SD-WAN Leader Wins Prestigious SDI/NFV Product Category for Exemplary Innovation
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 27, 2018 – Silver Peak®, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced the company’s flagship application-driven Unity EdgeConnect™a SD-WAN solution was awarded Interop Tokyo’s grand prize – the Best of Show award.
Each year, nearly 500 companies and organizations exhibit at Interop Tokyo where they introduce new products, solutions and services. For 2018, a panel of hand-selected IT experts carefully evaluated vendor products, solutions and services and selected special award finalists and winners across a range of categories.
For 2018, the EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution was recognized with a Best of Show award in the SDI/NFV product category.
“When we launched Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution into the market three years ago this month, we set our sights on leading the rapidly expanding SD-WAN market, and today we have more than 800 production customer deployments around the world,” said John Vincenzo, senior vice president and CMO at Silver Peak. “Earning the Best of Show award at Interop Tokyo serves as a testament to our enduring commitment to innovation and delivering a complete application-driven SD-WAN edge solution that’s purpose-built for today’s cloud-first enterprise.”
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 enterprises 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.