Aryaka, the leading global SD-WAN provider, announced it has further expanded its worldwide network with the addition of a new Point of Presence (POP) in Toronto, Canada. This investment was spurred by a rapidly growing presence of global enterprises with sites in Canada who, as part of their digital transformation initiatives, are looking for better application performance, multi-cloud connectivity, and security from their network.
With the deployment of its POP in Canada, Aryaka extends its SD-WAN as-a-Service into this region and can now offer it directly to Canadian enterprises. As over 70% of Aryaka’s business comes through channel partners, this expansion will further enable their success in meeting the connectivity, application performance, and digital transformation needs of their global enterprise customers.
“We are thrilled to further expand our network and market footprint in Canada and improve the performance of Aryaka’s global SD-WAN for our existing customers in the region as well as serve other Canadian organizations searching for a viable alternative to legacy network technologies,” said Vikas Garg, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Aryaka. “Aryaka’s global SD-WAN has become the number one option for globally distributed enterprises embarking on a digital transformation journey and looking to support the fast, cost-effective, and efficient delivery of mission-critical enterprise applications. Through our track record of enabling digital transformation initiatives and software-defined infrastructure deployments, we will add further value to global enterprises with presence in Canada.”
Additionally, Craig Workman joined Aryaka’s sales organization as Director of Business Development, Canada. Workman is a seasoned business development leader with more than 25 years of experience in global networking, security, and software companies. Most recently, he served as Country Manager, Canada, at Gigamon, a network visibility solutions provider.
“This is an extremely exciting time for the SD-WAN market, and Aryaka’s continued success combined with its expansion in Canada further establishes the company’s position as the largest independent SD-WAN provider,” said Workman. “The POP in Toronto will further enhance our software-defined network optimization and access capabilities in the region and open up new markets for our partners.”
Recently, Aryaka was named “Company of the Year” as part of Light Reading’s 2018 Leading Lights Awards, and its global SD-WAN as-a-Service was selected as the “2018 Product of the Year” by Cloud Computing Magazine.