SteelHead SD combines the power of industry-leading SteelHead WAN optimization with innovative SD-WAN and Cloud Networking capabilities, powered by SteelConnect, into a streamlined, single appliance.
SteelHead SD makes it easy to quickly provision branch sites and deploy applications remotely while automatically optimizing applications to ensure performance. With SteelHead SD you can:
- Obtain the greatest bandwidth savings and latency acceleration for cloud, SaaS and the latest generations of secure application protocols
- Efficiently design, deploy and support ongoing network changes through unified SD-WAN capabilities
Riverbed’s seamless integration uniquely maintains end-to-end application identification and classification across your Hybrid WANs, cloud networks and branches for a true application-centric solution.
The SteelHead SD solution consists of:
Superior Performance + Improved Agility = No Compromises
- End-to-end identification and classification of apps
- No compromise in end-to-end app centricity
- Holistic performance improvement
- Zero touch provisioning and rapid change management.
- Centrally managed, business intent-based policies quickly applied network-wide
- Automated cloud networking and performance with single-click cloud deployment into Microsoft Azure and AWS
- Reduced bandwidth utilization by up to 95%
- Automatic identification and classification of over 1,300 applications
- Flexibility for upgrades and enabling or disabling SD WAN capabilities
- Simplified management and less hardware in single appliance solution
- Streamlined branch configuration
- More resilient, highly available WAN with full, dynamic use of multiple links at branches
- Exceptional end-user experience
- IT Agility to support business goals
- Competitive advantage