Coty, Inc.

Perfume maker sees better network speeds with WAN optimization
Woman looking at cosmetics in brightly lit department store.


Coty, an international perfumer, was looking to improve internet speeds for some 6,000 users worldwide.

Coty, Inc. is the world’s largest fragrance company. Founded in 1904 with headquarters in Paris and New York City, the company has more than 8,500 employees in 28 countries around the globe and earns about $4 billion in revenue each year.

To provide a LAN-like feel to its employees worldwide, Coty selected Riverbed. After preparing Riverbed Steelhead® appliances in the U.S., the Coty IT team shipped them around the world and completed a full deployment in just two months. With Riverbed technology, Coty has increased network performance and improved productivity while dramatically reducing costs.



  • SteelHead appliances in offices around the globe
  • Users can download a 50MB file in less than 5 minutes-a 6x improvement in speed
  • ROI in just 18 months
  • Avoided purchasing additional bandwidth



Improved Internet speeds for 6,000+ users



People were calling and saying, ‘This can’t be right. ... Is something wrong? The downloads are too FAST. With a smile, we said, ‘It is what it is ...,

Glen Dalgleish, Vice President of infrastructure services

Coty Inc.

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