What Networking can learn from Apple Inc.
What Networking can learn from Apple Inc.

As Apple gets ready to announce amazing quarterly results this week again, I had to think about January. When Apple announced record results of over $121B and profits of over $30B in January, industry pundits had a field day analyzing the results, establishing the success of different product offerings and speculating about Apple’s ability to […]

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The Cloud-First WAN: Delivering at the Pace of Formula One Racing
The Cloud-First WAN: Delivering at the Pace of Formula One Racing

This year, we are particularly excited to release Aryaka’s 5th Annual  State of The WAN report, especially given the seismic shift due to the global pandemic. In usual times, in the technology industry, tech innovation is ahead of customer demand. But during the pandemic, customer demand forced many sectors like telemedicine, education, collaboration software, etc., […]

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Network Visibility Solutions: Seeing Is Believing
Network Visibility Solutions: Seeing Is Believing

It was just another day on April 3rd, when suddenly cybersecurity professional Alon Gal’s twitter handle started trending. News of a massive Facebook data breach — leaking details of more than half a billion Facebook users from 106 countries — had hit the headlines. It quickly came to light that this was not a new […]

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Managed SD-WAN: The Last WAN Standing
Managed SD-WAN: The Last WAN Standing

Tennessee whiskey—you guessed it—from Tennessee, has earned a label of being the whiskey that gave whiskey a reputation. Ask the connoisseurs, and they will tell you how it’s made with a certain amount of corn, filtered through a bed of sugar maple charcoal, and aged for a minimum of two years in new charred oak […]

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Aryaka’s 5th Annual Global State of the WAN Report
Aryaka’s 5th Annual Global State of the WAN Report

Welcome to the 5th edition of Aryaka’s global State of the WAN Report! It goes without saying that 2020 is a year to be remembered, and 2021 is shaping up to be the same! This is the industry’s most comprehensive report, polling over 1350 enterprises across every geography and vertical. Common themes this year include […]

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How service level agreements can ensure real uptime
How service level agreements can ensure real uptime

Large telcos and networking vendors have long used service level agreements (SLAs) to overpromise and underdeliver, leaving customers with serious service issues and substandard connectivity. Vendors are, of course, obliged to fulfil any agreement they make with a customer, but the telecoms industry has often left its clients befuddled by the terms of the agreement. […]

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What are the key differentiators between traditional telecom network solutions and cloud-first WAN?
What are the key differentiators between traditional telecom network solutions and cloud-first WAN?

What are the key differentiators between traditional telecom network solutions and cloud-first WAN? Traditional networks were not built for rapid change and were meant primarily for static environments. Traditional WAN solutions with MPLS brought in predictable network engineering but were not designed for moves and changes due to changing business demands. A Cloud-First approach is […]

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What CIOs Can Do To Plan For The Post-Pandemic Workplace
What CIOs Can Do To Plan For The Post-Pandemic Workplace

It is often said that work is not a place you go to but what you do. The pandemic has put a spotlight on all forms of work that can be done from anywhere other than the traditional office environment and forced a rethink of hybrid workplaces. Almost no industry is immune from the change […]

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Demystifying NFV: Do We Know What We Have?
Demystifying NFV: Do We Know What We Have?

Have you ever had a chance to peek into a mountain climber’s backpack? You will find a whole gamut of gear ranging from carabiners and quickdraws, ropes, helmets, harnesses, nut tools, belay, and other protection devices. We’re talking tools that weigh anywhere between 20-30 pounds. Now, imaging scaling treacherous mountain roads with a bagful of […]

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Aryaka Debuts as a Strong Performer in New Forrester Wave™ for Managed SD-WAN Services
Aryaka Debuts as a Strong Performer in New Forrester Wave™ for Managed SD-WAN Services

Over the past month, Forrester has released two foundational research reports covering the managed SD-WAN services space: “The Forrester Wave™: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q4 2020” and “Now Tech: Software-Defined WAN Services, Q3 2020.” This is the first year Forrester has issued a Wave in this space, speaking to the increasing maturity of the managed services […]

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Why SD-WAN? The Real Question Is Why Not?
Why SD-WAN? The Real Question Is Why Not?

Surf an ocean of endless information without having to turn a page in an encyclopedia — that’s how folks in the 90s were introduced to the internet. 2.5Mb of web space and a 33.6Kbps modem is what the dial-up internet offered its users for connecting to the world wide web amid a ballad of hiss […]

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How 2020 Changed Manufacturing IT Priorities
How 2020 Changed Manufacturing IT Priorities

The Covid-19 pandemic has been raging since March this year. It has caused disruptions in several sectors, but none more so than the manufacturing industry. Supply chain disruptions, remote user upsurge, and fluctuations in the sales channels are just some of the problems faced by this sector. Senior executives seek answers to questions like – […]

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