Aryaka CEO Ajit Gupta Wins International Business Forum's Big Idea Award for
Revolutionizing Enterprise Networking
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Aryaka(R), the leading
provider of WAN Optimization as-a-Service, Network as-a-Service and
Application Delivery as-a-Service solutions, today announced that
president, CEO, and founder Ajit Gupta has won The Big Idea Award at
the International Business Forum (IBF)'s 2013 Innovator Awards(TM).
This prestigious award recognizes Gupta for bringing to market the
most disruptive business model in the past 12-18 months.
The Innovator Awards honor significant contributions of venture
capitalists, venture backed companies, and entrepreneurs who
successfully advance change. Venture capitalists nominate candidates
for the awards, then vote among the selected finalists, making the
Innovator Awards the only award where venture capitalists vote to
honor one of their own.
The 2013 Big Idea Award was awarded to Gupta for launching the
world's first company that offers WAN optimization and application
acceleration delivered as a global service. Aryaka's managed
service-based approach to WAN optimization gives the distributed
enterprise benefits that go above and beyond traditional on-premise
acceleration, including significant cost savings, ease-of-use, rapid
implementation and performance advantages. The revolutionary solution
eliminates the need for expensive and complex appliances as well as
long-haul connectivity, and enhances collaboration across locations,
making Aryaka particularly attractive to mid-market companies. With
the integration of the Aryaka core network and built-in multi-tenant
WAN optimization, monitoring, visibility and 24x7 global support, the
company is redefining enterprise networking.
"Before Aryaka, cloud-based WAN optimization wasn't even possible,"
said Gupta. "There was no affordable solution for mid-market
companies to improve network performance and application delivery
across distributed offices, which is essential in today's world of
high user-demands and bandwidth-heavy apps. To meet the needs of this
underserved market, we challenged the status quo and created a
revolutionary solution that makes the previous appliance-driven
Prior to Aryaka, Gupta founded AAyuja Inc., a strategic technology
sales accelerator, and achieved notable success for creating Speedera
Networks, acquired by Akamai Technologies in 2005, that became one of
the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley. Gupta holds
18 patents and is a founding board member of the IIT-Roorkee Heritage
Aryaka delivers application and network performance
for the globally distributed enterprise for better collaboration,
communication and business productivity. Aryaka eliminates the need
for costly Wide Area Network (WAN) appliances or long-haul private
links. Aryaka's premier WAN Optimization as-a-Service accelerates any
application to any location on one affordable, optimized network.
Aryaka's Network as-a-Service provides organizations an optimized
network with Quality of Service (QoS) for instant and reliable
business connectivity. Aryaka's Application Delivery as-a-Service
enables distributed business users to quickly access centralized
enterprise applications and cloud resources from anywhere in the
world. All services provide end-to-end visibility with 24x7
world-class support. To learn more, visit www.aryaka.com. Follow us
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Aryaka is a trademark of Aryaka Networks, Inc. All other brands,
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of their respective owners.
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