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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 »
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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.
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9th
out of 17 in WAN Optimization
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784
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694
Reviews
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4th
out of 17 in WAN Optimization
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3,099
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2,102
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2
Average Words per Review
547
Rating
7.5
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Overview
Silver Peak NX Appliances are the optimal hardware solution for accelerating the most stringent remote replication workloads. The NX appliances are sized for the smallest of branch offices to the world's largest data centers and disaster recovery sites, supporting up to 5 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) of WAN capacity and 512,000 simultaneous flows. It can also overcome network bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when replicating data over the WAN.

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.

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Group Dekko, Kingston Technology, American Student Assistance, Ares Management, Charlotte Metro Credit Union, Colonial Savings, Community Bank, Denali Credit Union, Bed Bath & Beyond, Breweries of Cameroon, Carnival Australia, Coastal Beverages, Toshiba Electronics, Tru Blu Beverages, WAXIE Sanitary Supply, Charleston Area Medical Center, Community Health Plan, Healthcare Company, Mercy Health, Linklaters, Miles & Stockbridge, Thomson Snell & Passmore
ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider28%
Construction Company4%
Non Profit4%
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Government29%
Energy/Utilities Company21%
Construction Company7%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company26%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise63%
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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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