SOURCE: Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak Systems

December 08, 2009 09:03 ET

Memorial Healthcare IPA Cures WAN Congestion With Silver Peak Systems

NX Appliances Ensure Secure, Reliable Data Replication Across WAN

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - Silver Peak Systems, the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that Memorial Healthcare IPA, a multi-specialty Medical Group/IPA which serves the Long Beach and Orange County areas of Southern California, has deployed Silver Peak's NX appliances as part of a strategic disaster recovery initiative. With Silver Peak's WAN optimization solution, Memorial Healthcare IPA has reduced NetApp SnapMirror replication across the WAN from 5 hours to 10 minutes, enabling more data to be protected in less time. Robert Tana, Director of Information Systems, states "We have seen significant reductions in SnapMirror update times and SQL replication jobs. By avoiding WAN bandwidth upgrades, Memorial Healthcare IPA received a rapid return on their Silver Peak investment."

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.


Memorial HealthCare IPA is multi-specialty Medical Group and an Independent Practice Association (IPA) of medical doctors and other healthcare professionals who have private practices in the community. With over 200 Primary Care Physicians, 200 specialists, and hospital affiliations with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Anaheim Regional Medical Center, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, and Los Alamitos Medical Center, Memorial HealthCare IPA is the choice of many for expert care and sound advice. For more information please contact Lauren Carroll at or visit their website at

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

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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