by November 14, 2013 0 comments

Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the application performance company, today announced the availability of Riverbed Stingray® 9.5 traffic manager software on Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud. AWS GovCloud is a specific, isolated region of the AWS cloud that is designed to allow US government agencies, contractors and customers to move more sensitive workloads into the cloud by addressing their specific regulatory and compliance requirements. Riverbed provides hundreds of government organizations around the world with solutions to meet their most demanding IT goals. Now, with the availability of Stingray on AWS GovCloud, U.S. federal agencies can optimize, scale, secure and improve the performance of their mission-critical applications in the cloud.

“As a cloud provider to government agencies, we are aware of the concerns that our federal customers have regarding application scalability, security and availability when moving sensitive and mission-critical workloads to the cloud,” said David McLaughlin, chief executive officer of Blue River Information Technology, a Riverbed and AWS APN partner. “Riverbed Stingray on AWS GovCloud addresses these issues and is a key offering in our cloud solutions portfolio.” Stingray is a virtual and software-based Layer 7 application delivery controller (ADC) with integrated web content optimization (WCO) capability. Optimized to work in cloud environments, it is easily integrated into an application stack. By implementing Stingray on AWS GovCloud, U.S. federal, state and local agencies gain agility and cost savings and at the same time significantly improve the performance and scale of their critical application workloads and services.

Stingray also reduces the strain placed on application infrastructures with innovations such as protocol optimizations and application-specific measures such as dynamic compression and caching. “We are seeing increasing demand for federal agencies to deploy new and consolidate existing workloads into cloud environments,” said Max Peterson, director, AWS Public Sector. “The availability of Riverbed Stingray on AWS’ FedRamp-compliant GovCloud region helps agencies efficiently optimize and consolidate their IT infrastructure while improving the performance of their mission-critical applications in our highly secure cloud infrastructure.”Riverbed Stingray on AWS GovCloud is available today. For more information, contact a certified Riverbed reseller partner or visit http://aws.amazon.com/govcloud-us/.

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