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Riverbed Announces Live Keynotes and Full Technical and Customer Session Lineup for the Riverbed Global User Conference 2021

  • Free one-day virtual event spans the globe: October 5 (Americas); October 6 (EMEA); October 7 (APAC); and November 17 (Japan); event theme focused on “The New Horizon: visibility, security and performance for the modern, hybrid enterprise”
  • Keynote and guest speakers include Dan Smoot, President and CEO of Riverbed and Aternity; Robert Herjavec, entrepreneur, business leader, bestselling author and leading Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank; Liv Boeree, professional poker player, astrophysicist, philanthropist and decision-making expert; Bob Agnes, COO, Riverbed and Aternity; Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks; and Tyler Bryson, Corporate VP, Microsoft
  • Features 50+ technical breakout sessions with Riverbed experts, customers and partners and an interactive Expo Hall
  • Register now and view the full conference guide at

SAN FRANCISCO September 23, 2021 – Riverbed today announced the General Session Keynotes and technical and customer session lineup for the Riverbed Global User Conference 2021, a free one-day virtual event, focused on The New Horizon, and delivering visibility, actionable insights, security and performance for the modern, hybrid enterprise. The conference will span the globe on October 5 (Americas), October 6 (EMEA), October 7 (APAC), November 17 (Japan) and include over 35 hours of content and 50+ technical and customer use case sessions with Riverbed experts, customers, and partners. To register or view the full conference show guide, visit

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Sponsored by Intel, the event will bring thousands of attendees together with Riverbed leaders, customers, partners and industry and public sector experts to discuss how Riverbed and Aternity solutions allow organizations to maximize visibility, performance and security as the work environment evolves, and enterprises accelerate digital, cloud and SaaS strategies. Partners, customers, public sector professionals and industry influencers participating in the event include Microsoft, BT, Orange Business Services, WWT, Fidelis Cybersecurity, Packet Pushers and many Riverbed customers across various industries and geographies. The Expo Hall provides an opportunity to engage with Riverbed partners at 35+ virtual booths.

Guest Speakers and Keynotes:

  • Robert Herjavec, entrepreneur, business leader, bestselling author and leading Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank – Fast, Forward and Focused: Trends, Threats and Keeping Up in a Fast-Paced World
  • Liz Boeree, professional poker player, astrophysicist, philanthropist and decision-making expert – Data, Science, Intuition and Insight from the Poker Tables to the Boardroom
  • Dan Smoot, President and CEO of Riverbed and Aternity – Mastering the New Horizon, Visibility, Insights & Performance for the Modern Hybrid Enterprise; with guest Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks
  • Stacie Sloane, Vice President of Riverbed with a Guest Speaker from one the World’s Leading Energy Companies – Beyond Visibility: The Growing Demand for Insights and Action
  • Bob Agnes, COO of Riverbed and Aternity with Guest Speaker, Tyler Bryson, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft – Delivering Actionable Insights for a Transformative Future
  • Riverbed Solution Roadmaps: Visibility with David Winikoff, VP, Product Management, Riverbed; and Performance with Richard Faris, Director, Product Management, Riverbed

The breakout sessions will cover use cases, demos, best practices and roadmaps across four tracks – Customer/Partner, Visibility, Security, Performance and Public Sector. The full conference show guide can be found at A sampling of the 50+ sessions include the following:





Public Sector

How Perenti Improved Application Performance

The Digital Experience Index (DXI): How Leading IT Departments Drive Business Impact

Back to the Office! Threats, Workloads, and Digital Hygiene of a Returning Workforce

Cloudy with a Chance of Legacy Apps

Delivering a World-Class IT Operations (at large government agency)

How BT Worked with Riverbed to Overcome Customer Challenges to Delivery Superior Network Performance and Visibility

Best Practices for Unifying the Riverbed NPM Solution

Advanced Analytics: Security Dashboards

Prepare for Your Hybrid Cloud Journey

Bringing Peace to the War Room with Advanced Visibility

Riverbed and Orange Bring Color Into Your Transformations

Visibility and Industry Trends

Threat Hunting with Riverbed

Digital Transformation for Riverbed

Return to Office: Accelerating the Hybrid Workforce

The Importance of High-Fidelity Data in AI Ops

Gain Critical Visibility and Insights into the Health and Security of Hybrid Infrastructures

Human Operated Ransomware

Citizen and Employee Expectations and the Criticality of App Performance and Management

IT Modernization of the Operational Mission



What: The New Horizon: Riverbed Global User Conference 2021


  • AMERICAS: October 5, 2021; 8am – 5pm PST
  • EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA: October 6, 2021; 8am – 5pm BST
  • ASIA-PACIFIC: October 7, 2021; 8am – 5pm SGT
  •  JAPAN: November 17, 2021; 10am – 3pm JST
  • Keynotes and Sessions will be available on demand through end of year

Where:             Free virtual event


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Riverbed enables organizations to maximize performance and visibility for networks and applications, so they can overcome complexity and fully capitalize on their digital and cloud investments. The Riverbed Network and Application Performance Platform enables organizations to visualize, optimize, remediate and accelerate the performance of any network for any application, and helps to identify and mitigate cybersecurity threats. The platform addresses performance and visibility holistically with best-in-class WAN optimization, unified network performance management (NPM), application acceleration (including Office 365, SaaS, client and cloud acceleration), and enterprise-grade SD-WAN. Riverbed’s 30,000+ customers include 99% of the Fortune 100. Learn more at

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