Silver Peak

Silver Peak is the leader in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization. The company delivers the highest-capacity, lowest-cost, and most comprehensive options for deploying WAN optimization.

Silver Peak’s Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture (VXOA) enables rapid deployment of WAN optimization on any platform, any hypervisor, and anywhere within an enterprise, managed services, or cloud environment.

Silver Peak’s award-winning physical and virtual appliances scale from Mbps to multi-Gbps of WAN capacity and can optimize all IP traffic—making Silver Peak the most cost-effective WAN optimization solution for enabling data center consolidation, data replication, cloud computing, disaster recovery, server centralization, and virtual desktops (VDI).

Silver Peak has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. Similarly Silver Peak has been named “the Next Big Thing” by the Wall Street Journal for the past two consecutive years and was recognized as one of the top venture backed companies. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Silver Peak is funded by Artis Capital Management, Benchmark Capital, Duff Ackerman & Goodrich, Greylock Partners, Pinnacle Ventures, and JW Seligman.

Specialties Data Center Class WAN Optimization, WAN optimization, Disaster Recovery, Data replication, Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI), Cloud Computing, Virtual Appliances, Data Center Consolidation, data migration, file transfers, MPLS, virtualization

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Clara, US
Size (employees)
254 (est)
Silver Peak was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

Key People at Silver Peak

David Hughes

David Hughes

Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board
Roger Evans

Roger Evans

Board of Director
Arturo Cazares

Arturo Cazares

Senior Vice President Sales

Silver Peak Office Locations

Silver Peak has offices in Santa Clara, Singapore, Sâo Paulo, Hong Kong and in 2 other locations
Sâo Paulo, BR
Singapore, SG
Santa Clara, US
London, GB
Sydney, AU
Hong Kong, HK

Silver Peak Metrics

Silver Peak Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$65.2 m

Latest funding size

$7.1 m

Time since last funding

over 2 years


We estimate that Silver Peak's latest funding round in August 2014 was $7.1 m. In total, Silver Peak has raised $65.2 m

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