The Four Stages of Cloud Adoption: You’ve Made the Decision to Embrace the Cloud — Now What?

If your company has decided to start migrating files or applications to a public cloud computing platform, you may feel pressure to do so quickly. It’s likely some of your competitors have done so, and you sense the need to play catch-up. That’s understandable, particularly when you read predictions from industry analysts about how many […]

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New IDC Report Quantifies SteelHead’s 497% ROI

August 9, 2016 App-Defined Networking
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Riverbed SteelHead™ is the market leader in WAN optimization, and companies of all sizes love its ability to improve the performance of applications across the hybrid enterprise. A new white paper from IDC quantifies that appeal with hard numbers. Read on for highlights and key findings from the paper, entitled “The Business Value of Riverbed […]

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Azure ExpressRoute and SteelHead: Optimize Networked Apps End to End

August 9, 2016 App-Defined Networking
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Many Riverbed customers are intrigued by Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute (AER), which provides a way to peer directly with Microsoft rather than traversing the public Internet. ExpressRoute can improve network access to Microsoft services like Azure, Exchange, and Office365. But getting that access doesn’t necessarily solve all the latency and other network problems that can bedevil […]

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Riverbed to Acquire Aternity — Becoming the Most Powerful Visibility Solution Available

When it comes to application performance, user experience rules all. It doesn’t matter if IT’s array of monitoring tools reports everything is A-OK. If an end user is having a bad time, IT has a problem to fix. Unfortunately, it’s very hard to detect those end-user problems with most current monitoring solutions. That’s why Riverbed […]

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Nine Times a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

July 11, 2016 App-Defined Networking
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Amazing news! For the ninth consecutive year, Gartner has placed Riverbed SteelHead™ in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization — and we couldn’t be prouder. Check out the full report, including the Riverbed section, today. The WAN Optimization Magic Quadrant itself is shown below: Here’s how Gartner defines a “Leader” According to the report, […]

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Does Your Legacy Network-Management Approach Work for Today’s Complex Networks?

July 11, 2016 App-Defined Networking
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It’s easy to build something that’s hard, but really hard to build something that’s easy. Ricky Lin, Riverbed’s deputy CTO, brought that up just recently as we talked about Riverbed SteelConnect™ and how it fits into the emerging SD-WAN (software-defined WAN) landscape. Lin’s point was that it’s always challenging to make complex technologies simple to […]

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