Riverbed to Highlight Application Performance Solutions at Interop

Riverbed to Highlight Application Performance Solutions at Interop 
Riverbed Stingray Named Finalist for Best of Interop; Riverbed
Executive to Lead Industry Discussion Around Network Virtualization 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/13 --  Riverbed
Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company, today
announced its participation at Interop, taking place May 6-10, 2013,
at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. At the
conference, Riverbed(R) (booth #1351 and booth #1139) will showcase
how its solutions enable global enterprises to deliver
high-performance applications and network services to end users
worldwide. During the show, Riverbed executives will lead industry
discussions around network virtualization and next generation
application delivery controller (ADC) technology. In addition,
Riverbed customers will share their implementation stories during
presentations in the Riverbed booth.  
"Riverbed is at the forefront of the massive changes that are
happening in IT today," said David Greene, chief marketing officer at
Riverbed. "Virtualization, cloud computing, software defined data
centers, and mobility are creating huge opportunities for business,
but are also challenging IT leaders as they mediate between
efficiency, security, and control and the business demand for higher
performance, flexibility, and responsiveness. Interop attendees who
stop by the Riverbed booths will learn how they can take advantage of
new architectural approaches without sacrificing performance." 
Best of Interop
 Riverbed Stingray(R), a software-based ADC, has been
named a finalist for the Best of Interop Award in the Cloud Computing
and Virtualization Category for its innovation and technological
advancements. The Best of Interop Awards recognize exhibitors that
have made significant technological advancements in seven different
categories. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m.
at the Interop Theater on the Expo Floor. For more information visit
http://www.bestofinterop.com. 
During Interop, attendees will have several opportunities to learn
more about the Stingray ADC technology. As part of the Enterprise
Cloud Summit, Uday Veeramachaneni, director of product management at
Riverbed, will discuss the latest Stingray innovations during a
session entitled, "Next Wave of Application Delivery Technology:
ADC-as-a-Service (ADCaaS)," on Thursday, May 9 from 4:00 p.m. - 4:45
p.m. at Mandalay Bay K. In addition, Adityashankar Kini, director of
engineering at Riverbed, will participate on a panel discussion, "The
Changing Nature of Cloud Platform Deployment," on Monday, May 6 from
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Mandalay Bay D. 
Riverbed and Customers to Lead Industry Discussions Around
Virtualization, Consolidation  
What: Softening the Network: Virtualization, the Final Frontier
 Who:
Steve Riley, technical director in the office of the CTO at Riverbed 
When: Wednesday, May 8th from 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
 Where: Lagoon
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Riley will examine how virtualization is core to the cloud and how
software abstractions have replaced hardware appliances everywhere --
except the network. Riley will outline the innovations that are
making network virtualization possible, as well as the many
advantages that can be achieved from virtualizing this "final
frontier." 
What: Riverbed Customer Story Presentations
 Who: Jerry Vigil,
director information technology operations at Bill Barrett
Corporation; Searl Tate, director network engineering at Paul
Hastings; and Mitchell Weinberger, IT manager at Geo Engineers
 When:
During exhibiting hours. Please visit the booth for the latest
presentation schedule.
 Where: Riverbed booth (#1351)  
Riverbed customers will share how they are using the company's
storage delivery, cloud backup, and WAN Optimization solutions,
including Granite(R), Whitewater(R), and Steelhead(R) respectively,
to consolidate their storage and backup data to the cloud and deliver
LAN application performance over the WAN. Attendees will hear how, as
a result of using these technologies, customers were able to
successfully retire remote storage and servers to reduce costs
without impacting end-user experience or performance. 
Riverbed Performance Solutions In Action at Booth #1351 and Booth
#1139
 Riverbed will be located in two booths on the show floor.
Riverbed booth #1351 will showcase Riverbed Steelhead WAN
optimization appliances, Granite storage delivery, and Stingray
application delivery controller (ADC) solutions. Riverbed booth #1139
will showcase Riverbed Performance Management solutions, including
Riverbed Cascade network performance management (NPM) and Riverbed
OPNET application performance management (APM) solutions. Visitors to
the Riverbed booths will learn more about Riverbed's application
performance platform: 


 
--  Riverbed continues to extend its leadership in delivering speed,
    scale, simplicity, and security to the globally connected enterprise
    with market-leading Steelhead WAN optimization solutions.
--  Award-winning Riverbed Granite gives organizations a groundbreaking
    storage delivery solution, which extends the benefits of the data
    center to global branch offices by delivering local performance access
    to branch employees. With Granite, organizations can achieve 100
    percent consolidation of resources to the secure data center and
    create new possibilities for IT, including instant provisioning of
    branch offices from the data center and instant restore should
    disaster occur.
--  Riverbed Stingray, a software based ADC with integrated web content
    optimization (WCO) capabilities, allows IT to consolidate, scale, and
    move applications easily between physical data centers, virtual
    environments, and the cloud. This flexibility is critical for
    customers with hybrid cloud environments and provides scalability and
    agility that cannot be matched by hardware ADCs.
--  Riverbed Performance Management solutions, which include the Cascade
    NPM and OPNET APM product lines, deliver a unique combination of
    end-user experience monitoring, transaction tracing, deep component
    monitoring, and IT infrastructure/network management to maximize the
    performance, availability, and productivity of critical applications.

  
More than 22,000 organizations worldwide depend on Riverbed to
understand, optimize and consolidate their IT infrastructure, through
solutions that overcome performance issues caused by distance,
distributed computing, and ever increasing amounts of data. As IT
organizations embark on strategic initiatives to virtualize,
consolidate and migrate workloads into cloud environments, users are
moved farther from their data. Slow applications, slow file transfers
and inefficient websites can negatively impact the performance and
success of these initiatives. Riverbed transforms IT performance by
providing solutions spanning WAN optimization, storage delivery,
application-aware network performance management, application
performance management, application delivery controllers, web content
optimization (WCO), and cloud data protection. By providing the
broadest portfolio of performance solutions that deliver anywhere,
any-application optimization, Riverbed enables organizations to
increase productivity and efficiency, while enhancing business
resilience and controlling costs. 
Interop Las Vegas 2013 
 Interop is an independently organized
conference and exhibition designed to empower information technology
professionals to make smart business decisions. Interop provides IT
management from all industries a strong combination of educational
conference sessions, hands-on workshops, a dynamic exhibition of
technology providers, and peer networking, so IT professionals can
investigate, discover and put to work transformative technologies
across their enterprise. http://www.interop.com/lasvegas.  
Additional Resources 


 
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--  LinkedIn
--  Riverbed Blog
--  Riverbed Community
--  Twitter (@Riverbed)
--  YouTube

  
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and are not commitments to deliver any technology or enhancement.
Riverbed reserves the right to modify future product plans at any
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About Riverbed
 Riverbed delivers application performance for the
globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can
successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such
as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster
recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving
enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and
consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast,
fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs
of the organization. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ:
RVBD) is available at www.riverbed.com. 
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Riverbed Technology 
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Riverbed Technology
415-247-6353
renee.lyall@riverbed.com