MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) - Aryaka®, the leading provider of WAN Optimization as-a-Service, Network as-a-Service and Application Delivery as-a-Service solutions, announced today that it has been named the winner of CIO.com's "10 Hot Cloud Startups to Watch" competition. After a week of voting by CIO.com readers, Aryaka was ranked as the top startup to watch in the cloud computing industry.
The Top Cloud Startups contest was run by CIO.com in partnership with Startup50. The process began when over 150 companies were nominated for this award on Startup50. That list of companies were narrowed down to 25 nominees and posted on Startup50, where readers then voted on the 10 most worthy startups. In addition to the voting results, the "Top 10" startups were selected based on the viability of product, competitive advantages and management team pedigree. The final list of 10 appeared on CIO.com, where a new batch of readers voted on their favorites. After a week of voting, Aryaka emerged as the winner.
According to Jeff Vance, Startup50 Editor-in-Chief and the organizer of this competition, "This was a competitive contest and, overall, we were very pleased with the variety and caliber of the Top 10 contenders. In the end, Aryaka came out on top in the voting, but we also put as much stock in Aryaka's strong management team, track record with customers and unique positioning in the WAN optimization space."
"This industry is incredibly dynamic, with significant technology strides being made all the time," said Ajit Gupta, president and CEO, Aryaka. "To have our company recognized as driving the cloud computing market forward and to win this competition among so many innovative companies is truly an honor."
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 24×7 world-class support. To learn more, visit www.aryaka.com. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.
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