SOURCE: Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak Systems

September 14, 2010 09:00 ET

Silver Peak's WAN Optimization Solution Achieves Common Criteria Certification

Company Expands Data Center Leadership by Meeting Top International Security Standard Used by Businesses and Government

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -  Silver Peak Systems, Inc., the leader in data center class Wide Area Network (WAN) optimization, today announced that the company's WAN optimization solution has achieved certification under the Common Criteria (CC) for Information Technology Security Evaluation.

The Common Criteria, or ISO 15408, is an internationally recognized set of guidelines that define a common framework for providing assurance that the process of specification, implementation and evaluation of a computer security product has been conducted in a strict and standard manner. Common Criteria certified products carry an unbiased, third-party validation of their functional capabilities that is recognized by governments and IT professionals around the world.

"Common Criteria certified solutions from Silver Peak make it easier for our customers to focus on their core mission rather than having to become IT security experts," said Mike Tanner, Vice-President of Hitachi Data Systems Federal. "This level of quality assurance is not only required, but is expected and appreciated by our customers who every day must secure their critical data and network infrastructure."

"As the leader in data center WAN optimization, Silver Peak is committed to delivering a best in class solution that leads the industry in performance, scalability, reliability and security," said Damon Ennis, vice president of product management at Silver Peak. "Common Criteria is a great milestone for Silver Peak as it underscores this commitment, and exemplifies why Silver Peak is the WAN optimization vendor of choice for leading enterprises and government organizations such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the U.S. Navy."

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 optimizes all IP applications with 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.

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