Netscout vs Riverbed

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Netscout
Based on 100 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 50 reviews.
Overview
NetScout Systems, Inc. is a provider of integrated computer network performance management products. NetScout products include packet Sniffer and nGenius packet flow recorder. It is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts and has approximately 800 employees. NetScout serves the enterprise community, government agencies and telecommunications service providers. At various times NetScout acquired the companies Network General and Fidelia Technology.Riverbed Technology, Inc. is an American company founded in 2002 with the goal of reducing the latency and bandwidth constraints in delivering applications via wide area networks to multiple locations across long distances. Riverbed is known primarily for pioneering WAN Optimization with Riverbed SteelHead, which first shipped in 2004 and continues to lead the market with over 50% market share. As information technology has evolved over the past decade and begun to move to the cloud, Riverbed has also evolved: Businesses increasingly rely on applications and data that run both in on-premises data centers as well as in the cloud, delivered to users over a mix of private networks and public networks. This is the hybrid enterprise, and Riverbed offers a platform to give enterprises visibility to deliver, control, and optimize IT resources across this hybrid enterprise.
Sample Customers
OptiView XG: XG is used in all industries. Example customers include: Republic National Distributing Company, Titelive, CitiGroup, Los Angeles Unified School District, Saudi German Hospital, DeKalb County Schools, Valdosta State University, The Everett Clinic, Bio-Reference, Miami-Dade Library, Mitel, Borsa Istanbul, Cimarex, Air National Guard Lowndes County, High Point City, Carrollton City Schools, Kern County, Pruitt Communications and Bosch Group.
ClearSight Analyzer: Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
TruView: FloraHolland, Miami-Dade Public Library System, Southeastern Freight Lines, Valdosta State University, Everett Clinic, Bioreference, Key Information Systems, ACER, Odeabank A.S.
Netscout nGeniusONE: Cerner Corporation
AirMagnet Spectrum XT: Major Wireless Network Infrastructure Provider
OneTouch AT Network Assistant: Disney, Carnival Cruise Line, Solarity Credit Union, Del Monte Foods, Lung Bioengineering,  Peterbilt Motors Company,Port Angeles School District, Philips Healthcare, Denver University
LinkSprinter: Cisco, Marriott, Sands Expo, Valparaiso University, Memorial Hermann Health Care System, Mount Sinai, Cox Enterprises, George Washington University, University of Iowa.
Netscout LinkRunner: Philips Healthcare, HCA Healthcare, University of South Dakota, Memorial Hermann, Baltimore County Public Schools, Aaramrak.
AirMagnet Survey: Houston Methodist Hospital, Love's Travel Stops
Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse: Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
Riverbed OPNET Network Modeler: ABB, Lathrop & Gage, National Bank of Greece, Intuit, Veolia Water Technologies, Hemit, Allianz Turkey, Altibox, T-Mobile, The Riverside Company
Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler: GHD, Veolia Water, Pacific Dental Services
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