Applications are now the center of the business world. We rely on them to reach customers, build products, automate back-end business processes, and perform almost every task critical to business.
Application performance and availability not only make users happy – they’re also the most visible indicators that IT is doing its job right. That’s why the world’s leading organizations rely on Riverbed for fast, reliable applications.
We were founded in 2002 and shipped our first Steelhead WAN optimization appliance in 2004. Steelhead has been named an InfoWorld "Technology of the Year-WAN Accelerators" for five years running (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011).
Our 2,400 hundred employees now serve more than 20,000 customers worldwide including nine of the Fortune 10 and 80% of the Global 100.
Riverbed Technology at a Glance
Riverbed. WAN optimization for your network: Application acceleration, WAN bandwidth optimization, and IT consolidation. Riverbed is the IT performance company. WAN optimization solutions from Riverbed liberate businesses from common IT constraints by increasing application performance, enabling consolidation, and providing enterprise-wide network and application visibility – all while eliminating the need to increase bandwidth, storage or servers. Thousands of companies trust Riverbed to deliver greater productivity and cost savings by making their IT infrastructure faster, less expensive and more responsive. Riverbed solutions are also available as managed services through select providers.