Silver Peak Delivers Multi-Gigabit Virtual WAN Acceleration on Windows Server Hyper-V

  Silver Peak Delivers Multi-Gigabit Virtual WAN Acceleration on Windows
  Server Hyper-V

     Extends Leadership Positions in Performance and Virtualization with
          High-Capacity Solution for Data Acceleration over Distance

Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- February 6, 2013

Silver Peak Systems, a leader in accelerating data over distance, today
announced its first multi-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) data acceleration solution
for Windows Server Hyper-V environments. Silver Peak’s virtual offering for
Windows Server Hyper-V now extends from small remote offices to large data
centers, giving Microsoft Corp.’s hypervisor customers a highly flexible and
cost-effective solution for maximizing the performance of application and
storage traffic over a wide area network (WAN).

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“Today’s virtualized data centers require not only scalable and reliable
virtual infrastructure, but also high performance network services for
transmitting data to offsite locations,” said Brian Hillger, director, server
and tools marketing, Microsoft. “Silver Peak’s multi-gigabit WAN acceleration
on Windows Server Hyper-V represents impressive virtual performance based on
the innovation delivered in Windows Server 2012.”

Silver Peak’s unprecedented WAN acceleration performance on Windows Server
Hyper-V means networking, virtualization and storage administrators can more
easily meet their objectives for strategic IT initiatives such as remote data
replication, virtualization, cloud, big data, and server/storage
centralization. Silver Peak is the only company to offer multi-gigabit per
second virtual WAN acceleration, delivering 20x the capacity of alternative

“Microsoft has made a profound leap in hypervisor performance and
capabilities, and we are excited to be making use of their recent advancements
to deliver multi-gigabit WAN acceleration on Windows Server Hyper-V,” said
Vivian Xu, director of virtualization product management for Silver Peak. “We
continue extending our lead over the competition in software-based WAN
acceleration, from products that are easy to access and deploy, to unmatched
performance levels on any standard hypervisor.”

Based on Silver Peak’s Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA), Silver
Peak software delivers maximum performance with no hardware dependencies. A
recent independent analysis highlights that Silver Peak virtual products
perform as well as or better than physical devices from Riverbed. In addition,
Silver Peak offers the only virtual software capable of running on every major
hypervisor, delivering maximum flexibility to our customers.

All Silver Peak virtual products are available for immediate download and free
trial via the Silver Peak virtual marketplace.

Additional Resources

  *Read the WAN Speak blog
  *Follow @SilverPeak on Twitter
  *Watch Silver Peak videos on YouTube
  *Connect with Silver Peak on LinkedIn

About Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak software accelerates data between data centers, remote offices and
the cloud. The company’s software-defined acceleration solves network quality,
capacity and distance challenges to provide fast and reliable access to data
anywhere in the world. Leveraging its leadership in data center class wide
area network (WAN) optimization, Silver Peak is a key enabler for strategic IT
projects like virtualization, big data and disaster recovery.Download Silver
Peak software today at

Note: Silver Peak Systems and the Silver Peak logo are trademarks of Silver
Peak Systems, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks,
or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.


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