Interceptor | Steelhead WAN Optimization

By: Riverbed  11-11-2011
Keywords: Data Center, Wan Optimization, Riverbed Technology

"We didn’t have to dramatically change or reinvest in anything, like Cisco equipment or any other equipment," said Eoghan Doyle, director of Infrastructure and Operations, Willis Group Holdings. "Essentially, the appliances worked out of the box."

The Interceptor® appliance extends the scaling and high-availability capabilities of Steelhead® appliances from Riverbed Technology to meet the requirements of the largest and most complex enterprise networks and data center environments.

The Interceptor appliance clusters up to 25 Steelhead appliances so they can work together seamlessly to scale out to a million TCP connections and up to 40 Gbps of throughput. It simplifies network setup while offering a choice of deployment options.

With the Interceptor appliance, enterprises can scale their WAN optimization solutions to support hundreds of thousands of end users across the enterprise, and scale up to optimize very-high-bandwidth network connections in the data center.

Interceptor from Riverbed:

  • Increases scalability to accelerate more users and applications in high-bandwidth environments
  • Simplifies deployment of appliances in very-large data centers
  • Delivers a throughput of up to 40 Gbps at the data center
  • Offers more network integration options, better management and administration capabilities, and better performance compared to ordinary load balancers.

Keywords: Data Center, Riverbed Technology, Wan Optimization,

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