When you want more throughput or connections than just one SteelHead can provide – or if you want a high-availability deployment option – SteelHead Interceptor helps manage and scale your network-wide throughput.
SteelHead Interceptor enables customers to scale optimization solutions to support hundreds of thousands of end users across an enterprise, as well as very high bandwidth connections into the data center. SteelHead Interceptor clusters groups of SteelHeads to work together seamlessly and provides:
With SteelHead Interceptor, you can intelligently integrate all your SteelHead solutions while directing activity and network load with superior management and administration capabilities.
Whether you want more throughput or connections than just one SteelHead can provide – or if you desire a higher availability option – SteelHead Interceptor helps manage and scale SteelHead solutions.
TCP connection forwarding
Multiple configuration options
Speed with finely tuned control
SteelHead Interceptor makes it easy to extend the benefits of SteelHead solutions across a large enterprise, while centralizing management efforts and ensuring optimization services across the enterprise.
Optimization scalability and high-availability
Simplified management for large enterprises
Visibility, optimization and control
IDC conducted detailed interviews with nine organizations to understand the impact of optimizing the delivery of business applications with Riverbed SteelHead.
IDC calculates that organizations will realize benefits worth an average of $27,014 per 100 users ($7.23 million per organization) per year over three years, which translates to a projected three-year return on investment (ROI) of 497%.
Infographic: SteelHead, the ROI Winner
Willis Group Holdings Limited (www.willis.com) is a leading global insurance broker, delivering professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting, and actuarial services to institutions around the world.
The Cisco solution met one of six criteria, but Riverbed gave us five of the six we wanted, and that breadth of capability was the key differentiator.Eoghan Doyle, Director of infrastructure and Operations, Willis Group Holdings
Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management. The 176-year-old French firm got its start in the steel industry, then expanded into power and control in the last half of the twentieth century.
The views I created using Riverbed open APIs ease capacity planning of Internet bandwidth / Internet peering, help negotiate costs with upstream transit providers by easily qualifying the most important destinations, and elaborate a peering (public / private) policy to collect the traffic from Internet exchange points.Lionel Marie, Network Architect, Schneider Electric
VTB Bank is a Russian commercial bank with state participation, a key element under VTB Group. It is the second largest bank in Russia in terms of assets and the first in terms of share capital size. The main activities of the bank include working with corporate clients and financial institutions, government agencies and enterprises.
The most important result for us is business application acceleration. It increases employee productivity, speed and convenience of working with centralised applicationsDmitry Nazipov, Head of Information Technology Department — Senior Vice President, VTB Bank
Power [Watts] (Typical)
System Dimensions (LxWxH)(iii)
27.87 X 17.24 X 3.45 in
707.8 X 438 X 87.6 mm
Max Weight (without packaging)
40 Lbs/ 18.14 Kg
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