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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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Riverbed SteelHead CX is the industry's #1 WAN optimization solution. SteelHead CX is proven to dramatically speed up the performance of applications anywhere in the organization while delivering the best end-user experience even under sub optimal network conditions. Reduce bandwidth utilization by up to 95%, deferring costly network bandwidth upgrades. Increase performance by up to 100x for on-premises applications.
Silver Peak NX is ranked 9th in WAN Optimization while Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. Silver Peak NX is rated 0.0, while Steelhead is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". Silver Peak NX is most compared with Cato Networks, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak VX and Aryaka SmartServices, whereas Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak VX, Ipanema IpIengine and Exinda.
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