Silver Peak a big hit with geeks at Geek Day 2012

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Silver Peak a big hit with geeks at Geek Day 2012
Silver Peak's Patrick McCabe demonstrates the power and flexibility of virtual WAN optimization for one of the many IT pros at Geek Day

No, those aren’t medical doctors in the white lab coats, those are wide area network (WAN) doctors from Silver Peak at Geek Day 2012.

Over a thousand IT professionals have descended on Washington, D.C. for the two-day learning and networking event hosted by World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator. The event features technology leaders in the areas of collaboration, wireless, mobility, security, data center and virtualization technologies.

Geek Day features 61 learning labs and 32 breakout sessions that provide attendees with hands-on learning, networking and presentations from technology leaders like Silver Peak.  Out of the gate at the event, interest has been high around Silver Peak’s virtual WAN optimization products, which allow IT pros to quickly and easily deploy data center class WAN optimization anywhere on any common hypervisor.

Sponsors of Geek Day 2012 include 6fusion, AMD, APC by Schneider Electric, AppSense, Atlantis Computing, BMC Software, Cisco Systems, Citrix, ClearCube, Cloupia, Dell, EMC, Emerson Network Power, F5 Networks, FireScope, Glue Networks, Inc., HP, Hitachi Data Systems, HP Enterprise Security, Infoblox, Intel, Liquidware Labs, McAfee, MobileIron, NetApp, Panduit, Plantronics, Quest Software, RES Software, Research in Motion (RIM), RSA, Scense, Silver Peak Systems, SolarWinds, Speakerbus, Splunk, Teradici, Trend Micro, Tripp Lite, VCE, Veeam Software, VM Turbo, VMware, Wyse, X-IO, Xerox and Zerto.

With this much leading technology in one place, it pays to be a geek when you’re at Geek Day 2012.