Connecting your branch offices to applications hosted on Microsoft Azure should not be complicated. What if there was an easy way to connect directly to and between all your Azure resources – without MPLS, complicated and expensive appliances, or having to set up peering? With a software-defined, global private network, you can connect directly to your VNets on Azure – with or without ExpressRoute. You can enable your workforce with secure access to applications in as fast as 30 milliseconds – from any location in the world.

Aryaka helps you bypass the complexity of having to deal with multiple service providers, interconnections, ports, cloud gateways, or appliances.

Fully Managed
Fast Deployment
  • Single solution for global multi-cloud connectivity over software-defined Layer 2 core
  • End-to-end reliability SLAs. 99.99% uptime
  • 24x7x365 monitoring and CCIE-level support
  • Zero CapEx, pay as you go pricing
  • Up to 8x Azure performance boost from WAN Optimization anywhere in the world
  • Up to 95% bandwidth and data reduction
  • Any to any connectivity for ALL IaaS, SaaS applications
  • SaaS-agnostic acceleration
  • Deploys anywhere in the world in hours
  • Global network of 30 POPs puts 95% of the world’s business population within 30ms access of applications
  • On-demand site and bandwidth changes
  • Defense in depth protection for edge, core, and cloud
  • Contained private core network and compartmentalized traffic
  • Options for network edge, cloud security for Internet-bound traffic, virtual firewall for IaaS

SD-WAN for Microsoft Azure Simplify Multi-Cloud Connectivity and Improve Application Performance

Our colleagues around the world were able to load their files to SharePoint three times faster, we experienced a 200x reduction in the time to open 10MB SharePoint files, and saw three times improvement in the time taken to upload 10MB files to OneDrive.

Alan Crawford, CIO City & Guilds Group

Aryaka’s SmartCONNECT SD-WAN as a Service operates over a global private network with 30 Points of Presence (POPs) co-located in the same IaaS data centers used by Azure, and there is NO MPLS involved. SmartCONNECT gives you a choice in how you connect to your VNets. You can elect to utilize ExpressRoute or go with IPSec VPN. Either way, this is completely handled by Aryaka.Aryaka can help your enterprise easily connect your users in the following ways:

  • Enterprise to Cloud – Access to Azure resources for users at headquarters, branch offices, and remote locations through a software-defined, application optimized global private network with a choice of ExpressRoute or IP VPN options
  • Cloud to Cloud – Enterprise-wide access to multiple ExpressRoute VNets
  • Multi-Cloud – Enterprise-wide access to applications hosted simultaneously on Azure and other IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS platforms

In addition, Aryaka provides multi-layered security, including virtual firewall capabilities within Azure from partner Palo Alto Networks. Only Aryaka makes connecting your multiple clouds this easy

Connectivity Aryaka Software-Defined Global Private Network SD-WAN Competitors
Azure ExpressRoute Yes Yes via MPLS
Azure VNet Yes Yes via Interne
Azure VNet (Out of Region) Yes No or requires peering
Azure VNet (BYO Firewall) Yes No
Azure to Other IaaS Yes Only with cloud fabric, multiple direct connections
Azure to SaaS Yes Only with cloud fabric, multiple direct connections

About Aryaka

Aryaka is the leader and first to deliver Unified SASE as a Service, the only SASE solution designed and built to deliver performance, agility, simplicity and security without tradeoffs. Aryaka meets customers where they are on their unique SASE journeys, enabling them to seamlessly modernize, optimize and transform their networking and security environments. Aryaka’s flexible delivery options empower enterprises to choose their preferred approach for implementation and management. Hundreds of global enterprises, including several in the Fortune 100, depend on Aryaka for cloud-based software-defined networking and security services. For more on Aryaka, please visit