NX Appliances Optimize Performance across the WAN

Santa Clara, Calif., May 27, 2009 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration, today announced that 66 Federal Credit Union, a leading not for profit cooperative financial institution, has selected Silver Peak’s NX appliances for WAN acceleration. With Silver Peak’s real-time network optimization techniques, 66 Federal Credit Union has lowered IT costs and improved employee productivity through faster information exchange over their existing WAN infrastructure.  In addition, the company is backing up data faster and more reliably from its Symitar™ Episys® core processing platform over a Silver Peak-enabled WAN  

“Poor WAN performance was jeopardizing our ability to communicate to and from our data centers,” said Marty O’Connell, Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer at 66 Federal Credit Union.  “This was impacting our day-to-day business functions and compromising our strategic disaster recovery objectives.  By overcoming these challenges, Silver Peak has become a critical component of our IT infrastructure.”   

Silver Peak leverages a variety of real-time network optimization techniques to maximize application performance across the WAN while minimizing IT operational costs.  These techniques include:

        • Network Acceleration to overcome WAN latency
        • Network Integrity to correct packet loss and WAN quality problems
        • Network Memory™ to maximize WAN bandwidth utilization

Silver Peak’s unique network approach to WAN acceleration  delivers unprecedented scalability, including the highest effective throughput of any WAN acceleration device.  This makes Silver Peak ideal for large enterprise networks and applications with high sustained data volumes.  

Silver Peak optimizes every application that runs over IP, including file, email, web, SQL, Voice over IP (VoIP), streaming video, Citrix, Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI), real-time data replication, and remote backup.  This provides the best Return on Investment (ROI) for WAN acceleration.

Silver Peak is the only vendor to solve bandwidth, latency, and loss issues in real time, making shared networks (IP VPN and MPLS) perform like private lines.  Enterprises get cost-effective bandwidth with high throughput and predictable performance, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of business initiatives, from server centralization and storage consolidation to real-time collaboration and disaster recovery.

About 66 Federal Credit Union
The Credit Union is a "not for profit, but for service" cooperative financial institution, offering everything from basic savings accounts to mortgage loans to complex investment planning. The Credit Union continues to find innovative ways to provide enhanced convenience and accessibility to your Credit Union accounts. For more information, visit http://www.66fcu.org/

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration. The company’s award-winning NX appliances optimize all current and future applications across an entire enterprise, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of core business initiatives, such as server centralization, real-time collaboration and disaster recovery. For more information on the Silver Peak solution, visit http://www.silver-peak.com/infocenter

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