The efficiencies and flexibility our employees have gained from this technology translate to real dollars…The use of Riverbed technologies has helped us tap into new markets and new geographic areas. - Abe Esguerra, IT director, Dudek
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Why SteelHead Mobile optimization?

SteelHead Mobile delivers leading-edge  optimization and application acceleration to remote and mobile workers wherever they connect to the network. Extending the functionality of Riverbed SteelHead, SteelHead Mobile provides remote workers with accelerated access to corporate files and applications through a simple software package installed transparently on laptops, desktops and now on Surface tablets.

SteelHead Mobile:

  • Improves productivity for on-the-go workers and branch offices
  • Accelerates business-critical web applications up to 60x
  • Reduces bandwidth by up to 99%

SteelCentral™ Controller for SteelHead Mobile manages SteelHead Mobile licenses and controls the deployment, management, and reporting of SteelHead Mobile client software.

How it Works
The POC was so impressive that we immediately made the investment. We haven’t looked back since. - Abe Esguerra, IT director, Dudek
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Deliver applications to mobile workers wherever they work

SteelHead Mobile helps IT managers transform the data center to address the explosive growth in mobile workers, data, and devices.

With SteelHead Mobile, being on the road or at a remote office is no longer a barrier to getting things done. SteelHead Mobile delivers application acceleration to mobile workers wherever they work.

Improved performance with minimal delays

  • Provides a performance optimization solution for branch office, remote and mobile workers
  • Uses URL learning, page parsing, embedded object pre-fetching, and metadata acceleration modes

Acceleration of business-critical web applications up to 60x

  • Supports Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Windows applications (for example, SMBv2, Outlook anywhere, Kerberos), Intranet portals, document management systems, and ERP and CRM applications (for example, SAP NetWeaver, JD Edwards, Siebel)
  • Supports Windows 10 and Microsoft Surface tablets

Unmatched scalability

  • Easily scales network performance to hundreds of thousands of mobile users

Complete visibility and control

  • Manages the configuration policies that determine what optimizations take place per user or groups of users
  • Centrally manages concurrent user licenses and the software clients for SteelHead Mobile at no extra cost with SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead Mobile
  • Supports end-to-end network monitoring and reporting through seamless integration with SteelCentral NetProfiler
With SteelHead Mobile, we can empower our mobile workers with huge productivity gains. Now if they are working at a hotel or at a job site, they can get LAN-like access to all of the important data they need to get the job done properly. - Joe Potegal, Senior Network Engineer, Golder Associates
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Improve the productivity of mobile workers

Improved Mobile Worker Productivity

  • Accelerates business-critical applications up to 60x
  • Reduces bandwidth by up to 99%
  • Eliminates performance problems caused by bandwidth constraints, latency, and competition among applications

Streamlined IT Management and Reduces Support Costs for Mobile Workers

  • Provides an integrated mobile worker, branch office, and data center solution
  • Transforms global enterprise data centers to support large-scale mobile deployments
  • Scales to support up to 20,000 concurrent active Mobile clients

Visibility and Control with SteelCentral Mobile Controller for SteelHead Mobile

  • Provides ease of provisioning and management with simplified policy configuration, interactive graphs, and reporting
  • Delivers improved visibility with end user monitoring for all optimized traffic on premise and now including optimized web and SaaS applications
For us, the solution for the mobile worker started as a ‘nice-to-have.’ Shortly thereafter we realized it was a ‘must-have’ to enable our employees to work from everywhere. - Travis Klasna, IT Manager, JEO
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Determine Your ROI

You understand the benefits of SteelHead WAN Optimization.  Now you can use the resources here to estimate the return on investment with WAN optimization for your organization.

Read the IDC Report: The Business Value of Riverbed SteelHead

Infographic: SteelHead - The ROI Winner

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Tech Specs

Technical Specifications

Need help choosing the SteelHead product that’s right for your organization?

Learn more about the technical characteristics and requirements of each model in the SteelHead Specs sheets.


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SteelHead Mobile is the #1 mobile optimization solution for enterprise applications

With Riverbed SteelHead Mobile your mobile employees will access files and applications up to 100 times faster. The infrastructure problems of a distributed workforce - network delays, slow application responses and inconsistent connections from changing locations - evaporate seamlessly and transparently, resulting in improved mobile employee productivity.

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