Press Releases

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Alkira Boosts Global Expansion Efforts for Enterprises with Cloud Exchange Point Presence in China

With Alkira, companies can finally centralize networking in China […]

September 13th, 2022

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Alkira and Itential Join Forces to Simplify Automation of Cloud Networks

Alliance makes it easier to deploy and manage […]

August 9th, 2023

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Alkira Introduces Extranet-as-a-Service, Enabling Third-Parties To Securely Connect To Critical Business Applications

Delivered entirely as a service, Alkira EaaS enables […]

June 27th, 2023

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Alkira Partners with HighPoint to Help Enterprises Accelerate Digital Transformation via Cloud Networking

Alkira, the pioneer in agentless, multi-cloud networking […]

March 14th, 2023

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Alkira Listed on Forbes America’s Best Employers 2023 List

Alkira, the cloud networking as a service pioneer, has been listed on the Forbes list […]

March 13th, 2023

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Alkira Achieves AWS Networking Competency Status in the ‘Network Connectivity’ Category

Alkira, the cloud networking pioneer, today announced […]

February 16th, 2023

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Alkira a Finalist for “Cloud Innovator of the Year” in the 2022-2023 Cloud Awards

Award Recognizes Alkira’s Groundbreaking Multi-cloud […]

January 26th, 2023

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Alkira teams up with Singapore’s StarHub for managed cloud networking service

Partnership promises hassle-free […]

November 29th, 2022

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Alkira Partners with Infoblox to Simplify Cloud App Management

Alliance promises to deliver centralized […]

November 17th, 2022

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Alkira Introduces Fastest Route to the Cloud via Cloud Area Networking

Solution accelerates enterprise cloud […]

June 21, 2022

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Cerebo picks Alkira to simplify cloud networking

Netherlands based managed service provider sees eliminating […]

May 24th, 2022

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Trio of network industry veterans to lead growth at Alkira

Top marketing, operations and sales execs join leadership team at[…]

May 17th, 2022

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Alkira Wins Awards for Startup of the Year and Cloud Infrastructure of the Year

Honored with Stevie® Awards in 2022 American Business Awards®[…]

May 10th, 2022

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Alkira Launches Free Tool to Tame Cloud Bloat

Cloud Insights exposes shadow IT and recommends ways to secure, optimize, and boost AWS and Azure cloud networking[…]

April 27th, 2022

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Alkira ramps up European operation to meet soaring demand for cloud networking

Senior vice president with track record in scaling startups to lead […]

March 29th, 2022

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Alkira Embraces HashiCorp Terraform to Automate Cloud Network Deployment

Combination unleashes the power of infrastructure as code for […]

February 10th, 2022

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Alkira and Aruba connect the dots for cloud migration

Integrated solution provides end-to-end connectivity and management for SD-WAN and cloud workloads […]

January 11th, 2022

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Alkira Appoints Exclusive Networks as a Global Specialist Partner

Alkira Inc. has appointed Exclusive Networks, […]

November 22nd, 2021

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Alkira Partners with Google Cloud to Simplify On-Prem and Cloud Integration

Alkira today announced it is partnering with Google Cloud […]

October 28th, 2021

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Alkira Deepens Amazon Web Services Relationship

Alkira® Inc., announced today a tighter business relationship with Amazon Web Services […]

October 20th, 2021

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Alkira and Check Point Software Technologies …

Solution Simplifies Security for Cloud, Multi-Cloud and On-Premises Networking Environments […]

September 29, 2021

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Palo Alto Networks and Alkira Partner to Drive Koch Industries…

Koch Industries Deploys Alkira Cloud Networking as a Service […]

March 9, 2021

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Alkira Network Cloud Integrates with AWS Transit Gateway Connect…

Alkira’s integration with AWS Transit Gateway Connect provides […]

December 10, 2020

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Alkira Selects Nissho Electronics as First Distributor in Japan…

Nissho Electronics Corporation (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo […]

December 2, 2020

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Alkira Extends Network Cloud to Enable Secure, On-Demand Connectivity…

