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Optimizing Your WAN Connectivity for Hybrid Cloud Deployments

A webinar by Riverbed and CloudSwitch

If you’re evaluating or deploying a hybrid cloud architecture, you already know that the cloud offers rapid provisioning and flexible scaling for peak periods, as well as wide geographic coverage for remote users. But to make the cloud a truly valuable part of your IT infrastructure strategy, you need the optimization of WAN performance that only Riverbed can provide.

Riverbed's Cloud Steelhead® allows you to optimize your use of cloud and data center bandwidth for file access, data movement and application connectivity. CloudSwitch Enterprise software enables simple, rapid deployment of the Cloud Steelhead appliance in-path with cloud resources, with full encryption of all data and communications, and allows you to extend your enterprise network topologies into the cloud without modification. Together, CloudSwitch and Riverbed let you leverage your existing Riverbed investments for optimized cloud deployments – so users that rely on cloud resources can get results faster, with full enterprise security and control.

Join experts from Riverbed and CloudSwitch
to learn from their hands-on experiences with enterprise customers who are optimizing the cloud today. Find out how joint customers can increase WAN performance and reduce cost of ownership for network bandwidth in a hybrid cloud model. And see a live demo showing point-and-click deployment, configuration and management of the Cloud Steelhead appliance in internal and external cloud environments, with full enterprise management and control.

Webinar: May 4, 2011 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT)

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Ellen Rubin is the CEO and co-founder of ClearSky Data, an enterprise storage company that recently raised $27 million in a Series B investment round. She is an experienced entrepreneur with a record in leading strategy, market positioning and go-to- market efforts for fast-growing companies. Most recently, she was co-founder of CloudSwitch, a cloud enablement software company, acquired by Verizon in 2011. Prior to founding CloudSwitch, Ellen was the vice president of marketing at Netezza, where as a member of the early management team, she helped grow the company to more than $130 million in revenues and a successful IPO in 2007. Ellen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard University.