Silver Peak is a company that develops products for wide area networks (WANs). Its technology augments or replaces Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks with secure Internet connectivity, marketed as an SD-WAN. The company was founded in 2004 by David Hughes. Silver Peak shipped its first product, the NX-series hardware appliance, in September 2005.

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  • When SD-WANs first began to be discussed, the focus of the discussion was on the potential cost savings that would result from incorporating more cost-effective broadband connectivity into the WAN. Reducing cost is clearly an important goal, but achieving that goal is only meaningful if the WAN is also providing all the requisite functionality. This […]

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  • When SD-WANs first began to be discussed, the focus of the discussion was on the potential cost savings that would result from incorporating more cost-effective broadband connectivity into the WAN. Reducing cost is clearly an important goal, but achieving that goal is only meaningful if the WAN is also providing all the requisite functionality. This […]

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  • It’s not hard to explain the high interest in software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) technology. Enterprises are looking for an efficient, flexible way to boost bandwidth while at the same time reducing costs, and SD-WAN technology increasingly fits that bill. One enterprise that has proven this approach out is Gerresheimer AG, a leading global partner to […]

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  • It’s not hard to explain the high interest in software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) technology. Enterprises are looking for an efficient, flexible way to boost bandwidth while at the same time reducing costs, and SD-WAN technology increasingly fits that bill. One enterprise that has proven this approach out is Gerresheimer AG, a leading global partner to […]

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  • I’ve been spending some time the past few weeks researching the potential role of SD-WAN in enabling service providers to augment existing managed private cloud connect services with a “managed Over-The-Top (OTT) cloud connect service.” What if managed service providers could expand their managed cloud connect service offers to include an OTT Cloud Connect service […]

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  • I’ve been spending some time the past few weeks researching the potential role of SD-WAN in enabling service providers to augment existing managed private cloud connect services with a “managed Over-The-Top (OTT) cloud connect service.” What if managed service providers could expand their managed cloud connect service offers to include an OTT Cloud Connect service […]

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  • “Turn Me Loose” I finally delivered four large boxes of CDs to my local library – my collection of nearly 1,000 titles, some as old as 33 years, like my Loverboy CD, when I acquired them in back in 1985. And back in 1985, or maybe 1986, I did a similar uncluttering with my cassettes […]

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  • “Turn Me Loose” I finally delivered four large boxes of CDs to my local library – my collection of nearly 1,000 titles, some as old as 33 years, like my Loverboy CD, when I acquired them in back in 1985. And back in 1985, or maybe 1986, I did a similar uncluttering with my cassettes […]

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  • With Dell Technologies World already behind us for 2018, it’s a great time to reflect on our time there meeting with the 15,000+ attendees and reminiscing about how we love everything about the '80s except the technology, namely Cisco routers with a CLI invented in that era. IT director extraordinaire Wayne McFarkus embarked on his mission to help his fellow IT brethren move beyond the conventiona...

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  • At Silver Peak, we love everything about the '80s, except the technology - especially conventional routers manually configured and managed with an antiquated Command Line Interface CLI one at a time. We enjoyed spreading the word to attendees at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando Florida with a Boom Box, playing ‘80s hits from that era. Check it out. #StopGettingRoutered #CLUS

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  • Wayne McFarkus, IT Director extraordinaire, loves everything about the ‘80s, but routers with a CLI designed in the ‘80s? No, thank you. They’re cumbersome, time-consuming and require endless hours of manual programming. Wayne saw the light with an application-driven SD-WAN edge from Silver Peak and is on a mission to convince his fellow IT brethren to move beyond the router. To make his point cle...

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  • Wayne McFarkus, IT Director extraordinaire, loves everything about the ‘80s, but routers with a CLI designed in the ‘80s? No, thank you. They’re cumbersome, time-consuming and require endless hours of manual programming. Wayne saw the light with an application-driven SD-WAN edge from Silver Peak and is on a mission to convince his fellow IT brethren to move beyond the router. To make his point cle...

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  • Rolf Muralt, vice president of Product Management at Silver Peak will join us to take a look at the future of SD-WAN. Then we’ll hear from Interroll about their experience deploying an SD-WAN solution and finally, take a look under the hood with a technical lightboard demonstration.

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  • Henderson Engineers – a national building systems design firm – is headquartered in Kansas City with offices nationwide.  Henderson employs more than 700 people, has two data centers, and 11 branch offices in the U.S.  Henderson requires a reliable, high performance WAN to connect its remote employees (with their detailed engineering plans) with its data […]

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  • Henderson Engineers – a national building systems design firm – is headquartered in Kansas City with offices nationwide.  Henderson employs more than 700 people, has two data centers, and 11 branch offices in the U.S.  Henderson requires a reliable, high performance WAN to connect its remote employees (with their detailed engineering plans) with its data […]

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  • Ovum chief analyst Mike Sapien checks in with senior director of service provider marketing, Nav Chander on the latest developments and market advancements surrounding managed SD-WAN services. Service providers are quickly gaining momentum in offering enterprise customers tiered managed SD-WAN services that go well beyond basic connectivity to include advanced capabilities like local internet brea...

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  • In the latest Silver Peak commercial, we catch up with Wayne McFarkus, IT Director extraordinaire, as he embarks on his mission to help his fellow IT brethren move beyond router-centric WAN architectures toward an application-driven SD-WAN edge from Silver Peak. Wayne espouses the ease at which the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution can be deployed and centrally managed, putting an end ...

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  • In the latest Silver Peak commercial, we catch up with Wayne McFarkus, IT Director extraordinaire, as he embarks on his mission to help his fellow IT brethren move beyond router-centric WAN architectures toward an application-driven SD-WAN edge from Silver Peak. Wayne espouses the ease at which the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution can be deployed and centrally managed, putting an end ...

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  • In this Weekly Show episode we talk through SD-WAN use cases. We know what SD-WAN is, so this show takes that technology foundation, applies it to real-world situations, and gives you ideas of how SD-WAN could fit into your environment. Damon Ennis, SVP of Products at Silver Peak discusses SD-WAN deployment use cases from their customers. We look at use cases including service chaining and local ...

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