SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

March 25, 2008 08:00 ET

Riverbed to Showcase Award-Winning WDS Solutions at FOSE 2008

WDS Solutions Help Government Agencies Look Beyond Bandwidth to Solve Challenges With Accessing Globally Dispersed Information

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the technology and market leader in wide-area data services (WDS), announced today participation in the annual FOSE 2008 conference, taking place April 1 - 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The FOSE 2008 Conference offers a variety of topical presentations that will help foster the sharing of best practices, as well as adoption of new technologies and proven implementation strategies across all levels of government. At the conference, Riverbed® will showcase its WDS solutions, which help government organizations that face barriers to IT consolidation, and need to provide high-speed, secure access to globally dispersed information.

Riverbed works with an array of government organizations ranging from one of the world's largest Navies that was able to achieve "near-terrestrial" performance of its key Web applications on all of its ships to the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA). Over 40 government organizations are successfully leveraging Riverbed WDS solutions to enable consolidation of global IT assets, speed data transfer for mobile field operations units, slash backup and data replication times by up to 90 percent, and reduce bandwidth costs and utilization.

To find additional information about Riverbed WDS and how it is being leveraged by the government sector, please visit: or visit the Riverbed booth (#808) at FOSE 2008.

What:       Riverbed Exhibits at FOSE 2008
Where:      Walter E. Washington Convention Center
            Washington, DC
            Booth # 808
When:       April 1 - 3, 2008

Since 1976, FOSE has been in the forefront of the government technology revolution, contributing to many technological and creative developments that have helped shape public and private sector initiatives. FOSE remains the premier meeting and solutions marketplace for government technology and program management professionals. Featuring groundbreaking education, smart solutions and unparalleled networking events and programs, FOSE brings together an audience that shares a passion for computing and technology. For more information, please visit

Steelhead Products

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:

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the expected demand for Riverbed's products and services, 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-K filed with the SEC on February 15, 2008. 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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