Network Acceleration – Riverbed

Riverbed is the leading manufacturer of network optimization equipment. Utilizing patented algorithms for deduplication, Riverbed has a solution for every network acceleration challenge.

Riverbed has many products for different needs: Steelhead CX for traditional network optimization, Steelhead EX and Granite for disc space consolidation and Cloud Steelhead for cloud service acceleration. Whitewater is Riverbed’s solution for data backup into the cloud.

Steelhead WAN Optimization

Steelhead products can be implemented as virtual servers or hardware. Steelhead optimizes the traffic between data center and access point, which boosts application performance over WAN practically near LAN performance. Acceleration speeds up HTTP, HTTPS, SAP, AutoCAD, Microsoft products (Exchange, Sharepoint, etc), MS SQL and Oracle databases, protection and replication, file sharing (Windows, Mac, Unix), virtual desktops (ICA, RDP) etc. Riverbed offers also Steelhead Mobile, which optimizes mobile user’s performance and Steelhead Cloud, which accelerates cloud service (Office 365, Sales Force, Google Apps…) performance even 27 times faster.

WAN Optimization

Granite

Granite is a new Riverbed solution for consolidation of logical disc space from data center to remote access point. Granite EX hardware can control virtual servers in remote office and in a logical disc space consolidated from data center. Problems with server remote control and remote office’s backup solutions are now history. You can implement remote office’s VDI solutions with Granite. Granite can be used also with existing network acceleration solution by using Granite Core and Granite appliances.

Granite

Whitewater

Transfer your backups to the cloud with Whitewater. For existing backup solutions, Whitewater is a gateway to backup storage into your private or a public cloud service. If you have existing backup solutions and a cloud service, Whitewater gets them to work seamlessly together. The picture below shows compatible products in this industry’s leading cloud backup ecosystem.

Whitewater