Silver Peak and Plex Systems Solution Brief

Cloud-based ERP and manufacturing automation service.

Plex delivers industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to more than 550 companies across process and discrete industries. Plex pioneered cloud solutions for the shop floor, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation and reduce IT costs. With insight that starts on the production line, Plex helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystems, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market.

Plex and Silver Peak have partnered to create Plex Network Direct, a joint solution using Silver Peak’s Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN that enables Plex manufacturing customers to achieve optimized WAN access to the Plex Manufacturing Cloud. With Plex Network Direct, customers use EdgeConnect and standard Internet services to extend enterprise-grade network connectivity between their locations and Plex’s data center(s). This solution delivers a cost-effective way to achieve high-performance network connectivity, resiliency and fault tolerant access to the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.