Virtual Steelhead® is ideal for networking environments where physical footprints are limited or problematic, but where high levels of performance are still required, such as ruggedized military environments or virtualized datacenters. Virtual Steelhead fits seamlessly into VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V environments and existing management infrastructure to deliver network-wide performance improvements while also leveraging the scalability and cost benefits of virtualization.
Virtual Steelhead appliance brings the same optimization as physical Steelhead appliances, but without the physical requirements. That makes it ideal for tight spaces and ruggedized environments, such as mobile news vans, construction trailers, and military deployments, to name a few. What’s more, you can manage it with industry-standard virtualization tools, such as VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, for a seamless fit into your fully virtualized data center environments and existing management tools.
Easily upgrade WAN optimization capacity
Use both technology and personnel resources more efficiently
Maintain business continuity during IT consolidation
Support ruggedized environments, such as military deployments
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Learn more about the technical characteristics and requirements of each model in the Steelhead Spec sheets. For details about each Steelhead product, download the Steelhead Family Brochure.
Download: Steelhead Family Spec Sheet
Download: Virtual Steelhead Spec Sheet
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.