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Embracing DevOps with Aryaka Cloud-First WAN

In a previous blog, I wrote about network engineers playing second fiddles (never mind that I mentioned Leonard Bernstein’s New York and Vienna Philharmonics!) and if you check my LinkedIn, it got me some scorn from some contacts (we’re still friends). A healthy debate ensued, and it was conceded that network engineers must embrace “NetOps” […]

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Three Ways to Improve Availability of First Mile and Last Mile Over the Internet

The Internet as transport is becoming popular for the first and last mile enterprise WAN connectivity. The significant factors motivating this transition are the cost of MPLS circuits, the improving quality of broadband internet links, and the emergence of cloud architectures and applications. Source: NCTA – The Internet & Television Association According to NCTA – […]

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When Gartner Declares You a Visionary Company – What Do You Do Next?

We are thrilled to be named a Visionary in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure. Aryaka was founded in 2009 by a group of visionary entrepreneurs who foresaw the importance of a managed wide area network delivered as a consumable service. The focus was on operational simplicity and a highly responsive infrastructure experience […]

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ONUG Fall Conference 2019

I truly enjoyed attending the ONUG Fall Conference in New York last month. If anyone needed to validate that SD-WAN is hitting its stride and making it into the mainstream, being there would have provided proof: high attendance, great discussions on the floor, many enterprises sharing their experiences with SD-WAN deployments. Moreover, the dawn of […]

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SD-WAN Doesn’t Have to be Scary (Halloween Special Edition)

Terrifying things are crawling around our porches this time of the year! And network managers have been receiving some scary news about SD-WAN as of late, ranging from the complexity of deployments to trusted vendors telling them they have to retrain all their top certified network engineers in order to successfully tackle SD-WAN. So, let’s […]

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2 ways in which managed SD-WAN accelerates VDI applications

Virtual Desktop infrastructure is commonly used by organizations to manage IT application access for employees in small remote locations, contract workers, and temporary employees. VDI offers these organizations flexibility and ease while maintaining data and application security. However, VDI applications are susceptible to latency and low speeds. End-user experience is severely impacted by the quality […]

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Best SD-WAN Product and Solution Network Transformation Awards

Good Tidings from Across the Pond – Aryaka Takes Network Transformation Awards Best SD-WAN Product and Solution and Ranks #3 in Latest HIS Markit SD-WAN Report We’re honored to be selected by Layer123 as the best SD-WAN product and solution.  The Network Transformation Awards, presented at The Hague, recognize industry leaders across 5G, open networking, new […]

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Cisco + Viptela: The Curious Case Of Missing WAN

It was the mid-80’s when the epic Wendy’s ‘Where’s the Beef’ commercial first aired. The catchphrase immediately took the country by storm and has been engraved into American pop culture ever since. For those who do not get the reference, back in the 80s, the burger chain Wendy’s put out this commercial that had three […]

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Why not all HybridWAN Solutions Were Created The Same

According to Gartner, one of the key architectural characteristics of SD-WAN is the ability to leverage a variety of transport mechanisms to connect branches in a way that achieves an optimal mix of reliability, application performance and cost efficiency. The current status quo is simple: as they adopt SD-WAN, enterprises -among other things- look to reduce […]

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Simplifying UCaaS Deployment over SD-WAN with Aryaka

Enterprises are adopting both UCaaS and SD-WAN solutions at a rapid pace, and many enterprises are adopting both technologies simultaneously. According to Gartner, by 2021, 90% of IT leaders will not purchase new premises-based UC solutions because cloud UC offerings are surging far ahead in terms of features, functions, portals, analytics and dashboards. As enterprises […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why Manufacturing Needs Managed SD-WAN

Once considered a laggard, the manufacturing sector is fast catching up on Digital Transformation initiatives. Central to this transformation are technologies like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the cloud, and big-data analytics. Introduction of IoT in the manufacturing ecosystem has streamlined the production process by providing real-time feedback and alerts from the factory floor. […]

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Financial services organizations in the UK getting ready for a smarter, digital future

New research finds financial services organizations are using more cloud-based services to transform the ways they operate and serve customers. The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) and Aryaka commissioned a research project to understand the technology investments and digital maturity of financial services organizations across the UK. The study focused on 250 IT and business decision […]

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