Silver Peak Announces Distribution Agreement with SYNNEX Japan

Silver Peak®, the global SD-WAN leader, delivering the transformational promise of the cloud with a self-driving wide area network™, today announced the expansion of its distribution agreement with SYNNEX Japan Corporation to develop the Silver Peak channel and enable VARs and resellers to build successful and profitable SD-WAN business practices in Japan. Anchored by the business-driven Unity EdgeConnect™ SD-WAN edge platform and Partner Edge program, network and security-focused partners across Japan now have access to industry leading SD-WAN resources, programs and technology to bolster success.

Working in partnership with SYNNEX Japan, Silver Peak is focused on enabling its channel to address the complex WAN requirements of distributed enterprises across Japan and around the world. Today’s announcement complements previously announced global distribution agreements with SYNNEX and Westcon-Comstor.

“We’re delighted to team with Silver Peak and look forward to collaborating in new ways to help the SD-WAN leader enable partners through a comprehensive range of distribution, logistics and enablement programs and services across Japan,” said Hiroyasu Ito, head of product management, SYNNEX Japan. “In the crowded SD-WAN market, Silver Peak stands out with its business-driven Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform and is laser-focused on executing a strategic vision to deliver the industry’s first self-driving wide area network.”

Channel partners across Japan now benefit from a broader range of joint SD-WAN value-added programs, services and offerings, enabling partners to rapidly identify and close new EdgeConnect customer opportunities.

“SYNNEX Japan is the obvious choice for Silver Peak given its extensive experience and wealth of global resources – all directed at helping us to expand and enable our channel base in Japan to accelerate customer acquisition,” said Michael O’Brien, vice president, partner sales, Silver Peak. “We see great synergy with SYNNEX Japan in the near and long term, enabling our partners to build and grow profitable SD-WAN business practices.”

“Our new distribution partnership with SYNNEX Japan marks a key milestone in accelerating business expansion and customer acquisition across Japan,” said Dean Vaughan, vice president of sales for Asia Pacific and Japan, Silver Peak. “SYNNEX Japan is uniquely positioned with its breadth of technical expertise and broad sales network boasting an expansive portfolio of partners across the country. Working closely with SYNNEX Japan, we will develop a robust channel ecosystem that brings the power of the EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform to enterprise customers in Japan, while capitalizing on the addressable market opportunity for SD-WAN.”

Unity EdgeConnect, the Business-driven SD-WAN Edge Platform

The Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN edge platform liberates enterprises from the limitations of conventional network approaches by shifting to a business-first networking model. EdgeConnect replaces routers, unifying SD-WAN, firewall, segmentation, routing, WAN optimization and application visibility and control in a single platform. Centrally managed with Unity Orchestrator™, EdgeConnect continuously learns and adapts to meet changing business requirements, delivering the highest quality of experience to enterprise users and IT organizations.