Riverbed SteelCentral Deployment Service

Our Riverbed SteelCentral Deployment Service for Network Performance uses our best practice methods for installation, configuration and enablement. The service includes a Design & Discovery Workshop and onsite knowledge transfer so you’re fully involved in your solution design and understand its potential.

We’ll work side by side with you to make sure we know your requirements, use cases and success criteria, meaning we can customise reporting to your unique business processes, SLAs and troubleshooting procedures.

After completion of a Statement of Work, we’ll lead you through the following process:


  • Document your expectations, business, reporting and end-user needs
  • Collect vital information, e.g. network diagrams, application configuration files, IP addresses, hostnames, physical locations, platforms, etc. Review Riverbed SteelCentral data collection methods and validate configuration of data sources


  • Define success criteria
  • Agree deliverables, resources, and timelines
  • Identify user acceptance criteria and process
  • Design baseline configuration parameters
  • Determine network TAPs for data collection
  • Establish reporting needs and metrics
  • Determine group types and groups that will be used in the reporting process


  • Configure initial IP appliance settings and licensing components
  • Validate data sources and flow
  • Set up Capture Jobs and check status of all packet captures
  • Configure NTP, DNS, SNMP and global settings for NetFlow devices and ByLocation host groups
  • Check that all locations are included in the IP addressing scheme
  • Define traffic/host groups based on agreed grouping types
  • Create reports based on grouping information and required metrics
  • Create dashboards to present consolidated views
  • Provide knowledge transfer where required

Service Benefits:

  • Maximise the value of your Riverbed SteelCentral technology by setting everything up right from Day 1
  • Avoid risk during implementation by leveraging our expertise and best practice
  • Speed up your time to value, proficiency and adoption of Riverbed SteelCentral
  • Understand Riverbed SteelCentral’s capabilities and how it can assist you in making smart IT decisions
  • Improve your own knowledge through skills transfer
  • Quickly justify your network performance management business case and see faster ROI


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SteelCentral Deployment Service

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