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Vendor Insight: Riverbed Technology — A Fresh Look

Published: 30 October 2015

ID: G00279642

Analyst(s): Gary Spivak, Cameron Haight, Mark Fabbi , Vivek Bhalla


Riverbed saw explosive growth as a leader in WAN optimization followed by portfolio expansion, including acquisitions in adjacent disciplines. Recently, it experienced declining revenue growth, investor activism and a leveraged buyout. IT leaders should evaluate the vendor as it stands today.

Table Of Contents


  • Corporate History
  • Functional Areas
    • WAN Optimization
    • Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD)
    • Application Performance Monitoring (APM)

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