Broad and Cassel Selects Silver Peak for WAN Acceleration

Silver Peak NX Appliances Improve Performance of Citrix and Centralized Document Management

Santa Clara, Calif., September 15, 2008 Silver Peak Systems , a leading provider of scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration solutions, today announced that Broad and Cassel, a leading Florida law firm with approximately 420 employees, has selected Silver Peak NX appliances to improve application performance across their WAN. With Silver Peak’s WAN acceleration technology, Broad and Cassel will increase employee productivity by improving Citrix performance to remote offices and save IT costs by delivering e-mail, document management, and Voice over IP (VoIP) from centralized application servers.

“Silver Peak delivers excellent performance gains across a variety of applications that we consider critical to our business,” said anja.rej, Director of Technology Services at Broad and Cassel. “With the company’s WAN acceleration solution we can save on infrastructure costs through server consolidation, while ensuring that our employees always have timely access to vital case information.”

The Silver Peak solution is optimized to support large networks, delivering the best performance on high capacity WAN links and across many distributed enterprise locations. Silver Peak offers the industry’s premier solution for disk-based WAN deduplication – Network Memory™ – which reduces more than 95 percent of WAN traffic and ensures LAN-like application performance across the WAN by eliminating the transfer of duplicate data. Network Memory works on all enterprise applications, regardless of transport protocol (TCP, UDP or proprietary) or latency requirements. As a result, Silver Peak is commonly used to accelerate a variety of business-critical applications, including real-time data replication, remote backup, SQL, file, email, web, VoIP and streaming video.

About Broad and Cassel
Broad and Cassel is one of Florida’s most prestigious corporate law firms, serving clients worldwide from Boca Raton, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Founded by Alvin Cassel and Shepard Broad in 1946, the Firm has more than 175 attorneys with extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas including: Corporate and Securities; Construction Law and Litigation; Real Estate Development; Estate Planning and Trusts; Commercial Litigation; Health Law; Law Use and Environmental Law; Taxation; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Labor and Employment; Eminent Domain; Auto Dealership/Repair Shop Defense and Regulatory Compliance; Appellate Law; Public Finance and Capital Projects; and White Collar Crime and Civil Fraud Defense. For more information, please visit us online at

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak improves backup, replication and recovery between data centers and facilitates branch office server and storage centralization by improving application performance across the Wide Area Network (WAN). The company’s award winning NX appliances deliver exceptional performance improvements with unprecedented security and scalability across all enterprise applications, including data replication, backup, file transfers, email, web and real-time applications such as Citrix and VoIP. For more information, visit

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