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Top Answer: TCP optimization... caches a particular TCP connection and the next time a user uses that connection he will reach the destination easily.
Top Answer: Application response time and network performance could be improved. Allot, an Israel-based organization, is offering DDoS attack prevention, not mitigation but prevention; threat response. If… more »
Top Answer: You should buy SteelHead for WAN optimization because it delivers more. WAN optimization is the process of increasing data throughput and improving the network and application performance over the… more »
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RIverbed Steelhead, Steelhead
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Overview

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.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a software- and hardware-integrated, WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, and part of Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN). Cisco WAAS reduces latency and optimizes bandwidth. (4:46 min). Cisco WAAS provides an elastic "scale as you grow" enterprise-wide deployment model with Cisco AppNav and industry-leading scalability for secure acceleration of email, file, web, software-as-a-service (SaaS), video, and VDI applications. Cisco IWAN with Akamai Connect optimizes web and mobile applications by extending the Akamai Intelligent Platform directly into the branch.
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Orasure Technologies, Energia Communications Inc., GHD, JLL, Northwest Pipe, Dudek & Associates, Lathrop & Gage, Carilion ClinicDimension Data, National Rugby League
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Energy/Utilities Company25%
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Comms Service Provider8%
Construction Company8%
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Comms Service Provider18%
Real Estate/Law Firm7%
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Computer Software Company22%
Government7%
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Riverbed Steelhead is ranked 2nd in WAN Optimization with 1 review while WAAS is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization. Riverbed Steelhead is rated 0.0, while WAAS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Riverbed Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". On the other hand, Riverbed Steelhead is most compared with Silver Peak NX, Ipanema IpIengine, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak VX and Exinda, whereas WAAS is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak NX, F5 Traffic Management Operating System, Ipanema IpIengine and Exinda.

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