SOURCE: Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Technology

June 15, 2012 09:00 ET

Riverbed to Showcase Solutions for Data Protection at Storage Decisions Chicago 2012

Customer Shares Approach for Complete Consolidation With Riverbed Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 15, 2012) - Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced its participation at Storage Decisions Chicago 2012, taking place June 19-20, 2012, at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Storage Decisions is a two-day conference that brings together top storage industry experts to discuss best practices and new technologies for improving data protection. During the show, Riverbed® (booth # 1) will showcase its performance solutions for data protection, and Riverbed customer Paul Hastings will share how Riverbed solutions enabled consolidation of its IT infrastructure.

News Highlights

  • Searl Tate, director of engineering at the global law firm of Paul Hastings, will present in a session titled "Data Center Consolidation: Eliminating Branch Office Infrastructure," in which he will share how the organization is overcoming global data center sprawl by consolidating servers and data from branch offices across Asia, Europe and the United States with the Riverbed edge virtual server infrastructure (edge-VSI) solution, Granite™. In this session, Mr. Tate will discuss how Paul Hastings was able to increase control of the firm's global IT infrastructure, reduce risks and lower costs while still delivering local-like application performance to end users. The session takes place on Wednesday, June 20 at 12:20 pm in the main ballroom.
  • During the Welcome Cocktail Reception, Riverbed evangelist Bob Gilbert will demonstrate how Riverbed Granite appliances enable global enterprises to completely consolidate edge applications, servers and data to the data center. The Welcome Cocktail Reception takes place on Wednesday, June 19 at 4:45 pm in the exhibit hall.
  • During exhibiting hours, Riverbed (booth # 1) will demonstrate how to achieve complete consolidation with Granite, accelerate replication times without sacrificing performance with Steelhead® WAN optimization solutions, and easily, securely and efficiently backup data to the public cloud with Whitewater® cloud storage gateways.

Organizations worldwide are using Riverbed's broad suite of performance solutions that span wide area network (WAN) optimization, edge-VSI, application-aware network performance management (NPM), application delivery, web content optimization (WCO), and cloud data protection for backup and disaster recovery(DR). To overcome performance challenges associated with DR and business continuity, many organizations are deploying Steelhead products to accelerate DR making the process more efficient and reliable, as well as Whitewater cloud storage gateways to enhance data protection, thereby improving their recovery time (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO). To support customers that are restructuring their IT architecture to achieve complete consolidation, Riverbed recently introduced a revolutionary solution, Granite, which enables customers to increase control of their IT infrastructure and streamline operations in remote locations by consolidating edge servers and data.

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Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the expected demand for Riverbed's products and services, statements relating to Riverbed products' ability to achieve complete consolidation, 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 April 30, 2012. 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 delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast, fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs of the organization. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at

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