We performed a comparison between SteelConnect EX Enterprise SD-WAN and Steelhead based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet, Cisco, VMware and others in WAN Edge.
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Accelerate business velocity with enterprise-class SD-WAN. As enterprises and organizations adopt more cloud and SaaS applications to support an increasingly distributed workforce, the hybrid networks connecting it all have been more complex, less predictable and less secure.
Riverbed SteelConnect EX is a powerful enterprise SD-WAN solution that integrates best-in-class routing, application acceleration, network visibility, and security services – a flexible and complete WAN Edge platform that gives you what you need to modernize your network and propel your business in the digital age.
Steelhead is 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.
SteelConnect EX Enterprise SD-WAN is ranked 20th in WAN Edge while Steelhead is ranked 14th in WAN Edge with 4 reviews. SteelConnect EX Enterprise SD-WAN 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". SteelConnect EX Enterprise SD-WAN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN and NFX Series Network Services Platform, whereas Steelhead is most compared with Aruba EdgeConnect SD-WAN Platform, Fortinet FortiGate, WAAS, Cisco SD-WAN and Noction IRP.
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