Analyst Firm Recognizes Silver Peak for Complete Application Support

Silver Peak Awarded for Strong Value and Named Best WAN Optimization Solution for Storage

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 14, 2011 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced it has been recognized for having “one of the most complete application support stories” among WAN optimization vendors in a report by analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). In the report, Silver Peak is recognized as a “Strong Value” vendor and is awarded “Best WOC Solution for Storage.”

In its recent report, “ EMA Radar™ for WAN Optimization Controllers: Q1 2011 ,” EMA places Silver Peak among the top WAN optimization providers, giving it high marks for product strength with its NX series physical appliances, and VX and VRX series virtual appliances. The EMA Report also recognizes the company’s products as the industry’s top WOC storage solutions, supported by its long-standing partnership with EMC , and other strategic data center partnerships with Hitachi Data Systems , Avaya, Dell, HP, and NetApp.

“Silver Peak has the unique advantage of optimizing all forms of IP traffic and applications, and we are very pleased EMA has recognized our product capabilities and differentiation in the market,” said Larry Cormier, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Silver Peak. “Being named the top WOC Storage provider also affirms the scalability of the entire Silver Peak product portfolio and our strong alliances within leading data center storage partners.”

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak develops data center class network appliances that maximize WAN performance while minimizing WAN costs.  The company’s unique network approach to WAN optimization delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling enterprises to rapidly move large amounts of data across long distances.  Silver Peak’s WAN optimization solution is a strategic enabler for large IT initiatives, including data center consolidation, data migration, disaster recovery, server centralization, and global application and desktop virtualization.

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