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Paving the road to SASE: Aryaka and Check Point

When it comes to network security, everybody is boarding the SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) train. With very good reason, too: SASE’s architectural model is optimally suited to support the consolidated networking and security needs of all things XaaS. Catering to cloud-first architectural needs is one of the top WAN design patterns and has been […]

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SuperWAN vs. BadWAN: Is SD-WAN Better than MPLS?

There is a steep rise in the dopamine level of comic fanboys when they ponder upon the classic debate of Batman vs. Superman. A perfect David vs. Goliath setting. Who wins when the world’s finest are pitted against each other in an all-out brawl? Can a ninja, trained to the pinnacle of human conditioning, go […]

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Aryaka and 8×8

Aryaka and 8×8: 1+1=3 Industry leaders team to enhance cloud communications performance across SD-WAN We’re happy to announce our partnership with 8×8 to enhance application performance and accelerate digital transformation by leveraging the combined capabilities of the 8×8 cloud communications platform and Aryaka’s cloud-first WAN. See the common theme? Both of our companies’ cloud-based services […]

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SD-WAN Architectures: How Do You Bake Your Cake?

There is something about the smell of a freshly baked cake that is hard to be unhappy with. Not every scent is as welcoming. The tranquilizing effect of sitting down to a slice of still-warm cake with a cup of hot, milky tea, plus the loveliness of the entire ritual is nothing short of therapy. […]

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SD-WAN Solutions: 5 Key Elements To Consider

Whiskey, leather, cheese, jeans, pickle, wine…a surprising number of things get better as they age. Technology, on the other hand, as Scott McNealy famously said, has the shelf life of a banana. Think about it. There is a reason you made the journey from a 3.5-inch iPhone to a 6-inch one, and the cellular network […]

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Aryaka Declared a Managed SD-WAN Industry Leader by Vertical Systems Group

For the second year, Aryaka is ranked among the industry leaders based on Installed and billable U.S. Managed SD-WAN sites in 2019. It is amazing to be up there with industry giants such as AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink or Comcast when it comes to deliver on enterprises’ need for managed SD-WAN solutions. This clearly validates Aryaka’s […]

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Major Take-Aways from the SD-WAN Services for the Post-COVID Future Webinar

Recently, I truly enjoyed hosting Scott Raynovich from Futuriom in our webinar (SD-WAN Services for the Post-COVID Future). Scott presented the market trends that he established after interviewing over 120 network infrastructure decision makers. His survey shed a spotlight on a several very interesting market trends, which I’ll summarize in this blog, but of course […]

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7 WAN Insights: How COVID-19 Changes Enterprise Network-Traffic-Patterns (Update)

Some weeks ago, Paul and I published a quick analysis of how COVID-19 is impacting enterprise network-traffic-patterns. That blog was written when -at least for most of the Western world- the most crippling and limiting limitations started to be mandated by national and local governments. And so, three weeks later, I decided to look into […]

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Aryaka’s 4th Annual Global State of the WAN – Complexity and Performance Top Challenges

This week we released our latest SOTW report, canvassing over a thousand IT experts from across the global as to their WAN challenges and plans. We’ve also developed a set of recommendations, based on the survey results, for CIOs and network administrators. The survey identifies some important year-on-year trends, detailed below, and we also conducted […]

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Reflections on the SD-WAN Expo

Check out the TMCnet video with my take on the latest from Aryaka. Though the greater ITEXPO was very diverse, with everything from UCaaS, to MSPs, to even Blockchain for cannabis, the SD-WAN expo panels were well attended, and, at our booth, we engaged in some meaningful conversations. I shared a security panel with fellow […]

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A Cloud-First WAN that grows with your needs

When we announced our Cloud-First WAN a few months ago, we put the market on notice that from now, not only companies that operate globally but also enterprises operating in a region will be able to take advantage of our fully managed SD-WAN as a service offering. To me, Fierce Telecom captured it best with […]

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Announcing a Business Productivity Solution for the Global Telecommuter
Enabled by Aryaka’s Secure Remote Access

In the current environment, many companies are mandating people to work from home in the Asia Pacific Region. In this digital age, working from home is a normal phenomenon. Thanks to Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions, you can securely connect from your laptop to the corporate network and have access to the business applications to […]

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