Aramex puts Silver Peak SD-WAN solution to use

Logistics and transportation solutions provider Aramex has deployed the Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution from broadband provider Silver Peak, the company said.

The EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution delivers easy-to-deploy, inexpensive broadband connectivity to branch offices while ensuring data and applications are secure and perform to user expectations.

SD-WAN solutions are fast gaining ground with enterprises around the world and represent a nascent market that IDC predicts will reach USD6 billion by 2020.

With over 17,000 employees working across 575 distinct locations spanning 70 countries, Aramex sees high volumes of data being transferred and shared across its wide area network, with a need for increased agility.

Aramex (DFM: ARMX) provides comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions. Established in 1982 as an express operator, the company evolved into a global brand recognized for its customized services and multi-product offering. Traded on the NASDAQ from 1997 to 2002, Aramex today is a publicly traded company on the Dubai Financial Market, employing more than 17,000 people in over 575 locations across 70 countries and leads a strong alliance network providing global presence, and bringing together 40 independent express companies from around the world.

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.