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Silver Peak Gets 'Ready'

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Silver Peak Systems (, the leading provider of scalable Wide Area Network (WAN) acceleration solutions, today announced that the companys NX appliances have been verified by Brocade Communications Systems Inc. for compatibility with Brocade-based Storage Area Networking (SAN) infrastructure, according to the testing requirements of the Brocade Data Center Ready Program. The program is an initiative designed to foster interoperability in multi-vendor Brocade-based data center environments.

Testing was conducted at the Brocade Data Center Ready labs, which are state-of-the-art facilities supporting end-to-end interoperability and performance testing of SAN products in multi-vendor and large fabric SAN environments. The Brocade Data Center Ready Program boasts an impressive collection of equipment manufacturers since its launch in 2000.

"We are pleased that Silver Peak has successfully completed the Data Center Ready testing with Brocade fabric switches in multi-vendor SAN environments," said Tom Buiocchi, Brocade Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. "By extending our Data Center certification program to include WAN optimization devices, Brocade is demonstrating a continued commitment to meeting the evolving needs of our enterprise customers."

Silver Peak Systems Inc.