In this report, Taneja Group explores how Riverbed Technology has identified a critical challenge that limits IT performance in highly distributed customer environments: costly, complex, and hardware-heavy branch offices. The report profiles the new Steelhead EX + Granite appliance, combining a true “branch-office box” virtualized hardware platform with a first-of-its-kind block storage technology.
Riverbed Granite enables a new edge virtual server infrastructure (Edge-VSI) architectural approach that does for edge servers what virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) did for desktops – allow IT to consolidate and manage branch resources in the data center. With Granite, global enterprises can finally achieve complete consolidation of edge applications, servers and storage to the data center.
This informative ESG Lab report examines the Riverbed® Steelhead EX + Granite™ appliance, which delivers a powerful combination of wide area network (WAN) optimization, a virtual services platform, and innovative block-storage optimization to help organizations consolidate servers and storage and deliver IT services globally, while ensuring the performance required in remote and branch offices. Download this informative report now to find out how edge-VSI can improve your IT infrastructure.
The vision of a data center without boundaries has eluded IT professionals to date, though edge-VSI is an innovative architectural approach that takes organizations a step closer. Download this informative white paper to learn everything you need to know about augmenting WAN optimization with edge-VSI and Riverbed Granite™, the industry’s first edge-VSI appliance.
The enormity of a consolidation effort in a global organization can be daunting, but the rewards are compelling. To get a step in the right direction, download this informative report from Forrester Consulting to find out how organizations are successfully consolidating their environments using advanced WAN optimization solutions along with an updated vocabulary and adjusted business approaches to drive greater business value from IT infrastructure.