Riverbed bundles Microsoft Server in its WAN optimization appliances


Riverbed will sell Microsoft’s Windows Server bundled with its WAN optimization devices as a way to simplify purchasing for its customers.

The server will run on the Riverbed Service Platform (RSP), a partition of Riverbed’s Steelhead WAN optimization appliances that can support five VMware virtual machines per appliance.This would have been possible without the OEM agreement between Riverbed and Microsoft, but customers would have been required to deal with both vendors.

Read the full article on networkworld.com…

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Calin is a network engineer, with more than 20 years of experience in designing, installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining large enterprise WAN and LAN networks.

3 thoughts on “Riverbed bundles Microsoft Server in its WAN optimization appliances”

  1. And here is how Riverbed will go down down down. I don’t think that Riverbed and Microsoft will do good team together. I mean…come on…putting a Microsoft server in a WAN optimization does not sound too good for me.

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