McLagan Partners: McLagan Partners Selects Riverbed Steelhead Appliances Over Juniper for Global WAN Acceleration Project
Source: Riverbed Technology
McLagan partners is a financial services firm that focuses on providing compensation consulting for banks, brokerages and other financial firms around the world. Their challenges were key financial application very slow, data and server sprawl across the company, need to improve DR capability, required international bandwidth and upgrades were too expensive. They chose Riverbed to overcome these challenges. They deployed Steelhead appliances in six offices around the world. Now the benefits are successfully centralized application servers from all overseas branch offices, reduced time to open client-server application from 3 ½ minutes to ?Virtually instantaneous?, avoided WAN bandwidth upgrade and implementing new DR strategy using VMWare + Riverbed.