FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILPITAS, CALIF. SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 – Software defined WAN as-a-Service Pioneer partners with the nation’s premier distributor of next-generation technologies in communications and IT infrastructure.
Aryaka®, the leading WAN as-a-Service company, announced today that it has formalized the agreement with AVANT as part of its Channel Program. The partnership will expand Aryaka’s channel business, while allowing AVANT to offer its customers a next generation WAN that combines enterprise-grade performance and Internet-like simplicity – a private, fast lane to the cloud.
AVANT is a premier distributor of next generation technologies in the United States. Their massive sub-agent community of telecom sales and consulting professionals have the resources and relationships needed to make the right decisions in communications and IT infrastructure. From complex cloud design to global WAN deployments, AVANT empowers its partners with valuable partner enablement tools, including their BattleBook®, Battle App, engineering bench, strategic consulting and ongoing training.
“We, at Aryaka – ‘the industry’s best kept secret’, give international corporations a real alternative to the global telco monopoly. Our unique solution allows global companies to stop making compromises with outdated legacy WAN solutions. How is Aryaka going to get the message out? AVANT. We picked Avant for their leadership in the cloud space and forward thinking culture. Aryaka’s next generation technology is positioned to be “THE CLOUD WAN” enabling telecom, applications and infrastructure to all come together in a elegant future proof solution. ” said Chris Vivian, VP of Global Partner Alliances at Aryaka.
“For many years, companies have been looking for a viable business-grade alternative to costly and cumbersome MPLS infrastructures. As global momentum builds in cloud offerings, companies are looking for an enterprise-class connectivity option to their cloud services. That search is over,” said Vivian.
As enterprise networks evolve in response to megatrends like globalization and cloud services adoption, legacy approaches such as MPLS and CapEx intensive WAN Optimization appliances are no longer adequate. AVANTfelt the immediate need for partners to add a new kind of WAN solution to their portfolio, which could guarantee both performance and simplicity, and offer business-grade connectivity to all cloud services, without having to invest in expensive equipment, private links, and additional management overhead.
“Aryaka’s WAN as-a-Service offering is an exceptional fit with our carefully curated portfolio of only the most innovative solution providers. ,” said Ian Keininger , CEO of AVANT. “The solution enables our partners to future-proof their customers’ WANs, as it combines software-defined WAN technology and a proprietary optimization software stack with global private connectivity; all delivered as a fully managed 24×7 service. With this partnership, we will be able to help our partners leverage globalization and cloud migration to their competitive advantage.”
Since its launch in May this year, Aryaka’s Channel Program has been a great success. “A thriving Channel Program is vital to our growth plans and AVANT is a key part of that strategy. We are very excited about the results so far and how they are helping us take a giant leap forward,” Vivian said.
AVANT is a premier distributor of next generation technologies in the United States. Their massive sub-agent community of telecom sales and consulting professionals have the resources and relationships needed to make the right decisions in communications and IT infrastructure. From complex cloud design to global WAN deployments, AVANT empowers its partners with a disruptive approach to partner enablement including their Battle Book®, Battle App and their Cloud Academy training and education program. For more information, visit www.avantcommunications.net.
Aryaka’s WAN as-a-Service is the only WAN with enterprise-grade performance and Internet-like simplicity. Aryaka invented the Software-Defined WAN, built a global multi-tenant private network, created the world’s best optimization technology to accelerate applications of all types, and delivers all of it as a 24×7 managed service. Aryaka’s services have 10 million+ users across 4,000+ sites globally. Leading brands such as AstraZeneca, Skullcandy, Air China, Freescale Semiconductor, and ThoughtWorks, as well as partners like Microsoft Azure, AWS, Intelisys, and SK Broadband, have all chosen Aryaka for their enterprise-grade networking needs. To learn more, visit www.aryaka.com.