Riverbed Extends Cloud to Remote Branch Offices by Centralizing Data

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Riverbed Technology, a provider of application performance infrastructure, unveils the extension of Riverbed SteelFusion 4.0 into the cloud environments with the support for Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.  

Riverbed SteelFusion 4.0 is a hyper-converged infrastructure, which consolidates server, storage, and network infrastructure into a single branch appliance with reduced footprint. The infrastructure centralizes enterprise data, to runs the IT branch applications. The data centralization enables enterprises to consolidate their servers, storage and backup processes from branch offices, irrespective of data loss and user experience.  It also delivers incessant data backup for branch offices at any point of disaster occurrence, thereby lowering TCO (Total cost of ownership).

SteelFusion also helps enterprises to meet variable application performance requirements of their branch offices locations with reduced complexity and mitigating risks. It also extends resiliency of the central data with increased security and improves business continuity and IT agility.

 “Enterprise Strategy Group is very impressed with SteelFusion’s unique capabilities for greatly simplifying virtualized application management, security and data protection in ROBO (remote office and branch office) locations,” says Colm Keegan, Senior Cloud Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.