NX Appliances Improve RDP, Voice, and Video Quality across the WAN

Santa Clara, Calif., May 4, 2009 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration, today announced that The Doctors Company, the largest insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability nationwide, has selected Silver Peak’s NX appliances to optimize WAN performance. The Doctors Company is using Silver Peak’s real-time optimization techniques and advanced Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities to ensure a consistent application experience for remote employees.

“High latency and intermittent packet loss on our MPLS network adversely impacts the performance of our real-time traffic, including Microsoft terminal services, voice and video,” said Johnny Lane, Senior Network/Security Engineer at The Doctors Company. “Silver Peak overcomes these WAN challenges, enabling us to deliver a consistent and reliable application experience.”

Silver Peak leverages a variety of real-time network optimization techniques to maximize application performance across the WAN while minimizing IT operational costs.  These techniques include:

        • Network Acceleration to overcome WAN latency
        • Network Integrity to correct packet loss and WAN quality problems
        • Network Memory™ to maximize WAN bandwidth utilization

Silver Peak’s unique network approach to WAN acceleration  delivers unprecedented scalability, including the highest effective throughput of any WAN acceleration device.  This makes Silver Peak ideal for large enterprise networks and applications with high sustained data volumes.  

Silver Peak optimizes every application that runs over IP, including file, email, web, SQL, Voice over IP (VoIP), streaming video, Citrix, Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI), real-time data replication, and remote backup.  This provides the best Return on Investment (ROI) for WAN acceleration.

Silver Peak is the only vendor to solve bandwidth, latency, and loss issues in real time, making shared networks (IP VPN and MPLS) perform like private lines.  Enterprises get cost-effective bandwidth with high throughput and predictable performance, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of business initiatives, from server centralization and storage consolidation to real-time collaboration and disaster recovery.

About The Doctors Company
Founded by doctors for doctors in 1976, The Doctors Company ( is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the largest national insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability with more than 45,000 member physicians, $2.8 billion in assets, and is rated A (Strong) by Fitch Ratings and A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration. The company’s award-winning NX appliances optimize all current and future applications across an entire enterprise, making Silver Peak strategic to a variety of core business initiatives, such as server centralization, real-time collaboration and disaster recovery. For more information on the Silver Peak solution, visit

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