SAN FRANCISCO—December 05, 2012— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced Steve Riley, technical director in the Office of the CTO at Riverbed®, will deliver the opening keynote, "Everything You Think You Know About Cloud is Wrong" at the Cloud & Virtualization Live! Conference, December 10 -14, 2012 at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, FL. Riley will also drive a separate discussion during the conference examining the advantages of network virtualization.
"As enterprises increasingly move critical business applications to the cloud they realize it is no longer business as usual for IT," said Steve Riley, technical director in the Office of the CTO, Riverbed. "To fundamentally transform their business and realize benefits such as reduced costs and increased productivity, organizations need a new approach to application design, methods, and processes that aligns with cloud computing."
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