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Aryaka

Aryaka
About us
Aryaka is the world’s first cloud-based WAN optimization company solving application and network performance issues faced by the distributed enterprise. Aryaka has been named to the Dow Jones Venture Wire FASTech 50 innovative
startups for 2011, a “Cool Vendor” by a leading analyst firmand a GigaOm Structure 50 company that will shape the future of cloud computing. Aryaka eliminates the need for expensive and complex appliances as well as long-haul connectivity, and enhances collaboration across locations. It offers significant cost, ease-of-use and performance advantages, helping global companies achieve dramatic productivity gains and increased visibility into their WAN applications, locations and performance, while providing 24/7 world-class support.

Aryaka’s mission is to enhance enterprise collaboration through simple and affordable cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration.
FOUNDED BY: Ajit Gupta and Ashwath Nagaraj
Aryaka’s cloud-based technology has been built from the ground up as the perfect solution for enterprises with a globally distributed presence. Ajit, Ashwath, Sonal, Vikas and the entire Aryaka team are seasoned technology professionals. Through their careers at enterprises such as Akamai, Speedera, Cisco, Alcatel, Oracle, CD Networks, Sybase, and Mylex, they encountered various parts of the network connectivity problems and came together to solve it for the next generation enterprise.

With offices in the US and India, Aryaka employs a dedicated and experienced group of individuals, who drive the company to provide world-class technology solutions.
FOUNDED:
2008
OFFICES:
Milpitas, California, USA and Bangalore, India
KEY PERSON:
Ajit Gupta, Founder & CEO
CLIENTS:
A mix of large publicly traded companies and mid market firms with a global footprint and multiple locations around the world.
INVESTORS:
Nexus Venture Partners
Trinity Ventures
Mohr Davidow Ventures
COMPETITORS:
Riverbed, Silver Peak and Cisco WAASs
WEBSITE:
www.aryaka.com
PRODUCT OFFERINGS:
  • Aryaka cloud-based WAN Optimization
  • Dedicated Network and MyAryaka
DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS:
Aryaka’s secure global network removes the complexity, high cost, and application performance limitations associated with older solutions, such as MPLSand content delivery networks. Enterprise organizations looking to migrate from an IP VPN to a ‘better business Internet’ can benefit from Aryaka’s intelligent DNA that resolves application delivery performance issues for improved business productivity. Aryaka is the world’s first WAN optimization solution delivered as a service. After years of complexity, costly appliances and MPLS networks limited to larger companies, there is a new way to communicate and collaborate across enterprise locations. Away that will democratize this technology and increase its adoption across all segments of the enterprise IT market. Aryaka brings a newera of application acceleration and WAN optimization – in a unique, simple and more affordable way for companies of all sizes across geographies. The Aryaka solution is revolutionary in its architecture and business model, with performance improvements built across every part of the overall solution.

As the team continues to innovate and introduce newer techniques to improve application performance across the Aryaka platform delivered as-a-service, customers
benefit from automatic upgrades in the cloud, no end of  lifecycle issues, no annual maintenance renewals, and no surprises.
The Aryaka Difference:
  • MPLS- like network is an integral part of the service
    offering. Minimal exposure to the Internet.
  • Built-in QOS with capability of end-to-end band with
    reservation, voice capable.
  • Visiblity into application performance, network utilization and behavior through a centralized management portal.
  • Appliance for lastmile acceleration (where bandwidth is low) can be not present, or present only at one end.
  • Delivered over existing internet infrastructure, no need for dedicated WAN links.
REVENUE MODEL:
Monthly recurring subscription.
WHAT NEXT?
Continue to build out global network and expand sales
and marketing initiatives to generate sustained market
traction as well as continued customer growth
TIME LINE:
Cash flow positive in 18months.