Steel fabricator moves data fast
Largest Steel Fabricator Moves Data Fast (Video)
/ Jun 15, 2012 0 COMMENTS

When it comes to moving data and accessing applications fast, Schuff International, Inc. (OTC: SHFK) gets it done with Silver Peak.  Schuff is the largest steel fabrication company in the United States.  Watch this video to learn how Schuff Steel overcame its data mobility and wide area network (WAN) challenges by deploying Silver Peak’s software-based…

Schuff Steel Accelerates Data Mobility with Silver Peak
Schuff Steel Accelerates Data Mobility
/ Jun 6, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Ever wonder how City Center in Las Vegas was built? How about Sports Authority Field at Mile High? Well, if you’re like me, you are fascinated by large structures and construction projects that seem to defy physics. Skyscrapers, bridges, hotels, and stadiums being built today seem to push the envelope of structural engineering. At the…

A WAN Revolution
/ Feb 21, 2012 1 COMMENTS

In 1787, during the very early years following the American Revolution, Thomas Jefferson expressed to another future U.S. President, James Madison, the belief that “a little rebellion now and then is a good thing.” While 225 years ago “rebellion,” or its synonym “revolution,” may have been a “good thing” only now and then, in today’s…

Progressive Financial cashes in with WAN optimization (Video)
/ Jan 24, 2012 0 COMMENTS

It is always great to hear our customers tell their story. Watch this video and learn how Progressive Financial Services has deployed Silver Peak data center class WAN optimization to accelerate file transfers, optimize communications and ensure application integrity between multiple offices and its data center. The network is comprised of an MPLS network connecting…

Can current WOCs support massive file transfers?
/ Oct 6, 2011 0 COMMENTS

This week I attended the Interop conference in New York. While I was there, I had the privilege to participate in a debate hosted by independent analyst, Jim Metzler, of Ashton, Metzler and Associates. The question posed in the debate was “whether or not the current generation of WAN optimization controllers (WOCs) can support massive…

Get More by Sending Less
/ Apr 8, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Data deduplication is one of the most significant technologies to impact the storage community in recent years. By identifying redundant data segments and storing only a single instance of information, this technology dramatically reduces storage space and allows more data to be protected over time. While data deduplication is growing in popularity, there are some…

Japan, a Painful Reminder about Disaster Recovery
/ Apr 1, 2011 0 COMMENTS

As we begin to move on from the shock of the destruction wrought by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami three weeks ago, we begin to focus on the recovery, both in human terms and in terms of business. The latter note – disaster recovery and business continuity – has been addressed by a number of…

WAN Optimization Outlook
/ Mar 25, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Silver Peak founder and CTO David Hughes provides an outlook on WAN Optimization and the implications around MPLS connections, bandwidth, file transfers, and application centralization.