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2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

For the 7th year in a row, Riverbed is in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. In this report, Gartner presents an overview of the WAN optimization market and its latest trends. Find out what Gartner has to say about the strategic value of WAN optimization solutions and their evaluation of the technology vendors that provide them. Access the complete Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers, 2014.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Transforming Business Performance with Hybrid Networks

Businesses are rapidly adopting virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and SaaS applications broadly across the enterprise to minimize costs and enable seamless collaboration and communication. This is significantly straining the traditional network paradigm. In this white paper, learn how IT organizations combat this challenge to transform network architectures to deliver the right performance and reliability cost-effectively while retaining control.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Accelerating the Delivery Microsoft Office 365

Many organizations use Office 365's cloud-based mail, collaboration and communication services as the dominant workload. However, as services move to the cloud, data centers are no longer local, and end-user experience can suffer. A congested Internet connection will mean sluggish application delivery that puts a damper on user productivity and ultimately threatens application usage. Learn how to address these performance issues.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Path Selection Infographic

Path selection technology provides the ability to re-direct select traffic and application flows through alternate WAN routes based on service metrics, such as path availability and priority. This path selection technology empowers IT organizations with greater controls to maximize multiple WAN services based on business needs, service quality, and costs. It also utilizes the ability to redirect specific traffic or applications through one of three alternate gateway paths determined by destination availability in cascading order. Learn more.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

IDC ROI Infographic

The IDC study "Improving the Business Value of WAN optimization," documented the business impact of WAN optimization solutions on enterprise organizations. Current trends and issues explored include evolving and shifting communication patterns, connection types, applications and bandwidth. So how can you leverage this information to maximize your business ROI? Learn more.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Little Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization

You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Improving Business Value of WAN Optimization

Want to achieve faster ROI by deploying a complete WAN optimization solution? Read the latest IDC report entitled "Improving the Business Value of WAN Optimization" to get the facts. You'll discover how WAN optimization can help your business to cut IT costs without compromising performance, gain greater efficiency, and improve end user productivity and overall satisfaction. There are also some key real world case studies
where current customers have shown real results.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Accelerating the Delivery Microsoft Office 365

Many organizations use Office 365's cloud-based mail, collaboration and communication services as the dominant workload. However, as services move to the cloud, data centers are no longer local, and end-user experience can suffer. A congested Internet connection will mean sluggish application delivery that puts a damper on user productivity and ultimately threatens application usage. Learn how to address these performance issues.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Four Little-Known Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization

You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

For the 7th year in a row, Riverbed is in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. In this report, Gartner presents an overview of the WAN optimization market and its latest trends. Find out what Gartner has to say about the strategic value of WAN optimization solutions and their evaluation of the technology vendors that provide them. Access the complete Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers, 2014.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Secure, Intelligent WAN Op for Exchange Server 2013

Improve productivity and reduce WAN impact and costs allowing you to consolidate exchange servers. Test results show that Riverbed Steelhead appliances dramatically accelerate email operations typically used in an organization, and significantly reduce WAN bandwidth utilization.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Infographic: What's Stealing Business Performance?

Riverbed spoke with IT management and other technology professionals at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference to develop this infographic on the causes of loss of business performance and recommendations for an effective SharePoint deployment.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

IDC ROI Infographic

The IDC study "Improving the Business Value of WAN optimization," documented the business impact of WAN optimization solutions on enterprise organizations. Current trends and issues explored include evolving and shifting communication patterns, connection types, applications and bandwidth. So how can you leverage this information to maximize your business ROI? Learn more.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

For the 7th year in a row, Riverbed is in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. In this report, Gartner presents an overview of the WAN optimization market and its latest trends. Find out what Gartner has to say about the strategic value of WAN optimization solutions and their evaluation of the technology vendors that provide them. Access the complete Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers, 2014.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

EMA Research: The Network Factor in VDI Success

Organizations are embracing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). To reap the full benefit of a VDI deployment, organizations must assure the best possible end-user experience. The network plays a critical role in making that a reality when trying to extend VDI deployments to remote/branch sites.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Increase Network Performance with Path Selection

The hybrid networking model with path selection technology from Riverbed Technology enables organizations to adopt hybrid networks to maximize the performance of applications, increase network availability, and reduce costs while retaining IT control and minimizing complexity.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Transforming Business Performance with Hybrid Networks

Businesses are rapidly adopting virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and SaaS applications broadly across the enterprise to minimize costs and enable seamless collaboration and communication. This is significantly straining the traditional network paradigm. In this white paper, learn how IT organizations combat this challenge to transform network architectures to deliver the right performance and reliability cost-effectively while retaining control.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

For the 7th year in a row, Riverbed is in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers. In this report, Gartner presents an overview of the WAN optimization market and its latest trends. Find out what Gartner has to say about the strategic value of WAN optimization solutions and their evaluation of the technology vendors that provide them. Access the complete Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers, 2014.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Improving Business Value of WAN Optimization

In this study, as in the 2007 study, IDC found that customers were able to reduce IT costs, improve IT staff efficiency, increase availability for users, and trim time to market with new revenue-generating opportunities.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology


 

Four Little-Known Ways WAN Optimization Can Benefit Your Organization

You know that WAN optimization has evolved into a complete system that optimizes traffic across a broad range of most popular applications while providing deep visibility into performance. However, today's comprehensive solutions can improve just about every major IT initiative. Read this short white paper to learn how next-generation WAN optimization solutions can benefit your organization more than ever before.

Sponsor: Riverbed Technology