Introducing Riverbed SteelConnect, the cornerstone of Riverbed’s strategy for next generation, Application Defined Networking for the cloud era where networks adapt to application requirements. Riverbed SteelConnect’s application defined approach to networking, as well as the company’s expertise in WAN optimization, especially in the areas of network and application visibility allows SteelConnect to address challenges associated with ensuring agile and secure application delivery across the broadening parameters of the hybrid enterprise. Riverbed SteelConnect SDWAN and Riverbed SteelCentral Visibility to instantly scale the network to follow the pace of the Cloud growth without any security or performance compromises. Riverbed SteelConnect is the industry’s first and only product to unify network connectivity and orchestration of application delivery across hybrid WANs, cloud networks and branch LAN/WLANs with centralized policy based management, dynamic Software-Defined Routing and single click cloud deployment.
Riverbed solutions deliver streamlined data protection, reduced costs, and improved recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPO and RTO) for disaster recovery. IDC found up to 83% faster problem resolution among Riverbed customers. Employees can be productive anywhere, even if their normal workplace is unavailable. Financial services use case, IT professionals in financial services often must balance innovation that improves the user experience with the demands that come with the highest levels of trust. This financial service organization with hundreds of sites is pursuing an innovative cloud first IT strategy, leveraging IaaS Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs). Managing security and new applications added through growth is a challenge. There are up to 500 actively managed virtual private cloud instances. Unifying and securing on premises off premises perimeters needs to go hand in hand with simplified network operations and fast application provisioning.
Riverbed SteelConnect For SDWAN, Cloud And LAN/WLAN
Riverbed SteelCentral is ubiquitous and unified connectivity fabric spanning the WAN, Remote LAN and Cloud networks, business oriented orchestration for fast, agile and secure application delivery, cloud oriented workflow for designing, deploying and managing modern networks Business aligned orchestration of apps, users, locations, performance, and security. Riverbed SteelConnect provides centralized management and business intent based policy enabling automation, zero touch provisioning, quality based path selection, and application optimization. And it drives apps and data based on priority quickly to your users down the network path that you selected when setting up your business policy. Cloud oriented workflow allows you to design first, deploy, and change with ease. Riverbed SteelConnect starts with a virtual, menu driven network design first before anything physical comes on-line. Intelligent use of a “shadow appliance” ensures quick deployment of the actual physical appliance.
Riverbed SteelConnect Use Cases
Riverbed SteelConnect delivers solutions for every industry to meet specific needs for application optimization, control and visibility, as well as Application-Defined Networking (SDWAN), cloud and security. Cybersecurity for example, security mandates, including Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) require continuous monitoring of IT systems to actively identify and report on network trends, as well as enforce access and usage policies. In line with FISMA, Riverbed solutions provide a continuous monitoring framework, observing communications between all nodes on the network in order to detect and report on behavioral anomalies and complement an active defense of data in use, in motion, and at rest. Data center and server consolidation for example, the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) is designed to reduce costs, promote Green IT, increase security and efficiency. Riverbed solutions enable faster consolidation project implementation and up to 50X better performance for applications independent of where they are hosted, and reduce bandwidth requirements up to 95%.