Riverbed Stingray Application Delivery Controller Achieves Certified Integration With SAP NetWeaver(R)

Riverbed Stingray Application Delivery Controller Achieves Certified 
Integration With SAP NetWeaver(R) 
Stingray ADC Improves Performance of Enterprise Applications 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/13 --  Riverbed
Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company, today
announced that the SAP(R) Integration and Certification Center (SAP
ICC) has certified that Riverbed(R) Stingray(TM) Traffic Manager
version 9 integrates with the SAP NetWeaver(R) 7.0 technology
platform. As a result, Stingray Traffic Manager will be able to help
more customers deploying SAP NetWeaver improve the performance of
their enterprise applications.  
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Stingray is a full-featured software and virtual layer 7 application
delivery controller (ADC) that balances workloads for enterprise
websites and cloud services and optimizes end-user services by
prioritizing and routing application traffic.  
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"Customers running SAP solutions who are moving to virtual and
cloud-based infrastructures will benefit by deploying Stingray
Traffic Manager. This will help improve the performance, security,
and resilience of enterprise applications," said Jeff Pancottine,
senior vice president and general manager of the Stingray application
delivery business unit at Riverbed. "With SAP's rigorous testing of
our products, these enterprises can now be assured that our products
integrate with SAP NetWeaver and will help them achieve improved
performance of business-critical applications." 
In these tests, SAP used Stingray Traffic Manager installed as a
virtual appliance with the SAP NetWeaver technology platform and
simulated normal end-user conditions to determine that the two can
interoperate successfully, to meet the strict test criteria set by
In each scenario, the Stingray software was certified to meet SAP
requirements for application functionality, performance, and
security. In addition, Stingray was shown to provide additional
enhancements for application availability, resilience, and
encryption, while helping reduce the workload of SAP application
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, sluggish 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. 
Additional Resources 

--  Stingray product page: http://rvbd.ly/1fE6s7v
--  Case study: AlertBoot: Transitioning to the cloud made easy:
--  Blog post: Introducing Stingray 9: http://rvbd.ly/1fE6pIT
--  Video describing Stingray Services Controller: http://rvbd.ly/1fE6so5
--  Video: Riverbed Connect Podcast - Stingray 9.0: http://rvbd.ly/1fE6pZo
--  White paper: Traffic Valuation and Prioritization with Stingray
    (registration required): http://rvbd.ly/1fE6sEx

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About Riverbed
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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
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Lori Bertelli 
Riverbed Technology 
Renee Lyall
Riverbed Technology
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