Silver Peak VX OverviewUNIXBusinessApplication

Silver Peak VX is the #6 ranked solution in our list of top WAN Optimization tools. It is most often compared to Riverbed Steelhead: Silver Peak VX vs Riverbed Steelhead

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.

Silver Peak VX is also known as VX.

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Silver Peak VX 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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What users are saying about Silver Peak VX pricing:
  • "You have to negotiate when it comes to pricing and licensing."

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Girish Vyas
Architect - Cloud Serviced at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
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A flexible and easy-to-deploy solution for reducing bandwidth consumption

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is as a WAN accelerator.

Pros and Cons

  • "I really love the auto-tunnel creation feature."
  • "Reporting is something that they can improve on."

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 does not impact the people who are trying to use it. You need an architect to design your WAN acceleration, because if something goes wrong then it can cause problems in the entire network. This solution is not perfect because the reporting can be improved. It is still possible to obtain the data…
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