Riverbed – Steelhead

The #1 WAN optimization solution guarantees application service levels across hybrid cloud architectures, maximizing end user productivity, enhancing IT visibility and control, and reducing costs.

The performance of the wide area network (WAN) is critical to every globally connected enterprise. WANs connect people, applications, and data to make business possible. With our solutions, organizations run faster and more efficiently.

WAN Optimization Appliances

Riverbed SteelHead appliances accelerate application and data transfer over wide area and hybrid networks, increasing performance while enhancing IT control and visibility across data centers and branch offices, in the cloud, and mobile users.

WAN Optimization Software

Virtual SteelHead software appliances deliver WAN optimization to data centers running VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V, while Steelhead Mobile software accelerates performance of remote users with laptops.

Cloud WAN Optimization

Cloud SteelHead and SteelHead SaaS simplify WAN optimization into IaaS and SaaS environments for improved application performance and delivery of critical data and content.

WAN Optimization Management

Riverbed WAN Optimization Management simplifies IT management by providing a centralized, web-based interface to deploy, configure, manage and troubleshoot a set of SteelHead.

Riverbed – SteelFusion

The only branch converged infrastructure that delivers local performance, data centralization, instant recovery, and lower TCO.

The first converged infrastructure solution purpose-built for the branch

Riverbed SteelFusion is the first and only branch converged infrastructure that delivers local performance while enabling data centralization, instant recovery, and lower TCO. SteelFusion converges your branch servers and storage into a single appliance while centralizing your data back to the datacenter, all without sacrificing any of the benefits of running branch services locally for your users.

Storage/Server Centralization

Performance demands and WAN issues often complicate the consolidation of branch server and storage infrastructure. Riverbed SteelFusion enables you to consolidate and centrally manage remote servers and storage, streamline data protection, continue operations even during network outages, improve security, and still give end users the local performance they need to be productive.

Instant Branch Recovery

Riverbed SteelFusion eliminates the headache of branch office backup and restore, simplifying the recovery of servers, applications, and data after disasters occur. With SteelFusion, businesses can restore operations in a matter of minutes rather than days and consolidate branch office servers into the datacenter without sacrificing any of the benefits of having servers at the edge close to users – all at a lower TCO.

Backup Consolidation

If you back up data at your branch or remote locations, you may want to reconsider. Branch backup is unreliable, expensive, and difficult. Backing up everything at your central datacenter, where it is safe, reliable, and efficient is a better option that saves time, effort and money. Riverbed SteelFusion eliminates the need for a backup solution in your branch offices by consolidating all data in the datacenter no matter the distance or location.

Getting Data out of High Risk Locations

Whether its natural disasters, hacking, political turmoil, or outright theft, almost every remote location – places outside the datacenter – should be considered high-risk. To combat these risks, our solution stores your data where it’s safest, in your datacenter, not in high-risk locations. Yet your end users still get local performance, even during WAN outages.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

Delivering virtual desktops to your users in remote and branch offices across a wide area network (WAN) comes with significant challenges. Distance and latency – and network interruptions – can severely impact user performance. With our solution your branch end users get the high-performance desktop experience they deserve — while you get control in the secure datacenter.


Elfiq Networks

With today’s growing Internet demands, Elfiq Networks enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing, cloud computing and bandwidth management technologies. Using Elfiq Networks Link Balancers, companies can leverage simultaneous ISPs, mix public and private links for added flexibility, seamless failover, increased throughput and smarter WAN path selection. Every day, local and global organizations of all sizes and verticals rely on Elfiq Networks’ Link Balancers and advanced network solutions.

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The ELFIQ core product feature is balancing and failover and offers the following features:

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    QoS– Quality of Service: Proactive traffic promoting and limiting
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    SitePathMTPX – Point to Point application acceleration and resilience commonly used on VPN tunnels and VoIP trunks
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    Intelligent DNS (iDNS) Inbound balancin – commonly used to balance VPN clients, web-based applications and SMTP email traffic
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    Inbound Geolink: Manage inbound traffic across multiple physical locations
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    Tome of Day conditions:ELFIQs Link Balancers can adjust automatically its configuration based on time-based conditions
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    3G + 4G Mobile Carrier Support: These technologies they have become fast, mature and reliable delivering significant value to organizations; with ELFIQ Link Balancers customers can use one or more 3G/4G carrier links
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    SIP Balancer: Enables enhanced SIP-based VoIP deployments
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    LAN Failsafe: ELFIQ works at layer 2enabling an installation without changes to the existing network, in case of a failure the primary link will continue working enabling business continuity
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    High Availability: Redundant units for high availability environments
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    USB Configuration: Remote configuration with USB flash drives
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    App Optimizer: Designed to give organizations full control over their existing and future bandwidth, guaranteeing key applications priority traffic and limiting or not permitting undesirable traffic