SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Technology

August 24, 2010 09:00 ET

Everything Channel's CRN Magazine Recognizes Carolyn Crandall as One of the Top Women of the Channel for the Second Year in a Row

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -  Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced that Carolyn Crandall, vice president of worldwide marketing, has been recognized by Everything Channel's CRN Magazine as one of the top Women of the Channel. CRN's annual list recognizes female executives across vendors' channel organizations, distributors and solution providers for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward. This year's Women of the Channel were chosen by the editors of CRN Magazine based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. 

Crandall is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience developing high-performance channels. Carolyn is responsible for developing and managing Riverbed's go-to-market strategies and initiatives, including channel marketing and enablement, corporate communications, lead generation and field marketing. To support Riverbed's channel-centric go-to-market strategy, Crandall is also responsible for extending Riverbed's brand equity and accelerating growth with its partners through Riverbed partner program enablement and recruitment initiatives. Riverbed's channel partner programs will continue to assist in building the Riverbed brand as the leader in WAN optimization technology, as well as help Riverbed to be viewed as the model company for fostering long-term relationships with its channel and technology partners.

"Women hold many prominent executive positions at vendor organizations, distributors and solution provider organizations, providing critical insight and influence when it comes to technology and the channel. We want to honor and congratulate these women for their contributions to the industry and their respective organizations," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. 

"I am honored to be recognized by Everything Channel as one of the top Women in the Channel for the second year in a row," said Crandall. "With Riverbed's commitment to the channel and a compelling opportunity driven by the adoption of cloud and the pressures of consolidation, we share an excellent opportunity with our partners to capitalize on the market momentum."

A special feature of the Women of the Channel is in the July issue of CRN Magazine and expanded coverage will be featured online at www.crn.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the expected demand for Riverbed's products and services, statements regarding market and growth opportunities for Riverbed and its partners, and statements relating to Riverbed's ability to meet the needs of distributed organizations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include our ability to react to trends and challenges in our business and the markets in which we operate; our ability to anticipate market needs or develop new or enhanced products to meet those needs; the adoption rate of our products; our ability to establish and maintain successful relationships with our distribution partners; our ability to compete in our industry; fluctuations in demand, sales cycles and prices for our products and services; shortages or price fluctuations in our supply chain; our ability to protect our intellectual property rights; general political, economic and market conditions and events; and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about these and other risks that may impact Riverbed's business are set forth in our Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on July 30, 2010. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements. Any future product, feature or related specification that may be referenced in this release are for information purposes only and are not commitments to deliver any technology or enhancement. Riverbed reserves the right to modify future product plans at any time.

About Riverbed

Riverbed Technology is the IT performance company. The Riverbed family of wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions liberates businesses from common IT constraints by increasing application performance, enabling consolidation, and providing enterprise-wide network and application visibility -- all while eliminating the need to increase bandwidth, storage or servers. Thousands of companies with distributed operations use Riverbed to make their IT infrastructure faster, less expensive and more responsive. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at www.riverbed.com.

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Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT

    Kristalle Ward
    Riverbed Technology
    415-247-8140
    Email Contact

    INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT

    Renee Lyall
    Riverbed Technology
    415-247-6353
    Email Contact

    Contacts
    Jillian Aaronson
    Everything Channel
    (516) 562-7847
    Email Contact