SOURCE: Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak Systems

December 21, 2009 09:03 ET

California Water Service Company Selects Silver Peak for WAN Optimization

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that California Water Service Company (Cal Water), the largest investor-owned American water utility west of the Mississippi River and the third largest in the country, has selected Silver Peak's NX appliances to optimize WAN performance and minimize ongoing WAN bandwidth expenditures.

Silver Peak partnered with Integrated Archive Systems (IAS) to address Cal Water's WAN optimization needs.

Silver Peak employs real-time network optimization techniques to maximize application performance across the WAN while minimizing IT operational costs. These techniques include:

-- Network Acceleration to overcome WAN latency

-- Network Integrity to correct packet delivery issues and intelligently allocate WAN resources

-- Network Memory™ to maximize WAN bandwidth utilization

Silver Peak's award winning NX appliances scale from Mbps to Gbps of WAN capacity. They are designed to optimize all IP traffic, regardless of transport protocol and application software version. By delivering the highest capacity appliances that benefit the widest range of applications, Silver Peak is the most cost effective WAN optimization solution for large enterprise networks.

About California Water Service Company (Cal Water)

California Water Service Company (Cal Water) is the largest investor-owned American water utility west of the Mississippi River and the third largest in the country. Formed in 1926, the San Jose-based company serves more than 460,000 customers through 28 Customer and Operations Centers throughout the state.

Cal Water is the largest subsidiary of the California Water Service Group, which also includes Washington Water Service Company, New Mexico Water Service Company, Hawaii Water Service Company, and CWS Utility Services. As a whole, the Group provides high-quality regulated and non-regulated utility services to approximately 2 million people in 100 communities.

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

Silver Peak develops data center class network appliances that maximize WAN performance while minimizing WAN costs. The company's unique network approach to WAN optimization delivers unprecedented scalability and flexibility, enabling enterprises to rapidly move large amounts of data across long distances. Silver Peak's WAN optimization solution is a strategic enabler for large IT initiatives, including data center consolidation, data migration, disaster recovery, server centralization, and global application / desktop virtualization.

For more information, visit http://www.silver-peak.com/infocenter.

NOTE: Silver Peak Systems, the Silver Peak logo, Network Memory and Silver Peak NX Series are trademarks of Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

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