Maintaining VLAN Business Intent Across the WAN
Maintaining VLAN Business Intent Across the WAN
/ Dec 21, 2015 0 COMMENTS

VLANs (Virtual LANs) are a staple of enterprise networking — administrators partition LAN traffic into separate subnetworks. Using VLANs, you keep real-time traffic separate from bulk data traffic, finance data separate from engineering data, guest WiFi separate from all enterprise traffic, and so forth. This practice has grown so familiar because it enhances security and…

Silver Peak Recognized in Gartner Market Guide for SD-WAN
Silver Peak Recognized in Gartner Market Guide for SD-WAN
/ Dec 10, 2015 0 COMMENTS

In Gartner’s newly published Market Guide for Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN), the leading analyst firm predicts that by the end of 2019, 30% of enterprises will use SD-WAN products in all their branches, up from less than 1% today. I think it’s safe to say SD-WAN is real, here-to-stay and growing, and Silver Peak is pleased…

Join the Year-End #SDWANchat Twitter Discussion!
Join the Year-End #SDWANchat Twitter Discussion!
/ Dec 7, 2015 0 COMMENTS

No one can deny that 2015 has seen significant growth around the technology some are calling the “killer app for enterprise SDN.” With so many changes within the software-defined networking (SD-WAN) space in the past 12 months, we thought we’d take a look back over the past year to see just how far the industry…

Kingston Curbs Reliance on MPLS with SD-WAN
Kingston Curbs Reliance on MPLS with SD-WAN
/ Dec 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Connecting multiple remote offices to applications that are hosted hundreds or even thousands of miles away is a common scenario for any global enterprise. But when distance between the sites increases, application performance suffers and networking costs escalate. This is why Kingston Technology, one of the world’s largest independent manufacturers of memory products, turned to…

Which Way to the Cloud-Ready WAN?
Which Way to the Cloud-Ready WAN?
/ Nov 20, 2015 0 COMMENTS

The movement to cloud-based services is well underway—over 50% of CRM applications are already SaaS-based. Yet most corporate WANs are still built for the pre-cloud world, focusing mainly on efficient data transmission between branches, headquarters, and data centers. Essentially, the “historical” corporate WAN was optimized for transferring information between physical locations owned or rented by…

Highlights of our Recent Twitter #SDWANchat
Highlights of our Recent Twitter #SDWANchat
/ Nov 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

A big thank you to everyone who was able to tune into our #SDWANchat Twitter discussion last Tuesday in real time. For those who didn’t catch our conversation with industry expert Zeus Kerravala, we wanted to share some of the highlights from the Twitter Chat. We started off asking Zeus about the research he has…

Join the #SDWANchat Twitter Discussion!
Join the #SDWANchat Twitter Discussion!
/ Nov 6, 2015 0 COMMENTS

ONUG’s Fall conference kicked off Tuesday in New York City, and we’ve invited industry expert  Zeus Kerravala to join us Nov 10th on Twitter to discuss and wrap-up some of the big ideas of the event. Not only do we want to talk about the top themes covered at ONUG, but we also want to…

Multi-Vendor SD-WAN Interoperability Demo at ONUG
Multi-Vendor SD-WAN Interoperability Demo at ONUG
/ Nov 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS

As SD-WAN interest and adoption continues to grow, IT organizations want to know more about the interoperability options as part of building out an SD-WAN ecosystem. This week at the Fall Open Networking User Group (ONUG) event, taking place November 3-5 at New York University, Silver Peak will conduct a six-vendor interoperability demo showcasing the…

Enabling Resellers to Capitalize on SD-WAN
Enabling Resellers to Capitalize on SD-WAN
/ Sep 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS

There’s no shortage of frustration around the high cost and complexity of multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) networks today. But despite the mounting frustration with MPLS connectivity costs and inflexibility, many customers still do not believe the Internet can provide the security and performance needed for today’s business-critical traffic. Silver Peak is set on delivering solutions…

InfoBlox, Nutanix and Zscaler Join Silver Peak’s SD-WAN Ecosystem
InfoBlox, Nutanix and Zscaler Join Silver Peak’s SD-WAN Ecosystem
/ Aug 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

We’re very excited to announce three new partners in the Silver Peak SD-WAN ecosystem: InfoBlox, Nutanix, and zScaler. This adds to the great partnerships we have with storage and platform players like Dell, EMC, Hitachi, and industry-leading software platform players like Microsoft and VMware. So why these new partners and why now? As we’ve engaged…