Riverbed SteelHead SD combines the power of industry-leading Riverbed SteelHead WAN optimisation with innovative SD-WAN and Cloud Networking capabilities, powered by Riverbed SteelConnect, into a streamlined, single appliance.
Riverbed SteelHead SD makes it easy to quickly provision branch sites and deploy applications remotely while automatically optimising applications to ensure performance.
The Riverbed SteelHead SD solution consists of:
- Riverbed SteelHead SD Appliance: A dedicated appliance providing optimised network performance that addresses both bandwidth and latency, to deliver superior acceleration for a wide variety of critical enterprise apps. An embedded secure WAN Gateway provides unified connectivity and enforcement of global policy across on-premises and cloud-network environments with zero-touch provisioning, automated VPN management and next generation firewall and threat protection capabilities.
- Riverbed SteelConnect Manager: A centralised and multi-tenant management portal that provides intuitive and simplified workflow for designing, deploying and managing distributed hybrid networks.
Riverbed SteelHead SD Benefits:
- Obtain the greatest bandwidth savings and latency acceleration for cloud, SaaS and the latest generations of secure application protocols
- Efficiently design, deploy and support ongoing network changes through unified SD-WAN capabilities
- Riverbed’s seamless integration uniquely maintains end-to-end application identification and classification across your Hybrid WANs, cloud networks and branches for a true application-centric solution.