SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Technology

October 18, 2010 09:00 ET

Riverbed to Showcase Market-Leading IT Performance Solutions at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010

Company to Discuss the Role of WAN Optimization in Accelerating Performance for Consolidation and Cloud Environments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2010) -  Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the IT performance company, today announced its participation at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2010 taking place October 17-21 at Walt Disney World Dolphin in Orlando, FL. The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the industry's largest and most strategic conference for senior IT and business professionals, delivering the insights, tools and relationships necessary to create, validate and execute transformative business technology strategies. Attendees can visit Riverbed® at booth #1011 to learn how the company's wide area network (WAN) optimization solutions enable customers to accelerate applications and data for branch offices, data centers and mobile workers, as well as virtualized and cloud environments.

Gartner identified Riverbed in its September 2010 report, "Market Share: Application Acceleration Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q10"1 as the WOC (WAN optimization controller) Advanced Platform (AP) worldwide market share leader for 2Q10 based on revenue. According to Gartner's market share report, Riverbed captured 40.3% of the AP WAN Optimization market.

By speeding the performance of applications between remote offices, private data centers and mobile workers by up to 100 times, Riverbed Steelhead® appliances enable companies to consolidate IT, improve backup and replication processes to ensure data integrity, and improve staff productivity and collaboration. Enterprises can also leverage the Riverbed Cascade® solution to quickly identify problems with the network by proactively recognizing application response issues down to problem applications, network link or a specific user. More than 8,300 customers, across a wide range of markets, have implemented Riverbed WAN optimization solutions to improve employee productivity, cut costs and enable a more agile IT infrastructure.

At Gartner ITxpo, attendees will learn about the impact Riverbed WAN optimization can have on consolidated and cloud environments:


Exhibiting at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

Tuesday, Oct. 19 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, Oct. 20 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, Oct. 21 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM

Walt Disney World Dolphin
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32830

1 Gartner, Inc., "Market Share: Application Acceleration Equipment, Worldwide, 2Q10" by Joe Skorupa and Nhat Pham, September 2010

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 performance results of Riverbed solutions that may suggest likely or certain outcomes, statements about market share results that may suggest trends for our business, 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

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