How Do You Manage Your Cloud? Cloud computing has been around for some time. We’ve all heard of it, we all know what it does and we all understand the benefits it can bring… well most of us. It’s the same for virtualisation, which has become a technology phenomenon. Most, if not all organisations have virtualised at some level and over the years, the cloud has become a natural evolution of a business’ virtualisation strategy; an extension that builds upon the benefits gained from virtualising. The questions I often ask businesses are “has your virtualisation strategy worked?” And “are you
Riverbed Steelhead Appliance Named a Best Product of 2011 by Government Computer News Recognized as Innovative Solution for Reducing Latency in the Cloud; Provides Value in Current Economic Environment SAN FRANCISCO—November 22, 2011—Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced that the Riverbed® Steelhead® appliance was named a Best Product of 2011 by Government Computer News (GCN). GCN selected its best products of 2011 based on their ability to provide efficiency toward a specific government requirement. Steelhead appliances help government agencies meet mandates – to consolidate data centers, reduce costs for IT, and execute on the cloud-first policy – without compromising performance. The
Comic Relief Goes Cloud Computing with the Help of Riverbed Technology Every two years, one of the biggest events in the UK fundraising calendar is Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day. The charity raises tens of millions of pounds in donations through its website, which is its primary fundraising and donation portal. It is therefore crucial to have full functionality during peak periods, and to ensure there is absolutely no downtime. In 2009, the charity’s IT team looked to improve on its 2007 performance, but in doing so faced a critical business decision of how to upgrade its IT infrastructure. The challenge
Fast Facts for the Hybrid Cloud Read these Fast Facts to learn how Riverbed Technology’s range of solutions enable organizations to build a flexible, hybrid cloud environment. Cloud computing benefits can include a unique blend of performance, availability, cost, and control. However, accomplishing these benefits requires the ability to integrate public and private services with optimized connectivity to build a flexible, hybrid cloud environment. Riverbed Technology’s complete range of high-performance solutions for the hybrid cloud enables this business flexibility. Riverbed solutions include WAN optimization, network performance management, and cloud storage gateways. With Riverbed, business-critical applications and storage can be accelerated,
Riverbed Unveils IT Performance Solution for Accelerating VMware vSphere® Replication Joint Riverbed and VMware Solution Critical for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Cloud and Virtualized Environments SAN FRANCISCO—August 30, 2011—Today at VMworld® 2011, Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, announced its Steelhead® appliance wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions accelerate VMware vSphere® Replication, a new feature of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5. The combination of the Riverbed® and VMware solutions address the challenges of replicating data across the WAN in cloud and virtualized environments, and is an integral component to improving business continuity and disaster recovery.
Riverbed To Showcase IT Performance Solutions At Defense Information Systems Agency Conference San Francisco—August 10, 2011—Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced its participation at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Customer & Industry Forum, taking place August 15-18 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The DISA conference brings together decision-makers and subject-matter experts from the military services, combatant commands, industry and academia to share information and ideas that are critical to helping the Department of Defense (DoD) achieve success. At the conference, Riverbed® (booth# 455) will showcase wide area network (WAN) optimization, satellite communications and
IT performance company Riverbed Technology is optimizing data protection through its new Riverbed Whitewater cloud storage gateway models. Riverbed’s new releases will enable more businesses of all sizes to leverage the benefits of cloud data protection. The company has designed these models according to the size of the company. Small and medium sized businesses may use the new Whitewater models 510 and 710. The Whitewater model 2010 is ideal for the mid-sized enterprise and targeted use cases in the large enterprise. Following this announcement, Whitewater cloud storage gateways can now aid businesses cut down operational burdens, costs and complexity when
Riverbed Delivers Enhanced Support for Citrix XenDesktop Virtual Desktop Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 19, 2011) – Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced that its award-winning Riverbed® Steelhead® wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions now provide enhanced support for Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop solutions. With this announcement, Riverbed builds on its industry-leading abilities to accelerate and control the broadest range of virtual desktop environments over the WAN. Customers that deploy Steelhead products in a virtual desktop environment are able to overcome the WAN performance issues that bottleneck the most popu lar virtual desktop deployments, significantly enhancing