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Silver Peak Systems

June 15, 2009 09:03 ET

Silver Peak Completes Hitachi Data Systems I-LAB™ Qualification for SAN Replication

NX Appliances Interoperable With Leading Storage and Replication Solution

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Silver Peak Systems (, the leader in data center WAN optimization, today announced that the Silver Peak NX appliances have completed Hitachi Data Systems Interoperability-Lab (I-Lab) testing. Silver Peak is among the first WAN optimization solutions to achieve I-Lab qualification, which ensures proven interoperability between Hitachi Data Systems' leading SAN solution and complementary network and storage products.

Silver Peak's NX appliances were qualified by I-Lab with the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform and Hitachi Universal Replicator software. Testing was completed with both Cisco and Brocade Fibre Channel over IP (FCIP) environments.

Jeff Aaron, vice president of marketing at Silver Peak, said, "The combined products let enterprises protect more data across longer distances, while lowering operational costs and enabling the transition from traditional private line to more cost-effective and flexible MPLS networks. We are pleased to be among the first WAN optimization vendors to complete I-Lab's rigorous testing, as it is an enormous validation of our product, technology, and leadership position in the data center market."

"I-Lab brings forth an environment where, together with our partners and business units, we can work together to ensure seamless SAN integration for our customers," said Roberto Basilio, Vice President, Storage Platforms Product Management, Hitachi Data Systems. "We applaud Silver Peak's certification with Hitachi I-Lab, as Hitachi Data Systems' SAN solutions are bolstered by companies like Silver Peak that help encourage further implementation."

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

Silver Peak is the leader in data center WAN optimization. The company's award winning NX appliances use real-time network optimization techniques to overcome distance, performance, and cost limitations that hamper data center communications.

Silver Peak's unique network approach to WAN optimization delivers unprecedented performance and scalability. This makes Silver Peak critical to a variety of data center initiatives, including site consolidation, data migration, server centralization, and disaster recovery.

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