App-Defined Networking

SteelHead Customers: Upgrade to SteelHead SD and Get SD-WAN Capabilities Powered by SteelConnect

March 7, 2017 App-Defined Networking

If you’re a Riverbed SteelHead™ customer, you’ve come to appreciate this solution’s application accelerations capabilities. But your network has evolved over the years, and with the release of Riverbed SteelHead SD, SteelHead continues to evolve with it. The high points: The big story is that SteelHead SD integrates Riverbed SteelConnect™ SD-WAN functionality with SteelHead optimization […]

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Do You Have What It Takes to Transform?

February 6, 2017 App-Defined Networking

Netflix. Uber. Amazon. Tesla. There’s a commonality between brands that are changing today’s market landscape. They use technology to transform the way business has been done, to improve efficiencies, and to very precisely meet customer demands. This transformation through digital technologies is taking place across every industry vertical and, fortunately or unfortunately, “survival of the […]

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Cloud Networks: How to Provision and Accelerate Them with a Single Click

December 13, 2016 App-Defined Networking

With the recent launch of Riverbed SteelHead™ for SteelConnect™ (WAN Optimization) on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, we thought it an ideal time to learn all about this new service, so we turned to Shridhar Kulkarni, Group Product Manager at Riverbed Technology. He’s enthusiastic about the possibilities opened by the converged, all-in-one SteelConnect/SteelHead solution. […]

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What Is True IT Agility? Find out with New SteelConnect 2.0

October 7, 2016 App-Defined Networking

Riverbed SteelConnect™ 2.0 just launched and is currently available for deployment, and the world is taking note. Riverbed’s revolutionary software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) offering disrupts legacy hardware-based approaches to branch networking with a software-defined and application-centric solution that delivers the agility, visibility, and performance that businesses need to succeed in today’s constantly changing, hyper-competitive marketplace. Ready […]

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SD-WAN Investments Can Translate into Tangible Cost Savings — Here’s How

September 12, 2016 App-Defined Networking
Our Experts Solve the Branch IT Problem—What They Found Can Save You Money

How can Riverbed SteelConnect™ for SD-WAN save you money? Well, for starters, it’s a unique solution that delivers software-defined control across a unified fabric that spans cloud networks, WANs, and branch LANs and WLANs. The intuitiveness, agility, and efficiency from the solution are no longer limited to a silo, which can transform the IT team […]

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New IDC Report Quantifies SteelHead’s 497% ROI

August 9, 2016 App-Defined Networking

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

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

July 11, 2016 App-Defined Networking
Gartner Magic Quadrant

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

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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