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Also Known As
Aryaka SmartConnect, Aryaka Managed SD-WAN, Aryaka Managed WAN Services
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About Aryaka
Aryaka, the Cloud-First WAN company, brings agility, simplicity and a great experience to consuming the
WAN-as-a-service. An optimized global network and innovative technology stack deliver the industry’s
#1 managed SD-WAN service and sets the gold standard for application performance. Aryaka’s
SmartServices offer connectivity, application acceleration, security, cloud networking and insights
leveraging global orchestration and provisioning. Aryaka’s customers include hundreds of global
enterprises including several in the Fortune 100.

What is Aryaka SmartServices?
Aryaka provides a global and regional secure, integrated, fully managed SD-WAN service deployed on a purpose-built, multi-cloud, global L2 WAN optimized network. Aryaka offers this network as a rich set of
managed services that are seamlessly integrated to deliver the highest possible user experience. These
on-demand services are designed with “cloud-first” principles for easy consumption, operational
simplicity and scale.

  • - Aryaka SmartManage: delivers on all the foundational capabilities required to power the
    SmartServices platform. This includes automation and orchestration, Global Network
    Operating Centers (NOCs) to enable always-on monitoring and predictive analytics for
    ongoing capacity planning.
    - Aryaka SmartConnect is the on-demand, fully managed, end-to-end SD-WAN connectivity service that serves the needs of global enterprises and their local and regional offices and provides site-to-site Internet VPNs and last-mile connectivity. It
    offers connectivity to Oracle’s cloud infrastructure; offers distributed, SLA driven access to Azure IaaS/PaaS via ExpressRoute; and access to SaaS applications, such as Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce, 8x8, Zoom and more.
    - Aryaka SmartOptimize is an on-demand application optimization and application
    acceleration solution delivered as a service.
    - Aryaka SmartCloud provides public clouds and partner clouds networking as a service,
    enabling fast connectivity to IaaS and SaaS on demand.
    - Aryaka SmartSecure provides a comprehensive security-as-a-service offering from the branch to the LAN and to the cloud via security partners, including Zscaler and Palo Alto Networks.
    - Aryaka SmartInsights is enabled by the MyAryaka Cloud; it provides insights on the State of the WAN as well as predictive analytics and allows the enterprise customer to define application prioritization at the branch or region level to monitor QoE and to mitigate failures with proactive monitoring.

Riverbed SteelConnect is the cornerstone of Riverbed’s strategy for next-generation, application-defined enterprise networking. SteelConnect is a complete SD-WAN system for securely connecting users and the business to the applications they need, wherever they reside—on a remote LAN, in a data center, or in the cloud.

SteelConnect offers several differentiators—ubiquitous and unified connectivity across LAN, WAN and the Cloud; business aligned orchestration for fast, agile, and secure application delivery; and unique cloud-centric workflow, easy menu-driven network design of sites, zones, uplinks, and rules, and centralized, business intent-based policy management—all within a simple graphical user interface—for ease of use and greater business agility.

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Sample Customers
World Transport Agency, Henny Penny Corporation, INTTRA, Marposs, Apex CoVantage
SimplePay, GHD, OpenEye Scientific
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Aryaka SmartServices is ranked 17th in Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Solutions while Riverbed SteelConnect is ranked 13th in Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Solutions with 1 review. Aryaka SmartServices is rated 0.0, while Riverbed SteelConnect is rated 7.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed SteelConnect writes "Analytics feature is very granular and comprehensive, although complicated to use". Aryaka SmartServices is most compared with Cato Networks, Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, Masergy Managed SD-WAN and Versa FlexVNF, whereas Riverbed SteelConnect is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, Fortinet FortiGate, VMware SD-WAN and Talari.

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