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Riverbed Again Named One of the Best Places to Work in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – April 25, 2016Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, today announced that it has been named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area for the fifth time by its employees and the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly. The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as the highest on such values as collaborative culture, management practices, fun, solid compensation and benefits offerings and other amenities.

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“We’re honored to be recognized once again by our employees as one of the Best Places to Work in San Francisco and the Bay Area,” said Riverbed Chairman and CEO Jerry M. Kennelly.  “Our employees in the Bay Area and around the world are the foundation of what makes Riverbed great, and since our founding 14 years ago, we’ve been committed to cultivating a culture of collaboration, innovation and customer-centricity. Our employees have enabled Riverbed to transform from a single to multi-product application performance company, surpassing $1 billion in revenue with over 28,000 customers. As we now look to deliver disruptive networking solutions that are software and application-defined, our employees remain critical to Riverbed’s future success and in delivering game-changing solutions to our customers.”

Riverbed management was recognized for creating a culture that helps employees realize their professional goals. Riverbed employees work in collaborative team environments where they can make a real impact and help customers reach their full potential of digital transformation. As innovation is fundamental to Riverbed’s business and its greatest strength, the company relies on its employees to spur creativity, enhance problem solving, and help it succeed in the global marketplace. Riverbed cultural values rest on Riverbed’s five-C’s: customer-centric, curiosity, committed, collaborative and community-minded.

Riverbed was recognized as a Bay Area Best Places to Work at the awards gala held on April 19, 2016. To learn more about careers at Riverbed, visit:


About 2016 Bay Area Best Places to Work

Best Places to Work is an innovative publication and awards program produced by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.  The rankings were determined by surveys that went directly to employees who answered a series of questions.  The survey was administered online by the employers and through a service provided by Quantum Workplace, our research partner.  The rankings are numeric based on Quantum’s scoring process. By ranking companies and sharing best practices we facilitate idea sharing and help other companies learn from the best. 

About Riverbed

Riverbed, at more than $1 billion in annual revenue, is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed enables hybrid enterprises to transform application performance into a competitive advantage by maximizing employee productivity and leveraging IT to create new forms of operational agility. Riverbed's 28,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at

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