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Aryaka Cloud-First WAN Offering Disrupts Traditional SD-WAN and Legacy Service Provider Models
[November 19, 2019]

Aryaka Cloud-First WAN Offering Disrupts Traditional SD-WAN and Legacy Service Provider Models

Aryaka®, the cloud-first WAN company and #1 end-to-end managed SD-WAN provider, today significantly expanded its portfolio of managed SD-WAN offerings delivered via its newly branded SmartServices platform™. Expanding beyond its flagship SmartConnect offering that delivers connectivity-as-a-service, Aryaka (News - Alert) introduced four additional 'as-a-service' offerings that include network and application acceleration, multi-cloud networking, managed security and actionable insights.

With its managed service offering and integrated solution that brings together a global network and a complete SD-WAN technology stack, Aryaka is extremely well positioned to differentiate itself and disrupt the fragmented set of "do-it-yourself" box vendors as well as traditional service providers.

In the Gartner (News - Alert) report, "Forecast: Enterprise Networking Connectivity Growth Trends, Worldwide, 2018-2023, 2019 Update," published on October 4, 2019, Gartner analysts estimate global SD-WAN Managed Services within the Connectivity and Managed Services market to grow at a 76.1 percent CAGR to approximately $5.7B by 2023. Further, within the Connectivity and Managed Services market, IP MPLS' CAGR is expected to decrease by 5.0 percent globally by 2023, while Internet's CAGR is expected to increase by 2.4 percent globally in the same time frame.¹

We believe Aryaka's expanded portfolio of managed "SmartServices" are expected to benefit from this growth globally. The comprehensive portfolio includes:

  • Aryaka SmartConnect - Connectivity as-a-service offering with global and new regional offers, last mile and HybridWAN
  • Aryaka SmartOptimize - Network and application acceleration as-a-service featuring TurboNet and TurboApp
  • Aryaka SmartCloud - Managed multi-cloud networking as-a-service for public clouds, SaaS (News - Alert) providers and partner clouds
  • Aryaka SmartSecure - Security as-a-service including managed firewall offering and network function virtualization (NFV) capability for pureplay firewall products
  • Aryaka SmartInsights - Actionable insights-as-a-service powered by MyAryaka cloud portal

All of Aryaka's service offerings would be managed, orchestrated and monitored globally with its industry leading SmartManage offering that includes global NOCs, 24 X 7 customer support and global service level agreements (SLAs). Together, these form the industry's most comprehensive SD-WAN offering, delivering the industry's best application performance.

"Aryaka's new portfolio of Smart Services builds on its history of delivering managed networking services in a cloud consumption model," said Alex Lai, Global Infrastructure Network Manager at Darling Ingredients Inc. "Darling Ingredients is a growing global organization with a cloud-first mentality, so we needed a network that's flxible without compromising performance. Aryaka is a partner we can count on."

The Industry's Best Global SD-WAN Now Available for Affordable Regional Deployments!

To better serve this market, Aryaka is now taking its premier global SD-WAN offering and making it available for "regional" deployments with optional application acceleration technology. With pre-defined regional clusters and points-of-presence, for the first time Aryaka is now offering a highly affordable, fully managed regional WAN that delivers the same quality of experience as its global SD-WAN offering. Customers choosing regional offers can seamlessly upgrade to a global SD-WAN with no disruption. With regional, global and the recently announced HybridWAN that includes internet breakouts, Aryaka offers customers the greatest choice of consumable SD-WAN offerings in the industry today.

Managed Security-as-a-Service

Aryaka is also announcing a new service focused on managed security for SD-WAN deployments. Leveraging its Network Function Virtualization (NFV) architecture and its security capabilities on the ANAP secure converged edge, the first offering will integrate with Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) from Palo Alto (News - Alert) Networks and extend to other vendors in the coming months.

"We are continuing to accelerate our innovation to respond to evolving customer and partner needs," said Matt Carter, CEO of Aryaka. "Our unique patented SD-WAN architecture and our global network allow Aryaka customers to benefit from an integrated solution that delivers the industry's best application performance. The affordable regional tier provides customers with the same cloud-first experience as our flagship global SD-WAN. This allows them to consolidate other box vendors into an Aryaka solution for the lowest possible TCO while at the same time accelerating their digital transformation initiatives."

General Availability:

Aryaka's SmartConnect global SD-WAN is available now. SmartConnect regional and HybridWAN offerings will be generally available in Q1 2020. The fully packaged versions of Aryaka's SmartOptimize, SmartCloud and SmartInsights, as well as Aryaka's SmartSecure managed firewall as-a-service, will be generally available in Q1 2020.

Upcoming Webinar

To learn more about today's news, Aryaka is hosting the webinar: "A Cloud-First SD-WAN - The Why, the What, and the How" at 1:00 p.m. PT on Wednesday, November 20. To register, please visit:

Webinar guests include:

Alex Lai, Global Infrastructure Manager at Darling Ingredients

Lee Doyle, Principal Analyst at Doyle Group

Shashi Kiran, CMO, Aryaka

Moderated by David Ginsburg (News - Alert), VP of Product and Solutions Marketing, Aryaka

¹Gartner, "Forecast: Enterprise Networking Connectivity Growth Trends, Worldwide, 2018-2023, 2019 Update" by Gaspar Valdivia, Grigory Betskov, Susanna Silvennoinen, To Chee Eng and Lisa Unden-Farboud, 4 October 2019.

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About Aryaka

Aryaka is a Cloud-First WAN company. With its optimized global network and innovative technology stack, it offers the industry's #1 managed SD-WAN delivered as a managed service. Bringing agility, simplicity and choice to customer networks, Aryaka sets the gold standard for application performance. Its portfolio of SmartServices include connectivity, application acceleration, security, cloud networking and insights powered by its powerful SmartManage service automation and orchestration. Aryaka has hundreds of customers globally across different industry verticals including several in the Fortune 100.

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