Riverbed vs SolarWinds

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Riverbed
Based on 50 reviews.
SolarWinds
Based on 107 reviews.
Overview
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.SolarWinds Inc. develops enterprise information technology infrastructure management software for IT professionals. In 2007, SolarWinds raised funding from Austin Ventures, Bain Capital and Insight Venture Partners. SolarWinds completed its initial public offering of $112.5 million in 2009. In 2012, SolarWinds' total revenue reached $269 million. In June 2014, the company purchased the Swedish web-monitoring company Pingdom.
Sample Customers
Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse: Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity: Anthem, Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, AT&T, BAE Systems, CVS, HCA Healthcare, Tenet, major law firms, and multiple federal agencies
Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals: National Instruments, Allianz
Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler: GHD, Veolia Water, Pacific Dental Services
SolarWinds NPM: Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
SolarWinds Netflow Traffic Analyzer: Oceaneering International, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, 335th Signal Command, Immofori
SolarWinds Network Bandwith Analyzer: Deakin University, East Lothian Council
SolarWinds Network Device Monitor: Air Rarotonga
SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager: United Lincolnshire Hospitals, Air Rarotonga, NetSuite, Thai AirAsia, REA Group, 335th Signal Command, Agilisys, Marine Expeditionary Force
SolarWinds TraceView: Hubsport, The Weather Channel, Recurly, mapmyfitness
SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor: Andr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
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Manufacturing Company
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