NETSCOUT vs Riverbed

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NETSCOUT
Based on 100 reviews.
Riverbed
Based on 51 reviews.
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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
NETSCOUT nGeniusPULSE: Banco Votorantim
Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse: Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
22%
Comms Service Provider
21%
Government
9%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Software R&D Company
20%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Healthcare Company
14%
Government
10%
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