Silver Peak Strengthens Existing Interoperability Relationship with Hitachi Data Systems

Silver Peak’s Data Center Class WAN Optimization Solution Available Now through Hitachi Data Systems and Hitachi Data Systems Reseller Partners

Santa Clara, Calif., May 17, 2010 Silver Peak Systems , the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, announced today that the company’s NX series appliances and Global Management System (GMS) are available through Hitachi Data Systems.  By overcoming common WAN performance and reliability challenges, the Silver Peak solution complements Hitachi Data Systems NAS and SAN replication products by increasing the amount of data that can be protected to offsite locations.  In addition, the combined Silver Peak / Hitachi Data Systems solution enables replication to take place over shared WAN infrastructures, minimizing ongoing disaster recovery expenditures.

Silver Peak’s entire NX series of appliances (NX-1000, NX-3000, NX-5000, NX-7000, and NX-9000) and Global Management System (GMS) are available for ordering immediately through Hitachi Data Systems and its reseller partners on a select basis. 

This agreement builds on Silver Peak’s existing interoperability relationship with Hitachi Data Systems, when the company became a global ISV partner in the Hitachi Data Systems Technology Alliance Program in December of 2009.  In addition, Silver Peak’s NX appliances have been certified with a range of Hitachi Data Systems offerings, including Hitachi Universal Storage Platform® V enterprise arrays, Hitachi Advanced Modular Storage, and Hitachi Data Systems SAN and NAS replication software.  Silver Peak is the only WAN optimization solution to be qualified with this range of solutions from Hitachi Data Systems.    

“We are pleased to be working with Hitachi Data Systems on numerous fronts to deliver a proven solution for cost effective offsite data protection,” said Marc Trimuschat, vice president of business development and alliances at Silver Peak. “Hitachi Data Systems’ decision to offer Silver Peak’s NX appliances and GMS to their customers is a great validation of our products and technology, and it underscores the company’s position as the leader in data center WAN optimization.” 

The Leader in Data Center Class WAN Optimization
Silver Peak enhances all IP applications, including Hitachi TrueCopy®, Universal Replicator, Hitachi NAS, and other replication and backup products, by overcoming common WAN challenges that adversely impact application performance and reliability.  This is achieved using the following real-time network optimization techniques, which are available on all Silver Peak NX appliances:

NX appliances

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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