SAN FRANCISCO—April 22, 2014— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area for the fourth time by its employees and the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal, based on the company's corporate philosophy, work culture, management practices and overall benefits.
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In employee reviews, Riverbed management was recognized for creating a great culture, inspiring employees, promoting openness and transparency and steering the company in the right direction.
For example, in one review, a Riverbed employee wrote: "The senior managers at Riverbed are intelligent, principled, flexible, appropriately careful at times and are willing to make changes as necessary to adapt to market conditions and the various phases of growth that Riverbed experiences. They also genuinely care about their employees. I find it hard to imagine a better senior management team."
"For more than 10 years, Riverbed has been delivering innovations to help our 25,000 customers improve application performance, regardless of where their applications reside, ultimately driving business performance," said Riverbed Chairman and CEO Jerry M. Kennelly. "In just a few years, Riverbed has transformed from a single to multi-product platform company, and last year surpassed $1 billion in revenue with a growing market opportunity in front of us. As we continue to expand our business, our employees and culture remain critical to our success. Collaborative, innovative, mutual respect, authentic and reliable - these are a few of the qualities that we're proud of and help make Riverbed a great place to work in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world."
Riverbed was recently named one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in the Glassdoor Employee's Choice Awards 2014 for the second year in a row. In addition, earlier this year, Riverbed Chairman and CEO Jerry M. Kennelly was awarded Glassdoor's Highest Rated CEO recognition for 2014, ranking 14th overall and 7th among tech CEOs based on employee ratings.
Riverbed was founded in 2002 to eliminate distance and location as constraints in delivering applications by solving the problems of latency and bandwidth limitations in wide area networks. Today, Riverbed offers the most complete platform to enable organizations to embrace location-independent computing so that business objectives - not technical constraints - drive how applications and data are delivered. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ is a set of integrated solutions that gives companies the flexibility to host applications and data in the locations that best serve the business while ensuring the flawless delivery of those apps. Riverbed works with a broad and diverse ecosystem of partners to extend the value of the platform with a range of implementation, integration and value-added services.
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