High-speed, low-latency network connects branches, data centers […]

December 2, 2020

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Alkira Raises $54M Series B for Network Cloud Offering Following Transformative…

The Alkira Network Cloud Offers Dramatic Simplification[…]

October 13, 2020

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Alkira Customer Koch Industries to Keynote at ONUG Fall 2020 Event

Koch will Share their Alkira Cloud Networking Journey at the ONUG Online Event[…]

October 7, 2020

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Four Companies Offering Multicloud Networking Solutions Named IDC Innovators

International Data Corporation ( IDC )  […]

October 1, 2020

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Alkira Named a Gartner Cool Vendor

Alkira Recognized in the Gartner 2020 Cool Vendors in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity Report[…]

October 1, 2020

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Alkira Introduces First On Demand Multi-Cloud Network, Deployed in Minutes

Cloud Native Company Raises […]

April 15th, 2020

In The News

Alkira networks into China through AWS and Microsoft’s public clouds

Multicloud networking vendor Alkira today announced it’s launching a virtualized […]

September 13, 2023 link

How NaaS Eliminates the Complexity of Business in the Cloud

Legacy network infrastructures pose challenges in complexity, cost, and agility […]

August 25, 2023 link

Alkira Integrates Multi-Cloud Networking Platform With Itential Automation Platform

Alkira and Itential yesterday announced the integration of their two platforms […]

August 10, 2023 link

Connecting Enterprise Partner Ecosystems with Extranet as a Service

Welcome to the new normal: A global economy where businesses of all sizes […]

July 17, 2023 link

Alkira introduces extranet as a service

Provider of cloud networking as a service unveils infrastructure designed to enable third parties […]

June 27, 2023 link

Mastering Multicloud Workload Mobility – Atif Khan, Alkira

Alkira CTO Atif Khan explains why mastering the art of moving application […]

June 27, 2023 link

Alkira intros ‘Extranet-as-a-Service’

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Alkira, the pioneer in agentless, multi-cloud networking, today introduced its Alkira Extranet as-a-Service offering […]

June 27, 2023 link

Alkira launches extranet-as-a-service to simplify cloud networking

Cloud networking vendor Alkira dusted off its extranet expertise […]

June 27, 2023 link

NaaS providers at a glance

Providers of all kinds are jumping on the Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) bandwagon. From the customer’s perspective, this is highly confusing […]

May 30, 2023 link

Heard on the Street

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem[…]

May 15, 2023 link

Manufacturing multi-cloud networks & cloud data with Alkira

William Collins, Principal Cloud Architect at Alkira, a pioneer in multi-cloud networking[…]

May 04, 2023 link

Who is selling NaaS, and what do you get?

Network as a service comes in five distinct flavors depending on whether it’s offered by hardware vendors, telcos[…]

April 25, 2023 link

Why have cloud when you can have supercloud? [Q&A]

There’s been a lot of talk about ‘supercloud’ recently, but what exactly does it mean? And is it the next big thing that’s set to disrupt the technology landscape?[…]

April 14, 2023 link

Alkira Takes Channel Presence to New Heights via HighPoint

As more companies move their applications and data to the cloud, they often use multiple cloud[…]

March 17, 2023 link

Winners of the 2023 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award Announced

TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities[…]

March 15, 2023 link

CEO Outlook 2023 Details

The biggest market opportunity for Alkira and its partners is to fulfill our core mission of simplifying cloud networking[…]

February 16, 2023 link

Here comes the supercloud: What does it mean for multi-cloud complexity?

