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Riverbed Technology

January 06, 2014 09:00 ET

Riverbed Again Recognized in Leaders Quadrant of Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2014) - Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced its position as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2013 "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring." This marks the third consecutive time that Riverbed® has been named to the Leaders Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring. The entire report can be viewed here: http://rvbd.ly/1hmSh9V

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"Riverbed is proud to again be recognized as a leader in the Application Performance Management (APM) market," said Paul Brady, senior vice president and general manager, Riverbed Performance Management. "Today's application ecosystem has become much more complex with cloud, SaaS and mobile applications being accessed by countless devices from people in all locations. Our customers need integrated, powerful and intelligent application monitoring and management solutions that can analyze and master such a complex global environment, and provide actionable information to the business."

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According to Gartner, "Application performance monitoring is a key focus of IT operations groups, with growing influence from development, quality assurance and line-of-business application owners."

Riverbed continues to focus on delivering solutions that increase visibility and improve performance of enterprise applications. By combining market-leading APM with powerful application aware NPM (Network Performance Management) capabilities, Riverbed Performance Management is the only performance management suite that combines user experience, application and network visibility to detect and resolve issues before end users notice.

Riverbed Performance Management delivers visibility, analytics and insight, empowering companies to leverage IT to innovate and differentiate from the competition. Riverbed Performance Management drastically reduces the time and effort required to develop, deploy and ensure application performance. Its solutions are leveraged throughout today's rapid application lifecycles and across IT operations and development teams, providing a centralized and common solution to maximize efficiency, performance and productivity in today's application driven world.

Riverbed is the only APM provider that also offers solutions to improve application performance with WAN optimization and application delivery controllers (ADCs).

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About the Magic Quadrant
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to reducing the time and effort required to develop, deploy and ensure application performance. 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-K filed with the SEC for the period ended December 31, 2012, and our subsequent quarterly reports filed with the SEC. 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® is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing.™ Location-Independent Computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed's 24,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 95% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com.

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