SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

June 05, 2008 13:37 ET

Pillsbury CIO Shares Data Center Insights at Computerworld Infrastructure Management Conference

Riverbed WDS Supports Development of Virtualized Data Center

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2008) - Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD), the technology and market leader in wide-area data services (WDS), today announced that its customer, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, will discuss the details of its data center transformation powered by best of breed virtualization and application acceleration technologies at the Computerworld Infrastructure Management Conference on June 16 - 18, 2008 at Gaylord National Resort in Washington, DC. To support its data center overhaul, Pillsbury deployed Riverbed® WDS, which resulted in the firm's ability to provide a fast, secure, easy to manage and highly available infrastructure for its 14-office network, helping to improve the delivery of services to the firm's corporate clients.

To provide a real-world example for attendees, Pillsbury CIO Warren Jones will present "Case Study: Transforming Your Data Center Through Virtualization and Application Acceleration" in which he will provide details on how his IT team created a virtualized data center designed from the ground up to host the firm's heaviest transaction loads. He will expand on how the firm utilized virtualization and application acceleration to consolidate its 200 production and 100 test and development servers to fit into a single rack of just six servers.

Who:   Warren Jones, Chief Information Officer, Pillsbury
What:  Case Study: Transforming Your Data Center Through Virtualization
       and Application Acceleration
When:  Wednesday, June 18, 11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

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Riverbed 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:

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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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