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As a Product Marketer at Riverbed, Akshay brings together expertise about the market, technology and a strong customer-focus. He works across teams and business units to help deliver solutions to user problems—by educating about existing technology and relaying feedback to the product management teams for product development. Though Akshay is assigned to the Riverbed SteelHead product line, he has experience across most of the Riverbed Application Performance Platform via roles in Product Management and Product Marketing. He is seasoned in the technology market of today and attributes his knowledge to the growing influence of different forms of social media-such as this blog forum.
Posts from Akshay Kakar
11-Oct-2016 • by Akshay Kakar
Riverbed Has Raised the Game for SD-WAN. Check it Out at ONUG Fall 2016!
Riverbed’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution, SteelConnect, is now available to deploy. The rubber has hit the road and we’re getting great traction with customers and partners....
07-Sep-2016 • by Akshay Kakar
What is SD-WAN?
You’ve probably heard the term SD-WAN several times but the meaning often seemed nebulous. This blog intends to provide an overview about Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)—why you should care, the technology and a few tips for picking the appropriate solution for your use-cases....
17-May-2016 • by Akshay Kakar
Industry Veterans Comment on Riverbed SteelConnect: 'This was Extraordinarily Impressive. I Need to Know More!'
Riverbed recently demonstrated SteelConnect to a group of industry thought leaders at Tech Field Day. The response was exceedingly positive....
17-Nov-2015 • by Akshay Kakar
Next-Gen Performance With SD-WAN: Branch Routing Looks Into The Eye Of 'Project Tiger' At ONUG Fall 2015
ONUG Fall 2015 was recently held in Manhattan, New York, with about a dozen vendors highlighting their offerings for SD-WAN. Some vendors, after years of selling in the router market, tried to showcase how their branch routing technology could be used for SD-WAN; paradoxical though since SD-WAN aims to eliminate the very rigidity that routers have created....
19-Oct-2015 • by Akshay Kakar
Mark Zuckerberg, Virtual Reality and a SD-WAN Conference? Connecting The Links With Riverbed.
Did you know that Facebook is coming out with Virtual Reality? Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a system that would enable users to “experience everything they would in reality - vision, hearing, memory etc.” even though they may be across an Internet circuit.
Facebook isn’t the only gang-of-geeks reigniting this technology. Samsung seems to have launched Samsung Gear VR. Google has Cardboard. And, based on a report by Fortune magazine, Apple has entered the Twilight Zone too.
Generally, today’s world is a humungous toy store, with new technologies that make our jaws drop, eyes widen and wallets disappear (I was referring to Apple Pay). The goodies aren’t just for individual consumers and businesses that invest wisely may be able to turn technology to profits.
The question is, do we have the backbone (read: network) to handle all of this coolness?...