What the heck is a Managed SD-WAN?
What the heck is a Managed SD-WAN?

Digital Transformation. Cloud Migration. WAN Transformation. There are a lot of challenges facing your enterprise, and traditional WAN cannot keep up with the pace of business today. Perhaps you have heard of a little buzzword called SD-WAN – it is one of the hottest networking terms today. But the term itself has become a bit […]

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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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Survey Says: Customers Select Aryaka for the Performance, Stay for the Flexibility
Survey Says: Customers Select Aryaka for the Performance, Stay for the Flexibility

In a recent customer survey conducted in partnership with third-party research firm TechValidate, we sought to get a deeper understanding of our customers – why they first selected Aryaka and how, as these organizations continue to grow, change and meet new challenges, they continue to find value in Aryaka. First, it’s no surprise that the […]

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Aryaka is Recognized for the Second Year in a Row in 2021 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: WAN Edge Infrastructure with 4.8 Out of 5 Stars and a 100% Recommendation Rating
Aryaka is Recognized for the Second Year in a Row in 2021 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: WAN Edge Infrastructure with 4.8 Out of 5 Stars and a 100% Recommendation Rating

For the 2nd year in a row, we’re honored to be recognized as a Gartner Voice of the Customer (VoC) for WAN Edge Infrastructure (February, 2021).  This achievement is totally based on the level of customer satisfaction and follow-through we provide, testament to both the capabilities of our managed offering as well as the expertise […]

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Cloud-First Architecture Trends For SD-WAN And SASE Deployments
Cloud-First Architecture Trends For SD-WAN And SASE Deployments

CMO at Aryaka Networks. Advisory Board member for the Fabric, Ushur, TrueLark, various startups. Former global marketing leader at Cisco. Recently, I was asked to share some thoughts on the wide-area network (WAN), and in particular, trends on software-defined WANs (SD-WANs) and emerging concepts like secure access service edge (SASE). While this may appear like gobbledegook […]

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A Path Forward for CIOs:  Gartner on Architecting Internet Performance and Aryaka’s Cloud-First WAN as an Optimal Solution
A Path Forward for CIOs: Gartner on Architecting Internet Performance and Aryaka’s Cloud-First WAN as an Optimal Solution

Recently, Gartner published a foundational document on optimizing internet performance (How to Architect Your Network to Optimize Internet Performance and Reliability, Published 29 December 2020 – ID G00731192).  Many of you may have access to this.  Why I say foundational is that it ties together many of the themes that are top-of-mind for CIOs and […]

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Going Cloud-First to Accelerate WAN Transformation
Going Cloud-First to Accelerate WAN Transformation

For network architects and engineers, the WAN experience is typically seen through the eyes of telco carrier relationships. In many cases, this experience isn’t necessarily a positive one. The process of working with a telco carrier to design an enterprise WAN requires negotiating contracts and rates, provisioning and installing new circuits, addressing performance issues and […]

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Manufacturing and the Cloud-First WAN: Three Reasons Why the Time to Invest is Now!
Manufacturing and the Cloud-First WAN: Three Reasons Why the Time to Invest is Now!

How many moving parts do you think have to come together to put that shiny new iPhone in your palm? To give you a rough estimate — components from more than 200 suppliers cross multiple borders to reach the assembly line before the device is finally forged and supplied to your nearest stores. From China’s […]

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SD WAN Pros and Cons: Which Deployment is Right for You?
SD WAN Pros and Cons: Which Deployment is Right for You?

How many branches does your company have? Maybe it’s a handful, or maybe it’s dozens of offices around the world. No matter what the answer is, chances are at least some of your users’ internet traffic is routed to a central data center before being passed onto the Internet. This practice, also known as backhauling, […]

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SD-WAN Market Share Shifts & Why Do They Matter?
SD-WAN Market Share Shifts & Why Do They Matter?

The SD-WAN market was always expected to become a major force in networking, and it’s been exceeding expectations in the best way possible. As Software-Defined WAN continues its successful march and enters the growth stage of the product lifecycle, let’s look at the predictions by key industry analysts, and what the numbers have to say. […]

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Why is Managed SD WAN a Better Approach than Build Your Own SD WAN?
Why is Managed SD WAN a Better Approach than Build Your Own SD WAN?

If your company is beginning to embark on a digital transformation journey, ultimately, you’ll have to confront the question of how to modernize the Wide Area Network (WAN) and ensure it is up to the task of supporting the transformation effort. Today, most organizations are concluding that Software Defined-WAN (SD-WAN) is the best way to […]

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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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