Blanco Lam is a Deputy Chief Technology Officer at Riverbed Technology and have been with the company since 2004. In his tenure with the company, Lam has held various positions in both presales and postsales capacities. Lam also created the prototype for what is now known as the SteelHead SaaS product offering. Prior to joining Riverbed, Lam served as Lead Network Architect at Mizuho International, a London-based investment bank.
Posts from Blanco Lam
04-Oct-2016 • by Blanco Lam
Is it Possible to Have Your (Cloud) Cake and Eat It Too? Find Out at Cloud Expo Asia
25-Apr-2016 • by Blanco Lam
Official Support for Optimizing Office 365 via Azure ExpressRoute
Last September, Microsoft announced the general availabilty of Azure ExpressRoute (ER) for Office 365. Since then, customers have been asking us whether we would support this architecture. I'm excited to announce our official support for this architecture using the Exchange Provider model (EXP) and specifically for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online/OneDrive workloads. When I talk to our customers about ER, a recurring queston I hear is: "Why do I need WAN optimizaton if ER promises lower latency and better connectivity?" To answer this question, let's revisit the three main reasons why applications perform suboptimally when accessed across the WAN:...