SOURCE: Aryaka


July 01, 2014 09:00 ET

Aryaka's Sonal Puri Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel

Aryaka Executive Honored With Additional Award of Channel Up-And-Comers Within IT Industry

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2014) - Aryaka®, the leading 'As-A-Service' provider of WAN Optimization, Network, Application Delivery and Cloud Networks announced today that Sonal Puri, VP of Sales, Marketing and Alliances has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel as well as the Channel Up-and-Comers list. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.

Since joining Aryaka in 2009, Sonal has overseen the launch and go to market of the company's growing product portfolio. This includes the development of Aryaka's direct sales and channel strategy, with initiatives such as the Riverbed buyback program and Aryaka's Emergence partner program helping Aryaka to quadruple its partner base to more than 30 distributors, VARS, Service Providers, Cloud Providers and Fusion providers worldwide.

"These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success."

"Channel partners are essential to a company's growth as they provide access to a competitive market and boost sales. Sonal has been instrumental in building our sales and channel strategy and enabling fast growth where today 25% of our sales comes from channel partners while we continue to double our revenue year over year," said Ajit Gupta, founder and CEO of Aryaka. "In order to scale even faster, we are focused on investing in our channel program. I am confident that with these pieces in place and our incredibly differentiated product set, Aryaka is in the right place to succeed for years to come." 

The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at

About Aryaka
Aryaka delivers application and network performance for the globally distributed enterprise for better collaboration, communication and business productivity. Aryaka eliminates the need for costly 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 QoS for instant and reliable business connectivity. Aryaka's Network OnDemand provides organizations with flexibility, agility, connectivity and optimization worldwide, and on demand. Aryaka's Cloud Network as-a-Service provides organizations an optimized and fully meshed network to on premise locations as well as cloud services. 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 Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Aryaka is a trademark of Aryaka Networks, Inc. All other brands, products or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

Contact Information