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F5 Traffic Management Operating System, a collection of real-time features and functions, purpose-built and designed as a full-proxy solution with the power and performance. F5 TMOS is a self-contained, real-time operating system that is the brain behind BIG-IP. Developed as the foundation for all of F5 products, each component within the system performs operations and then lets the next component run, greatly reducing the overhead of CPU scheduling.

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.

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TransUnionOrasure Technologies, Energia Communications Inc., GHD, JLL, Northwest Pipe, Dudek & Associates, Lathrop & Gage, Carilion Clinic
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Find out what your peers are saying about Citrix, Riverbed, Cato Networks and others in WAN Optimization. Updated: August 2020.
437,168 professionals have used our research since 2012.
F5 Traffic Management Operating System is ranked 9th in WAN Optimization while Riverbed Steelhead is ranked 2nd in WAN Optimization with 1 review. F5 Traffic Management Operating System is rated 0.0, while Riverbed Steelhead is rated 0.0. 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 is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Symantec Proxy and WAAS, whereas Riverbed Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Silver Peak NX, Ipanema IpIengine, Citrix SD-WAN and Symantec Proxy.

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