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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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6th
out of 17 in WAN Optimization
Views
662
Comparisons
323
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,082
Rating
9.0
4th
out of 17 in WAN Optimization
Views
3,099
Comparisons
2,102
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
547
Rating
7.5
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Overview
Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for maximum functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning and traffic shaping. This enables customers to overcome bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when moving data over the WAN. The WAN optimization software runs on all major hypervisors (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, KVM) and can integrate into existing virtual infrastructures.

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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Sample Customers
American Student Assistance, Ares Management, Baker Hill, Community Bank, Denali Credit Union, Eagle Bank, Fidelity Bank, Steria, Synplicity, Trade Me, TeraGate, Breweries of Cameroon, Carnival Australia, Coastal Beverages, John Sands, Ivey, London Marathon, SurePrep, Yusen Logistics, ARB Corporation, Ball Corporation, Brazeway, Finisar, Vancouver School Board, North Vancouver School District, US Navy, Baptist Healthcare, Charleston Area Medical Center, Community Health Plan, Healthcare Company, Comcast, Earthlink Telecommunications, Junto Telecom
ElAraby, SFK Leblanc, Bobst Group, Northwest Pipe Company, Halkbank, Tradebridge, EFG Hermes
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company25%
Manufacturing Company7%
Financial Services Firm5%
REVIEWERS
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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REVIEWERS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise63%
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Silver Peak VX is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization while Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews. Silver Peak VX 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 VX is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN and Silver Peak NX, whereas Steelhead is most compared with WAAS, Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak NX, Ipanema IpIengine and Exinda.

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