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Riverbed Xirrus is the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, performing under the most demanding circumstances and offering consistent “wired-like” performance with superior coverage and security. Whether you need a simple, low-cost network for 10 users in a small or remote office, or a high density solution for 100,000 users in a stadium, Riverbed Xirrus Wi-Fi delivers fast, reliable, secure service you can count on — today, and as your needs change tomorrow. Riverbed Xirrus Wi-Fi solutions are designed to dynamically adapt to the real-time demands of all-wireless connectivity, ensuring the quality of experience necessary to take full advantage of mobile devices in any environment. Riverbed Xirrus delivers the only Wi-Fi solutions that let you manage from the cloud, on-premise or standalone. Eliminate “rip-and-replace” expenses by using an adaptable platform. Ensure a superior user experience with solutions right-sized for all density needs.

Reduce installation and equipment up to 75% by using fewer access points. Eliminates captive portals making Wi-Fi access simple for users and the IoT. Provides secure BYOD with unique credentials controlled per user. Single Sign-On (SSO) with the Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps Ecosystem. Next-generation management built around an intuitive, graphical interface. Zero-touch provisioning allows plug-and-play installations in minutes. Flexible options include cloud, on-premise and standalone management. Application Control provides application visibility and prioritization in every AP – no separate controller needed. TurboXpress provides 11ac on every radio for twice the performance of standard APs. Riverbed Xirrus Positioning System tracks 100,000 devices in real-time and can locate any device in seconds. Xirrus has the only Wi-Fi solution in the industry that goes beyond the standard AP with 2, 4 and 8 radio solutions.

Riverbed Xirrus Cloud Management

As budgets diminish and time becomes a scarce commodity, cloud-based services bring affordability and efficiency to your organization. Xirrus XMS-Cloud is a powerful solution for deploying and managing your Wi-Fi network with complete control and visibility anywhere, anytime. Riverbed Xirrus architected XMS-Cloud for ease-of-use and minimal operational overhead. Innovative technology provides zero-touch activation for deploying new APs, automated software upgrades, and virtually eliminates on-site system maintenance . IT enjoys the benefits of a single console where all services are integrated at no extra cost. And integrated application intelligence lets network administrators control prioritize critical applications to ensure predictable performance, even when the network is under heavy load. XMS-Cloud accommodates current and future needs as Wi-Fi device use continues to grow. Built on the same scalable, next-generation NoSQL database used by the largest Internet companies.

EasyPass Access Services

Administrators can combine Wi-Fi access with Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps authentication so that user credentials can be used to connect to the Wi-Fi network and domain resources. Users are blocked network access to Wi-Fi until authenticated against the Microsoft (Office 365) or Google ecosystems. EasyPass supports any type of device and operating system, including mobile phones, tablets, and laptops operating with iOS, Android, Windows and Apple OS X. Integrated with on-premise or cloud based Riverbed Xirrus Management System, EasyPass simplifies IT tasks. Xirrus EasyPass Personal combines security and simplicity, allowing guests, visitors, and employees to automatically and easily create their own secure personal Wi-Fi network on public Wi-Fi. EasyPass Personal provides IT administrators the ability to track user activities and protect their data.
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A single source of truth for performance — how useful would a portal be that shows the links between business and app performance? Your single source of truth for application performance. Effectively managing application performance in today’s hybrid enterprise requires deep and broad visibility across complex networks and hosting environments. Enterprises often take a fragmented approach to managing applications. Riverbed SteelCentral Portal brings everything together in a single pane of glass, eliminating the war room approach to address performance issues that often take months to fix or never get fixed.

Rethink branch IT — Riverbed is revolutionizing the way organizations manage remote and branch office (ROBO) IT by delivering the only hyper converged solution designed with the unique challenges of edge IT in mind. Riverbed SteelFusion enables the “Hyper converged Edge”, simplifying the complexities that have become so costly to maintain in an increasingly distributed world of opportunity. What this brings is unprecedented levels of simplicity, agility, data security, and business continuity across your entire distributed enterprise.


When you add Riverbed SteelCentral to your SteelHead deployment you’ll get complete application visibility and optimization. Application visibility anywhere. Deep application intelligence and network visibility to see all applications, everywhere they run. Responsiveness and control. Rea time application visibility to ensure critical applications get Quality of Service (QoS) levels that are aligned with business objectives. Accelerate business. Deliver application acceleration anywhere while enhancing end-user experience and visibility to increase productivity levels, optimize resources and reduce TCO.

