Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Riverbed improves productivity, collaboration and network management across legal firm’s worldwide offices.




  • Enable employees to experience LAN-like application performance in any of Freshfields’ worldwide locations


  • Deployment of Riverbed’s SteelHead WAN Optimisation technology globally


  • Up to 10x faster document downloads
  • 400% increase in bandwidth capacity, deferring future WAN upgrades
  • Centralised management has saved time and simplified IT administration


Before it might take a lawyer eight to nine minutes to download a large PDF across the WAN; the system worked but it was slow. Now these documents come across in seconds.

David Enders, Senior Technical Consultant