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Silver Peak and Masergy Partner to Deliver Managed SD-WAN Service

Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, announced a partnership agreement with Masergy to deliver a new managed SD-WAN service, based on Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect and Unity Boost, to its enterprise customers. The agreement expands the Masergy Managed Network f(n) solution portfolio with high-performance Managed SD-WAN solutions.

Masergy, which operates the largest independent Software-Defined Platform in the world, selected the Silver Peak SD-WAN solution for its zero touch provisioning, centralized orchestration and Dynamic Path Control features as well as Unity Boost for WAN optimization, all in a single integrated solution. Collectively, the Silver Peak SD-WAN solution offers the enhanced performance and features that complement the company’s global high-performance, hybrid network solutions. To learn more about the Masergy managed service portfolio and SD-WAN strategy, see the press release Masergy Announces Managed SD-WAN Solution.

“After evaluating a range of SD-WAN solutions, we selected the Silver Peak EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution based on its advanced software, performance and security features and functionality.” said Tim Naramore, Masergy CTO. “When you combine our patented technology, hybrid networking and unmatched customer experience with Silver Peak’s ability to build simple-to-deploy and dynamic SD-WANs, we will deliver truly unique and differentiated service offerings to our customers.”

The Masergy managed SD-WAN service enables enhanced network designs that drive application performance and security while enhancing price-performance optimization. Performance and data resiliency features include:

  • Dynamic Path Control and Adaptive Forward Error Correction
  • Automatic IP-VPN tunnels with AES 256 encryption
  • Dynamic Policy-based Application Routing
  • Centralized Policy and Configuration Management

“Masergy is an innovative and forward-thinking service provider that enterprises should look toward as they evaluate and adopt SD-WAN solutions to address their rapidly evolving WAN requirements,” added David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak. “Masergy is leading the network services transformation by offering flexible and differentiated managed SD-WAN service that fully supports its long-term vision for the programmable enterprise.”

Read related press release: Silver Peak Fortifies Management Bench Strength with Senior Appointments to Lead its Service Provider Business.

The Masergy-Silver Peak collaboration underpins Masergy’s relentless commitment to intelligent hybrid networking and its debut into the fully managed SD-WAN services segment, a fast growing market that IDC estimates will reach $6 billion by 2020.

Unlike SD-WAN solution providers that focus simply on allowing enterprises to leverage Internet connectivity, Silver Peak delivers a level of broadband quality of service that increases the reliability and security customers expect from a private WAN. With the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution, enterprises can improve the resiliency of their WANs, dynamically balance traffic across multiple paths and accelerate application performance over any source of connectivity. In addition, Silver Peak offers customers the option to add a WAN acceleration performance pack, Unity Boost, to further accelerate application performance over distances.

About Masergy

Masergy owns and operates the largest independent Software Defined Platform in the world, delivering hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communication solutions to global enterprises. Our patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of leading organizations rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. Learn more about Masergy and follow us on our blog Transforming Enterprise IT, Twitter @Masergy, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Silver Peak

Silver Peak is the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions. Silver Peak offers a complete range of best-in-class hardware, software and cloud-based WAN solutions that provide secure and reliable virtual overlays to connect users to applications with the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport without compromising application performance. This results in greater business agility and lower costs. More than 2,000 globally distributed enterprises have deployed Silver Peak broadband and hybrid WAN solutions across more than 75 countries. Learn more at www.silver-peak.com.




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