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Silver Peak Partners with Masergy to Create New SD-WAN

Friday, September 23, 2016

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SANTA CLARA, CA: Silver Peak- a provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions - announces a partnership agreement with Masergy- a provider of managed WAN solutions- to deliver a new managed SD-WAN service for its enterprise customers, in a bid to enhance hybrid network solutions. SD-WAN is a relatively new approach to designing and deploying wide area networks to meet business and application performance requirements.

The new project has Silver Peak’s zero touch provisioning, centralized orchestration and Dynamic Path Control features apart from Unity Boost for WAN optimization, all in a single integrated solution. It is based on the company’s Unity EdgeConnect and Unity Boost, to its enterprise customers, enabling enhanced network designs that drive application performance and security.

Masergy’s Managed SD-WAN, an addition to the Masergy Managed Network family, gives businesses many new managed service options to create agile networks. The solution supports premise, cloud and virtualized deployments, and can utilize any combination of broadband and high-performance private WAN connections. It has features like 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.

“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.” says Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy. “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.”

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