Derek Granath

VP Product Marketing at Silver Peak

Derek has more than 20 years of technology product marketing, product management and business development experience with a focus on high-performance enterprise and service provider networking systems. At Silver Peak, he leads product positioning and messaging for service provider and enterprise SD-WAN offerings. Before joining Silver Peak, Derek held a number of senior management positions in marketing and product management at networking companies including Extreme Networks, ConSentry Networks, Woven Systems, Brocade, and Cisco Systems via the Stratacom acquisition. Derek holds a BSEE from Stanford University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

SASE: SD-WAN First or Security First?
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SASE: SD-WAN First or Security First?


SASE Doesn’t Completely Address IoT Security

SASE Doesn’t Completely Address IoT Security

Augment SASE with Identity/Role-based Access for the Highest IoT Device Security

Automate Best-of-Breed SASE Deployments with Integrated Orchestration

Automate Best-of-Breed SASE Deployments with Integrated Orchestration

Best-of-Breed SASE deployments automated with integrated orchestration and cloud-delivered security services—the key to improved business productivity, customer satisfaction, and increased IT efficiency.

SASE vs. SD-WAN – It’s NOT Either Or!

SASE vs. SD-WAN – It’s NOT Either Or!

SD-WAN is a foundational component and an integral part of a SASE architecture

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about SASE

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about SASE

Learn more about Secure Access Service Edge, the benefits it delivers, and why enterprises need to transform WAN and security architectures.

Aruba Recognized as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for WAN Edge Infrastructure for EdgeConnect’s Customer Experiences

Aruba Recognized as a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for WAN Edge Infrastructure for EdgeConnect’s Customer Experiences

‘Flawless.’ ‘Uncomplicated.’ ‘Efficient:’ Read peer insights from customers.

SASE and the Peanut Butter Cup – A Fable

SASE and the Peanut Butter Cup – A Fable

Like the peanut butter cup, an enterprise shouldn’t have to make a tradeoff between their wide area network or security, nor should they settle for “good enough.”

SASE: One Year Later

SASE: One Year Later

As interest in SASE increases and SD-WAN solutions mature, cloud-first enterprises can confidently begin their SASE journey today with Silver Peak.

Silver Peak and Zscaler: Making SASE Work for You

Silver Peak and Zscaler: Making SASE Work for You

Today’s cloud-first enterprise must arm workers with a security service solution that follows them wherever they go.

Silver Peak and Check Point Partner to Automate Local Internet Breakout, Securing the WAN Edge for Cloud-First Enterprises

Silver Peak and Check Point Partner to Automate Local Internet Breakout, Securing the WAN Edge for Cloud-First Enterprises

Highly complementary integration provides a secure, high-performance modern WAN edge architecture that delivers the highest quality of experience for users and IT

Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router – No. 3: It’s MPLS Contract Renewal Time

Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router – No. 3: It’s MPLS Contract Renewal Time

MPLS Contract Almost Up? Time To Look At The Benefits of SD-WAN

Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router #4: Broadband is Used Only for Failover

Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router #4: Broadband is Used Only for Failover

While enterprises sometimes use broadband as a back-up transport, broadband capacity is often underutilized, or worse, sits idle.

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