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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The Post-Pandemic Cloud Consumption Model – Guidance to IT
The Post-Pandemic Cloud Consumption Model – Guidance to IT

We’re now three quarters of a year into the pandemic, with some regions beginning to view COVID in the rear-view mirror, while others are in the midst of a second wave. What have enterprises learned, how are they applying 3rd party guidance, and how are they adapting for the future? As many have reported, over […]

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WAN Transformation in The Times of COVID-19
WAN Transformation in The Times of COVID-19

Last week, it was my privilege to participate in a fantastic thought-leadership round table with some leading minds in Australia and New Zealand to discuss emerging patterns in network connectivity. I learned a lot and want to thank each and every participant and the Ortus club. A while ago we published another blog titled “Don’t […]

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The Most Comprehensive Network SLA with End-to-End Coverage
The Most Comprehensive Network SLA with End-to-End Coverage

Aryaka, translated from Sanskrit, loosely means “the noble” or “the truthful”. For us, our customers are our truth. The company’s vision and values are fueled by unbridled customer centricity and a passion for going above and beyond. Our Service Level Agreement (SLA) plays an essential role in holding ourselves accountable to our customers to meet […]

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Aryaka SmartServices Enables High Performance for Fuze Global Cloud Communications
Aryaka SmartServices Enables High Performance for Fuze Global Cloud Communications

A few weeks back, Fuze, a leader in the global cloud communications space, designated Aryaka as a certified SD-WAN partner. Both companies are leaders in their respective fields, with Aryaka a Gartner MQ visionary as well as being recognized as a Voice of the Customer, while Fuze is a Gartner MQ visionary and a Forrester […]

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Optimizing Real-Time Collaboration Performance
Optimizing Real-Time Collaboration Performance

While several of my colleagues in other geographies now are completely free to work in the office again, here in California -as well as other places- we are still working from home. Or, as some have started to appropriately call it, we are living at work. (Note: That link will take you to a PacketPushers […]

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Paving the road to SASE: Aryaka and Check Point
Paving the road to SASE: Aryaka and Check Point

When it comes to network security, everybody is boarding the SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) train. With very good reason, too: SASE’s architectural model is optimally suited to support the consolidated networking and security needs of all things XaaS. Catering to cloud-first architectural needs is one of the top WAN design patterns and has been […]

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