Riverbed announced significant enhancements and new subscription pricing for its industry leading SD-WAN solution, which is now used by more than 1,000 customers worldwide. With this latest release, Riverbed is delivering the most powerful and complete WAN Edge solution in the market, integrating advanced SD-WAN functionality with industry-leading application acceleration, security and visibility capabilities all in a single streamlined device.
“Organizations across every industry are striving to digitally transform their business in order to stay competitive. Consequently, limitations of legacy networks have become roadblocks to truly fulfilling these digital strategies,” said Paul O’Farrell, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Riverbed’s Cloud Infrastructure Business Unit. “By delivering a next-gen architecture with new flexible subscription pricing and enhanced routing capabilities, Riverbed has raised the bar in helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation initiatives and implement a software-defined networking approach for increased agility, greater efficiency and ultimately, better financial results. And now with 1,000 SD-WAN customers worldwide, Riverbed has established itself as a true leader in the SD-WAN market.”
Riverbed offers the only WAN Edge solution in the market that provides unified connectivity and policy-based orchestration spanning the entire distributed network – SD-WAN, SD-LAN, data centers and both public and private clouds, with easy-to-use, one-click automated connectivity into Microsoft Azure and AWS. Riverbed SD-WAN provides customers with the flexibility to steer traffic to any network or point of presence (PoP) of their choice.
The solution also enables zero-touch provisioning, allowing an enterprise to set-up a global network and connect to the cloud in minutes. Simplified ongoing network management provides the ability to make network or business/application policy changes with just a few clicks. Additionally, Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution natively and seamlessly integrates with third party network security vendors, including the Zscaler cloud security platform to dramatically streamline networking and security, providing the level of agility required for the modern enterprise.
Alex Arcilla, Validation Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group said “The latest SD-WAN release from Riverbed seamlessly addresses these issues of network complexity, delivering both advanced SD-WAN and enterprise-class routing capabilities. This allows organizations to easily define and implement policies as well as automate connectivity across their entire network in order to maximize network agility from the data center to the edge to the cloud.”