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December 11, 2013 08:05 ET

Riverbed Named One of the 20 Best Places to Work in Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards 2014 for Second Straight Year

Riverbed Receives Most Favorable Ratings for Culture and Values, Work/Life Balance, Compensation/Benefits, Senior Leadership and Career Opportunities

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, has once again been named one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards. In its sixth year, the Employees' Choice Awards rely solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor's anonymous online company review survey. In the 2014 awards, Riverbed® was ranked 17 overall and ninth among technology companies. It is the second year in a row that Riverbed has been honored with the award and ranked in the top 10 best places to work in the technology industry.

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In the reviews, employees recognized Riverbed as a company that values and develops its employees, noting that Riverbed offers an environment that is both employee- and customer-focused. Employees also highlighted the company's excellent product direction and vision.

Additional employee response highlights include:

  • 95% approved of Chairman and CEO Jerry M. Kennelly
  • 91% recommended Riverbed to a friend as a great place to work
  • Riverbed employees gave the most favorable rating for culture and values (4.4 stars), followed closely by work/life balance (4.3 stars) and compensation and benefits (4.1 stars), while senior leadership and career opportunities closely followed (4.0 stars each)

"Riverbed is once again honored to be among the best places to work globally in 2014, and we take particular pride in being ranked by our own employees in back-to-back years," said Mike Guerchon, senior vice president of employee services at Riverbed Technology. "Riverbed is known for great products, great people and a great work environment and culture. During the last several years, our thousands of employees have been instrumental in transforming Riverbed from a single-product company to a platform company with four award-winning product lines that help our customers embrace Location-Independent Computing to achieve higher people productivity, better leverage of global skills/resources and radically reduced TCO."

"Glassdoor is working to create greater workplace transparency and is committed to helping people find jobs they love," said Glassdoor CEO & Co-founder Robert Hohman. "Through the Employees' Choice Awards, we aim to highlight those employers such as Riverbed that excel in keeping employees satisfied and engaged."

The Glassdoor company review survey includes both quantitative and qualitative questions designed to capture a genuine and authentic inside look at what it's like to work at particular jobs and companies. The survey asks employees to rate their satisfaction with the company overall and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation and benefits, work/life balance, senior management as well as culture and values. In addition, employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their company as well as any downsides.

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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

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