Silver Peak Receives 2018 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

Flagship SD-WAN Solution, Unity EdgeConnect, Honored for
Groundbreaking Innovation

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 2, 2018 Silver Peak®, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced that for the third consecutive year, TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named the company’s flagship SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect™, as a 2018 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner.

“With a near 15-year proven track record of WAN innovation, we have delivered the industry’s most advanced and complete SD-WAN solution available, enabling enterprise customers to embrace the cloud and move beyond the cost and complexity of conventional router-centric WAN architectures,” said Damon Ennis, SVP of Products, Silver Peak. “Three years ago, we launched the EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution to the market and today we have over 800 production customer deployments around the world, adding to the count of satisfied customers every day.”

Moving Beyond the Router to an Application-driven WAN Edge

The EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution uniquely integrates SD-WAN, WAN optimization, routing and security network functions into a complete application-driven WAN edge, enabling enterprise customers to embrace the cloud and move beyond the cost and complexity associated with conventional router-centric WAN architectures. EdgeConnect is centrally managed with Unity Orchestrator™, allowing network managers to efficiently orchestrate and automate network, application and security policies across the WAN in accordance with business intent.

“It gives me great pleasure to honor Silver Peak as a 2018 recipient of TMC’s Unified Communications Product of the Year Award for their innovative product, Unity EdgeConnect,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Our judges were very impressed with the ingenuity and excellence displayed by Silver Peak in their groundbreaking work on the EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution.”

Winners of the 2018 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award will be announced online and highlighted in INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine online.