Will the Growth in Cloud Break the Enterprise WAN?

At Cisco’s recent annual Partner Summit, the company announced a grandiose vision of a world of interconnected, federated clouds. The event kicked off on Monday, March 24th with Cisco announcing it would invest a billion dollars over the next two years to build a Global Intercloud. The concept behind Intercloud is that cloud will shift […]

Virtual Appliances Going Mainstream In The Data Center

VMware, EMC’s majority-owned virtualization business, has been pushing the software-defined data center for close to two years, but while SDDC still remains more of a concept than a reality, virtual appliances are going mainstream in the data center, according to a new report from Infonetics Research. “Virtual application delivery controller (ADC) revenue is growing fast […]

Announcing the Silver Peak VRX-6

Today Silver Peak released the latest offering in our Velocity Replication Acceleration (VRX) software product line, the VRX-6. When we launched the VRX product line a little over a year ago, we had something for the lower bandwidth customer, VRX-2 and VRX-4, and something for the high bandwidth customer, VRX-8. These three models allowed customers […]

How to Turn Your Admin’s Desktop PC Into a WAN Op Appliance

Offices of just a few users often need WAN optimization, but they lack the budget for specialized appliances, or even a commercial server.  When budgets are that tight we’ve been able to develop an alternative solution: run Silver Peak WAN optimization on a user’s PC. The admin, in our case, never noticed that the PC […]

How I “Peak”ed My Computer

For me, Silver Peak’s recent announcement over Accelerated IPSec validates what I’ve been saying to my customers for a while now: Silver Peak is a great solution for the remote office — the technology makes applications faster, more secure, and no additional hardware is needed for small offices. We’ve even run Silver Peak inside the […]

Better for the Branch — Which Architecture is Right for Your Remote Sites?

An IT manager recently pinged me about our approach to branch offices. He was considering Riverbed’s SteelFusion (formerly Granite) and wanted to evaluate a comparable solution from Silver Peak. It’s a common question and one that underscores the enormous agility, cost, and functionality of the Silver Peak approach. So I decided to work up a […]

Software-Defined WAN Optimization at Dell Enterprise Forum EMEA

The Dell Enterprise Forum for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is set to take place April 14-17 in Frankfurt, Germany. As a Dell Global Preferred Partner for WAN optimization in more than 30 countries, Silver Peak is excited to be participating in the event. Dell bills the event as the premier technical learning event […]

Nimble and Silver Peak: Better Together

You’ve heard from us how much Silver Peak improves replication performance, now hear it from the field. CIO Solutions, a Nimble storage partner based in California, recently published their performance testing with Nimble and Silver Peak: My prior experience with WAN optimization had been with Riverbed and the Juniper WX product (use to be Peribit) […]

Up, Up, Up and to the Right

This has been an incredible week for Silver Peak, and I believe we are on an upward trajectory that we haven’t experienced in the history of our company. Latest market share reports published by the top analyst firms confirm that Silver Peak is the fastest growing WAN optimization company, outpacing the likes of Riverbed ($RVBD), […]

Silver Peak Wins Patent Infringement Jury Verdict against Riverbed; Plans to Seek Permanent Injunction

A Delaware jury delivered a verdict Tuesday in favor of Silver Peak in a trial in which Silver Peak asserted infringement of two of its patents against Riverbed (Nasdaq: RVBD).  Silver Peak intends to seek a permanent injunction against the features of Riverbed’s RiOS and Steelhead devices covered by the Silver Peak patents – “SDR-Adaptive,” […]