SOURCE: Silver Peak Systems

December 10, 2007 09:00 ET

Silver Peak Systems' CEO to Present at IT Roadmap Washington, D.C.: "Using WAN Acceleration to Improve Business Continuity"

Leading WAN Acceleration Vendor Discusses Methods of Improving Data Protection Across WAN

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - Silver Peak Systems (, a leading provider of scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration solutions, today announced that Rick Tinsley, chief executive officer, will present an informative discussion on "Using WAN Acceleration to Improve Business Continuity" as part of Network World's IT Roadmap Washington, D.C.

Research indicates that 60 percent of today's enterprises struggle to meet their Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO). These problems are exacerbated by the ever-present threat of catastrophic disaster, geographic distance between data facilities and the constant growth in data volume. This discussion will provide best-practice advice on how to overcome these challenges, citing real-world end-user examples.

The discussion will include:

      -- Improving performance and reliability of data replication
      -- Cutting RPO and RTO by 80 percent
      -- Real customer case studies and examples
      -- WAN acceleration "Best Practices" and pitfalls to avoid

When:    December 13, 2007, between 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Where:   Room 202B, Washington Convention Center,
         801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW Washington, D.C. 20001
Why:     Learn how WAN acceleration improves business continuity by
         speeding backup/replication processes and extending distances
         between disaster recovery facilities
Who:     Rick Tinsley, CEO of Silver Peak

To register for the event, please go to

To learn more about improving application performance across the WAN from the leader in scalable WAN acceleration, stop by Silver Peak's booth (#415) at the IT Roadmap show in Washington, D.C. Exhibit hours: Dec 13th 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

About Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

Silver Peak improves backup, replication and recovery between data centers and facilitates branch office server and storage centralization by improving application performance across the Wide Area Network (WAN). The company's award winning NX appliances deliver exceptional performance improvements with unprecedented security and scalability across all enterprise applications, including data replication, backup, file transfers, email, web and real-time applications such as Citrix and VoIP. 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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