Riverbed Technology is the pioneer and, with over 4,500 customers, the worldwide technology and market share leader in wide-area data services (WDS). Riverbed provides the first and only comprehensive WDS solution to a host of severe problems that have effectively prevented enterprises from sharing applications and data across wide areas. By wide area, we mean anywhere in the world. Between Chicago and New York. Or between Seattle and Shanghai. Riverbed's award-winning Steelhead WDS appliances address all of the issues that affect application performance over the WAN, dramatically improving the performance of applications that companies and knowledge workers rely on every day - including file sharing, email, backup, document management systems, IT tools, as well as ERP and CRM solutions. With Riverbed, any of these applications can be accelerated somewhere between 5 and 50, and even up to 100 times faster. In very simple terms, the impact for

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Whitepaper: Are Your Legacy Applications Suitable for the Cloud? 3 Critical Evaluation Activities to Ensure Migration Success

by RiverbedJan 30, 2015

Businesses are readily harnessing the advantages of the cloud for critical applications. In fact, 81% of IT leaders are using or are planning to leverage the cloud for these business-centric apps in the next two years.

But while it is easier than ever to deploy or create business applications in the cloud, most enterprises still have critical legacy or in-house developed applications that complicate their migration strategies. After all, not every legacy application is appropriate for the cloud.

How can you determine which of your mission-critical legacy apps are suitable candidates for the cloud? Read this white paper to discover the three evaluation activities your organization should complete to ensure legacy apps perform as expected and deliver the anticipated ROI when moved to the cloud.

Whitepaper: Transforming Business Performance with Hybrid Network

by RiverbedDec 10, 2014

In a world combining public and private resources, the network itself needs to get hybrid, combining the strengths of the highly reliable Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks with the ubiquity and lower cost of Internet infrastructure. Read this whitepaper to learn more.

Whitepaper: Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Next Generation Enterprise WAN

by RiverbedDec 10, 2014

Public cloud services and mobility are driving business needs where the Internet and MPLS play an equally important role for enterprise connectivity. Network planners must establish a unified WAN with strong integration between these two networks to avoid application performance problems.

Whitepaper: SteelHead Hybrid Networking

by RiverbedDec 10, 2014

Global enterprises are rapidly adopting cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications broadly, and the Internet is now a part of their business critical infrastructure. With combined public and private resources, the network itself needs to go hybrid, combining the strengths of the highly reliable MPLS with the ubiquity, price, and speed of the Internet. The hybrid networking model from Riverbed Technology enables organizations to adopt hybrid networks to maximize the performance of applications, increase network availability, and reduce costs while retaining IT control and minimizing complexity. This paper explains how Riverbed path selection technology is a superior approach for designing hybrid networks.

Whitepaper: Four Ways to Optimize Your Hybrid Networks

by RiverbedNov 21, 2014

The path is clear. To accommodate new business demands, IT must institute changes in the way it manages and monitors its networks. Indeed, Gartner's 2013 report "Is MPLS Dead?" noted: "Network architects should revise WAN architectures to improve performance for external cloud applications and resources. In most cases, hybrid WAN architectures will provide the best blend of performance and availability." What kinds of shifts in its capabilities should IT be thinking about? They coalesce around four categories. Read this paper to learn more.

Webcast: Converged Infrastructure for Remote Offices: How to Choose

by RiverbedSep 11, 2014

Deploying and supporting IT infrastructure in branch offices can be costly, complex, and inefficient. Converged infrastructure offers simplification and efficiency – but understanding the unique needs of remote locations is critical to choosing the right solution.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Learn the consolidation and virtualization priorities of your industry peers
  • Identify critical requirements for converged infrastructure and remote offices
  • Understand branch converged infrastructure advantages including reduced time to deploy, local application performance, faster recovery, and lower operating costs
  • Deliver improved remote office efficiency, security, and business continuity
  • Successfully satisfy escalating business activity and customer demands

Register for this webinar to learn from Forrester Research and Riverbed Technology to be better equipped to navigate the converged infrastructure landscape and gain more clarity around essential solution requirements when targeting branch deployments.

Whitepaper: Accelerating Microsoft Office 365 with Riverbed SteelHead SaaS

by RiverbedAug 14, 2014

Riverbed SteelHead SaaS addresses cloud services/software as a service (SaaS) performance challenges by providing an easy-to-deploy optimization solution that meets customer needs for application performance over WAN and Internet connections.

Combining private wide area network (WAN) and public internet optimization, the SteelHead SaaS is a first-of-its-kind solution, which optimizes traffic across the public Internet with Riverbed's award-winning SteelHead optimization system (formerly RiOS or Riverbed Optimization System) technology to accelerate data and application protocols. SteelHead SaaS delivers optimized performance up to 30x for cloud services/SaaS applications, such as Microsoft Office 365 or, regardless of where the end user is located.

This brief focuses on performance gains when using SteelHead SaaS with Office 365 for multi-tenant cloud services.