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Brocade Completes Acquisition Of Riverbed’s SteelApp


Brocade has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of the SteelApp business unit from Riverbed Technology, which is set to strengthen the Brocade software networking portfolio for New IP data centre deployments.

SteepApp is one of the top victual ADCs providing scalable, secure and elastic delivery of enterprise, as well as cloud and e-commerce applications.

The product line controls traffic both to and from applications, enabling fast and reliable application delivery to users anywhere from the cloud or data centre.

According to Kelly Herrell, SVP of software networking at Brocade, the new acquisition of the Riverbed Technology SteelApp highlights the Brocade's commitment to both open and emerging New IP Technologies.

Commenting on the acquisition, she continued: "SteelApp's virtual ADCs significantly enhance our open Vyatta Platform offering for NFV and SDN, which plays a major role in transforming traditional network infrastructure for enterprise, cloud and telco customers through the power of virtualisation."

In a press release, Brocade stated that the addition of SteepApp to the firm's industry-leading portfolio reinforces Brocade's vision and demonstrates the firms continued resolve to lead the industry in the development of software solutions as they being to take over the IP networking industry.

One of the top data centre networking infrastructure vendors, Brocade has "aggressively" embraced the development of IP networking as virtualisation, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV) transform the industry.

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