Riverbed Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics for Sixth Consecutive Year

Riverbed believes its new NPM approach to hybrid cloud performance
furthers most complete digital experience management solution to monitor
end-user experience, applications, digital services, networks and

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced that
Gartner has once again positioned Riverbed as a Leader in its 2019
“Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics,”
marking Riverbed’s sixth consecutive year in a Leader position.
Complimentary access to the entire report can be viewed here.

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“While hybrid architectures are a reality for most modern enterprises,
the majority of performance management tools available in the market are
incapable of providing unified and user-centric visibility for hybrid
cloud environments and the user’s digital experience. Riverbed
SteelCentral is delivering end-to-end performance monitoring in high
definition – and at a scale unmatched by any other NPMD vendor – six
years named a Leader, we feel, is quite an accomplishment in the
industry,” said Mike Sargent, Senior Vice President and General Manager
of Riverbed’s SteelCentral business unit. “We believe our leadership
position reflects the rich visibility we deliver into the network
performance of hybrid and cloud environments, supported by time-saving
troubleshooting workflows.”

As the digital performance leader, Riverbed offers digital experience
management (DEM) and next generation infrastructure solutions to help
organizations deliver superior performance. The Company’s DEM portfolio,
SteelCentral, is focused on enabling the best digital experience for end
users by providing organizations with comprehensive performance
management and monitoring – from the network, to apps and digital
services, to the end user’s experience on their devices.

With the latest release of SteelCentral, Riverbed introduced a new,
comprehensive approach to monitor cloud performance that enables
enterprises to monitor the digital experience of every application, in
any cloud environment. Riverbed introduced the first cloud NPM solution
that can both look broadly across cloud network traffic and deeply
examine cloud network interactions. Utilizing both flow and packet-based
approaches to network performance management (NPM), companies can build
on existing on-premises expertise but now extend it to cloud

Riverbed continued to address the challenges of hybrid IT, with
cloud-resident monitoring using its advanced agent capabilities, as well
as data source integrations with packet brokers and cloud service
providers. Riverbed added alert management capabilities and updated the
path analytics of its infrastructure monitoring solution. It also
integrated monitoring with its market-leading SD-WAN solution to
validate software-defined policy. Following the acquisition of security
analytics vendor FlowTraq, Riverbed launched the NPM Advanced Security
Module (ASM) that investigates and mitigates security threats that
bypass traditional perimeter defenses.

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Riverbed is a Six-Time Consecutive Leader in the Gartner NPMD Magic


Complimentary Copy of the Report: Gartner,
Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics,
Sanjit Ganguli, Ted Corbett, 7 February 2019.

Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring
and Diagnostics, Sanjit Ganguli, Ted Corbett, 7 February 2019.

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