Transitioning to the cloud made easy with Riverbed® Stingray Traffic Manager

Industry: Professional Services

When AlertBoot, a leading provider of full disk encryption, made the switch to the cloud, it needed to find a load balancing solution that could not only support its migration but also prevent as much downtime as possible.

In Brief

  • Smoothly transitioned to an entirely virtualized environment
  • Migration to the cloud achieved at one-third the cost of other solutions
  • "Smart" SteelApp™ Traffic Manager fulfilled business requirements without needing to change other applications

AlertBoot conducts its entire business online, so when it decided to make the move to the cloud, it was important that its services would be maintained throughout the transition time. After working with three other hardware-based load balancing products, AlertBoot chose the Riverbed® SteelApp™ Traffic Manager to help it successfully transition its infrastructure to an entirely virtualized environment, at one-third the cost of other comparable hardware solutions.

After going virtual, AlertBoot saw immense benefits for its own company in terms of cost and flexibility. Leaving the expensive, high-maintenance hardware behind, AlertBoot’s implementation of Riverbed Stingray was a cost-effective, glitch-free, and maximally portable solution.

“Riverbed was the perfect solution because they do everything, if not more, than a hardware-based load balancer at a third of the price, right out of the box”, said Tim Maliyil, CEO of AlertBoot.

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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.

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