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Introduction

Silver Peak Systems competes in the software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) market with a customer premises equipment (CPE) platform.

Highlights

  • Meanwhile for more advanced security functions such as IDS/IPS, unified threat management, and email scanning, it has announced partnerships with vendors, ranging from on-premises next-generation firewall (NGFW) developers , to cloud-based security service providers.

Features and Benefits

  • Describes Silver Peak's approach to SD-WAN.
  • Explains how SD-WAN changes the market for WAN optimization.

Key questions answered

  • What different types of vendor are competing in SD-WAN.
  • How does Silver Peak approach security for SD-WAN?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Silver Peak pivots from WAN optimization to SD-WAN
  • It was the first WAN Opt vendor in SD-WAN
  • Silver Peak partners for more advanced SD-WAN security

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author