Gartner Names Silver Peak a Leader in Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

Silver Peak Solves Critical WAN Optimization and SD-WAN Requirements

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Silver Peak, the leader in building software-defined WANs (SD-WAN), today announced its position as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization.

See the Gartner report1: http://svpk.co/KyHao

According to Gartner, “As WAN optimization appliances increasingly include WAN path control and local link load balancing capabilities, these products are morphing into SD-WAN solutions.”

“WAN requirements are evolving rapidly as enterprises become more frustrated with the high cost and complexity of MPLS networking, and until now, an inability to easily leverage lower-cost Internet in a secure, controlled and optimized manner,” said David Hughes, CEO of Silver Peak. “We believe Silver Peak is best-positioned to help customers meet these new WAN requirements. With Dynamic Path Control, Silver Peak offers customers the most comprehensive solution today for building an SD-WAN fabric that helps enterprises migrate to an enterprise-grade WAN using hybrid or all-Internet WAN connectivity across a distributed environment.”

Two critical requirements of an SD-WAN are that it be a virtual network overlay, and that it leverages WAN path control to non-disruptively connect users with any applications over any network. Silver Peak’s portfolio of WAN solutions with its Dynamic Path Control enables customers to migrate to hybrid and potentially, all-Internet WANs in a secure and optimized manner. This helps customers leverage their existing WAN investments while reducing the ever-increasing WAN costs and complexity. This enables enterprises to respond faster to the changing needs of the business.

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Silver Peak is the leader in building software-defined WANs (SD-WAN). Silver Peak has the most robust hybrid WAN solutions to help enterprises migrate to a new enterprise-grade WAN that leverages the Internet. Silver Peak enables enterprises to dramatically reduce WAN costs, and quickly deploy new sites and applications. Transform your WAN today at www.silver-peak.com.

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1 Gartner: Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization, March 17, 2015, Bjarne Munch, Neil Rickard

Contacts

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Danielle Ostrovsky, +1-410-302-9459
PR@silver-peak.com

Contacts

Silver Peak
Danielle Ostrovsky, +1-410-302-9459
PR@silver-peak.com