SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 17, 2016 — Silver Peak , the leader in building broadband and hybrid Wide Area Networks (WANs), today announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) to address the rapidly growing demand for Silver Peak’s Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution throughout the United States.
“Interest in Silver Peak’s EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution is off the charts, and by fortifying a distribution alliance with Ingram Micro, we are able to more rapidly meet our customers’ demands for deploying a broadband or hybrid WAN,” said Bob Bruce, senior vice president of worldwide channel sales for Silver Peak. “Ingram Micro is a well-known and established information technology distribution powerhouse and we are thrilled to work together to expand our SD-WAN footprint.”
Gartner, a leading industry analyst firm, predicts that by the end of 2019, 30 percent of enterprises will use SD-WAN products in all their branches, up from less than one percent today.
“Ingram Micro takes great pride in identifying and bringing innovative and in-demand technologies and solutions such as Silver Peak’s SD-WAN to market,” said Eric Kohl, executive director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro. “We look forward to building a mutually beneficial relationship with Silver Peak that will enable channel partners to capitalize on the growing market demand for SD-WAN.”
With Unity EdgeConnect, Silver Peak is providing partners and their customers with a solution to rapidly and non-disruptively augment or replace their MPLS networks with any form of broadband connectivity. EdgeConnect provides unprecedented levels of performance, including broadband quality of service (QoS), as well as visibility into both legacy and cloud applications. With Silver Peak’s SD-WAN solution, IT organizations gain the unique ability to centrally assign business intent policies to secure and control all WAN traffic over any source of connectivity. The product significantly improves end-user satisfaction with consistent and significantly enhanced application performance. By filling this market gap, Unity EdgeConnect enables partners to dramatically lower their customers’ connectivity, equipment and network administration costs by up to 90 percent.
Silver Peak recently announced the launch of the company’s new Global Partner Program specifically designed to attract, educate and enable valued channel partners to capitalize on the burgeoning SD-WAN market opportunity.
For more information on the Silver Peak Partner Program, please visit: https://partners.silver-peak.com.
About Silver Peak
Silver Peak is the leader in building broadband and hybrid WANs. Silver Peak enables enterprises and service providers to flexibly and securely connect users to applications via the most cost-effective WAN connectivity available. With Silver Peak’s solutions, customers can augment or replace MPLS networks with secure broadband connectivity, leveraging existing WAN investments while dramatically reducing ever-increasing WAN costs and complexity. Customers benefit from unprecedented levels of visibility, control and security over all traffic traversing the WAN, while improving application and network performance. With Silver Peak, sites can be rapidly and non-disruptively expanded, moved or changed as business demands evolve. Learn more at www.silver-peak.com.