|[July 10, 2017]
Silver Peak and Point5 Managed Services Announce Expanded Partnership; Adding Unity EdgeConnect to its Network-as-a-Service Offerings
Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today
expanded its partnership with Point5
Managed Services, a Connecticut-based technology services partner,
integrating the Silver
Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution into its customer-proven
Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) service offerings. Point5 will now leverage
EdgeConnect to enable its distributed enterprise clients to more
efficiently build, orchestrate, and monitor their WANs. Point5 has an
18-month proven track record of successfully assisting clients with the
design and implementation of the EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution. Point5
clients realize significant network and application performance gains
following their EdgeConnect deployments.
With the addition of EdgeConnect to its NaaS services portfolio, Point5
can now effectively deliver a managed SD-WAN service to dramatically
lower clients' underlying connectivty costs. The new service optimizes
site-to-site and site-to-cloud applications traffic enabling clients to
utilize inexpensive commodity broadband without sacrificing network or
application performance. The Silver Peak (News - Alert) solution also enhances
application visibility and enables the prioritization of
business-critical applications including VoIP and video.
"The Silver Peak EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution enables Point5 to broaden
its NaaS services portfolio with an offering that can be designed,
deployed, and managed efficiently to provide immediate and tangible
performance gains for our joint clients," said Brandon Byrne, CEO,
Point5 Managed Services. "We are excited to expand our partnership with
Silver Peak and to offer a new and industry leading managed SD-WAN
service to our clients."
"Silver Peak enables partners like Point5 to maximize client value by
becoming more directly engaged in the design, deployment and management
of its clients' WANs," said Derek Dal Ponte, director, field and channel
marketing at Silver Peak. "Growing our WAN optimization partnership to
managed SD-WAN services enables Point5 to broaden and deepen its client
engagement opportunities and is one of the best ways Silver Peak can
enable and empower its most trusted partners."
About Silver Peak
Silver Peak is the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions.
Silver Peak offers a high-performance SD-WAN solution that provides
secure and reliable virtual overlays to connect users to applications
with the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport
without compromising application performance. This results in greater
business agility and lower costs. More than 2,000 globally distributed
enterprises have deployed Silver Peak broadband and hybrid WAN solutions
across 80 countries. Learn more at www.silver-peak.com.
Point5 is a proven leader in the Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) space,
combining SD-WAN technology with high-touch customer service and
expertise in sourcing, consolidating, and managing global connectivity.
Point5's managed services are designed to lower WAN costs, and to reduce
the complexity of traditional routing topologies by establishing an
overlay network on any underlying connection. Point5's custom solutions
leverage SD-WAN capabilities, which enable traffic to be steered over
the best performing path, providing customers with a WAN environment
that is both efficient and powerful. For more information, visit www.point5.co.
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