Riverbed Recognised As Magic Quadrant ‘Leader’
Riverbed Technology, a provider of application performance infrastructure, has announced that Gartner has positioned Riverbed SteelHead as a "Leader" in its 2015 "Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimisation".
Marking Riverbed's eighth consecutive years in the position, this announcement follows a similar positioning of Riverbed as a "Leader" in Gartner's February 2015 Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics and a "Visionary" in Gartner's October 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring.
According to Paul O’Farrell, senior vice president and general manager of the Riverbed SteelHead and SteelFusion business units at Riverbed, the firm is honoured to receive continued recognition of SteelHead's leadership for WAN Optimisation.
“We continue to innovate, and by adding end-to-end visibility and control to our longstanding optimisation capabilities, Riverbed is delivering the most complete solution for superior application performance for today’s hybrid enterprise – for any app on-premises or in the cloud," he said.
According to Gartner, WAN optimisation solutions are continually evolving with improved application optimisation and visibility capabilities as enterprises continue to demand improved performance from their applications.
The development of the application acceleration market has been driven by a specific demand for highly integrated solutions, and this has elevated Riverbed SteelHead to the position of number one optimisation solution.
Riverbed SteelHead provides customers with increase visibility into application performance and end-user experience, ensuring business performances SLAs through an application-aware approach to hybrid networking based on centralised business intent-based policies.
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