Topic: sd wan

3 steps to accelerating your network transformations

For decades, the data center had also represented the network center, functioning as the core hub for applications, routing, firewalls, processing, and more. Now, the enterprise is highly reliant upon distributed workplaces, cloud-based resources, and third-party-operated networks. In the wake of this shift, a modern network has emerged, one that’s more diverse, complex, and dynamic … continue reading

IT Operations: Has Your Network Visibility Become Cloudy? Regain Your Sight

Organizations are increasingly adopting cloud-based services such as SaaS-based apps and using hybrid and multi-cloud approaches. While the cloud has its advantages, it can create new challenges for IT and network operations teams. These teams are still responsible for ensuring that all of the connections between various components and services are available and performant. And … continue reading

Three ways to avoid AI-related network performance problems

Artificial intelligence (AI) is upending almost every sector – from health care and education to manufacturing and retail. It’s even creeping into comedy. Ameca – billed as the ‘world’s most advanced humanoid robot,’ according to UK start-up Engineered Arts – recently attempted to tell a joke. The punchline is so poor that we will leave … continue reading

Drive Your Network Operations Into the Future

Once taken for granted, the network has become the key connective tissue as organizations increasingly move workloads to the cloud and have employees that work from anywhere. While the network has become the lynchpin for delivering modern application experiences, traditional network operations teams have suffered from a loss of visibility and control as network elements … continue reading

Report: Fusion of security and network planning is accelerating

The fusion of security and network planning has been accelerating over the past year, according to Aryaka’s recently released 2021 Global State of the WAN report. According to the report, almost a third of companies surveyed are already deploying secure access service edge (SASE) architectures. This close integration of networks and security will become even … continue reading

Report: Complexity replaces cost as the number one concern for WAN

Complexity and application performance have grown as the biggest concerns for global IT and network practitioners as modern applications become more distributed across on-premise data centers, multiple public clouds and edge locations. This is according to Aryaka’s 2020 State of the WAN study. “The two are interrelated since complexity negatively impacts application performance and therefore … continue reading

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider CloudGenix

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix for approximately $420 million. CloudGenix’s portfolio includes an autonomous SD-WAN solution, app performance services, cloud and SaaS adoption services, and network and application visibility.  “CloudGenix’s vision has been to revolutionize branch offices through cloud-delivered Autonomous WANs. With CloudGenix, enterprises gain … continue reading

Aryaka wants to disrupt traditional SD-WAN models with cloud-first approach

Cloud-first WAN company Aryaka has announced an expansion to its managed SD-WAN offerings designed to disrupt traditional SD-WAN and legacy service provider models. The new SmartServices expansion includes four additional ‘as-a-service’ offerings for network and application acceleration, multi-cloud networking, managed security, and actionable insights.  “For us, the notion of cloud-first is not new. Aryaka’s architecture … continue reading

Considering open-source scripting? It may not be what you need

Enterprises could find themselves dealing with more than they bargained for as they make the move to an automated network. In their desire to reduce complexity and quickly make changes to their networks, they come across many open-source scripting approaches to network management on the market. Though these approaches have their benefits, they are not … continue reading

ONUG and MEF team up to drive SD-WAN standards

In an effort to drive SD-WAN standards IT organization ONUG and international industry consortium MEF are teaming up on a new initiative. Their joint collaboration will help ensure that enterprises have SD-WAN services that are optimized for digital transformation in the hybrid cloud era.  “As adoption of SD-WANs accelerates, enterprises will increasingly choose managed services … continue reading

Aryaka adds flexibility to SD-WAN

Aryaka adds flexibility to SD-WAN

SD-WAN provider Aryaka announced the release of its global managed SD-WAN service HybridWAN. The new release is designed to bring flexibility to SD-WAN, provide guaranteed performance, effective transport, and an ‘Internet-first’ paradigm.  “For enterprises undergoing digital transformation, Aryaka’s new capabilities further ease SD-WAN adoption by offering flexible WAN connectivity and security options,” said Lee Doyle, … continue reading

Report: Companies underestimate the challenges of deploying an SD-WAN

Companies are struggling to fully understand the cost, complexity, and time it will take to build and maintain an SD-WAN. A new report revealed even when companies are working with an operator to get it set up there are still many challenges. Aryaka’s 2019 State of the WAN report surveyed 795 IT and network practitioners … continue reading Protection Status

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