Silver Peak Carries Global Expansion into Mexico

Vicente Amozurrutia Appointed General Manager of Mexico for Silver Peak

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1, 2011 Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced a continued expansion of its Latin America (LTAM) operations with the opening of a new office in Mexico City. The new office is an extension of the company’s continued international expansion and will serve as a platform for sales, support, and marketing initiatives throughout Mexico.

In conjunction with the opening of the Mexico office, Vicente Amozurrutia has joined Silver Peak as general manager of Mexico. In this role, Amozurrutia will be responsible for growing Silver Peak’s business in Mexico through new customer acquisition and partner development.

Amozurrutia brings over 20 years of industry experience to Silver Peak. Most recently, he served as general manager of Latin America and country manager in Mexico at Check Point Software, where he was responsible for sales, channel development, logistics, and technical support for the company’s Mexican footprint. Prior to this role, Amozurrutia held similar management positions at leading networking and security vendors.

“Vicente has a long record of successfully building world class sales and support organizations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Francisco Pinto, vice president of Latin America and the Caribbean for Silver Peak. “By providing the highest-capacity and most-scalable WAN optimization appliances on the market, Silver Peak is best-positioned to help customers throughout Mexico exceed their most demanding IT and networking requirements.”

Customers throughout Mexico will benefit from Silver Peak’s full range of award-winning NX appliances, and VX and VRX virtual appliances that scale from Mbps to Gbps of WAN capacity. Only Silver Peak appliances can optimize all IP traffic, regardless of transport protocol and application version. This has resulted in Silver Peak becoming a key enabler for disaster recovery, data center consolidation, data migration, server centralization, virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), and cloud computing initiatives.

Silver Peak WAN optimization appliances are available today from the company’s extensive network of reseller partners and global resale partners including Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), Dell, and EMC.

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak develops data center class WAN optimization 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 solutions are strategic enablers for large IT initiatives, including data center consolidation, data migration, cloud computing, disaster recovery, server centralization, and hosted virtual desktops (VDI).

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