Garland Technology Joins the New Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program

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Garland Technology Joins the New Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program to Extend Reach and Value of Riverbed Solutions for Hybrid Enterprises

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Through the new Riverbed-Ready program, Riverbed and Garland Technology will provide our customers integrated solutions that extend the Riverbed Application Performance Platform.

Garland Technology, experts in the field of network design, including network analyzers, next-generation firewalls, computer forensics analysis and data capture, application performance monitoring and more, announced at Riverbed FORCE 2014 that it has joined the Riverbed®-Ready Technology Alliance program to bring new capabilities to Riverbed customers, expand the value and impact of Riverbed solutions in specific industries and markets, and help customers master the technical challenges of the hybrid enterprise. Integrating Garland Technology products with Riverbed solutions allows Garland Technology to leverage Riverbed’s advanced technologies and market-leading products to enhance their offering to customers. Garland Technology can assure their customers that their Riverbed-Ready solutions are tested, verified, and supported.

Garland Technology provides access solutions for enterprise networks, allowing Riverbed users the opportunity to capture a full picture of their network for monitoring and analysis. As a proud, long-time partner of Riverbed technology and a gold-level sponsor of Riverbed FORCE 2014, Garland Technology will be exhibiting solutions customized for Riverbed users at the event this year.

The program framework enables partners to extend the Riverbed Application Performance Platform, the most complete platform for analyzing, diagnosing, and resolving application, network, and end-user performance issues anywhere in the hybrid enterprise. Riverbed-Ready partners will focus in areas such as security, cloud and virtualization, business applications, network performance management, application performance management, networking, and storage. Partners can leverage Riverbed open APIs and additional development tools to help with customization, integration, and automation.

“Joining Riverbed-Ready lets us develop integrated, tested solutions that give our customers the assurance that the solution works as promised,” said Chris Bihary, CEO at Garland Technology. “Garland Technology and Riverbed are delivering solutions that help our customers’ hybrid enterprises perform at their peak.”

“Through the new Riverbed-Ready program, Riverbed and Garland Technology will provide our customers integrated solutions that extend the Riverbed Application Performance Platform,” said Katie Colbert, vice president, global technology alliances at Riverbed. “Together, Riverbed and its partners are providing end-to-end solutions that provide deep visibility and control to inspect, direct, and protect workloads across the hybrid enterprise.”

Riverbed Application Performance Platform product families include: Riverbed® SteelCentral™ for end-to-end visibility, analytics, and diagnostics across the hybrid enterprise; Riverbed® SteelHead™ to optimize and control application delivery throughout the hybrid enterprise; Riverbed® SteelFusion™ to consolidate branch infrastructure in the data center and optimize delivery of apps/data to branches and Riverbed® SteelApp™ to optimize application delivery and load balancing in hybrid cloud environments.

About Garland Technology
Garland Technology guarantees precise data monitoring capabilities with a full line of access products: network TAPs that support aggregation, regeneration, bypass and breakout modes; packet brokering products; and cables and pluggables. We want to help you avoid introducing additional software, points of failure and bulk into your network. Garland’s hardware solutions let you see every bit, byte, and packet™ in your network.

If you are not an expert in TAP technology or connectivity, that’s all right. Garland’s design and education-based approach takes you from square one to network design specialist. Garland also works with your vendor of choice in the solution areas of network analyzers, intrusion prevention/detection systems, data capture and computer forensics, next-generation firewalls, data leakage prevention, application performance monitoring and lawful intercept. Your Garland Technology network designer works directly with you and your team to meet your network access needs and provide you with the best solution.

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About Riverbed FORCE 2014
Riverbed FORCE 2014, November 3 – 6 at the San Jose Convention Center, gathers global IT leaders and industry pioneers to focus on The Hybrid Enterprise: How to Make Yours Perform at Its Peak. FORCE offers attendees thought-provoking General Session keynotes from industry experts; free technical certification testing; a Riverbed-Ready Technology Partner Pavilion; and 80 hands on labs and technical sessions that deliver in-depth training with hybrid architectures and solutions in performance management, WAN optimization, branch converged infrastructure, application delivery, and cloud storage delivery. More than 1,000 customers, technology partners and industry and Riverbed technology experts are expected at this premier event. Learn more at

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