Silver Peak Awarded NetworkWorld Asia 2016 SD-WAN Category

SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 28, 2016 – Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the NetworkWorld Asia 2016 Readers' Choice Product Excellence Award in the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution category.

The Readers’ Choice Product Excellence Awards recognize established and new solution providers that have made the most impact on Asian end-user organizations in 2016, based on votes from qualified readers of NetworkWorld Asia, Asia Cloud Forum, Security Asia and Storage Asia.

The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution has been recognized for providing geographically distributed enterprises with secure and reliable virtual overlays to connect users to applications with the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport technologies without compromising network or application performance. This dramatically lowers costs, enhances business agility and accelerates time-to-value.

“Asia represents a tremendous opportunity for Silver Peak to expand its leadership in delivering high-performance SD-WAN solutions to enterprises and service providers. We are rapidly investing in our go to market resources to grow our presence and strengthen our channel network across the region, so customers who are accelerating their migration of business applications from the data center to the cloud can benefit from our industry-leading SD-WAN solutions,” said David Hughes, Founder and CEO of Silver Peak.

“Silver Peak’s nomination for the NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Product Excellence Award, coupled with the win in the brand new SD-WAN solution category, are both industry firsts. This inaugural award underscores that enterprises have recognized that Silver Peak SD-WAN solutions can help them to confidently embrace and accelerate cloud initiatives, proactively secure business operations, dramatically simplify IT operations and ultimately achieve dramatic cost savings while gaining greater business agility.”