3 Simple Ways for Choosing the Right MPLS Alternative

Posted on April 26, 2017 By Gary Sevounts

In our cloud-enabled world, MPLS is on the way out – but it’s dying a slow death. Legacy networks have not been made completely obsolete, but as more organizations attempt to access resources in the cloud or[...]
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SD-WAN: THE #1 TOPIC AT CHANNEL PARTNERS LAS VEGAS

Posted on April 19, 2017 By Stefanie Ryan

Each year, the channel community comes together for the annual Channel Partners Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. It’s an event joined by agents, VARs, MSPs, integrators, and service providers from all over the country. The greatest[...]
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Why the Enterprise WAN Needs Disruption

Posted on April 11, 2017 By Nate Grinnell

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[...]
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Global Application Performance is within Reach: A Tale of Three Successful Enterprises

Posted on March 22, 2017 By David Nuti

Today’s corporate networks look like a bowl of spaghetti. They’re made up of headquarters, branch offices, private datacenters, cloud platforms, SaaS apps, centrally hosted applications, multiple MPLS providers, and appliances. These constructs are complicated to say the[...]
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Why Not All Enterprise WANs Are Created Equal

Posted on March 17, 2017 By David Nuti

Recently, we joined an episode of the Packet Pushers podcast (listen here), and it brought up an interesting discussion on the transition of the enterprise WAN from MPLS to software-defined WANs – and beyond. Why MPLS No[...]
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Why MPLS and Cloud Applications Don’t Mix

Posted on March 15, 2017 By Gary Sevounts

If you’re in charge of delivering and maintaining a global WAN, then you know the headache that this chart can induce. Why? Because legacy WAN connectivity approaches like MPLS do not address performance challenges for cloud and[...]
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What if You Could Software-Define MPLS?

Posted on March 9, 2017 By Ashwath Nagaraj

What if your MPLS could: Be deployed in hours or days through one single provider? Provide seamless access to cloud and SaaS applications, along with private connectivity to the branch office or data center? Include WAN Optimization[...]
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3 Reasons to consider ARYAKA’s SmartCDN for your Global business

Posted on March 7, 2017 By Vikas Garg

The Content Delivery Network (CDN) market continues to evolve as new technologies and startups force change upon the landscape, and it seems there is no end in sight to the disruptions. Startups are introducing new ways of[...]
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4 Insights on MPLS Alternatives CIOs Need to Know

Posted on March 2, 2017 By David Nuti

What’s the best alternative to MPLS? Last week I co-hosted a webinar with Scott Raynovich, Principal Analyst at Futuriom Research, to answer this in full detail. It was great to be able to provide insights to a[...]
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Here’s What No One Tells You About Application Performance

Posted on February 28, 2017 By Vikas Garg

An increasing number of businesses are relying on mission-critical applications for better efficiency, collaboration, cost savings, and revenue generation. The ugly side of dependence on such applications is the negative impact they can have on the business[...]
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Requirements for a New Enterprise WAN

Posted on February 16, 2017 By Gary Sevounts

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[...]
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The Slow Death of MPLS

Posted on February 14, 2017 By Scott Raynovich

Sometimes, I feel sad for technologies. When they first emerge they are exciting, new, and innovative. But eventually every technology, no matter what problem it was initially created to solve, will be surpassed by something better. Such[...]
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