Silver Peak Continues Global Expansion into Northern Europe

Company Opens Office in Holland; Signs Exclusive Networks as Primary Distribution Partner

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23, 2011 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced the opening of a new office in Holland and the expansion of its distribution partnership with Exclusive Networks into Northern Europe.

The move is part of the company’s continued international expansion and will serve as a platform for sales, support, and marketing initiatives throughout Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg (BENELUX), and the Nordic regions. The company will look to expand its presence in Northern Europe through new customer acquisition and partner development. This includes working closely with partners EMC and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS,) as well as regional Silver Peak distributors and solutions providers.

“Enterprises throughout Northern Europe will benefit greatly from Silver Peak’s network approach to WAN optimization, which brings unprecedented capacity and a unique ability to optimize all IP applications,” said Mike Betz, vice president of EMEA for Silver Peak.

As part of the announcement, Silver Peak expands its current relationship with Exclusive Networks in Southern Europe to also include coverage in Northern Europe. Exclusive Networks is a European value added distributor specializing in critical networking and security solutions.

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 and desktop virtualization.

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