Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer: Riverbed Improves Productivity, Collaboration and Network Management Across Legal Firm's Worldwide Offices
Source: Riverbed Technology
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a leading international law firm. With over 2,400 lawyers across the world, it serves both national and multinational companies, financial institutions and governments. With over 28 offices Worldwide, ensuring that everybody receives the same high level of service provision and can collaborate easily with one another is no simple task for the IT team. Freshfields was implementing a number of new applications and had performance issues due to WAN latency, resulting in poor user productivity. By installing 32 Steelhead appliances worldwide at Freshfields' offices, document downloads were improved and bandwidth capacity increased by 400% which deferred future WAN upgrades. The Steelhead appliances will also enable consolidation of the IT infrastructure to centralize and simplify IT management.