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Silver Peak Passes ONUG’s First SD-WAN Testing Program
/ May 13, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Silver Peak has successfully completed the Open Networking User Group’s (ONUG) first testing program, which validates software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) market solutions against key IT requirements. ONUG is an essential driver for defining the new requirements of today’s networks. Our ONUG-validated solution, and our ongoing work within the ONUG SD-WAN Working Group, is proving to be instrumental in…

Smaller, Quieter WAN Optimization for the Branch
/ Dec 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Open Networking User Group
Shaping the Future of Branch Networking at ONUG
/ Oct 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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
/ Oct 7, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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
/ Aug 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Silver Peak Unity Diagram
An SD-WAN Fabric
/ Aug 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Silver Peak today takes a major step forward in transforming the WAN with the unveiling of Unity – a software-defined WAN (SD-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…

WAN Performance Front and Center at Dell User Forum
/ Jun 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

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…

Dynamic Path Control
A Smarter, Hybrid WAN
/ Dec 4, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

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Tru Blu Beverages Drinks to Faster Replication, HTTP and Optimized VoIP (Video)
/ Nov 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…

Data Replication Acceleration Study
72% of IT Pros Want More Offsite Data Replication
/ Feb 21, 2013 0 COMMENTS

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…