A new concept for cloud networking aims to bring clarity to multi-cloud and bring the true aspirational path we were all promised. […]

February 22, 2023 link

Building a secure and scalable multi-cloud environment with Cisco Secure Firewall Threat Defense on Alkira Cloud

In today’s security climate, NetOps and SecOps teams are witnessing […]

February 2, 2023 link

10 Hot Networking Startup Companies To Watch In 2023

Multi-cloud networking upstart Alkira emerged from stealth mode in 2020 with its consumption […]

February 4, 2023 link

Predictions 2023: What’s coming next in enterprise technology

Making predictions about enterprise technology is more challenging if you strive to lay down […]

January 28, 2023 link

EdgeIR Fireside Chat: Alkira takes on simplifying cloud-to-edge network services

In a new Edge Industry Review Fireside Chat interview[…]

January 23, 2023 link

Networking in the Multicloud Computing Era – Amir Khan, Alkira

Alkira CEO Amir Khan explains why networking in the multicloud[…]

January 3, 2023 link

Alkira CEO: SD-WAN Isn’t Enough for SASE in a Multi-Cloud World

Networking is one of the more complicated and mission critical elements of cloud[…]

December 17, 2022 link

Four things I learned as CEO – Amir Khan, Alkira #MeetTheInnovators

I was very excited this week to sit down with Amir Khan, founder, president and CEO of Alkira[…]

December 13, 2022 link

Alkira partners with Singapore’s StarHub for managed cloud networking service

StarHub is using Alkira’s Cloud Network as a Service (CNaaS)[…]

November 30, 2022 link

Alkira, Infoblox Partner to Simplify Cloud App Management

Alkira, the cloud networking pioneer, has partnered with Infoblox to make it easier[…]

November 18, 2022 link

The 10 Coolest Cloud Computing Startup Companies of 2022

From artificial intelligence- and machine learning-driven cloud startups to new cloud cost[…]

November 17, 2022 link

Cloud, security and automation alter networking roles

Networking pros are no longer in their own bubbles, even if they prefer it that way The growth […]

October 27, 2022 link

CIOs get strategic in the cloud: 4 success stories

No longer viewed as a tactical, cost-saving technology, the public cloud has become the key[…]

October 19, 2022 link

Koch’s networking: Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast

The idea of “lift and shift” makes no sense in the cloud. Matt Hoag, chief technology officer (CTO) for Koch Business Solutions […]

September 28, 2022 link

Universal Approach to DevOps – William Collins, Alkira

William Collins, a cloud architect for Alkira, explains why a universal approach to DevOps is required[…]

September 27, 2022 link

Koch CTO teams up to get cloud networking right

Koch CTO Matt Hoag partnered with Alkira to make integrating newly acquired companies a snap[…]

August 15, 2022 link

Alkira and Fortinet partner to secure cloud area networking traffic

Alkira’s integration with Fortinet, unveiled at AWS re:Inforce this week, provides automated configuration […]

July 27, 2022 link

AWS re:Inforce 2022 Live Blog: Cloud Cybersecurity News for MSSPs

AWS re:Inforce 2022 — a cloud cybersecurity conference — runs this week in Boston, Massachusetts. […]

July 27, 2022 link

Alkira Partners With Fortinet to Secure Cloud Networks

Alkira today announced it has integrated its cloud service for connecting multiple networks with firewalls from Fortinet. […]

July 26, 2022 link

Fortinet, Alkira promise easier enterprise public cloud security

Alkira announced Tuesday a new partnership with cybersecurity company Fortinet to integrate Alkira’s […]

July 26, 2022 link


The proliferation of hybrid/multi-cloud IT environments, coupled with the shift to remote work, is driving demand […]

July 21, 2022 link

The emergence of multi-cloud networking software

Multi-cloud networking software (MCNS), which is available from industry stalwarts like Cisco and[…]

July 20, 2022 link

Networking at Cloud-Speed with Alkira

As companies are making a beeline to avail the prized resilience and simplicity in the cloud, they are[…]

July 19, 2022 link

Some Thoughts Following Cloud Field Day 14

Cloud Field Day 14 had some great presentations around controlling cloud storage, data[…]

July 12, 2022 link

Alkira Launches Cloud Area Networking

Alkira launched Cloud Area Networking, a next generation network that gets networking teams to the cloud fast[…]

June 23, 2022 link

RSA and Cisco Live: Viral Events | Gestalt IT Rundown

The last two weeks have been filled with conferences. RSA happened June 6-9 and Cisco Live was June 12-16[…]

