Unified SD-WAN Solution

Simple, Unified & Powerful SD-WAN

Customer Stories for SteelConnect CX

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Technical Specifications

Learn more about the technical characteristics and requirements of SteelConnect.



Use Case

Virtual and Cloud Environments

Recommended # of users

5-2500 users


VGW-LIC-BW010: 100Mbps VPN

Hardware requirements: 1 CPU core @ 2.1 GHz (Intel E5-2600v4) 1GB DRAM & 200MB storage

VGW-LIC: 2.5 Gbps VPN

Hardware requirements: 4 CPU cores @ 3.0 GHz or 6 CPU cores @ 2.1 GHz (Intel E5-2600v4)

8GB DRAM & 2GB storage

Actual performance will vary depending on hypervisor/virtualization & hardware platform design


3x 1GbE or 1x 10GbE WAN ports 8x LAN ports

Temperature Range



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Download: SD-WAN Spec Sheet

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Download: SteelConnect Data Sheet


Analyst Report

Enterprise Strategy Group Validates Riverbed SD-WAN

Analyst Report

Solution Brief

SteelConnect Solution Brief

Featured Resources


    SteelConnect Use Cases

    Riverbed expands SD-WAN use-cases beyond Hybrid WAN.
    See what’s possible when an industry-leader redefines how networking is done.

    Hybrid WAN

    Business Use Case
    Simplify the management of multiple networks with cloud-based centralized management and a menu-driven, simplified design and workflow

    Visibility and a Cloud-First Strategy

    Financial Services Use Case
    Unifying and securing on-premises/off-premises perimeters needs to go hand in hand with simplified network operations and fast application provisioning

    Hybrid Cloud

    Industry Use Case
    Connect your Virtual Private Connections (VPCs) together with full mesh VPN

    SteelConnect Services

    Assess SD-WAN Migration and Accelerate SteelConnect Deployments and Time to Value.

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