Silver Peak Further Expands in Asia Pacific with New Regional Headquarters in Singapore

Alan Leong to Continue Leading Asia Pacific Expansion

Santa Clara, Calif., January 13, 2011 Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization ,today announced a continued expansion of its Asia Pacific operations with the addition of a new regional headquarters in Singapore.  The new office is part of the company’s continued international expansion and will serve as a hub for sales, support, and marketing teams in the region.  Silver Peak vice president of Asia Pacific Alan Leong will continue to lead the company’s strategic growth in the region where teams are in place in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.

“The demand for data center class WAN optimization is growing rapidly around the globe, and the addition of our new headquarters in Singapore will be instrumental in accelerating customer adoption in the region,” said Arturo Cazares, senior vice president of worldwide sales for Silver Peak. 

Leading customers from around the globe have deployed Silver Peak’s award-winning NX and VX appliances, and the recently released VRX data center class virtual appliances , which scale from Mbps to Gbps of WAN capacity.  The products are designed to optimize all IP traffic regardless of transport protocol and application version. Silver Peak WAN optimization solutions are key enablers for disaster recovery, data center consolidation, data migration, server centralization, virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), and other key IT initiatives.

“Silver Peak is the performance leader on high capacity WAN links,” said Alan Leong, vice president of Asia Pacific for Silver Peak.  “With Silver Peak’s WAN optimization physical and virtual appliances, more than 95% data reduction can be achieved on file transfers.  I am truly excited about the compelling propositions we can bring to the market in the Asia Pacific region.”

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 / desktop virtualization.

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