Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced a series of new advancements to the Unity EdgeConnect high-performance SD-WAN solution that will enable enterprises to realize the advantages of a thin branch office.

Tricia Png, the Regional Director of Silver Peak in ASEAN shares, “With its latest software release, EdgeConnect becomes the industry’s first fully integrated SD-WAN solution to combine high performance SD-WAN, WAN Optimization, routing and a stateful firewall.”

These advancements simplify and consolidate branch office infrastructure, shift the WAN edge toward being application-driven and enable secure, direct internet connectivity to SaaS and trusted web-based applications from the branch office.

“By 2020, more than 50 percent of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on SD-WAN versus traditional routers.” adds Png.

More than 350 customer deployments and counting, EdgeConnect is fast becoming the preferred SD-WAN solution for geographically distributed enterprises and partners including Clair Global, Bentley Systems, Radial Inc., and NuSpective Solutions.