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Not all SD-WANs are Created Equal

The technology industry loves to over use buzz words. Descriptors like “mobile”, “intelligent”, “connected” and even “2.0” all dominated vendor speak at different times. The latest buzz word that seems to be reaching that overused crescendo state is ‘software defined’, particularly when it comes to wide area networks (WANs). The need is certainly there. The […]

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How a social gaming company achieved 8X faster access to Amazon web services

The Tigers were about to beat The Warriors at a multiplayer real-time strategy video game and win the Gaming World Championship Playoffs when a series of network issues hit the tournament. The lag caused the playoffs to be rescheduled, and The Warriors ended up winning the rematch and the $2 million prize money. You can […]

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SD-WAN: WHY APPLICATION PERFORMANCE IS STILL AT RISK

In January this year, thousands of IT managers descended upon Ft. Lauderdale to attend the NFV & SDN Expo. Everywhere I looked, people were talking about one thing: how software-defined networking (SDN) technology is going to transform the way that IT teams deploy, use, and manage their corporate network. And it didn’t come as a […]

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Skullcandy switches to Aryaka, meets spike in customer demand

The technology industry has been buzzing with the news that Apple Inc. plans to remove the headphone jack in its immensely popular iPhones. In the past, the headphone industry never used to make much news, until Apple bought Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Given this latest development, the headphone industry will now face a critical […]

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Latency and Application Performance: Are They Mutually Exclusive?

As principal architect at Aryaka, I meet with the IT teams of potential customers for in-depth discussions about how to enhance their global application performance and deliver a seamless user experience to their employees around the world. It’s a significant challenge today, when even mission-critical enterprise applications are commonly hosted in far-off cloud datacenters and […]

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How Aryaka Optimizes WAN Traffic with Fewer Application Acceleration Proxies

In my last blog, I discussed why application proxies are becoming less frequently used in the WAN Optimization space today. To recap, the NUMBER ONE reason that technology has largely moved away from the “Layer-7 Proxy” model is because of the high propensity to “break” many of the applications they purport to help. The Aryaka […]

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Why Cloud Networking Solutions from Traditional CDN Vendors Won’t Work

EVP, StreamingMedia.com and Principal Analyst, Frost & Sullivan, Dan Rayburn, in his recent blog, talked about how traditional CDN vendors are looking at the larger WAN market, and are introducing cloud networking solutions for global businesses. Dan also observes that it is likely most CDN providers will find it difficult to set foot in an […]

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Forget the edge. Here’s the Real Cloud Networking Solution. . .

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen news coming from the old-school networking incumbents announcing that they are making moves to improve the performance of cloud-based applications. It’s no secret that the future of enterprise apps is in the cloud, so when we hear about “cloud networks” and “acceleration to branch offices,” we expect to […]

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AVANT offers Sneak Peek into the Future of Global Connectivity

Our friends at AVANT, a leading distributor of next-generation technologies in communications and IT infrastructure, have published a blog post that defines WAN as-a-Service and talks about the future of global enterprise connectivity. This is an educational piece that takes the reader through a journey of WAN technology from its roots in the public Internet, […]

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Move beyond MPLS and Riverbed

“I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” ~Vito Corleone, The Godfather   via GIPHY Fear not. We aren’t going to place a dead horse’s head in your bed, like in the movie. What we are doing, however, is offering your business a proposition that’s tough to say no to. If you are […]

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Aryaka’s Founder and CTO talks to Chris Talbot about the Next-Generation WAN

Aryaka’s Founder and CTO, Ashwath Nagaraj, recently spoke with Christ Talbot, from FierceEnterpriseCommunications, about how the company solves latency and application response-time issues with technology that is beyond conventional hybrid WANs. Chris highlights that, as most hybrid WAN players talk about replacing MPLS (in part or in whole) with Internet broadband, Aryaka advocates a new […]

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CIOs: Is the Cloud driving you Crazy?

“We want the Cloud!” “We want mobile!” “We want to go faster!” These are the demands today’s CIOs face in building and managing a network for their employees. They are enabling eager folks to embrace the future — accessing cloud applications from anywhere, anytime, and on any device. It’s a difficult balancing act. They need […]

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