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"The price of the solution could be more affordable. Customers want to use their own cheap connection and also do not want to pay too much for services from this solution, it becomes too expensive."

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"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."

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Top Answer: The price of the solution could be more affordable. Customers want to use their own cheap connection and also do not want to pay too much for services from this solution, it becomes too expensive.
Top Answer: If you do not have coverage in your home network, you can use this solution for the virtualization of any network infrastructure to improve the network.
Top Answer: Nuage Networks provides a professional solution experience. They are a large corporation developing new features all the time that are very useful. I recommend this solution to others. I rate Nuage… more »
Top Answer: We just did an assessment for our 47 datacenters around North America. The top two enterprise-level network monitoring solutions were ExtraHop first, Riverbed SteelCenter second. Their negotiated cost… more »
Top Answer: It is very easy to install the solution.
Top Answer: We would like the solution to be less expensive. If the solution was more secure, that would be ideal. The product should offer more integration capabilities.
Ranking
12th
out of 26 in WAN Edge
Views
2,862
Comparisons
1,931
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
234
Rating
9.0
15th
out of 26 in WAN Edge
Views
3,231
Comparisons
2,283
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
547
Rating
7.5
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RIverbed Steelhead, Steelhead
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Overview

Nuage Networks Virtualized Network Services (VNS) automate branch site connectivity and gives you deployment options for cloud integration and branch VPN services. Nuage Networks VNS offers a fresh approach to the enterprise WAN. It seamlessly links all your locations - regardless of size or geography - while reducing your need for customized networking. Nuage Networks VNS is based on an overlay model that can use any IP network to provide connectivity between sites. It gives maximum flexibility and enables to choose from multiple access or last-mile technologies, including copper, fiber and mobile broadband.

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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Sample Customers
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Orasure Technologies, Energia Communications Inc., GHD, JLL, Northwest Pipe, Dudek & Associates, Lathrop & Gage, Carilion Clinic
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider46%
Computer Software Company20%
Government4%
Manufacturing Company3%
REVIEWERS
Government29%
Energy/Utilities Company21%
Construction Company7%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise67%
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Nuage Networks is ranked 12th in WAN Edge with 1 review while Riverbed Steelhead is ranked 15th in WAN Edge with 3 reviews. Nuage Networks is rated 9.0, while Riverbed Steelhead is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Nuage Networks writes "Useful network management features, overall easy functionality, and good customer support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". Nuage Networks is most compared with VMware NSX, Cisco SD-WAN, Cisco ACI, Juniper Contrail Networking and Meraki SD-WAN, whereas Riverbed Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak VX, Silver Peak NX and Ipanema IpIengine.

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