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Aryaka is a SD-WAN company that provides software-defined network connectivity and application delivery to globally distributed enterprises. Aryaka is headquartered in San Mateo, California with additional offices located in Plano, Texas, Bengaluru, India, Beijing, China, and Singapore.
|Matt Carter (CEO)|
Aidan Cullen (CFO)
Aryaka was founded in 2009 by Ajit Gupta, Rajeev Bharadhwaj and Ashwath Nagaraj. Gupta previously founded Speedera Networks, a content delivery network (CDN) acquired by Akamai Technologies in 2005 for stock valued at $500 million. Bharadhwaj was previously at cloud service provider Ejasent Inc, acquired by Veritas in 2004 for $59 million. Nagaraj was previously at Allegro Systems (acquired by Cisco Systems in 2001 for $185 million) and founder of Assured Access Technologies (acquired by Alcatel in 1999 for $350 million).
Aryaka announced its service in September 2010.
Aryaka received $45 million in Series D funding in a round led by from Third Point Ventures, adding new investor Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP), and with participation from existing investors. In March 2016, it received $16 million in Series C funding from existing investors, Nexus Venture Partners. It previously received $10 million in Series C funding from Trinity Ventures, $25 million in series C funding led by Interwest Partners, $15 million in series B funding and $14 million in series A funding from Trinity Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Nexus Venture Partners.[dead link] Aryaka's foundational multi-segment WAN optimization patent was granted as a US patent in July 2013.
'2018 Cloud Computing Product of the Year,’ TMC and Cloud Computing Magazine: 2018 
'FeaturedCustomers’ 2018 SD-WAN Customer Success Report', FeaturedCustomers: 2018 
‘Red Herring’s Top 100 Global Award’, Red Herring: 2017 
‘LinkedIn’s Top Companies – Startups: The 50 industry disruptors you need to know now’, LinkedIn: 2017 
‘Top 50 Highest-Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies To Work For’, Battery Ventures and Glassdoor: 2016 
SDN Excellence Award, TMC: 2016
Finalist, Best of Interop Awards, Software-Defined Networking category: 2016
Gartner Magic Quadrant 2016 for WAN Optimization
Gold Winner, 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® for Networking, Network Products Guide: 2016
Frost & Sullivan’s Global Network Optimization Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award: 2015
SDN Excellence Award, TMC: 2015
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- Gage, Deborah (July 17, 2012). "Scrambling to Grow Fast Enough When Customers are Everywhere". The Wall Street Journal.
- "Aryaka: Stop Sending the Same File Twice". The New York Times. September 21, 2010.
- US patent 8489685, Bharadhwaj, Rajeev; Ajit Gupta & Ashwath Nagaraj, "Application acceleration as a service system and method.", issued 2013-07-13, assigned to Aryaka Networks, Inc.
- TMCnet News (June 1, 2018). "2018 Aryaka Wins 2018 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Global SD-WAN as-a-Service". Cloud Computing Magazine.
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- "Global SD-WAN Market Leader, Aryaka, Wins Red Herring 2017 Top 100 Global Award".
- "LinkedIn's Top Companies – Startups: The 50 industry disruptors you need to know now".
- "Aryaka Recognized Among the 50 Highest-Rated Private Companies To Work For".
- "Aryaka Awarded SDN Excellence Award for Second Year in a Row". Retrieved 2017-01-09.
- "Aryaka Networks Selected as Finalist for 2016 Best of Interop Award". Retrieved 2017-01-09.
- "Gartner and Aryaka Vision beyond WAN Optimization". Aryaka. 2016-07-20. Retrieved 2017-01-09.
- "Aryaka Wins Gold With Global SD-WAN at the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® for Networking".
- "Aryaka Recognized With Frost & Sullivan 2015 Global Network Optimization Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award". Retrieved 2017-01-09.
- "Aryaka Receives 2015 SDN Excellence Award". Retrieved 2017-01-09.