Convergence is the answer
Convergence is the answer

The first step to recession-proof your network and security architecture Interest rates are rising.  US Inflation is now 8.5%, its highest point in over 40 years.  The S&P 500 is teetering on the brink of a bear market.  Q122 venture funding has dropped by 19%. And all in time for budget season and your first […]

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Key Trends and Benefits for deploying SD-WAN and SASE Managed Services
Key Trends and Benefits for deploying SD-WAN and SASE Managed Services

For a good decade now, one of the buzzword phrases has been ‘data is the new oil.’ As an industry, the tech industry has shown a ferocious appetite to create new buzzwords and phrases at a relentless pace. And discard or distort the meaning of terms and phrases. Yet, data is the new oil has […]

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Top 5 Takeaways from CPEXPO 2022
Top 5 Takeaways from CPEXPO 2022

Like many of you in the channel, I’ve just spent a week in Vegas at the 25th anniversary Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Congratulations, Channel Partners, on 25 years. Thanks for bringing the channel community together twice a year and every day online. We agree – the best is yet to come! Here are a […]

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Aryaka Accelerate: Our Commitment to the Channel
Aryaka Accelerate: Our Commitment to the Channel

This year, Aryaka announced the launch of the new Aryaka Accelerate Global Partner Program and our total transition from a channel-first to a channel-led go-to-market strategy. We built the global program on the foundation the Aryaka Channel Team set in the fall of 2021 with our sales agent program launched at CPEXPO 2021, to include […]

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Aryaka has been ranked by Vertical Systems for the past 4 years.
Aryaka has been ranked by Vertical Systems for the past 4 years.

We’re honored to be recognized by Vertical Systems in their Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services Leaderboard, now for the fourth year in a row. As with previous years, we’re in the company of much larger legacy telcos as well as MSPs that don’t deliver a truly integrated services experience. As Vertical Systems notes, “The U.S. Managed […]

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The CIO’s hidden dependency (3 min read)
The CIO’s hidden dependency (3 min read)

The average tenure of the enterprise CIO was 4.6 years1 … before the pandemic. Many expect that it will be even shorter as we emerge from the global crisis. And as the new regime of IT leaders are taking office, one thing is very apparent … they are different.  There are more MBAs.  More profiles […]

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Great Houses Need Great Foundations (3 min read)
Great Houses Need Great Foundations (3 min read)

How CIOs who really want to change the business are starting with the network security architecture The test for ‘digital transformation’ used to be measured by how many applications ran in the cloud.  The graph that IT leaders liked to show in the quarterly operations review was the one where the percentage of applications running […]

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Are you even built to disrupt? (2 min read)
Are you even built to disrupt? (2 min read)

What your network security architecture says about the state of your ’digital transformation’ And then the new CIO, hired after months of interviewing candidates with just the right background, just the right energy, and just the right amount of ‘shake-things-upness,’ said on the technology all-hands: “Team, the time is now! We need to transform this […]

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Announcing the 6th annual edition of the Aryaka Global State of the WAN<br><span>Inputs from 1600 Enterprise decision makers globally</span>
Announcing the 6th annual edition of the Aryaka Global State of the WAN
Inputs from 1600 Enterprise decision makers globally

Today, we are thrilled to release the sixth annual edition of the Aryaka Global State of the WAN (SOTW) survey. It is a report packed with insights from more than 1600 decision makers, drawn from enterprises all over the world. CIOs, CISOs as well as network, security and cloud practitioners are represented from across different […]

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Breakthrough from the Telco Tyranny
Breakthrough from the Telco Tyranny

How Telcos are poorly placed to provide managed services for next generation Enterprise WAN solutions and how a Cloud-first WAN solution combined with a service-first delivery model is needed to provide much needed co-managed secure WAN services to enterprises. I recently moved to new place and ordered an Internet connection from AT&T. AT&T shipped me […]

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Aryaka Has Successfully Completed SOC 2 and ISO 27001 Recertification Audits
Aryaka Has Successfully Completed SOC 2 and ISO 27001 Recertification Audits

