Formerly Known As: Steelhead
Riverbed SteelHead is the industry’s #1 optimization solution for accelerated delivery of all applications across the hybrid enterprise. SteelHead also provides better visibility into application and network performance and the end user experience plus control through an application-aware approach to hybrid networking and path selection based on centralized, business intent-based policies for what you want to achieve – as a business.
A leader in the “Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers” for seven years in a row, SteelHead pioneered WAN optimization in 2004. Today, Riverbed is leading the evolution from the traditional WAN model to providing optimization, visibility and control for the hybrid enterprise.
"Another company to keep an eye on in the software-defined WAN space is Riverbed. Its technology acquisitions has vaulted it from being merely a WAN optimization company to a company that can make any remote location perform like a local one for network, storage, and other services."
-Ethan Banks, Network Computing, September, 2014
With SteelHead 9.0, Riverbed is leading the evolution from the traditional WAN optimization model to accelerating applications across the hybrid enterprise. Read what's new >
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SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead
Easily configure, monitor, upgrade, troubleshoot, and report on your Riverbed SteelHead deployment from groups of SteelHead EX , SteelHead CX or virtu...
SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead Mobile
SteelHead Mobile enables WAN optimization for mobile laptops, remote desktops, tablets, and people on the go.
Monitor true end-user application experience and fix application performance problems with SteelCentral AppResponse.
SteelCentral NetProfiler provides troubleshooting and root cause of network and application issues with end-to-end network performance monitoring.
Riverbed SteelFusion is the first and only branch converged infrastructure that delivers local performance while enabling your data centralization, in...
Services for SteelHead
Drive adoption and utilization for SteelHead solutions while accelerating deployments for use cases such as SaaS, IaaS, and data center migration.
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
Riverbed solutions for business continuity and disaster recovery, include data replication, backup centralization, application availability, and more.
Detecting & Fixing Application Performance Issues
Performance solutions for application operations and development
Acceleration, availability, and monitoring solutions for remote workers, teleworkers, mobile website performance, and more
A Day in the Life of John, Director of Network Operations
Paul O'Farrell explains how SteelHead enables the Hybrid Enterprise at the Riverbed FORCE 2014 conference
Optimization accelerates applications and data transfer so connected people can be more productive.
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Hybrid Networks need Optimization, Visibility and Control for ALL applications – on premise, SaaS-based, or from the cloud.
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Riverbed delivers the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing, turning location and distance into a competitive advantage. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ allows IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. At more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Riverbed has 25,000+ customers, including 97% of both the Fortune 100 and the Forbes Global 100.