Pernod Ricard India realized that its existing IT infrastructure was facing numerous issues that were affecting employee productivity. The company faced poor application performance across the WAN. Speed and performance was a major obstacle for the adoption of new technology by remote users. Security was also a major concern for the IT department.Bandwidth costs were also on the higher side and many sites weretechnically not feasible for further upgrade.In 2010, Pernod Ricard India set its strategic growth plan in multiplehorizons. But it was challenged due to its existing infrastructure that had low capabilities, obsolete technologies, and frequent disruptions. To resolve these issues, the company decided to deploy Riverbed SteelHead appliances.The SteelHead solution could easily conform to the company's ITtransformation initiatives. It is essentially 'future ready' to support further growth and expansion initiatives.