Leading Credit Unions Chose Silver Peak for WAN Optimization

NX Appliances Enhance Performance of Symitar Disaster Recovery and Content Management across WAN

Santa Clara, Calif., April  21, 2010 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that the company’s NX appliances have been chosen by several leading credit unions as a strategic platform for WAN optimization. Most recently, 66 Federal Credit Union, Catholic Credit Union, Philadelphia Federal Credit Union, Reliant Federal Credit Union, and Signal Financial Credit Union have all deployed Silver Peak’s WAN optimization in support of Symitar’s Episys® core processing platform.  The combined Silver Peak / Symitar solution enables Credit Unions to access and protect more data across the WAN while lowering ongoing IT operational expenditures.

“Silver Peak’s WAN acceleration helped us avoid a nightmare of network slowness and a seriously unproductive branch environment," said Marty O'Connell SVP and CIO at 66 Federal Credit Union. "And we spent way less money than if we had added bandwidth."  For more information on 66 Federal Credit Union’s deployment read their profile in Credit Union Journal .

Silver Peak’s WAN optimization solution was introduced by Symitar into the above Credit Union accounts.  For more information on the Silver Peak / Symitar relationship, see the press release titled, “ Symitar Chooses Silver Peak as Strategic WAN Acceleration Provider .”

Silver Peak employs 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 Kbps 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 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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