SOURCE: Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak Systems

July 19, 2012 11:11 ET

Network Technology Expert Jim Metzler Joins WAN Speak Blog Lineup

Noted Authority on Network Technology Joins Roll of Expert Bloggers Focused on WAN Optimization, Networking and Optimization of Data Access

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2012) - Dr. Jim Metzler, widely recognized as an authority on both network technology and its business applications, today became a contributor to WAN Speak, a blog from WAN optimization leader Silver Peak Systems. As a contributor, Metzler will blog on a variety of networking topics that include accelerating data mobility, software defined networking, application delivery, big data, and cloud computing.

Read Jim's inaugural blog post, "End of the Ubiquitous Six to Nine Month IT Project," where he covers the pressures of enterprises becoming more agile:

Metzler, who holds a PhD in Mathematics from Boston University, brings to WAN Speak a broad background in the IT industry. During his more than 30 years experience, Metzler has held a number of positions including: software engineer, engineering manager of high-speed data services for a major network service provider, product manager for network hardware, network manager at two Fortune 500 companies, and the principal of a consulting organization. In addition, Metzler has created software tools for designing customer networks for a major network service provider, and has directed and performed market research at a major industry analyst firm. 

About Silver Peak Systems
Silver Peak software accelerates data movement between data centers, branch offices and the cloud. The company's VXOA solutions solve network quality, capacity and distance challenges to provide fast and reliable access to information anywhere in the world. Leveraging its leadership in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, Silver Peak is a key enabler for strategic IT projects like virtualization, big data and disaster recovery. Download Silver Peak today at or follow us on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and the WAN Speak Blog.

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