Santa Clara, Calif., June 28, 2010 – Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that Alan Leong has joined the company as vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan. In this role, Mr. Leong will be responsible for driving the growth of Silver Peak into these markets, including new customer acquisition and ongoing partner development throughout the Asia pacific region.
Mr. Leong brings over 21 years of industry experience to Silver Peak. Over the course of his career, he has held various management positions at leading networking, storage, and security vendors, including Packeteer (now Blue Coat systems), EMC, Computer Associates, Sun, and Palo Alto Networks. In those roles he successfully built out world class sales and support organizations throughout Asia and Japan, and established relationships with premier distributors, resellers, and OEM partners.
“Alan is a great fit for Silver Peak and an invaluable addition to our executive team,” said Arturo Cazares, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Silver Peak. “He brings a wealth of experience to the company that will facilitate our growth throughout Asia, thereby extending Silver Peak’s position as the worldwide leader in data center class WAN optimization.”
Mr. Leong is based in Singapore.
About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization. The company’s award winning NX appliances use real-time network optimization techniques to maximize WAN bandwidth and quality while minimizing the effects of WAN latency. This improves data throughput and application performance across the WAN while lowering WAN bandwidth expenditures.
Silver Peak optimizes all IP applications with industry leading capacity. This makes the solution strategic to a variety of enterprise initiatives, including data center consolidation, data migration, branch office server centralization, disaster recovery, and application/desktop virtualization.
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