Silver Peak Virtual WAN Optimization Marketplace Exceeds 10,000 Downloads

Demand Rises for Virtual Appliances that Easily Deploy in Data Centers, Branch Offices and the Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Apr. 25, 2012 —Demand for virtual WAN optimization continues to rise as Silver Peak Systems today announced its Virtual WAN Optimization Marketplace has exceeded 10,000 downloads. The self-service marketplace, introduced just two months ago, provides anyone instant access to Silver Peak’s entire portfolio of virtual WAN optimization appliances, as well as step-by-step instruction for quick and easy deployment anywhere in the network and on all common hypervisors.

“The WAN optimization market is undergoing a fundamental transformation,” said Larry Cormier, senior vice president of worldwide marketing for Silver Peak. “The market has changed from a ‘branch office-in’ to a ‘data center-out’ perspective, and virtualization of data center class WAN optimization is the key technology for enabling scalable, high performance, cloud-ready networks across the enterprise. The dramatic rate at which our marketplace has reached 10,000 downloads is proof that Virtual WANop, with its compelling cost/performance ratio, is truly a disruptive market force.”

The Silver Peak Virtual WAN Optimization Marketplace allows anyone to choose from the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of virtual appliances running on the broadest range of hypervisors, including VMware vSphere, Citrix Xen, and Microsoft Hyper-V.  The Silver Peak VX and VRX virtual appliances range from megabits-per-second (Mbps) to gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in WAN capacity. The Marketplace includes common use cases for the Silver Peak products, a download section to obtain license keys and software images, installation videos, and an online user forum for interaction with Silver Peak experts and other WAN optimization users.

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About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.
Silver Peak is the leader in data center class WAN optimization. The company’s Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling rapid deployment of WAN optimization anywhere and on any platform or hypervisor. 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 .