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JOIN ARYAKA AT “THE SAAS SUPERHIGHWAY BOOTH” IN INTEROP VEGAS 2016!

30th Anniversary of Interop Interop is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the kickoff of its conference in Las Vegas (May 2-6), and Aryaka is excited to be here. It gives us another chance to connect with our customers, partners, press, and analysts, and we’re looking forward to discussing new developments in our software defined network […]

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In SD-WAN We Trust: But Something Is Still Missing

SD-WAN seems to be approaching the peak of its hype cycle. It is mentioned in quite a few articles. The overall view on it is extremely optimistic. Predictions on the segment’s growth are bold. For example, IDC anticipates that the SD-WAN market will grow at a rate of 90 percent, hitting $6 billion by 2020 […]

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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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Is your business sacrificing productivity because you spend too much time playing the Branch Office Waiting Game?

If you do business overseas, you’re probably familiar with this common headache. You need to access an important sales presentation, an online product catalog, or a mission-critical application. So, you head online and . . . you wait. For knowledge workers in India, China, Brazil, South Africa, and the Middle East, the application loading dead […]

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The Zero-Compromise WAN Manifesto

In our global economy, enterprises rely on the WAN to conduct business with branch offices, overseas partners, suppliers, and more. When you do business overseas, you shouldn’t have to compromise between speed and performance on one hand, and cost and agility on the other. If you rely on the public Internet to access overseas digital […]

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