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  • "The solution is expensive and the service contacts are costly too. The cost of the device makes the value proposition borderline acceptable for us. The service contract fees we pay is approximately $30,000 annually."
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    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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    The compression of Riverbed is very powerful. It can also handle large quantities of traffic.
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    Overview
    Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for maximum functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning and traffic shaping. This enables customers to overcome bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when moving data over the WAN. The WAN optimization software runs on all major hypervisors (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, KVM) and can integrate into existing virtual infrastructures.

    Riverbed SteelHead CX is the industry's #1 WAN optimization solution. SteelHead CX 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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    Sample Customers
    American Student Assistance, Ares Management, Baker Hill, Community Bank, Denali Credit Union, Eagle Bank, Fidelity Bank, Steria, Synplicity, Trade Me, TeraGate, Breweries of Cameroon, Carnival Australia, Coastal Beverages, John Sands, Ivey, London Marathon, SurePrep, Yusen Logistics, ARB Corporation, Ball Corporation, Brazeway, Finisar, Vancouver School Board, North Vancouver School District, US Navy, Baptist Healthcare, Charleston Area Medical Center, Community Health Plan, Healthcare Company, Comcast, Earthlink Telecommunications, Junto Telecom
    ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
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    Comms Service Provider35%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Insurance Company5%
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    Government29%
    Energy/Utilities Company21%
    Construction Company7%
    Media Company7%
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    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government5%
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    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Silver Peak VX is ranked 9th in WAN Optimization while Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 4 reviews. Silver Peak VX is rated 0.0, while Steelhead is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". Silver Peak VX is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN and Silver Peak NX, whereas Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Exinda, Cisco SD-WAN and Silver Peak NX.

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