Faster File Transfers Improve Remote Collaboration, Protect More Data Across the WAN

Santa Clara, Calif., May 11, 2009 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration, today announced that Arcata Associates, Inc., a leading engineering services and information technology company has selected Silver Peak’s NX appliances to optimize WAN performance. With Silver Peak’s real-time network optimization techniques, Arcata has improved the performance of its Double-Take replication across the WAN, while simultaneously optimizing the company’s infrastructure for network file sharing, email, and other business productivity tools. Silver Peak helped Arcata avoid WAN bandwidth upgrades, saving the company tens of thousands of dollars in IT expenditures.

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 Arcata
Arcata is a Nevada-based engineering services and information technology company established in 1979.   They provide mission critical solutions to government agencies such as the US Air Force, US Navy and NASA.  Arcata recently received the 2008 NASA Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award.  More information may be found at

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

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