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.
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 is ranked 19th in WAN Edge while Steelhead is ranked 15th in WAN Edge with 3 reviews. SteelConnect 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 is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, VMware SD-WAN, NFX Series Network Services Platform and Fortinet FortiGate, whereas Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Silver Peak NX and Exinda.
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