Freese and Nichols, Inc. Selects Silver Peak for WAN Optimization

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Santa Clara, Calif., April  7, 2010 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that Freese and Nichols, Inc., a full service professional consulting firm, has selected Silver Peak’s NX appliances to optimize WAN performance and minimize ongoing WAN bandwidth expenditures.

“After evaluating the leading WAN optimization solutions, we chose Silver Peak’s NX appliances for their unique ability to optimize real-time traffic,” said Jim Humphrey, IT director at Freese and Nichols, Inc. “By combining Quality of Service capabilities with innovative deduplication and loss mitigation techniques, Silver Peak delivers the most robust WAN optimization capabilities in a single appliance. This enabled a smooth transition from our first generation WAN optimization platform.”

Data Center Class WAN Optimization
All Silver Peak NX appliances use real-time network optimization techniques to maximize application performance across the WAN while minimizing IT operational costs. These techniques include:

Silver Peak’s award winning NX appliances scale from Mbps to Gbps of WAN capacity.  They are designed to optimize all IP traffic, regardless of transport protocol and application software version.  By delivering the highest capacity appliances that benefit the widest range of applications, Silver Peak is the most cost effective WAN optimization solution for large enterprise networks.

About Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a full service professional consulting engineering firm serving municipal and county governments, water districts, the U.S. government and higher education. With offices in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and 6 other cities, Freese and Nichols’ 445 employees provide engineering, architecture, environmental science, planning and program management services throughout Texas. For more information about Freese and Nichols, visit

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 / desktop virtualization.

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