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SAN FRANCISCO – October 25, 2016 – Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, today announced that Riverbed SteelHead CX and Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals will be available on Microsoft’s U.S. Azure Government Cloud Marketplace, a new cloud environment customized for the unique security, privacy, and compliance requirements of federal agencies. Government customers will be able to easily access Riverbed’s industry-leading application performance solutions in support of their IT modernization and digital transformation goals. Riverbed SteelHead CX is available now and Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals is expected to be available in Q1 2017.
“Federal agencies are seeking technology solutions that help them transform the way they deliver services to citizens,” said Davis Johnson, Vice President of U.S. Public Sector Sales, Riverbed Technology. “Cloud computing is a foundational component of federal IT modernization, and this expanded partnership allows us to seamlessly deliver the application performance tools agencies need to maximize the power of the cloud, all within a Microsoft Azure environment that’s tailored to meet the unique security and compliance needs of the Federal Government.”
Agencies are embracing cloud computing to achieve the vision outlined in the U.S. Digital Services Playbook, which requires applications to be fast, secure and reliable regardless of where they are deployed. Riverbed’s end-to-end application performance management solutions provide federal IT professionals with the ability to accelerate their agency’s digital transformation with access to optimized applications through the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Marketplace. This will enable agencies to maximize federal network speeds and achieve the visibility required to easily detect and fix application performance issues.
Microsoft will unveil the Azure Government Cloud Marketplace and its new IT solution offerings to federal stakeholders and customers during the 5th annual Government Cloud Forum on October 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C., where Riverbed is a sponsor. Having joined the Microsoft Azure Certified program in 2014, the release of Riverbed’s network and application performance solutions into the Azure Government Cloud Marketplace will continue to strengthen its strategic partnership with Microsoft.
“We’re excited to further our strategic partnership with Riverbed to provide our federal customers with application performance solutions that will help them capitalize on their digital transformation and cloud-first strategies,” said Curt Kolcun, Vice President of Public Sector, Microsoft. “Now our customers in the Government sector can have easy-access to industry-leading IT solutions through the new Azure Government Cloud Marketplace.”
Riverbed SteelHead CX and Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals on Microsoft Azure
Government-critical applications are at the heart of your Agency. Government is migrating to the cloud every day and need their apps to perform optimally regardless of their deployment. Riverbed SteelHead, available on Microsoft Azure, is the industry’s #1 optimization solution for accelerated delivery and peak performance of applications across the software-defined WAN. Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals, available on Microsoft Azure, allows you to continuously monitor your applications in production and trace all transactions, across all users, all the time to get the most comprehensive end-to-end application visibility and analytics.
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 www.riverbed.com.
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