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Fortinet vs Riverbed

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Fortinet
Based on 986 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 75 reviews.
Latest Research
Fortinet FortiGate vs. Steelhead
Updated: September 2022
Overview
Fortinet, Inc. is an American multinational corporation founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solution, the FortiGate firewall. Fortinet distributes its systems and subscription-based services using the channel partner sales method via more than 20,000 partners worldwide.
Riverbed Technology, Inc. is an American company founded in 2002 with the goal of reducing the latency and bandwidth constraints in delivering applications via wide area networks to multiple locations across long distances. Riverbed is known primarily for pioneering WAN Optimization with Riverbed SteelHead, which first shipped in 2004 and continues to lead the market with over 50% market share. As information technology has evolved over the past decade and begun to move to the cloud, Riverbed has also evolved: Businesses increasingly rely on applications and data that run both in on-premises data centers as well as in the cloud, delivered to users over a mix of private networks and public networks. This is the hybrid enterprise, and Riverbed offers a platform to give enterprises visibility to deliver, control, and optimize IT resources across this hybrid enterprise.
Sample Customers
Fortinet FortiGate
Pittsburgh Steelers, LUSH Cosmetics, NASDAQ, Verizon, Arizona State University, Levi Strauss & Co. Whitepaper and case studies here
Fortinet FortiADC
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiTester
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
FortiMonitor
SONY, GoDaddy, HCL, ING, ARMOR, billboard
Steelhead
ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
SteelConnect
Roxtec, Software Solutions Company, Rignet
Alluvio AppResponse
N11.com, OneMain Financial, China Bank, Halkbank, Kaust
Alluvio Modeler
Intel Corporation
Alluvio NetProfiler
Lathrop & Gage, Australian State Government Agency, BDO Canada LLP
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
36%
Computer Software Company
16%
Government
5%
Manufacturing Company
4%
Computer Software Company
20%
Comms Service Provider
19%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
9%
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