Speed Up User Access and Accelerate the Delivery of SaaS Applications with SteelHead SaaS
Extend Riverbed’s industry leading optimization beyond the hybrid WAN. With SteelHead SaaS, you can leverage global resources no matter where the data and applications reside, access applications and data from anywhere, and reduce the cost of running your business.
SteelHead SaaS accelerates the delivery of SaaS applications by up to 33x
You can accelerate applications and manage the delivery of business-critical data and content from your SaaS provider—overcoming application latency, bandwidth constraints, and competition among applications.
SteelHead’s Universal SaaS licensing delivers the flexibility to activate optimization for the applications that are most important to your business and enables you to dynamically adjust to user needs.
SteelHead SaaS offers end-to-end optimization for Microsoft Office 365, Office 365 User Identity, Office Web Apps, and Dynamics CRM Online, Salesforce, Box, SuccessFactors, Veeva and ServiceNow.
Devising a Cloud Strategy that Doesn’t Cast a Shadow on App Performance
How It Works: Accelerate SaaS Application Delivery and Provide Flexible Scalability
SteelHead SaaS is an integrated, purpose built, end-to-end scalable solution that accelerates SaaS application delivery to and from the cloud. You can start optimization for SaaS applications with a simple license activation—any physical or virtual SteelHead solution already deployed can quickly be enabled and service availability is instantly increased based on user demand. Delivered as a service, subscription model, SteelHead SaaS is easy to deploy and requires no changes to the user side or in the SaaS-provider cloud.
SteelHead’s award-winning optimization technology seamlessly integrates with the globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Platform, which optimizes the routing of traffic across the public Internet, to accelerate application performance.
Provides all the capabilities of the Riverbed SteelHead solution, built on the same platform, purpose built for SaaS. Leverages data, application, and transport streamlining, as well as SaaS and cloud intelligence.
Uniquely ensures optimization and the best end user experience with GeoIQ for Office 365 mailboxes. Ever-expanding support for more SaaS applications.
Provides secure, end-to-end optimization across the Hybrid WAN and Internet right to the front door of the SaaS provider. Maintains security via Secure Socket Level (SSL) peering.
Dynamic performance management
Instantly creates the cloud-side SteelHead within the Akamai SureRoute IP network. Elastically provisions to dynamically accommodate increases in user connections.
SteelHead SaaS optimization helps reduce growing IT complexity, ensuring maximum performance of SaaS applications no matter where users are located.
SteelHead SaaS also improves IT visibility by seamlessly integrating with SteelCentral NetProfiler for end-to-end network monitoring and reporting and SteelCentral AppResponse for end-user experience monitoring for web and SaaS applications.
Optimization for SaaS applications
Improves performance of SaaS applications up to 33x while using up to 97% less bandwidth
Enhances scalability with Universal SaaS licensing for all supported applications including Microsoft Office 365, Office 365 User Identity, Office Web Apps, and Dynamics CRM Online, Salesforce, Box, SuccessFactors, Veeva and ServiceNow.
What Can You Save? What Can You Gain?
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%.
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Riverbed Application Performance Platform accelerates Office 365 and other application performance and delivers network visibility for a successful IT consolidation at Sub-Zero
Sub-Zero Group, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of luxury appliances, including the Sub-Zero line of refrigerators and freezers and the Wolf line of cooking products. The third-generation, family-owned company recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. It is based in Madison, Wis. where it was originally founded.
IT migration to cloud-based applications and Infrastructure-as-a-Service
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.
We achieved 80 percent data reduction while utilizing six times less bandwidth. The test results are really encouraging and demonstrate that the joint solution from Akamai and Riverbed can avoid a costly bandwidth upgrade and address the performance challenges we are encountering.
Lionel Marie, Network Architect, Schneider Electric