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 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 comparison based […]

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) […]

Storage Magazine Product of the Year Finalist

It’s official: we’re a top pick!  Storage magazine and will once again be selecting the best new or enhanced Storage Products of the Year. This year’s crop of contenders included entries submitted by both traditional and startup storage vendors, and has now been narrowed down to an exclusive set of finalists. Sometimes called the […]

Tru Blu Beverages Drinks to Faster Replication, HTTP and Optimized VoIP (Video)

Tru Blu Beverages, whose Australian-manufactured soft drinks include Waterfords, Pub Squash, LA Ice Cola and Wicked Energy Drink, has achieved sparkling results with Silver Peak data acceleration software. Watch this video to see how today the company is supporting its business on a lighter and lower cost infrastructure than what competing WAN optimization vendors could […]

The Power of Language — NetApp Insight Day One

Now that the kickoff of this year’s NetApp Insight show is behind us, I have a couple of things to share from the first day. My first observation is about the show itself. I like attending a targeted show; you know what to expect, and have a clearly-defined audience. At Insight we know that the […]

Pedal to the Metal

This is the most exciting time in Silver Peak’s history. Our revenue growth and market leadership in virtualized networking software are rapidly changing the WAN optimization market and opening doors to new market opportunities.  To take advantage of these new opportunities, I am stepping up as CEO of Silver Peak. I replace Rick Tinsley, who […]

Silver Peak Project Wins Computer Weekly European User Award

Great news from across the pond as it has been announced that Silver Peak’s project with silicon and software platform provider, CSR, has won the “Private Sector Project Award” in the UK Computer Weekly European User Awards! It’s great to be recognized by one of the UK’s most respectable IT publications, and this award is […]