June 22, 2022 link

This startup says it can glue all your networks together in the cloud

Multi-cloud networking startup Alkira has decided it wants to be a network-as-a-service (NaaS) […]

June 22, 2022 link

Alkira promises faster cloud app deployments with Cloud Area Networking

Alkira on Tuesday promised cloud-based network deployments on demand with its new Cloud Area Networking solution[…]

June 21, 2022 link

Alkira debuts its Cloud Area Networking

Cloud networking company Alkira launched Cloud Area Networking, a a full stack, edge-to-cloud enterprise-grade network[…]

June 21, 2022 link

The Disappointment Gap: IT Is Going Faster But At What Cost?

Atif Khan is CTO and cofounder of cloud networking company Alkira. Alkira is reinventing networking for the cloud era[…]

June 13, 2022 link

Cerebo chooses Alkira to simplify cloud networking

Cloud networking company Alkira has chosen MSP Cerebo as a reseller for the Benelux and Nordic regions[…]

May 24, 2022 link

5 Top Multicloud Trends in 2022

At first, it was all about going to the cloud — singular. These days, it is hard to avoid being on multiple clouds simultaneously[…]

May 24, 2022 link

Modernizing the Data Pipeline with Cloud Networking-as-a-Service

The public cloud has expanded how organizations can deliver value to […]

May 23, 2022 link

Don’t Forget to Celebrate World Backup Day 2022 – Hear From Industry Experts

Today is Thursday, March 31, 2022, and that means it’s “World Backup Day” […]

March 31, 2022 link

3 Strategies to Empower Your Hybrid Workforce in 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically transformed the concept of work[…]

February 24, 2022 link


Is Multicloud Ready to Become the Cornerstone of DevOps?

Today’s IT reality is distributed and heterogeneous, from the applications to[…]

January 31, 2022 link

The 10 Coolest New Networking Products Of 2021

Fueled by the pandemic and the need for digitalization, businesses are adopting new technologies more rapidly than ever […]

December 13, 2021 link

Warner’s last mile on a long cloud journey

For more than a decade, Warner Music Group has been orchestrating an all-in cloud transformation. Its adoption of networking as a service […]

November 05, 2021 link

Alkira partners with Google to simplify cloud network integration

Alkira announced it is partnering with Google Cloud to make it […]

October 29, 2021 link

Alkira partners with Google to simplify cloud network integration

Alkira announced it is partnering with Google Cloud to make it […]

October 28, 2021 link

Inside The Third Wave Of Cloud Networks

The software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) market […]

October 26, 2021 link

Tournant pour le secteur des télécoms… Amir Khan, Alkira

Le monde des réseaux d’entreprise est en train de passer à une nouvelle sorte de connectivité, adaptée aux besoins […]

October 04, 2021 link

Die Migration zu Enterprise Network as a Service

Enterprise Network as a Service wird zu einem beliebten Nutzungsmodell für Netzwerkfunktionen […]

October 04, 2021 link

Alkira offers Check Point CloudGuard Security to secure virtual cloud networks

New service allows admins to connect cloud […]

September 29, 2021 link

Alkira Rolls Check Point Into Multi-Cloud Strategy

Multi-cloud networking vendor Alkira expanded its security portfolio to include Check Point’s CloudGuard firewalls […]

September 29, 2021 link


Migration des entreprises vers le cloud : qu’est-ce qui bloque la révolution ?

L’activité des entreprises est de […]

September 13, 2021 link

Six Networking Startups to Watch

Chipmaker Marvell’s $1.1 billion acquisition last week of Innovium, a chip startup that […]

August 09, 2021 link

Alkira, Telarus Team To Bring Cloud Networking To Agent Channel: Exclusive

Master agent Telarus has added […]

August 09, 2021 link

Alkira Amps AWS in Multi-Cloud Domination Bid

Alkira announced an expanded relationship with Amazon Web Services […]

August 3, 2021 link

Was Sie bei Cloud-Firewalls bedenken sollten

Das Rechenzentrum ist der beste Ort für Unternehmens-Firewalls […]

July 30, 2021 link

Emerging Networking And Unified Communications Vendors To Know In 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold […]

July 22, 2021 link

Migration von Unternehmen in die Cloud: Was bremst die Revolution?

