Faster SAN Access and Replication

Bro cade

Silver Peak appliances are Brocade Data Center Ready certified. This means that our solution has been verified by Brocade for compatibility with Brocade-based Storage Area Networking (SAN) infrastructure according to the testing requirements of the Brocade Data Center Ready Program.

Silver Peak is also a Select member of Brocade's Developer Program. This means we are committed to working with Brocade and other partners to ensure ongoing product compatibility and create effective go-to-market tools for selling a joint Silver Peak/Brocade solution.

Joint benefits

The benefits of a combined Brocade / Silver Peak solution include:

  • Improve Recovery Point and Time Objectives (RPO/RTO)
  • Avoid or delay WAN bandwidth upgrades
  • Enable SAN replication across cost effective shared WAN infrastructures, like MPLS and IP VPNs
  • Increase the geographic distance between disaster recovery facilities

Silver Peak works with all IP replication products, which includes many Brocade partners like EMC, HDS, NetApp, and Dell. For more information on how Silver Peak works with these (and other) solutions, please click here


  • The Brocade 7800 Extension Switch offers best-in-class throughput, highest reliability, and most cost-effective SAN extension solution for remote data replication, backup, and migration. Leveraging advanced Fibre Channel and FCIP technology, the Brocade 7800 provides a flexible and extensible platform to move more data faster and farther than ever before.
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  • Silver Peak NX appliances complement the Brocade 7500 by overcoming common WAN challenges that can adversely impact distance strategies in the data center. 
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