Aryaka, 8×8 to Enhance Enterprise Communications Performance Across Managed SD-WAN

Aryaka®, the cloud-first WAN company, and 8×8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), an integrated cloud communications platform, have announced a global technology partnership that will extend the 8×8 Open Communications PlatformTM performance across Aryaka´s managed SD-WAN service, the companies said.

The expanded joint agreement will enable organizations to enhance cloud communications performance across the WAN for improved employee productivity and customer experience, which is even more important in today´s dynamic work-from-anywhere environment, and a key finding in Aryaka´s 4th Annual State of the WAN Report.

The 8×8 enterprise communications platform, including voice, team chat, meetings, and contact center solutions, combined with Aryaka´s industry-leading managed SD-WAN service will allow enterprises to maximize IT infrastructure investments and prioritize communications traffic across the network. Joint customers are provided optimized access to 8×8´s regional Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Points of Presence (PoPs) by leveraging the Aryaka backbone, eliminating the packet loss, latency, and jitter that can occur using the public Internet, and impact cloud communications user experience. In addition, customers will benefit from real-time insights into traffic management that includes monitoring and reporting on 8×8 performance.

Going forward, the companies will co-market the combined solutions, and 8×8 will also resell Aryaka´s managed SD-WAN service, bundling regional and global managed SD-WAN services with 8×8´s UCaaS and CCaaS offerings. The offerings will include introductory service bundles.

Aryaka, the Cloud-First WAN company, brings agility, simplicity and a great experience to consuming the WAN-as-a-service. An optimized global network and innovative technology Stack delivers the industry´s #1 managed SD-WAN service and sets the gold standard for application performance. Aryaka´s SmartServices platform offers connectivity, application acceleration, security, cloud networking and insights leveraging global orchestration and provisioning. The company´s customers include hundreds of global enterprises including several in the Fortune 100. For more on Aryaka, visit: https://www.aryaka.com/.

8×8 is transforming the future of business communications as a Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform. For additional information, visit www.8×8.com,