Accelerate EtQ QMS over the WAN with Silver Peak

Improve your Safety, Environmental, and Quality (SEQ) processes regardless of the office location. With Silver Peak, IT can deliver a faster, more consistent EtQ QMS user experience over longer distances and unpredictable networks. Silver Peak eliminates 90 percent EtQ data from the wide area network (WAN). This means documents transfer faster into and out of an EtQ-based knowledgebase. Auditors can access compliance data faster and print EtQ QMS reports in less time. Adding Silver Peak to your EtQ QMS deployment can help you deliver faster, more reliable compliance processes.

EtQ's Total Quality Management Software (QMS) system automates enterprise-wide business processes. While responsive within the organization, EtQ QMS can degrade over distance when users must access remote EtQ servers or IT must replicate EtQ databases. The delay from long distances, and service provider routing and peering policies, coupled with the limited bandwidth and congestion of the WAN can disrupt centralized applications, such as EtQ QMS.

Silver Peak dramatically accelerates EtQ QMS, improving the speed and reliability of critical compliance tasks. Data moves faster between production systems. Records update in less time. Knowledge sharing becomes easier. Silver Peak eliminates 90 percent and more of EtQ QMS traffic and many of the underlying protocol exchanges from the WAN. The result: a faster, leaner EtQ QMS. More specifically, Silver Peak addresses the following performance challenges:

  • Bandwidth – Silver Peak byte-level deduplication removes extraneous EtQ QMS data from the WAN. The first time EtQ QMS sends data it is fingerprinted and compressed by Silver Peak. Subsequent requests are fulfilled by the local Silver Peak instance. 
  • Latency – Silver Peak mitigates latency, enabling EtQ QMS to operate more efficiently over distance. CIFS Acceleration includes CIFS read-ahead, CIFS write-behind, and CIFS metadata optimizations. TCP Acceleration includes windows scaling, selective acknowledgements, and HighSpeed TCP. Latency is also reduced through packet coalescing, which re-packages multiple smaller packets into a single larger one, and through Dynamic Path Control, which selects the fastest path to a remote location.
  • Congestion – Silver Peak makes EtQ QMS performance more predictable across congested WANs. Lost packets are reconstituted in real-time at the far end of a WAN link, avoiding delays that come with multiple round-trip retransmissions. Out-of-order packets are resequenced, avoiding retransmission and processing delays that occur when packets arrive out-of-order.

Silver Peak protects EtQ QMS data in-flight between locations with an Accelerated IPSec virtual private network (VPN) running AES-256, the enterprise standard for data encryption. Data-at-rest within Silver Peak instances is also encrypted with AES. End-to-end encryption is provided by SSL/TLS.

Silver Peak offers the most scalable and cost-effective data acceleration software for connecting data centers, remote offices and the cloud. You can download and deploy it as a free, self-service trial in just 20 minutes or contact us to see how Silver Peak can help your organization.


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  • Increase productivity by allowing EtQ QMS users to quickly report on data, and provide visibility into Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).  
  • Lower bandwidth charges by eliminating redundant EtQ QMS data from the WAN.
  • Improve scalability by expanding EtQ QMS deployments to support other facilities, suppliers and customers.