Riverbed Becomes More Cloud Focused.
Riverbed launches cloud WAN.
As reported on Tech Republic, Riverbed announced the launch of new wide area network (WAN) optimization appliances designed for public cloud computing installations. The company claims its Cloud Steelhead will speed up the process of migrating data and software to the public cloud . Initially the appliance will integrate with Amazons EC2 service and its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).
" Riverbed executives hinted at the cloud launch during its most recent quarter. According to Riverbed, its Cloud Steelhead will speed up the process of migrating data and software to the public cloud. The aim is to prevent a trade-off between a cloud computing provider and performance limitations."