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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: 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: I find the most valuable to be the compression and exchange replication.
Top Answer: They should include a network switch in a future release.
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17th
out of 26 in WAN Edge
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3,158
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Reviews
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15th
out of 26 in WAN Edge
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3,321
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1
Average Words per Review
609
Rating
7.0
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Overview

Simplify management, enable app-defined SD-WAN policies and deliver a secure, cloud-delivered branch today with the Industry’s first next-generation SD-WAN.

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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Open Networking User Group, Columbia Sportswear Company, Coca Cola
Orasure Technologies, Energia Communications Inc., GHD, JLL, Northwest Pipe, Dudek & Associates, Lathrop & Gage, Carilion Clinic
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company25%
Manufacturing Company8%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
REVIEWERS
Government23%
Energy/Utilities Company23%
Construction Company8%
Media Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise71%
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Prisma SD-WAN is ranked 17th in WAN Edge while Riverbed Steelhead is ranked 15th in WAN Edge with 2 reviews. Prisma SD-WAN 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". Prisma SD-WAN is most compared with VMware SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN, Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks, Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect and Talari, whereas Riverbed Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak NX, Silver Peak VX and Exinda.

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