Riverbed Executive Named Top Influential Inside Sales Professional and Leader in Business

Riverbed Executive Named Top Influential Inside Sales Professional and Leader 
in Business 
MJ Shutte Recognized for Her Accomplishments in Sales for the Fourth
Consecutive Year and Her Impact in the San Francisco Community 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/13 --   Riverbed
Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company,
announced today that MJ Shutte, vice president of inside and
commercial sales, Riverbed Americas, has been recognized by the
American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) as a Top
25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional for the fourth
consecutive year. She was also named one of the Bay Area's Most
Influential Women in Business by the San Francisco Business Times.
Shutte's accomplishment was announced in April at AA-ISP's awards
banquet at the annual Leadership Summit 2013 in Chicago, IL and she
will be honored by the San Francisco Business Times on Thursday, June
6, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. 
"We couldn't be more proud to have such an intelligent, successful
leader within our company be recognized by these two prestigious
organizations as an influential leader in the industry," said Ian
Whiting, senior vice president, sales, Americas at Riverbed. "MJ has
played an invaluable role in aligning our sales team with the IT
infrastructure goals of enterprises worldwide. Her dedication to
providing excellent sales support and strong leadership skills while
fostering the company culture has benefited all members of the
Riverbed community -- employees, customers and partners." 
The AA-ISP Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional awards
has honored Shutte's knowledge and expertise at Riverbed for the past
four years. She has played an essential role in building out the
global inside sales team by developing innovative sales strategies,
as well as providing support to the field sales team to empower
channel growth. These sales teams led by Shutte now have extended
responsibilities that include enabling and selling with thousands of
channel partners, driving Riverbed into a global billion dollar
revenue company.  
Each year, the AA-ISP recognizes the Top 25 Most Influential Inside
Sales Professionals at its annual Leadership Summit, who have been
instrumental in advancing and changing and the inside sales market
and have influenced others through thought leadership, training and
best practices.  
Additionally, the San Francisco Business Times Bay Area's Most
Influential Women has recognized Shutte's key role in the
professional growth of Riverbed employees as a mentor in the Advanced
Leadership Teams Project, an executive-led leadership mentor program.
Shutte also volunteers her time at leading regional charities,
including the San Francisco Food Bank and the Battered Women's
Shelter in Burlingame. 
For more than 10 years, the San Francisco Business Times has compiled
an annual list to honor outstanding women in the greater San
Francisco Bay Area. Nominees were evaluated on their leadership
roles, board affiliations, influence in their industries as well as
in their communities.  
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. 
Forward Looking Statements
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forward-looking statements, including statements relating to
anticipated revenue. These forward-looking statements involve risks
and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully
materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ
materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results
to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements include our ability to react to trends and
challenges in our business and the markets in which we operate; our
ability to anticipate market needs or develop new or enhanced
products to meet those needs; the adoption rate of our products; our
ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with our
distribution partners; our ability to compete in our industry;
fluctuations in demand, sales cycles and prices for our products and
services; shortages or price fluctuations in our supply chain; our
ability to protect our intellectual property rights; general
political, economic and market conditions and events; and other risks
and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or
furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information
about these and other risks that may impact Riverbed's business are
set forth in our Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on May 3, 2013. All
forward-looking statements in this press release are based on
information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no
obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Any future
product, feature or related specification that may be referenced in
this release are for information purposes only and are not
commitments to deliver any technology or enhancement. Riverbed
reserves the right to modify future product plans at any time. 
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MEDIA CONTACT
Jin Woo 
Riverbed Technology 
415-344-6465 
jin.woo@riverbed.com 
INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT
Renee Lyall
Riverbed Technology
415-247-6353
renee.lyall@riverbed.com