CRN Awards 5-Star Rating for WAN Technology Leadership
CRN Awards 5-Star Rating for WAN Technology Leadership
/ Apr 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS

As the demands for the wide area network evolve and the movement toward building software-defined WANs (SD-WAN) accelerates, Silver Peak has been focused on addressing the dynamic and varied needs for our channel partners. And this work hasn’t gone unnoticed. We are pleased to announce that Silver Peak has been awarded a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN…

Why SD-WAN Surfaces in Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
Why SD-WAN Surfaces in Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
/ Mar 20, 2015 2 COMMENTS

Highly-influential industry analyst firm, Gartner, has once again recognized Silver Peak as a “Leader” in its Magic Quadrant report for WAN optimization. See the new Gartner report[1]: http://svpk.co/KyLAk According to Gartner, “As WAN optimization appliances increasingly include WAN path control and local link load balancing capabilities, these products are morphing into SD-WAN solutions.” So why is…

John Vincenzo Named Silver Peak CMO
John Vincenzo Named Silver Peak CMO
/ Mar 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Silver Peak today announced the addition of John Vincenzo as the company’s new senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). We are excited to have John join Silver Peak as the company continues to grow its existing business and accelerate the expansion into the budding SD-WAN industry. Silver Peak CEO David Hughes commented, “We are…

Extending VMware vSphere 6 Replication over the WAN
Extending VMware vSphere 6 Replication over the WAN
/ Feb 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Data protection is essential for business continuity and disaster recovery, and that includes the protection of virtual machines (VMs). Today at VMware Partner Exchange 2015, Silver Peak announced that our WAN optimization software has tested and pre-validated the new VMware vSphere® 6 Replication solution to accelerate remote replication. VMware vSphere 6 Replication provides an efficient…

Look Into the Crystal Ball for 2015 Networking Predictions
Look Into the Crystal Ball for 2015 Networking Predictions
/ Jan 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS

If you could peer into a crystal ball and see the end of 2015, what do you think you’d see? In the networking industry, 2015 is poised for more disruption than ever before. Whether it’s the growing interest in SDN, or the rapid emergence of SD-WAN, or even the growing frustration around the high cost…

Bob Bruce Joins Silver Peak as Channel Chief
Bob Bruce Joins Silver Peak as Channel Chief
/ Dec 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Networking channel veteran Bob Bruce has joined Silver Peak to lead the company’s channel partner efforts in WAN optimization and the emerging software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) market. Bob brings more than 30 years of experience leading sales strategy and channel development for top networking companies.  He was most recently vice president of channel sales at Aruba Networks,…

Smaller, Quieter WAN Optimization for the Branch
Smaller, Quieter WAN Optimization for the Branch
/ Dec 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

A major challenge for distributed enterprises is providing branch office users with consistent application performance and reliability. But in many of these remote office locations, often in the retail space, some hardware just won’t fit in the smaller telco racks in their stores. And in environments where a networking closet doesn’t exist, fan noise can be a…

#TweetYourPing To Enter The Silver Peak #HolidayInternetWeather Sweepstakes
#TweetYourPing To Enter The Silver Peak #HolidayInternetWeather Sweepstakes
/ Nov 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Cyber Monday is overtaking Black Friday as the top sales day of the year for retailers. As more and more shoppers do their browsing and buying online, reports of Internet sales are breaking records year after year. As Internet traffic surges as people reach for their wallets, how are networks coping with the increased load?…

Shaping the Future of Branch Networking at ONUG
Shaping the Future of Branch Networking at ONUG
/ Oct 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Silver Peak has joined the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) and is a sponsor of the ONUG Fall 2014 event in New York City, October 28-29.  ONUG is a user-driven community comprised of IT executives that are leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions. IT leaders…

Univ of San Diego Extends into Europe with VMware vCloud Air
Univ of San Diego Extends into Europe with VMware vCloud Air
/ Oct 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Founded in 1949 in the heart of San Diego, the University of San Diego (USD) has grown to become a premier institution dedicated to providing academic excellence, Catholic intellectual and social traditions, and a top-notch liberal arts education for scholars of all faiths. USD, with more than 8,000 students and more than 900 faculty members,…