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Riverbed Cascade solutions enable you to find network and application performance problems earlier and fix them faster.

Riverbed Cascade® solutions enable you to find network and application performance problems earlier and fix them faster.

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Case Study: Boston College

In recent years Boston College has experienced rapid growth in data center network complexity. This complexity was driven by the need to provide a high level of fault tolerance to new, multi-tiered applications that had large bandwidth requirements. Read the case study to learn how the university deployed Riverbed Cascade™ to improve application performance management and increase network uptime.

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Enabling Ubiquitous Visibility in Virtualized Environments

Enterprises are rapidly adopting virtualization for dynamic service delivery and service management agility. IT challenges already exist in virtual environments and will only be exacerbated with the higher adoption of virtualization. The ability to proactively monitor traffic within these environments is critical for enabling predictable and reliable delivery of applications and for troubleshooting diverse IT infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn more.

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Network Monitoring and TroubleShooting for Dummies

The Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting for Dummies Book introduces you to common network performance management (NPM) issues and give you a new way of looking at solving them. This perspective allows you to see your network from your users’ point of view, namely, the services and applications they use and their experience with them. Of course, you can still get down to the other flow and packet levels, but macro-level visibility is a key differentiator in your ability to monitor and troubleshoot network performance efficiently.

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Gartner Report: When is Netflow Good enough?

As network demands and speeds increase, our ability to monitor capacity, utilization, and detailed information about the traffic on our networks is shifting from primarily a probe-and-polling approach to a balanced approach that includes summarized flow-based data sources, such as Cisco's NetFlow. Download this report to learn about how best to use flow and packet data sources for comprehensive network visibility. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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Troubleshooting Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployments with Cascade

Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the first steps were taken a decade ago to run desktop workloads in the data center. While more pervasive today, VDI technologies are latency-sensitive, and wholly dependent on the network. Complaints of poor end-user experience persist, especially over the WAN at branch offices where bandwidth constraints...

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EMA - Advanced Visibility into Virtual Data Centers

The growing complexity and abstraction that cloud and virtualization bring makes visibility across the enterprise all that more important. Consequently, any new options and capabilities that can help to shine a light into an otherwise obscured part of the IT architecture are most welcome. In this report EMA reviews Cascade to see how it measures up.

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How Application Aware Networks Make the Impossible Possible

Find out what IDC and Boston College have to say about enhancing user productivity, reducing application downtime by 67%, and a 6 months ROI. Using Riverbed Cascade to manage exponentially growing application complexity while increasing network uptime.

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ESG - The Importance of Performance Management in Software-defined Networking

Organizations have achieved significant benefit from virtualizing servers and storage environments, and now face the daunting task of deploying new network architectures to keep pace. Riverbed Technology and VMware have joined forces to help address these problems and make it easy to deploy and manage VXLAN overlay networks in highly virtualized data centers. Register to read the full report from The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).

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Seeing Through the Fog: Managing Application Performance in the Cloud

Much of a network professional's time is spent in the weeds-fixing what breaks-and trying to keep infrastructure humming so users don't call the help desk. Climbing out of the weeds to take in the big picture and thoughtfully lay the groundwork for better future performance seems a luxury. However, strategic planning to improve performance can yield tremendous benefits, especially...

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Gartner Report: Vendors in Application Aware Network Performance Management Space

As you upgrade and/or redesign your network, evaluating monitoring tools is really important. Application-aware network performance management (NPM) products provide deep views into apps and use patterns, and user-centric performance views. Network packet broker (NPB) products ease implementation and management of NPM and related technologies.

Download this report to learn about how best to use flow and packet data sources for comprehensive network visibility.

Disclaimer: Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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ESG – Economic Value Validation – Riverbed Performance Management:

In this whitepaper, analyst firm, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), presents an economic value validation study of Riverbed Performance Management solution, Cascade application-aware NPM. ESG interviewed current Riverbed Cascade customers and based on these interviews, developed an economic model that predicts the benefits of deploying a Riverbed Cascade solution.

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Perform, Accelerate and Deploy

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Fast Network Troubleshooting with Cascade Shark – We promise this webinar won’t bite.

Did you know that Sharks have the best underwater visibility of any fish? That’s just one of the reasons why Riverbed® Cascade® named their network troubleshooting product Cascade Shark. Like sharks in the wild Cascade Shark is known for its ability to find and devour elusive prey in an ocean of packets by using:
• Streamlined packet capture/analysis
• Accelerated troubleshooting
• Cascade® Pilot® and Wireshark - Shark’s constant companions

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Eye on ROI: Increase Visibility to Increase Your ROI

How can companies realize Business Value and ROI with Application Aware Network Performance Management? Listen to this webinar where Cindy Borovick, Program Vice President for IDC's Enterprise Communications and Datacenter Networks services and Liz Padula from Riverbed Technology, discuss how companies can:
• Reduce IT infrastructure costs
• Optimize IT staff productivity up to 80%
• Minimize network and application downtime

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Jack Demo - Cascade

Many things effect performance: problems with applications, databases, storage, infrastructure, and the network.

WATCH THE VIDEO and see how Jack uses Riverbed® Cascade® products to investigate issues in real time or retroactively and drill down into transaction and packet details to find the exact cause of issues. Jack saves money and easily identifies opportunities for consolidation, virtualization, and optimization.

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"The Cascade solution more than paid for itself in its first use, by solving a problem that had been 'a thorn in the side of the IT department' for a couple of years."
—Jason Irby, Network Administrator, Pacific Dental Services