Silver Peak names new sales leadership

Silver Peak, the global provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, has announced the appointments of Kristian Thyregod as vice president for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and Allan Paton as regional sales director to lead United Kingdom and Ireland sales, the company said.

Thyregod will be responsible for sales operations, including the company´s go-to-market and channel strategies, to accelerate customer acquisition and partner engagement across the region. Silver Peak currently has more than 600 global production customer deployments of its industry Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution.

With the SD-WAN market projected to surpass USD 8B USD worldwide in 2021 according to IDC, Silver Peak is well positioned to empower enterprises to rearchitect their conventional router-centric WAN architectures in favor of a centrally orchestrated application-driven WAN edge. To capture the leadership position in the market, Silver Peak is making strategic investments in regional expansion beginning in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Today´s leadership appointments mark a key milestone in attracting the industry´s most seasoned talent to lead the company through its next phase of growth.

Silver Peak is the global provider of 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