Dear Security and Networking Enthusiast,

As we work to close this year on a high note for all of our customers, I want to share a sincere thank you from our whole organization for your business and for putting your trust in Aryaka in 2023. As 2024 is nearly upon us, we wish you and your families a happy and healthy holiday season.

We also have some major announcements to share this month starting with a high profile new SASE customer in Cathay Pacific airways! In the stories below you’ll also find a Network World feature on the cost-saving and performance-boosting transformation our customer Starkey has undergone, a recent award we brought in, relevant analyst thought leadership on the future of SASE, plus a little video entertainment:

Aryaka Seals Partner-Led Deal with Cathay for Global SASE Deployment

Aryaka was chosen by Cathay to replace their legacy MPLS network. Technology consulting firm Spearhead Advisors led the sourcing engagement that ultimately selected Aryaka for the deployment, which includes converged networking, security and observability services across Cathay’s global sites.
Read Here

Customer Spotlight: How Starkey Successfully Swapped Out MPLS for Managed SD-WAN

Starkey’s CIO Eric Hanson gave Network World a detailed overview of the many factors and benefits that drove their company of 5,000+ employees to unplug the MPLS circuits that connected 29 global sites to corporate HQ in Eden Prairie, MN – and make the switch to managed SD-WAN. Read The Full Story

Award Central: Aryaka Unified SASE Wins Fierce Telecom Innovation Award in their Business Services Category

Questex’s Fierce Telecom announced their 2023 Fierce Innovation Award winners this month, recognizing the creators, makers and doers of outstanding services and equipment unveiled in Telecom during the past 12 months. Aryaka Unified SASE was recognized as a winner in the Business Services category. Read More

Thought Leadership:

Next Generation SASE: Read the paper and Register here for a Jan. 17th webinar with Mauricio Sanchez, Sr. Director of Enterprise Networking and Security Research for Dell’Oro Group

Futuriom Report on SASE Ecosystem Growth: What to Expect in 2024. Read Here

2 Minute Video: How Ram and Lisa Became SASE Superheroes

Check out the first installment in a little animated series on the convergence of network and security featuring two inseparable characters named Ram and Lisa. Watch here



Pete Harteveld
Chief Customer Officer
Aryaka Networks