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    Top Answer:We just did an assessment for our 47 datacenters around North America. The top two enterprise-level network monitoring solutions were ExtraHop first, Riverbed SteelCenter second. Their negotiated cost… more »
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    Overview

    The combination of Aruba and Silver Peak will accelerate Cloud transformation for enterprises with a comprehensive edge-to-cloud networking solution covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN, and wide area networking (WAN).

    The leading network optimization and application performance solution chosen by over 30,000 organizations worldwide

    The performance of networks and applications directly impacts business productivity. Riverbed draws from nearly two decades of experience in driving network and application performance over Wide Area Networks with its flagship offering, SteelHead. SteelHead delivers the underlying technology that helps enterprises of all sizes maximize the efficiency and performance of the networks and applications used to run modern business. 

    SteelHead is proven to dramatically speed up the performance of applications anywhere in the organization while delivering the best end-user experience even under sub optimal network conditions. Reduce bandwidth utilization by up to 95%, deferring costly network bandwidth upgrades. Increase performance by up to 100x for on-premises applications.

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    ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
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    Government29%
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    Computer Software Company22%
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    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise59%
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    Large Enterprise62%
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    Silver Peak Unity Boost is ranked 15th in WAN Optimization while Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. Silver Peak Unity Boost is rated 0.0, while Steelhead is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Steelhead writes "Powerful compression and application optimization". Silver Peak Unity Boost is most compared with , whereas Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, SteelConnect and Silver Peak NX.

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