15 WAN Optimization Players VARs Should Know

Riverbed Technology

Riverbed is the space's marquee vendor, offering WAN optimization and acceleration capabilities via its popular Steelhead appliances: hardware-based Steelhead installations, Virtual Steelhead, Cloud Steelhead and a Steelhead Mobile client software version. While WAN op capabilities remain the heart of Riverbed's channel play, the company has continued to expand into adjacent data center technologies, including into cloud storage with its Whitewater products, and into application delivery and Web content optimization with its recent acquisitions of Zeus Technology and Aptimize.


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