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Took me a while to notice the headline riff - good stuff.
Cloudy networking outfit Aryaka is set to expand its ops after netting $50m in its latest funding round, led by Goldman Sachs – the single largest investment in the company to date. One of the participating organizations was Deutsche Telecom Capital Partners, which led the previous round in 2017. Aryaka offers software- …
Instead of a single expensive MPLS, get two cheap consumer grade Internet connections. Send traffic over both paths and use clever end points to make it a appear as a single, low-latency link.
Need redundancy? Do it twice or even use a third/fourth provider if thats an option in your location.
Pricing? About a third of your existing MPLS costs as long as you aren't pushing too much bandwidth (i.e. 100Mbps when consumer Internet connections in your area only provide 50Mbps) or using the links for local Internet breakout. Latency is typically good enough for voice within your local continent.
SD-WAN, a massive money saver over pure MPLS and providing you have a decent last mile provider (even with HA) setup it can pay for itself within a year.
Though this article is missing comparisons with the likes of CATO and the VAR that SD-WAN can bring. Firewall as a service for one, url filtering etc etc. Aryaka is the lite yet expensive option in the SD-WAN world isnt it. What are your experiences folks?
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