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  • San Francisco, California, US
  • 2002
  • $500MN to $1BN

RIVERBED SD-WAN Software-Defined Wide Area Network


RIVERBED SD-WAN offers Digital Networking, SteelConnect and SteelHead SD as a part of its Software Defined-WAN portfolio. RIVERBED SD-WAN digital networking consists of: Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) – Unify connectivity across WANs, the Cloud, and local networks Application Acceleration – Speed data transfers through network bottlenecks and lessen the impact of latency Network performance management – Provide visibility throughout the network and infrastructure to proactively identify and fix issues before they effect the business SteelConnect offers unique software-defined control based on: Simple yet powerful workflows for policy definition based on a new set of primitives to reflect the natural language of business: Applications, Users, Sites, Performance and Security Single-click secure connectivity to and between Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services User-to-server control, wherever the user (static or mobile) or server (cloud or on-premises) might be Scalability for large environments, including data centers. Integrated application acceleration and visibility capabilities, provided as a single-box, dual-box, virtual or cloud-based solution SteelHead SD offers a single, unified orchestration and connectivity fabric across the entire distributed enterprise network with embedded security, optimization, and visibility.


RIVERBED SD-WAN provides application performance infrastructure solutions. Its products include Riverbed SteelHead, Riverbed SteelFusion, and Riverbed SteelApp virtual application delivery controllers. The company also offers Riverbed SteelConnect, a SD-WAN solution, which streamlines the process of designing, deploying, and managing distributed networks, and SteelStore cloud storage delivery products.

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