Silver Peak Distinguished for Best Value in Info-Tech Research Group’s WAN Optimization Vendor Landscape

Silver Peak Receives “Value Award” for Bringing Data Center Class WAN Optimization to Any Size Organization with Cost-Effective and Comprehensive Virtual Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 — Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, today announced it has been awarded the “Value Award” and listed as an “Innovator” in Info-Tech Research Group’s WAN Optimization Vendor Landscape.  Silver Peak was also distinguished as an “exemplary performer” for optimizing large enterprises, consolidated infrastructures, and desktop virtualization.

“Silver Peak received the highest Info-Tech Value Score of the vendor group,” said Mark Tauschek, lead research analyst for Info-Tech Research Group.  “Vendors were indexed against Silver Peak in Info-Tech’s Value Index to provide a comparative view of value in terms of dollars per feature.”

The Info-Tech WAN Optimization Vendor Landscape recommends, “ Businesses looking for a data center-to-data center solution, or those needing to connect hundreds of branch offices to a data center, should consider Silver Peak.”

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

“Virtual WAN optimization represents one of the most compelling cost-to-performance benefits for today’s IT organizations,” said Larry Cormier, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Silver Peak.  “We are honored Info-Tech has recognized Silver Peak’s unmatched value, and our VRX virtual data center-class product is the flagship of that value, providing 20-times the performance of competitive products at one-third the cost.”

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About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in data center class WAN optimization appliances that maximize WAN performance while minimizing WAN costs. The company’s Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling rapid deployment of WAN optimization on any platform, any hypervisor, anywhere within an enterprise.  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). For more information, visit the Silver Peak InfoCenter or follow Silver Peak on Twitter , Facebook , YouTube , LinkedIn , and the WAN Speak Blog .