WANop Turbo Charges Dell DR

Disaster recovery is a bit of a necessary evil in business. It’s one plan that you absolutely must have in place, but hope you never need to use. Inevitably, though, in some way, shape or form, all businesses need to do some measure of disaster recovery at some point. It doesn’t take a tsunami or […]

Speaking the Same Language

Every industry has its own language. In most cases, if your comfort zone happens to be outside the space identified by that profession, you may find yourself empathizing with mono-linguistic tourists in a foreign country. Such is the case for those not firmly entrenched in the high-tech industry. Recently, the San Jose Mercury News ran an article […]

A WAN Revolution

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 […]

Big Gifts Come in Small Packages

A user named Mrhoads has created a “demo in a box” to demonstrate a wide range “what-if” scenarios to customers that has some very cool features! His demo works off a single ESXi 5.0 server which hosts two VX-Xpress virtual machines, a WAN emulator and two Windows 7 hosts. The two VMs are configured in […]

Magic Quadrant Positions Silver Peak as a WANop Leader

After a highly-successful 2011 filled with many great new clients, expanded data center partnerships, and the launch of ground-breaking products, Silver Peak is already starting out 2012 with a bang! Today comes the very exciting and highly-anticipated news that Gartner has named Silver Peak a “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. Click here […]

Satisfying the Need for Speed in Brazil

In the movie, “Top Gun,” satisfying the need for speed saved pilots’ lives. Today, a fast network saves revenue opportunities and people’s jobs. One of Silver Peak’s customers found this out first-hand. A user going by the name “Arles” works at a Brazilian company with one branch office and a multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) link […]

A picture is worth a thousand words with VX-Xpress

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. To stay true to that statement, I’ll try to convey my story in as few words as possible. A few weeks back, we had one of my favorite Silver Peak VX-Xpress (VX-X) “Cool Deployment” posts yet: a VX-X community user by the name “ankit” made a […]

5,300 Virtual WANop Downloads and Growing

Virtual WAN optimization remains an unavoidable and disruptive market force, offering one of the most compelling cost-to-performance benefits in networking and information technology. This is evident today by the Silver Peak VX-Xpress (VX-X) being downloaded more than 5,300 times since it was introduced just three months ago! Silver Peak’s VX-X is a free fully-functional virtual […]

Video: Optimize CIFS File Transfers over the WAN

Here’s a great video demonstrating how you can use Silver Peak’s free VX-Xpress virtual WAN optimization to optimize file transfers (CIFS) between two sites. Watch the video, then try it for yourself by getting the VX-Xpress today.