Riverbed is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing.
Location-Independent Computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice.
Riverbed Application Performance Platform
Riverbed was founded in 2002 and they shipped their first SteelHead WAN Optimization appliance in 2004. Since its launch, SteelHead has been and continues to be the industry’s #1 WAN optimization solution, winner of the InfoWorld 2013 Technology of the Year Award seven years running. It’s always been known for accelerating delivery of applications to the branch and now it also accelerates delivery of SaaS and cloud-based applications. And, now with Path Selection, SteelHead can prioritize mission-critical apps for delivery over the fastest networks while delivering lower-priority apps over the Internet.