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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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5 Reasons Why WAN Optimization Has Evolved Beyond Application Proxies

Understanding Application Proxies An Application Proxy was a piece of software that was inserted into the middle of an application data stream (generally operating between layers 4 -7 of the OSI model) as a shim to “fix” a characteristic of the application that caused it to perform poorly over a WAN connection. These “fixes” tended […]

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How an Agile Network Helps You Own the Globe

For companies that rely on making real-time information available across globally distributed offices, agility can be a major concern. 1) They want to connect remote offices quickly, and 2) They want a fast, reliable network. So, why is agility so important? The math is fairly simple: speed equals productivity. Taking months to connect an office […]

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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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MPLS contract penalties holding you back? We’ve got you covered.

Curious about life beyond MPLS if only you weren’t shackled to your WAN contracts? Something more portable? Or perhaps, you’re looking for rapid global deployment?  Maybe you need 24-hour network management and customer service. Whatever it is, if you’re ready to explore a post-MPLS world, it’s simple to jump onto Aryaka’s next-generation global private network. […]

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40 Years of the Evolving Enterprise WAN – A Walk Down Memory Lane

Study the past if you would define the future. Confucius, Chinese Philosopher and Reformer So, what does the next-generation WAN look like? In an attempt to answer this question, I thought I’d look back in time, to see how the WAN has evolved so far. The evolution of the WAN has followed the evolution of […]

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Is Your Enterprise WAN All–In?

When you’re in Vegas, you know that the house has an advantage on whatever game you decide to gamble your hard-earned money on. They don’t build those fancy casinos on the backs of winners, after all! The same is true with traditional enterprise networking. Traditional MPLS and appliance-based WAN Optimization vendors offer very little flexibility […]

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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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Managing Global Networks is No Fairy Tale

Maybe you’ve never associated the IT problems of network managers with Cinderella’s, but having to chase and resolve endless latency and packet loss concerns on the global WAN really keeps the tech folks locked away. They aren’t getting the time to attend the “ball” of more strategic work: planning new innovation, heightening security, boosting Big […]

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We partnered with AVANT … Three Reasons You Should Too

At Aryaka, we’re disrupting the enterprise WAN market with our software-defined, ultra-optimized, multi-tenant private WAN as-a-Service. As a company that provides next-generation, cloud-based networks to global businesses, we are partnering with strategic, cloud-ready partners who understand the pain with legacy technologies, and what today’s agile corporations need. AVANT’s technology portfolio is forward-thinking, and born in […]

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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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