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MPLS Network Pros and Cons: Factors to Weigh for Your Global Business

Many global organizations are faced with the decision of whether to move away from MPLS in favor of other alternatives. Unfortunately, there’s no one size fits all solution to this question. The answer largely depends on the organization’s goals and the current state of the nation. When MPLS entered the market in the 90s, many […]

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Can a Global SD-WAN Replace MPLS Connectivity?

Recently, Aryaka held a webinar on Choosing an SD-WAN for Global Enterprise Applications. According to IDC, the SD-WAN market is expected to reach $1.19 billion, as enterprises are looking to solve global network challenges created by the increase in mobile users, globalization, and especially the migration of mission-critical applications moving to the cloud. However, a […]

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MPLS Networks: What You Need To Know

In many ways, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks are the glue that holds business operations together. Without them, a good portion of modern-day productivity as we know it would come to a grinding halt. As more and more companies operate across continents or allow their employees to work remotely throughout the world, those organizations need […]

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Global MPLS Alternatives: What You Need to Know

As we look to the future of business, globalization is not going anywhere. In fact, your company is likely to grow its global footprint in the coming years as more and more organization increase their footprints outside the U.S. With that in mind, it’s more important than ever to have a network that can keep […]

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Key Considerations for Enterprise Connectivity

If you’ve been in IT for a while, you probably remember the days when your data and applications were housed in a data center that was close to the employees who used it. Those were the good old days, right? That’s all changed — and fast — as employees increasingly pursue flexible working arrangements and […]

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3 Secrets You Won’t Hear From MPLS Providers

There is an optimum solution for today’s cloud-fueled, mobile world, but MPLS providers aren’t interested in telling you what it is. Cassette tapes. Flip-phones. Fax Machines. And now, MPLS. Decades ago, MPLS was the gold standard in secure WAN technology — an innovative, powerful means of helping businesses and their employees stay connected. But the […]

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SD-WAN + Internet: The New Corporate Network?

Think the public Internet is a good option for deploying business- and mission-critical applications? Read this post and then download our latest report for the facts. Business is moving to the cloud. Everything, from productivity applications, like Office365, to computing platforms like AWS and Azure, to business-critical SaaS applications like Salesforce and SAP Business ByDesign, […]

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Five Reasons Why Telcos Won’t Solve IoT Connectivity

By 2018, the Internet of Things (IoT) is projected to be an industry worth 470 billion dollars. The changes in networking needs for IoT will open multiple opportunities for both new and existing companies in the connectivity space. IoT services require flexible, stable, and efficient networks. As opportunities grow exponentially, so will the connectivity challenges. […]

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4 Reasons Why MPLS No Longer Serves Global Enterprises

Does the hub-and-spoke design of legacy WAN architecture adequately serve today’s global enterprises? We recently held a webinar with Andre Kindness, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research and Mark Baker, CIO of JAS Forwarding Worldwide to discuss reasons why MPLS no longer serves global enterprises (and offer solutions for what does). 1. The Internet isn’t Good […]

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Why You Need to Stop Buying MPLS Now

Every contract ends sometime, and it’s possible that one of your MPLS contracts is ending soon. Before you settle for spending another several months or years on a “good enough” legacy solution, consider phasing out your network for a better option. What’s Wrong with MPLS MPLS is a dated technology that was created for an […]

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Moving Beyond MPLS: A Global SD-WAN is the Future of the Digital-First Enterprise

“Organizations with digital-ready networks are realizing two to three times the revenue growth as compared to organizations whose digital initiatives are resting on legacy networks.” -Nikhil Batra, Senior Research Manager, AP Telecom Practice, IDC Asia/Pacific Every organization that has begun or plans to embark on a digital transformation journey needs to undergo a network transformation […]

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Is There a Tear in Your Network Fabric?

If the enterprise WAN is like a fabric, stitched together with hardware, software, and the human resources who maintain it, it’s possible that the advent of the cloud has created a large hole. Is there a tear in your network fabric? Missing Threads For years, the enterprise WAN was composed of interconnecting links and pipes, […]

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