Continuously monitor them to get end to end visibility and end-user experience insights around the clock. Take control of application performance. Detecting and fixing problems on live applications has never been more challenging. Watch the Riverbed webinar series to examine and resolve common, yet elusive application performance problems that reveal themselves only when you look at them from the right vantage point. Riverbed SteelCentral NetSensor provides agentless infrastructure component monitoring to deliver a comprehensive picture of how your infrastructure is affecting network and application performance.


AutoVPN multi mesh VPN connectivity to ensure application delivery from Cloud to WAN to LAN over any network underlay (MPLS, Internet). Native cloud integration to seamlessly connect private and public clouds. Global, centralized policy management to ensure performance of applications regardless of their locations (in the data centers or in the Cloud). Single click, instant cloud connectivity and provisioning including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.

Cloud visibility with sharing of flow data in Riverbed SteelCentral reports, enabling IT to understand minute by minute consumption of applications; report application specific performance by network, site, and user; and make path and quality of service decisions quickly. Riverbed SteelConnect is also suitable for hybrid environments that host some applications in the public cloud and need to deliver them to a remote location. Riverbed announced Amazon AWS as the first supported provider, with Microsoft Azure compatibility to be added later this year.


Riverbed SteelFusion brings the simplicity, agility, and security of hyperconvergence to the edge of your network. Hyperconvergence has seen wide adoption in enterprise IT, its modular blocks of server, storage, and networking simplify administration and improve scalability in the data center. But what about remote and branch offices (ROBOs)? According to the Taneja Group, only Riverbed SteelFusion gives IT organizations the simplicity, security, and scalability of hyper convergence to the edge of the enterprise, while still providing the performance and access that ROBOs need.

Riverbed SteelFusion uniquely takes remote office and branch office IT to zero by enabling enterprise level security for remote data, instant provisioning of remote services and locations, fast recovery from outages. and LANlevel performance for edge users. With Riverbed SteelFusion a working set of data is projected to your branch at any given time.


Accelerate Riverbed SteelHead deployments and time to value. Your organization selected Riverbed SteelHead to accelerate critical applications across your enterprise network. Now turn to the expertise of Riverbed Professional Services (RPS) to realize your business objectives quickly and consistently. From initial purchases to ongoing operations, RPS ensures optimal adoption and utilization of Riverbed SteelHead across a multitude of use cases such as SaaS, IaaS, mobile, and data center migration. Riverbed SteelHead Implementation — receive best practice planning, deployment, configuration, and operational knowledge transfer services that enhance your Riverbed SteelHead solution.

Leverage the implementation services to learn how to utilize Riverbed WAN optimization solutions from your first purchase of Riverbed SteelHead appliances through successful deployment and ongoing management. Riverbed SteelHead Optimization Audit — assess your existing Riverbed SteelHead deployment and receive recommendations to maximize the performance of critical applications. The solution derives all network path possibilities and, based on business policies, enables you to prioritize and deliver critical applications over the faster hybrid networks and less critical recreational applications and bulk backups over the Internet.


Riverbed has a wide range of APIs for its application performance infrastructure solutions, including RESTful APIs. They are the foundation for Riverbed’s developer tools, including Riverbed SteelScript for Python and the Riverbed SteelScript Application Framework. With Riverbed Open APIs, you can access metrics and configuration controls of Riverbed application performance infrastructure. This allows you to customize how you consume metrics and automate configuration, including, exporting indexed packets from Riverbed SteelCentral NetShark for custom analysis. Customizing your view of network traffic data from Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler alongside IT ticketing data.

Riverbed Open APIs give you the option to extend the value of your Riverbed infrastructure with customization, integration, and automation. With APIs, you can write software that automates processes. This saves time and effort, while producing more consistent results. Get more out of your Riverbed investment with open APIs. Riverbed open APIs give you the option to extend the value of your Riverbed infrastructure with customization, integration, and automation. With APIs, you can write software that automates processes. This saves time and effort, while producing more consistent results. Quickly build web applications that consume and process Data from Riverbed and beyond.