SAN JOSE, CA – February 16, 2023 – Alkira, the cloud networking pioneer, today announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Networking Competency status in the ‘Network Connectivity’ category. This designation recognizes that Alkira has demonstrated unique AWS technical expertise and proven customer successes as a Software as a Service (SaaS) network provider.
Achieving the AWS Networking Competency differentiates Alkira as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that provides specialized cloud-based and network connectivity solutions designed to assist customers to adopt, develop, and deploy workloads on AWS. To receive the designation, APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS.
Alkira’s fully automated global unified network infrastructure allows organizations to connect to AWS and Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) via an intuitive point-and-click interface within minutes. Customers already capitalizing on Alkira’s cloud networking infrastructure on AWS include the second largest privately held company in the United States, Koch Industries, as well as software company Splunk to name a few.
“Alkira, recognized by AWS as a true network SaaS offering, is built for the cloud, consumed as a service with no hardware or software to install–ever. All you have to do is draw and deploy your network from our digital design canvas, and you’re up and running in no time,” said Alkira CEO and Co-founder Amir Khan.
As a true pay-as-you-go SaaS offering, Alkira delivers unparalleled agility, scale, and cost-effectiveness. With Alkira, organizations can quickly and easily connect, unify, and scale their on-premises network, multi-vendor SD-WAN fabrics, firewalls (and other network services), remote users, partner networks, apps and more to AWS infrastructure with one central control and total end-to-end visibility. Alkira automates the entire creation, management, and operation of the network.
“We’re committed to reinventing networking as a complement that ensures customers achieve the full benefits of their cloud resources,” added Mr. Khan. “Through our work with AWS, we’ve reached a new level of innovation that allows any organization to connect to and move at the speed of the cloud.”
AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify Consulting and Technology APN Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.
Alkira is available in AWS Marketplace.
Alkira is the leader in cloud networking as a service. We unify multiple clouds, sites, and users via an enterprise network built entirely in the cloud. The network is managed using the same controls, policies, and security network admins know, can instantly scale as needed, and is available as a service. There is no new hardware to deploy, no software to download, and no cloud architecture to learn. Alkira’s solution is trusted by Fortune 100 enterprises, leading system integrators, and global managed service providers. Learn more at alkira.com and follow us @alkiranet.