Silver Peak VX Reviews

Silver Peak VX is the #5 ranked solution of our top WAN Optimization tools. It's rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Riverbed Steelhead - Silver Peak VX vs Riverbed Steelhead

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Girish Vyas
Real User
Architect - Cloud Serviced at NTT Global Networks
Nov 30 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution has many great features, including: * I really love the auto-tunnel creation feature. * The deployment modes that it has allows it to fit into any architecture, whether it be a Layer 2 environment, or a Layer 3 environment, or support for BGP, etc. * It allows me to set QoS policies… more »

What needs improvement?

I would like to see better documentation for the integration of STDP traffic acceleration. That's one of the major things that people do not have good documentation for, and do not know how to deploy. Maybe a feature deployment guide is something that they can create. More specific knowledge base… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

You have to negotiate when it comes to pricing and licensing. I do not think that the solution is costly, as it is still cheaper than its competitors. It also depends on the relationship that you have with the vendor, being a standard user versus being in a partner-level program. Your benefits will… more »

What other advice do I have?

For people who are considering this solution, I would suggest doing a POC first to see if it fits. If it works in your environment then you will get a good product at a cheaper rate. The first thing to look for is the benefit that it gives. Once you see that, then the next thing is to ensure that it… more »

What is Silver Peak VX?

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.
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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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