Aryaka®, the leader in fully managed SD-WAN and SASE, announced today that the company recently completed their System and Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) Type II and ISO 27001 recertification audits without observations. This highlights Aryaka’s strong commitment to security and state-of-the-art compliance, starting with the SOC 2 Type 2 report in 2015, 2016, 2017, […]

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Aryaka CISO update on Log4Shell and its impact
Aryaka CISO update on Log4Shell and its impact

On December 9th, 2021, the security industry became aware of a new vulnerability, CVE-2021-44228. With a CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System) score of a perfect 10.0, CVE-2021-44228 has the highest and most critical alert level and has been nicknamed “Log4Shell”. To provide some technical background, a flaw was found in the Java logging library “Apache […]

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Aryaka’s SD-WAN and SASE solutions – What’s new and why should you care?
Aryaka’s SD-WAN and SASE solutions – What’s new and why should you care?

Today Aryaka announced several new innovations that set the stage for the next year and more. These address the growth mandates that CEOs are aiming for, while dealing with unprecedented change, the pace of which has been accelerated by the pandemic over the past two years. Businesses the world over have to contend with previously […]

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A Delightful Experience Comes Standard With Aryaka
A Delightful Experience Comes Standard With Aryaka

By now, you probably have seen that something big is about to happen on December 7. We will break through the status quo and, we believe, usher in a new era. The Cloud-First Era. Two weeks ago, I attended our company-wide town hall meeting where our Product Management and Engineering teams showed the rest of […]

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Excitement Building for Aryaka’s Breakthrough Announcement – Join Us at Gartner IOCS
Excitement Building for Aryaka’s Breakthrough Announcement – Join Us at Gartner IOCS

This year, we’re excited to be sharing our thoughts on the big (virtual) stage at the Gartner IOCS, shorthand for IT Infrastructure, Operations, & Cloud Strategies. A real mouthful if you try to handle this on your own instead of going with a managed provider like Aryaka! In any case, SASE will be a hot […]

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Q&A: Aryaka Channel Chief Craig Patterson on the New Accelerate Partner Program
Q&A: Aryaka Channel Chief Craig Patterson on the New Accelerate Partner Program

This is Part 2 of a two-part series announcing Aryaka Accelerate.  The first part posted yesterday, Monday, November 1. This week Aryaka unveiled the new Accelerate Partner Program for sales agents at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Aryaka has always been channel-friendly, but the new program takes it to a new level. We interviewed […]

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Aryaka Announces New “Accelerate” Agent Partner Program
Aryaka Announces New “Accelerate” Agent Partner Program

This is Part 1 of a two-part series announcing Aryaka Accelerate.  The second part will post tomorrow, Tuesday, November 2. We are super excited to announce the launch today of our new agent partner program, Aryaka Accelerate!   This is a renewed commitment to our channel first strategy, one that is responsible for 89% of our […]

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With the Rise of the Hybrid Workforce, It’s Time to Reevaluate the Advantages of Desktop as-a-Service
With the Rise of the Hybrid Workforce, It’s Time to Reevaluate the Advantages of Desktop as-a-Service

Many of you may have heard about virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), a smaller percentage may have used the technology, and of these, I’m sure many of you all have experiences to share, the good, the bad, and the ugly. VDI on its own is a great concept, combining security, remote management, anywhere availability of applications […]

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Renewing our perspective: Why a best-in-class SD-WAN solution is vital to SASE success
Renewing our perspective: Why a best-in-class SD-WAN solution is vital to SASE success

Perspective is key. In our fast-paced, high tech professional life, we often prioritize the response to short term needs, and sometimes unfortunately lose perspective over some key goals as well as the impact they were supposed to have. As Wayne Dyer used to say, “If you change the way you look at things, the things […]

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Will Your Employees Return To The Office Any Time Soon?
Will Your Employees Return To The Office Any Time Soon?

It was not supposed to be that way. That way being uncertain when we know to return to the office or who will work from home permanently. Sure, we all embraced the notion of hybrid workplaces, and businesses made plans for when and how to return to the office and support employees who will work […]

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