SteelHead – WAN Optimization & Acceleration | Riverbed | US


The first name in WAN optimization has evolved for the hybrid age


Riverbed Again Named as a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization

9th Year Riverbed recognized as a Leader

Applications are at the heart of your organization. They drive your productivity. They enable your business agility. And in today's complex hybrid world, those applications are coming from everywhere—the Internet, SaaS, IaaS, Data Centers and Remote Sites.

Riverbed SteelHead, the industry’s #1 optimization solution for WAN acceleration of all applications across the Software-Defined WAN and a leader in the “Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization” for nine years in a row, delivers the most comprehensive solution for application visibility, optimization, and control to ensure peak performance of applications across any network.

Delivering business-critical apps over the Internet saves us millions without sacrificing performance. Riverbed makes it possible.
Edward Wagoner, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Americas, JLL
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Use Cases

Hybrid WAN

Easily leverage and control Hybrid WANs to increase available bandwidth, application performance and network reliability at the lowest cost possible.


Speed up user access and manage the delivery of SaaS applications including Office 365 and, and IaaS clouds.


Provide mobile workers with up to 60x faster performance of business-critical web applications from mobile devices, while reducing bandwidth up to 99%.


Deliver application performance improvements while leveraging the scalability and cost benefits of virtualization.


Overcome bandwidth and geographical limitations, improve productivity and enable global collaboration from virtually any location.

Data center to data center replication

Transfer and replicate data with greater visibility and control and less cost and risk, ensuring rapid data recovery times and improved business continuity.



Japan-based Senko uses Riverbed SteelHead to improve employee collaboration and reduce network traffic by 88%.


Ensuring Application Availability

Lathrop and Gage keeps critical applications running for its attorneys, accessing SteelHead™ key features of path selection, WAN optimization and QoS functionality.


Riverbed Application Performance Platform powers California environmental firm’s efficient growth as a peak-performing hybrid enterprise

Partner Solution

Riverbed partners are developing innovative solutions that solve complex business problems, open new markets, and create new revenue opportunities.

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SteelHead Services

Lifecycle consulting services to help you fast-track your deployments, ensure ongoing success, and optimize the business value of your SteelHead investments.

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