This case study of Alvarez & Marsal, LLC is based on a June 2021 survey of Aryaka Networks customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Aryaka helped increase availability and improve performance, including some of our cloud applications.

The Challenge

Prior to deploying Aryaka’s managed SD-WAN solution, Alvarez & Marsal, a global professional services firm, was experiencing the following issues with their Virtual Private LAN (VPLS) and local ISP network:

  • Slow application performance
  • Inability to support large, global remote workforce in Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East
Use Case

The company evaluated and ultimately selected Aryaka to enable the following:


After deploying Aryaka’s managed SD-WAN solution, the professional services firm experienced the following benefits:

  • Faster global application performance for critical applications like Salesforce, Microsoft Office365 and the company’s ERP system
  • Increased productivity among end-users
  • Stable, reliable connectivity for end-users in previously problematic geographies

Additionally, the IT organization realized the following benefits:

  • An estimated 25-50% in time savings after deploying Aryaka
  • Ability to support twice as many remote users
  • Decrease in network TCO:
    • Decrease in hardware costs by 25-50%
    • Decrease in software costs by 25% or less
    • Decrease in transport costs by 50-75%
    • Decrease in staffing/training costs by 75-100%
    • Decrease in time spent on incident resolution by 75-100%