Fuzzy WAN Logic

Logic beyond the traditional representation of true or false; right or wrong; 0 or 1 is fuzzy logic. The human brain and its analysis of situations is a representation of fuzzy logic. The brain relies on degrees of truth versus its representation in absolute terms.

Traditional networks were designed for absolute situations. Applications and data resided in the corporate datacenter or within headquarters. And the users of these applications and data were within the confines of the enterprise and its branch offices. The enterprise network was defined and on-premises. This architecture allowed for the development of location-based wide area network (WAN) technologies like MPLS and WAN optimization. The end-to-end deployment of a private links to connect offices or a full-mesh deployment across multiple offices allowed for a secure and guaranteed network across geographies and served enterprises well from the 1990s all the way to the early 2010s.

If budget was not a challenge and manpower was plenty, most large organizations deployed one or both of these technologies and benefited from improved productivity through faster data transfer and usable applications around the world. Hard dollar savings in the form of data compression and de-duplication, and therefore bandwidth reduction, led to tremendous growth in the WAN optimization market. Smaller organizations as well as smaller offices within larger organizations were, however, excluded from these technologies and relegated to limited collaboration across their teams.

The last 4-5 years have disrupted this absolute architecture and pushed us into the world of fuzzy WAN logic. The location of applications and data continues to move off premises to cloud services — public, private or hybrid, and even the web domain. Users, on the other hand, are more mobile than ever before, both in terms of their locations and the devices they use to access corporate resources. In addition, companies of all sizes are going global and increasing the need for collaboration across various segments of the business. Design, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sales are rarely on the same continent.

The world of business needs a new kind of network to bring an enterprise together, to allow for improved application performance and data access, to improve communication and collaboration, to bring products to market faster and to increase revenues.

The world of business needs ONE ubiquitous network available anywhere, at any time and with a built-in layer of intelligence and optimization to provide all the benefits from MPLS and WAN optimization without the restrictions of location.

What they need are WAN Solutions and CDN Solutions delivered as a Service. And that’s what we do with Aryaka ONE, serving 3000 sites in 300 cities across 50 countries. Simple. Agile. Secure.

The world of business needs Aryaka ONE.

– Sonal


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