SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

January 16, 2008 08:00 ET

Riverbed to Demonstrate WDS Solutions at SolidWorks 2008

Customer FKI Logistex to Provide Real-World Testimonial on Accelerating Data-Sharing in a Global Environment

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 16, 2008) - Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD), the technology and market leader in wide-area data services (WDS), today announced that it will be participating in SolidWorks World 2008 International Reseller and User Conference & Exposition, taking place January 20 - 23, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. At its booth (#625), Riverbed® will demo its award-winning WDS solutions.

Only Riverbed offers a complete WDS solution that accelerates applications and data for remote offices, data centers and mobile workers across wide area networks (WANs), accelerating access to applications and data up to 100 times faster. The speed delivered by Riverbed WDS solutions allows organizations to be more nimble, flexible and competitive by enabling IT consolidation without sacrificing user performance, allowing higher productivity for remote offices, eliminating end user frustration caused by slow applications, dramatically shortening backup and replication times, reducing traffic on WANs, and even making mobile workers significantly more productive.

To provide a real-world example for attendees, Riverbed customer, Brian Hickle of FKI Logistex will present "Case Study: PDM Vault as Your Global Standard for Design Worldwide" in which he will discuss the technologies FKI is deploying to provide real-time global access to product designs, enable faster product design, and reduce time to market. He will also provide details on how FKI manages and distributes its large, high-volume 3D CAD files without incurring the ongoing high cost of bandwidth upgrades.

What:    Riverbed exhibiting at SolidWorks 2008
Where:   Booth #625 at the San Diego Convention Center
         111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, Ca 92101
When:    The exhibit hall will be open on Monday, January 21,
         11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Tuesday, January 22, 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
         and Wednesday, January 23, 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Who:     Brian Hickle, FKI Logistex
What:    Case Study: PDM Vault as Your Global Standard for Design Worldwide
When:    Tuesday, January 22, 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Where:   Room #9

Steelhead® Products

Riverbed's WDS solutions enable organizations of all sizes to overcome a host of severe problems, including poor application performance and insufficient bandwidth at remote sites. By speeding the performance of applications between data centers, remote offices and mobile workers by five to 50 times and in some cases up to 100 times, Riverbed's award-winning Steelhead WDS products enable companies to consolidate IT, improve backup and replication processes to ensure data integrity, and improve staff productivity and collaboration. Steelhead products have been deployed in organizations ranging from the world's largest corporations with offices around the globe to small companies with a couple of sites that are just miles apart. To learn more, view Riverbed's demo:

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including 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 October 25, 2007. 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 technology and market leader in wide-area data services (WDS) solutions for companies worldwide. By enabling application performance over the wide area network (WAN) that is orders of magnitude faster than what users experience today, Riverbed is changing the way people work, and enabling a distributed workforce that can collaborate as if they were local. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at

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