SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 24, 2016 – Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced that the company has eclipsed 200 net new paying customer deployments of its award-winning Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution. EdgeConnect, first announced in June 2015, commenced shipping in August 2015. In the first nine months, the company secured its initial 100 net new paying customers and in the subsequent five months has doubled new customer deployments to more than 200. Silver Peak is fast emerging as the global leader in SD-WAN solutions, a nascent market that IDC predicts will reach $6 billion by 2020.
New EdgeConnect customers span a broad range of industries including: broadcast, construction, distribution, financial services, home lending, logistics, payment services and retail. A cross-section of new EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution customers include: Graham Media Group, Inc., Cass Information Systems, Inc., Republic National Distributing Company, Veterans United, Southland Industries and Aramex.
With more than 200 customer deployments, EdgeConnect is becoming the preferred choice for distributed enterprises seeking a high-performance SD-WAN solution to connect users to applications with the flexibility to utilize any combination of underlying transport technologies without compromising network or application performance. With EdgeConnect, enterprise IT organizations can deliver predictable application performance and quality of service across the WAN, gain granular visibility and control to identify, secure and segment applications in alignment with business intent and seamlessly integrate a fully extensible solution with existing branch office infrastructure and network services.
“Keeping our in-house experts continuously connected and sharing knowledge and information is paramount in providing our clients with the innovative engineering, construction, building automation, service and energy solutions that make Southland Industries one of the top design-build firms in the nation,” said Israel Sumano, director of infrastructure services, Southland Industries . “To keep pace with network bandwidth demands we are transitioning our wide area network to leverage broadband connectivity. Our Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution deployment enables us to use any combination of underlying transport across our distributed locations to deliver the network and application performance and reliability our staff requires and customers have come to expect.”
“As a payment management leader, helping our customers achieve visibility, control and efficiency in their supply chains, communications networks, facilities and operations is job number one for Cass Information Systems,” said Sean Mullins, director, enterprise infrastructure, Cass Information Systems, Inc. “After evaluating competitive SD-WAN offerings, we selected and deployed Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect based on the solution’s ability to help us to dramatically simplify our WAN infrastructure and connect our people to the business-enabling applications that underpin our business with the performance and reliability users expect and the business demands.”