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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.
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.
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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