Damon Ennis of Silver Peak Systems Recognized on CRN’s List of Top 100 Executives in Innovator’s Category

Silver Peak SVP of Products Recognized for SD-WAN Innovation and Strategic Vision

SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 1, 2018 Silver Peak®, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Damon Ennis, senior vice president of products, to its 2018 list of Top 100 Executives. This annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.

As senior vice president of products at Silver Peak, Damon Ennis leads the company’s engineering, product management, and customer support organizations. Damon’s strategic vision has driven a continuous cycle of innovation designed to help enterprises transform their wide area networks into a strategic enabler. Under Damon’s leadership, Silver Peak has created the industry’s most complete and advanced SD-WAN solution that automatically learns and adapts to customer’s changing business requirements to ensure the highest levels of application performance and end user satisfaction. Since its launch in June 2015, the award-winning Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect™ SD-WAN solution has been adopted by more than 800 geographically distributed enterprises around the world.

“Visionary and strategic leadership can make the difference between just surviving and actually excelling in this period of disruptive change for the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “In order for technology suppliers and solution providers to thrive and stay ahead of the competition, they need leaders who are able to envision both the future of the channel and the role their organization needs to play in order to create that reality. CRN’s 2018 Top 100 Executives embody these qualities. They are change agents who deliver unwavering guidance to their companies, always asking where are we headed and not being afraid to take the necessary steps to get there.”

“Since joining Silver Peak in 2005, I’ve had the unique opportunity to shape and guide the product vision and strategy of the organization. With a proven track record of WAN innovation, Silver Peak is leading the way forward in the hyper-competitive SD-WAN market by delivering the industry’s only business-first SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect,” said Damon Ennis, SVP of products at Silver Peak. “I look forward to continuing our quest to deliver the latest WAN innovations to our customers as we accelerate global expansion and march toward our ultimate goal of becoming the market leader in SD-WAN.”

The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2018 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/top100

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