Silver Peak Expands Global Partnership with Tech Mahindra; Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN Edge Platform to Power New Managed SD-WAN Services

Leading India-based digital consulting firm expands managed services portfolio with EdgeConnect, introducing tiered SD-WAN services for advanced enterprise use cases

SANTA CLARA, Calif., February 25, 2019 — Silver Peak®, the global SD-WAN leader, delivering the transformational promise of the cloud with a self-driving wide area network™, today announced an expanded global partnership with Tech Mahindra, broadening the provider’s managed SD-WAN services portfolio with new tiered services powered by the business-driven Unity EdgeConnectTM SD-WAN edge platform. With EdgeConnect, Tech Mahindra business customers benefit from an SD-WAN edge platform that unifies SD-WAN, firewall, routing and WAN optimization network functions in a single system to simplify and consolidate the network edge and assure the highest levels of network and application performance.

The new Silver Peak-based managed SD-WAN services are available immediately to Tech Mahindra business customers across the Americas and Europe regions with two delivery model options. Distributed enterprises can deploy EdgeConnect with Silver Peak hardware appliances or as a single VNF running on multi-purpose universal CPE devices deployed at sites across their networks.

“The partnership between Tech Mahindra and Silver Peak will definitely help both organizations leverage each other's strengths to create new opportunities in the market. The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform is one of a kind and we are very excited to take it to our customers. As part of our TechMNxt® charter, we at Tech Mahindra, focus on Digital Transformation for all our customers and continue living our mantra of Collaborative Disruption.” said Manish Vyas, president – global CME business and chief executive for Network Services at Tech Mahindra.

“We’re delighted to bring the power of our EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform to Tech Mahindra business customers across the Americas and Europe regions,” said Michael O’Brien, vice president of worldwide channels at Silver Peak. “By uniquely unifying SD-WAN, firewall, routing and WAN optimization in a single system, EdgeConnect enables customers to shift to a business-first networking model where top-down business intent is the driver, not bottoms-up technology constraints. This new model simplifies operations, lowers network costs and enables customers to deliver the highest quality of performance for business-critical applications, effectively transforming their networks into a business accelerant.”

Unity EdgeConnect, the Business-driven SD-WAN Edge Platform

The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform liberates enterprises from the limitations of conventional network approaches by shifting to a business-first networking model. EdgeConnect replaces routers, unifying SD-WAN, firewall, segmentation, routing, WAN optimization and application visibility and control in a single platform. Centrally managed with Unity OrchestratorTM, EdgeConnect continuously learns and adapts to meet changing business requirements, delivering the highest quality of experience to enterprise users and IT organizations.