Smaller, Quieter WAN Optimization for the Branch

A major challenge for distributed enterprises is providing branch office users with consistent application performance and reliability. But in many of these remote office locations, often in the retail space, some hardware just won’t fit in the smaller telco racks in their stores. And in environments where a networking closet doesn’t exist, fan noise can be a […]

Shaping the Future of Branch Networking at ONUG

Silver Peak has joined the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) and is a sponsor of the ONUG Fall 2014 event in New York City, October 28-29.  ONUG is a user-driven community comprised of IT executives that are leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions. IT leaders […]

SD-WAN Tech Featured at IP Expo and VMworld Europe

Fall is in the air, and that means the IP Expo and VMworld Europe conferences are right around the corner. First up, IP Expo 2014 held this week, October 8 – 9, at the ExCel in London. IP Expo is billed as one of Europe’s leading cloud and IT infrastructure events. The event showcases exclusive content […]

Internet Weather Report: Cloudy with a Strong Chance of Latency

As enterprises extend to the cloud, more attention must be paid to the underlying network. Latency and loss rates across the Internet are as erratic as the weather. To illustrate the unpredictability, Silver Peak engaged with two leading Internet authorities to track latency and loss statistics for two weeks across hundreds of routes. The results are illustrated […]

An Intelligent WAN Fabric

Silver Peak today takes a major step forward in transforming the WAN with the unveiling of Unity – an intelligent WAN fabric that unifies the enterprise WAN, the Internet and the cloud. (read the press release) As you’ll hear from CEO David Hughes in the video above, Unity is an entirely new approach to wide area […]

WAN Performance Front and Center at Dell User Forum

Dell bills its Dell User Forum as the premier technical learning event for Dell customers and channel partners. The conference, being held next week in Miami from June 24-26, offers an intensive, interactive learning experience across the data center — from servers, storage, and networking to software, services, and converged solutions. Attendees are able to learn directly […]

A Smarter, Hybrid WAN

There’s growing interest in our industry in connecting branch offices to two or more networks, such as the Internet and MPLS. Sometimes this is done for reasons of improving cloud performance, other times for availability or cost. Regardless, maximizing the investment of a hybrid WAN remains a challenge for many IT organizations. Secondary connections often […]

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 […]

72% of IT Pros Want More Offsite Data Replication

An explosion of data being stored by businesses and the need to protect that data in the wake of recent natural disasters has 72% of organizations wanting to do more off-site data replication. This is according to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Silver Peak. So what’s keeping today’s IT organizations […]

Wide Area Network Bottlenecks Persist (Video)

Whether it’s increasing data volumes, expanding data replication requirements, or the overall growth of traffic on the Internet, there is no denying that the wide area network (WAN) bottleneck is more of a problem today than ever before. In fact, the increase in traffic and data traversing enterprise networks is outpacing the level of innovation […]