and the testimonials can be found at Gartner here.

Read Gartner’s 2022 roadmap for SASE convergence that dives into our new reality –

“Work from anywhere and the relentless shift to cloud computing services have accelerated SASE offerings to enable anywhere, anytime access from any device. Security and risk management leaders should build a migration plan, from legacy perimeter and hardware-centric offerings to a SASE architecture.”

“The adoption of zero trust security architectures and branch office transformation projects — including software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) offload, internet-only branch — are accelerating the adoption of secure access service edge (SASE).”

Learn how you can adopt a Unified SASE architecture!

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About the author

Sean Kaine
Sean researches and writes about networking and cybersecurity services and trends for Aryaka. With more than 15 years’ experience leading product and marketing teams for b2b enterprises, Sean brings a diverse background across networking and security services. Prior to joining Aryaka, Sean led teams at Motorola Solutions, Neustar, Network Solutions, and Verisign. He lives in northern Virginia with his wife, two sons, and overly anxious pug, Gus.