We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The solution is expensive and the service contacts are costly too. The cost of the device makes the value proposition borderline acceptable for us. The service contract fees we pay is approximately $30,000 annually."
Riverbed SteelHead is the industry's #1 optimization solution for accelerated delivery of all applications across the hybrid enterprise. SteelHead also provides better visibility into application and network performance and the end user experience plus control through an application-aware approach to hybrid networking and path selection based on centralized, business intent-based policies for what you want to achieve as a business.
F5 Traffic Management Operating System (EOL) is ranked 10th in WAN Optimization while Riverbed Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 2 reviews. F5 Traffic Management Operating System (EOL) is rated 0.0, while Riverbed Steelhead is rated 7.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". F5 Traffic Management Operating System (EOL) is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Symantec Proxy and WAAS, whereas Riverbed Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak NX, Silver Peak VX and Ipanema IpIengine.
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