Service Provider Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Family

Unity EdgeConnect™ Hardware Platforms

EdgeConnect US EdgeConnect XS EdgeConnect S EdgeConnect M EdgeConnect L EdgeConnect XL

Part Identifier







Typical Deployment

Small Branch/ Home Office

Small Branch

Large Branch

Head Office Small Hub

Data Center Large Hub

Data Center Large Hub

Typical WAN Bandwidth

1-100 Mbps

2 - 200 Mbps

10 - 1000


50 - 2000


1 - 5 Gbps

2 - 10 Gbps

Simultaneous Connections







Recommend Boost up to

25 Mbps

50 Mbps

200 Mbps

500 Mbps

1 Gbps

5 Gbps


/ FRUs




Power and SSD

Power and SSD

Power and SSD

Datapath Interfaces

3 x RJ45


4 x RJ45


6xRJ45 EC-S-SR/EC-S- LR - Dual 1/10 Gbps short- reach (SR) or long-reach (LR) fiber optical module (Optional)

EC-M-B: 4xRJ45 plus 2 x 1/10 Gbps fiber; Fail-to-Glass (Bypass)

EC-M-P: 4 x RJ45 plus 2xSFP+ (Pluggable)

EC-L-B/EC-L-B- NM*: 4 x RJ45 plus 2 x 1/10 Gbps fiber; Fail-to-Glass (Bypass)

EC-L-P/EC-L-P- NM*: 4 x RJ45 plus 2 x SFP+ (Pluggable)

EC-XL-B/EC-XL- B-NM*: 4x1/10 Gbps fiber; Fail-to-Glass (Bypass)

EC-XL-P/EC-XL- P-NM*: 4xSFP+ (Pluggable)

*Models with suffix "-NM" are recommended for applications employing the Unity Boost™ WAN Optimization performance pack

Platform Specification Sheets

Unity EdgeConnect Technical Support


Support is included as part of the EdgeConnect subscription license

Web-based Support Portal

Unlimited access 24 / 7 / 365 includes software downloads, technical documentation, and online knowledge base

Software Updates

Major and minor features releases; maintenance releases

Technical Support

24 / 7 / 365 Phone / E-mail / Web (Global Techinical Assistance Centers — TAC)

Response Time

30 min for P1-Critical

HW Warranty and Maintenance

Refer to the EdgeConnect Warranty and Maintenance Policies Data Sheet for further information

Flexible Deployment Models

  • Unity EdgeConnect Virtual (EC-V) — Download and install EdgeConnect from anywhere in the world The software runs on all common hypervisors, including VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and KVM. Silver Peak customers who have an IaaS presence in AWS, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure or Google Cloud Platform can deploy EdgeConnect within their hosted cloud environment.
  • Unity EdgeConnect Physical (EC) — For enterprises that are not virtualized in the branch, choose one of six EdgeConnect hardware appliance models for plug-and-play deployment.

Unity EdgeConnect Subscription Licensing

Silver Peak offers a Metered Licensing (ML) model. It provides service providers with a flexible pay-as-you-go licensing model that is based on how much bandwidth is consumed per appliance for each month, based on provisioned aggregate WAN bandwidth, and viewed in arrears. Unity Boost™ WAN Optimization is an optional WAN Optimization performance pack that may be ordered and deployed flexibly to sites that require application acceleration. Boost is offered in 100Mbps or 10G blocks.

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