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Pros
"I really love the auto-tunnel creation feature."

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"The content that we are getting is very good. Content caching is also supported.""The most valuable feature is the caching.""It's a stable solution."

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Cons
"Reporting is something that they can improve on."

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"Activating the SSL inspection is one of the challenges. We are currently moving to the O365 cloud, and one of the challenges is the performance when all of our users are connected to O365 by a proxy.""There are performance issues with all of the proxies.""Technical support is an area that requires some improvement."

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"You have to negotiate when it comes to pricing and licensing."

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"In terms of cost, it is expensive. Its pricing has been a challenge for us since its acquisition by Broadcom.""It's expensive. Clients often go to other products.""Licensing is based on a subscription."

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Top Answer: Licensing is based on a subscription. Currently, we have a subscription for three years.
Top Answer: The technical support should be improved.
Ranking
5th
out of 18 in WAN Optimization
Views
736
Comparisons
303
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,082
Rating
9.0
6th
out of 18 in WAN Optimization
Views
637
Comparisons
555
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
268
Rating
7.5
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Also Known As
VX
Blue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management, ProxySG Appliance
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Overview
Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for maximum functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning and traffic shaping. This enables customers to overcome bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when moving data over the WAN. The WAN optimization software runs on all major hypervisors (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, KVM) and can integrate into existing virtual infrastructures.

A Symantec secure web-filtering proxy empowers you to: Control web and cloud usage with fast app performance. Establish negative-day threat defenses. Implement multi-authentication realm support. Gain visibility into encrypted web traffic.

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Sample Customers
American Student Assistance, Ares Management, Baker Hill, Community Bank, Denali Credit Union, Eagle Bank, Fidelity Bank, Steria, Synplicity, Trade Me, TeraGate, Breweries of Cameroon, Carnival Australia, Coastal Beverages, John Sands, Ivey, London Marathon, SurePrep, Yusen Logistics, ARB Corporation, Ball Corporation, Brazeway, Finisar, Vancouver School Board, North Vancouver School District, US Navy, Baptist Healthcare, Charleston Area Medical Center, Community Health Plan, Healthcare Company, Comcast, Earthlink Telecommunications, Junto Telecom
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider40%
Computer Software Company26%
Manufacturing Company6%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government8%
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Silver Peak VX is ranked 5th in WAN Optimization with 1 review while Symantec Proxy is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. Silver Peak VX is rated 9.0, while Symantec Proxy is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Silver Peak VX writes "A flexible and easy-to-deploy solution for reducing bandwidth consumption". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Proxy writes "Stable, with good caching for better performance and web isolation". Silver Peak VX is most compared with Riverbed Steelhead, Silver Peak NX, Citrix SD-WAN and Cato Networks, whereas Symantec Proxy is most compared with F5 Traffic Management Operating System, Citrix SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead, Exinda and Fortinet FortiProxy.

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