Dave Greenfield and Jeff Aaron talk virtual WAN optimization
Why Software-based Virtual WANop is Taking Off (Video)
/ May 1, 2012 0 COMMENTS

As a pioneer in virtual WAN optimization, we also like to pioneer how you get more quality information about virtual WANop and WANop in general. Taking a slightly different approach, this is the first of a new series of video blogs where I bring you closer to the Silver Peak community of product experts, partners…

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…

The Epic Rise of WAN Optimization
/ Jan 12, 2012 1 COMMENTS

Stick around this industry long enough and you’re bound to hear the “same old-same old” posited as if it’s truly novel. Such is the case with this recent post by Lori MacVittie on the “epic failure” of standalone WAN optimization. It advises that to really improve application performance one needs to fix the applications themselves…

Serving up free virtual WAN optimization
Talking Turkey about Centralizing Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
/ Nov 30, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Among the many things Silver Peak VX-Xpress user “Kosin.s” was thankful for last week was WAN optimization! This IT administrator manages a network environment where Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is setup in the data center as a parent server, and at the branch, another Protection Manager serves as a “child server” where updates are downloaded from…

WANop with Cisco Routers: Simple is Better
/ Nov 16, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Last week, we focused on a VX-Xpress “Cool Deployment” from RichardMac, which included about 1,000 words and several charts on optimizing satellite WANs. It’s a very cool post, and this week, we want to show you that “short and sweet” is okay too. In a brief post, VX-Xpress user “Nlertn” commented that his company deployed…

Apple for your thoughts
Calling all Cool VX-Xpress Deployments! Enter to Win…..
/ Oct 13, 2011 0 COMMENTS

The Silver Peak VX-Xpress continues to gain steam in the market, and we want to hear about your experiences with the product.  If you’re not yet familiar with the VX-Xpress, it’s the industry’s first free fully-functional virtual WAN optimization appliance for optimizing up to a     4 Mbps point-to-point WAN connection. Some exciting deployments are starting…

Optimize SharePoint over the WAN
/ Oct 10, 2011 2 COMMENTS

Microsoft SharePoint is a popular application for sharing files and documents in an enterprise environment. However, it is also an application that is prone to performance problems because of the adverse effects of low-quality wide area networks (WANs). Watch this video to learn how you can optimize Microsoft SharePoint over the WAN using Silver Peak’s…

Optimize Live Replication for Disaster Recovery
/ Sep 21, 2011 0 COMMENTS

This video highlights how the Silver Peak VX-Xpress, a free fully-functional virtual WAN optimization appliance, can optimize live NetApp SnapMirror replication over a long distance wide area network.

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VX-Xpress Surpasses 1,000 Downloads in One Week!
/ Sep 12, 2011 16 COMMENTS

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over one week since we launched the VX-Xpress (www.vx-xpress.com) at VMworld in Las Vegas.  There is always so much excitement and nervousness surrounding the launch of any new product, particularly when it’s something radically new and game-changing like the VX-Xpress is for the WAN optimization market. The great news…