Dezentralisierung ist der Trend der Zeit. Alte […]

July 21, 2021 link

Enterprise migration to the cloud: what’s holding up the revolution?

Amir Khan, chief executive and co-founder […]

July 08, 2021 link

Confluence in the time of cloud

We ask senior IT industry executives for their thoughts on the likely […]

July 04, 2021 link

BI Analyst Briefing: Networking Disruptions: The Cloud at Your Service

The growing complexities of cloud […]

June 24, 2021 link

The 10 Hottest Networking Startups Of 2021 (So Far)

With hybrid cloud and edge networking top of mind, here are 10 enterprise networking upstarts MSPs should know about that are making […]

June 15, 2021 link

NetEvents: The role of multi-cloud networking in digital transformation

For the past 15 years enterprises experimented with SaaS applications […]

April 21, 2021 link

Koch Industries embraces networking as a service

Koch Industries has joined a growing list of enterprises where the IT […]

April 21, 2021 link

Alkira’s Multi-Cloud Platform Arrives on Microsoft’s Azure Market

Alkira launched its Cloud Services Exchange (CSX) in the Microsoft Azure […]

April 14, 2021 link

Microsoft Inks Cloud Networking Agreement with Startup Alkira

Alkira, an early-stage cloud networking startup whose investors include GV […]

April 14, 2021 link

Alkira pops its Cloud Services Exchange onto Azure

Alkira has announced that it has been selected by Microsoft as a strategic […]

April 14, 2021 link

Microsoft Picks Alkira For Elite Startup Program

Microsoft has signaled that multi-coud networking technology is a strategic part of its cloud […]

April 13, 2021 link

Thought Leader Perspectives ~ The New Era of Cloud Networking ~

Unlocking the power of the cloud: Alkira promises to lead a new revolution […]

March 1, 2021 link

Change is afoot in the world of cloud networking

There’s a new type of networking around, designed with modern multi-cloud needs in mind […]

February 12, 2021 link

Alkira Pioneering Disruptive Network as a Service

We hosted Alkira as the first CY21 presentation in our “Highlighting the Best of Private Companies” Series. […]

January 11, 2021 link

Alkira extends its cloud network-as-a-service offering

Networking-as-a-service startup Alkira Inc. today announced the next step in its […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira Rolls Software-Defined Underlay Into Multi-Cloud Offering

While software-defined overlays like SD-WAN have been around for years, distributed […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira lanza primer Cloud Backbone-as-a-Service …

Alkira®, empresa pionera en nube de red, anunció hoy la expansión de su Cloud Network as-a-Service (CNaaS) para llevar […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira étend le cloud réseau pour permettre une connectivité …

Le CBaaS Alkira Cloud Services Exchange™ (CSX) est un backbone mondial haut débit à […]

December 2, 2020 link

Will Alkira’s CBaaS shine in a sea of SASE suppliers?

Cloud network startup Alkira has launched its Cloud Backbone-as-a-Service (CBaaS) feature to connect enterprises’ on-premise […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira разшири мрежовия си облак, осигурявайки защитена …

Alkira обяви, че разширява своята услуга за облачна мрежа като услуга (CNaaS), така […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira extends network cloud for secure …

Alkira, a network cloud pioneer, has announced the expansion of its on-demand Cloud Network-as-a-Service (CNaaS) to […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira extends its on-demand Cloud Network as-a-Service

The Alkira Cloud Services Exchange (CSX) CBaaS is a global high-speed, low-latency […]

December 2, 2020 link

Industry Voices—Raynovich: Alkira builds …

Alkira, one of the more interesting companies emerging in the rapidly accelerating multi-cloud networking (MCN) and network […]

