Riverbed Wins Gold & Bronze in the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies & Best Products Award

May 31, 2013
STINGRAY TRAFFIC MANAGER TAKES GOLD IN APPLICATION DELIVERY CATEGORY & RIVERBED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT CASCADE EXPRESS EARNS BRONZE IN NEW PRODUCTS CATEGORY

SAN FRANCISCO—May 31, 2013— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company, today announced that Network Products Guide, one of industry's leading technology research and advisory guides, has named its Stingray® Traffic Manager a Gold winner of the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Application Delivery category. In addition, the company’s Cascade® Express appliance, a Riverbed® Performance Management (RPM) product, earned a Bronze award in the New Products category.
The Riverbed Stingray product family is application delivery controller (ADC) software designed to make applications faster, more reliable, and more secure. Stingray is the industry’s only complete software-based Layer 7 ADC with advanced features such as integrated web content optimization (WCO) and web application firewall capabilities, which free customers deploying applications from the constraints they face when deploying legacy ADCs.
Riverbed Performance Management (RPM) includes the Cascade network performance management (NPM) and OPNET application performance management (APM) product lines. Riverbed Performance Management (RPM) maximizes the performance, availability, and productivity of critical applications by combining end-user experience monitoring, application transaction tracing, deep component monitoring, and IT infrastructure/network management. Cascade Express is an all-in-one solution that combines the best of flow and packet capture plus network monitoring into a single appliance.
“This industry and peer award recognition of Riverbed by Network Products Guide further validates our position as a company dedicated to helping our customers deliver application performance, while navigating the changing IT landscape, including virtualization, cloud, and software defined data centers,” said David Greene, chief marketing officer at Riverbed.
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, slow 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, edge-VSI, 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.