Silver Peak Distinguished in 2006 Computing Awards for Secure and Scalable WAN Acceleration

Leading WAN Acceleration Solution Makes Short List in “Networking and Communications Supplier of the Year” Category

Mountain View, CA, September 18, 2006 – Silver Peak Systems, a leading provider of secure and scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration appliances, today announced that has been chosen as a finalist in the category of “Networking and Communications Supplier of the Year” in the 2006 Computing Awards ( These awards, given by Computing, a VNU title and one of the UK’s leading IT publications, distinguish vendors that provide the best quality, value-for-money and innovative networking products. Silver Peak’s inclusion in this list emphasises the importance of WAN acceleration in today’s business environment, and highlights the company’s technology leadership in this burgeoning market.

The Computing Awards are one of the most sought after awards accreditations in the industry. The winning companies are determined by leading IT experts in various industries, and voted upon by Computing’s readership, which represents the most influential and powerful decision makers in IT in the UK. The awards are given to those whose achievements deserve recognition and whose thinking has set them apart from the crowd.

The finalists in the “Networking and Communications Supplier of the Year” category consist of a variety of innovative vendors from various areas of networking, including wireless, WAN acceleration, and network access. The list of distinguished companies include: Affiniti Business Services, Aruba Networks, BT Radianz, iPass Corporate Access, ntl:Telewest Business, Research in Motion, and Silver Peak.

Winners of the Computing Awards will be announced on Wednesday, the 25th of October at a gala event held at the Battersea Park Arena, Battersea, London. To register, go to:

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc .
Silver Peak facilitates the centralization of servers and storage by improving application performance across a Wide Area Network (WAN). With the company’s award winning NX family of WAN acceleration appliances, enterprises can improve disaster recovery in data centers and reduce “server sprawl” in branch and remote offices. Silver Peak delivers exceptional, transparent performance improvements for all enterprise applications, including data replication, backup, file transfers, email, web, and real-time applications such as Citrix and VoIP. For more information, visit

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