December 2, 2020 link

Alkira raises $54m to expand cloud networking IaaS exchanges

Enterprise network cloud firm Alkira has raised US$54 million in a Series B funding […]

October 15, 2020 link

Alkira raises $54m Series B funding

Alkira Inc., the Network Cloud pioneer has announced a $54 million Series B funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies […]

October 14, 2020 link

Alkira raises $54m for network cloud offering

The Alkira Network Cloud offers simplification and agility across hybrid and multi-cloud networks […]

October 14, 2020 link

Alkira wins $54 million funding from Koch…

Alkira is building a unified network in the cloud, claiming it relieves customers of cloud-linking complexity […]

October 14, 2020 link

Network Cloud: Can It Simplify Your Cloud Journey?

Every enterprise moving to the cloud has discovered pitfalls and challenges with the network that slows down deployments […]

October 13, 2020 link

Alkira Lands $54 Million in Customer-LED Round

Multi-cloud networking and network as-a-service (NaaS) vendor Alkira has scored $54 million […]

October 13, 2020 link

Alkira Raises $54M in Series B Funding

Alkira, Inc., a San Jose, CA-based Network Cloud company, closed a $54M Series B funding […]

October 13, 2020 link

Alkira Snaps Up $54M Series B Led by Koch

Multi-cloud startup Alkira raked in $54 million in Series B funding led by Koch Disruptive Technologies […]

October 13, 2020 link

Early customer Koch Industries helps San Jose…

Chase Koch, president of Koch Disruptive Technologies, said its parent — the second-biggest privately held company in the U.S.[…]

October 13, 2020 link

Multicloud networking startup Alkira raises $54M

Networking-as-a-service startup Alkira Inc. said today it has raised $54 million in a funding round that brings  […]

October 13, 2020 link

The Future Of Multi-Cloud Networking

Compute and storage evolved to be cloud ready and as-a-service. The network has not. Until now. Read the full report from Futuriom […]

September 25th, 2020

Alkira Named a Gartner Cool Vendor

Alkira is proud to have been recognized by Gartner as a 2020 Cool Vendor in Enhanced Internet Services and Cloud Connectivity. […]

September 22nd, 2020

Trends in Multi-Cloud & Cloud-Native Networking

Enterprises can do better than lift-and-shift. Through cloud-native and multi-cloud computing, they can finally realize […]

September 15th, 2020 link

Alkira Wins Hottest Startup of 2020 Award

Multi-cloud networking newcomer Alkira jumped into the market this year. The company’s two founders are CEO Amir Khan and his brother […]

June 22nd, 2020 link

Alkira Exits Stealth, Releases First On-Demand Multi-Cloud Network

This week startup Alkira emerged from stealth mode […]

April 16th, 2020 link

Alkira emerges from stealth with $30M to make multicloud networking one-click simple

Alkira Inc., a company founded by a team of networking veterans […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Viptela cofounders secure $30M for multicloud networking startup

Viptela co-founders Amir and Atif Khan are making waves in the multicloud networking […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Alkira Claims Multi-Cloud Cure, $30M in Funding

Alkira has emerged from the shadows, following more than a year of secrecy, with the launch […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Former Viptela Founding Brothers Launch Cloud Networking Startup Alkira

Startup Alkira, which has raised $30 million in Series A funding to date, has emerged […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Industry Voices—Raynovich: Startup Alkira’s Khan brothers tap multi-cloud magic

The Khan brothers are back in action […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Alkira emerges from ‘stealth mode’ to unveil first cloud offering

With a US$30 million funding raise under its belt, cloud-native company Alkira […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Cowen Equity Research Report Alkira: A New Networking Company

The Last Domino – The Cloud Network Goes As-A-Service Cowen Insight: “Alkira is […]

April 15th, 2020 link

Brothers who sold their last idea to Cisco for $610M take wraps off their new one

Brothers Amir Khan and Atif Khan have been working on a new multicloud startup […]

April 14th, 2020 link

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