Chalk Talk – Private Cloud Consolidation
With the advent of private cloud deployments, the pendulum has swung from a distributed model that propagated in the 90s to centralized computing. In this short video, Bob Gilbert, Riverbed’s tech evangelist, explains the reasons for the shift and how best to consolidate successfully. While consolidation sounds easy, the further users are away from the
Case Study – Rayonier
Rayonier, a leading international forest products company, chose Riverbed Technology for a global WAN optimization solution in order to make its private cloud a reality. With Riverbed, Rayonier was able to consolidate and virtualize eight data centers down to two, without diminishing end-user performance or adding bandwidth. The success of this project enabled Rayonier to
CIOs Guide To Advanced Consolidation
Consolidating IT infrastructures is a continuing trend, particularly in an uncertain economy with organizations looking to reduce operation costs. While many have achieved some level of consolidation, analyst firm Forrester Consulting found that only 13% considered themselves consolidated to the data center, and only 8% fully consolidated within branch offices. Broader consolidation requires overcoming complexity,
Chalk Talk – Desktop Virtualization
In this video, Joe Ghory, a senior product marketing manager at Riverbed Technology, explains the drivers behind virtual desktop environments, as well as the advantages and challenges that you need to know. Watch now to learn how you use WAN optimization to address network bandwidth requirements and applications response times so that your end users
WAN Optimization: The Key To Effective Private Clouds
Organizations of all shapes and sizes are looking to private cloud implementations to increase IT efficiency and help end users collaborate more easily. But they’re finding out that the advantages can only be achieved when they ensure their wide area networks (WANs) can offer speedy access to centralized IT resources for faraway users. This CIO
Yankee Group Mobile WAN Optimization Report
Mobile work continues to evolve. Your organization must keep up with the demands of its mobile workforce. This report introduces the concept of mobile WAN optimization and provides three case studies including RCM, PRTM and Einstein that highlight how this emerging technology can help IT departments achieve what previously appeared to be conflicting goals.
Solution Brief – Streamlined Data Protection
Wide area network (WAN)-based approaches to data backup are dramatically influenced by WAN bandwidth limitations and network latency. Without significant, costly WAN bandwidth upgrades this can make WAN-based backup impossible for large remote offices with significant data stores. Riverbed makes network-based backup feasible, in many cases through use of existing WAN links, without the need
The CIO’s New Guide To Design Of Global IT Infrastructure
Is it possible to eliminate the impact of distance? This paper explores the 5 key principles successful CIOs are using to redesign IT infrastructure of any size. Learn how to be prepared to adapt your environment in a way that supports distributed employees, anytime anywhere collaboration and the need for business continuity during a disaster.
Unleashing Cloud Performance: Making The Promise Of Cloud A Reality
Want to free yourself from the spiraling cost and complexity of your current IT infrastructure? Riverbed can help by giving you three key strategies for delivering cloud services with LAN-like performance to end users and IT managers alike. In this whitepaper, we explore how WAN optimization from Riverbed can break the cloud performance barrier and
Increase IT Performance From The Enterprise To The Cloud With WAN Optimization
WAN optimization plays an important role in today’s highly distributed datacenters and cloud computing architectures. Massive consolidation and data mobility, enabled by virtualization, have radically altered how we build servers, design applications, and deploy storage for the emerging “cloud” decade.