The Next Generation of Wide Area Networking

As pointed out in The 2014 State of the WAN Report, the vast majority of WAN traffic currently uses either the Internet or MPLS. Since the Internet came into being in the early 1970s and MPLS services have been in place for over a decade, it’s easy to conclude that neither the Internet nor MPLS

Silver peak helps CSR reduce data traffic and network costs

With its corporate headquarters in Cambridge and major data centres in EMEA, APAC and the US, CSR required a consistent and dependable solution to help enhance the performance of interactive applications between the semi-conductor company’s network of global offices. The company chose Silver Peak’s data acceleration software to improve the CSR infrastructure, thus reducing network

Optimize every SaaS Application with an Intelligent WAN

It’s no secret that Software as a Service (SaaS), and the cloud in general, offers the enterprise a tremendous opportunity. SaaS delivers the breadth, simplicity and affordability of packaged applications in a fraction of the time and for a fraction of the cost of traditional models. But SaaS also changes the dynamics of IT. As

The Rise of the Hybrid WAN: Meeting the Challenge of the Cloud

Server virtualization provided a foundation and an on-ramp for private and hybrid cloud computing. While offering tremendous business benefits, however, the hybrid cloud — leveraging both private and public cloud — has introduced increasing complexity for IT requirements and a need for global, instantaneous access to distributed applications and data, an essential prerequisite for faster

Optimizing the Hybrid Cloud: Extending your Enterprise WAN to Infrastructure as a Service

Infrastructure-as-a-Service within the enterprise is expected to grow at a rate of 37.3% through 20171. Gartner supplements this with an additional key data point: infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is the fastest growing segment of the infrastructure service domain2. According to ESG’s 2014 Public Cloud Computing Trends report, nearly half (47%) of organizations with more than 500 production

Intelligent WAN Market Analysis

Leading IT organizations are frustrated by their inability to rapidly adapt their WAN to the significant changes in traffic patterns brought by increased adoption of cloud computing (SaaS) and mobile. Branch office employees need access to public and private cloud-hosted applications over fast, secure, low latency WAN links.