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Damon Ennis of Silver Peak Systems Recognized on CRN's List of Top 100 Executives in Innovator's Category


Silver Peak SVP of Products Recognized for SD-WAN Innovation and
Strategic Vision

, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions,
today announced that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named Damon Ennis, senior vice president of
products, to its 2018 list of Top 100 Executives. This annual list
recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an
integral role in shaping today's IT channel, whether by driving huge
cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative
routes to success.

As senior vice president of products at Silver Peak, Damon Ennis leads
the company's engineering, product management, and customer support
organizations. Damon's strategic vision has driven a continuous cycle of
innovation designed to help enterprises transform their wide area
networks into a strategic enabler. Under Damon's leadership, Silver Peak
has created the industry's most complete and advanced SD-WAN solution
that automatically learns and adapts to customer's changing business
requirements to ensure the highest levels of application performance and
end user satisfaction. Since its launch in June 2015, the award-winning Silver
Peak Unity EdgeConnect™
 SD-WAN solution has been adopted by more
than 800 geographically distributed enterprises around the world.

"Visionary and strategic leadership can make the difference between just
surviving and actually excelling in this period of disruptive change for
the IT channel," said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. "In order
for technology suppliers and solution providers to thrive and stay ahead
of the competition, they need leaders who are able to envision both the
future of the channel and the role their organization needs to play in
order to create that reality. CRN's 2018 Top 100 Executives embody these
qualities. They are change agents who deliver unwavering guidance to
their companies, always asking where are we headed and not being afraid
to take the necessary steps to get there."

"Since joining Silver Peak in 2005, I've had the unique opportunity to
shape and guide the product vision and strategy of the organization.
With a proven track record of WAN innovation, Silver Peak is leading the
way forward in the hyper-competitive SD-WAN market by delivering the
industry's only business-first SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect," said
Damon Ennis, SVP of products at Silver Peak. "I look forward to
continuing our quest to deliver the latest WAN innovations to our
customers as we accelerate global expansion and march toward our
ultimate goal of becoming the market leader in SD-WAN."

The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2018 issue of
CRN and online at

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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 3,000 globally distributed
enterprises have deployed Silver Peak broadband and hybrid WAN solutions
across 80 countries. Learn more at

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our
dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and
innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we
connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end
users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we
draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for
ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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