Juniper Networks and Riverbed Announce Technology Partnership

Juniper Networks and Riverbed Announce Technology Partnership

Collaboration will enable more secure, efficient delivery of applications across devices, networks and cloud.

SUNNYVALE, CA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (Marketwire) – Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, and Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced a technology partnership in wide area network (WAN) optimization, application delivery and mobility.

As the application acceleration market moves toward more convergence between the network and application layers, both Juniper Networks and Riverbed® recognize the need to invest in next-generation solutions that will deliver better performance, security and scale across any environment.

News Highlights

  • Under the terms of the agreement, Juniper Networks is licensing Riverbed’s application delivery controller (ADC) technology for approximately $75 million. This technology partnership will enhance Juniper’s capabilities in key network domains across the enterprise, including in the data center, across WANs, and consumer and business devices through new application networking technologies that better manage, scale and optimize any application’s use of the network.
  • Riverbed and Juniper will begin a joint effort to integrate Riverbed’s Steelhead® Mobile technology into the Juniper Networks® Junos® Pulse client to provide a mobile acceleration solution for mobile phones and tablets.
  • Riverbed and Juniper Networks will work together to deliver best-in-class WAN optimization solutions to their respective customers.
  • The partnership will enable both companies to strengthen their respective application acceleration solution sets and provide customers with unmatched performance and flexibility, while reducing overall total cost of ownership.
About Riverbed

Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast, fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs of the organization. For additional information, visit Riverbed.
Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology, Inc. All other trademarks used herein belong to their respective owners.

About Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook. Juniper Networks is a registered trademark of Juniper Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The Juniper Networks logo is a trademark of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

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