SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2013) -  Riverbed Technology the application performance company, today announced its Stingray Application Delivery Controller (ADC) product family has won the 2013 Network World Asia Information Management Award for Best in Application Delivery Controller category.

"Winning top honors validates our leadership position in providing a software ADC that helps organizations with their application delivery strategy as they shift to virtualization and cloud computing," said Steve Dixon, senior vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan Sales at Riverbed. "ADCs have to be cloud-aware, as dynamic as the application itself, and able to fit into changing environments. We offer the ideal ADC solutions to support software defined datacenters (SDDC) and accelerate multi-tier applications quickly and cost-efficiently across any private, public, and hybrid cloud environment."

The Network World Asia Information Management Awards recognize Asia's leaders in Information Security, Storage, and Data Management for advances made in these fields. Winners were chosen by 100 regional CIOs and IT leaders of end-user organizations.

As applications continue to be the center of the business world, application performance and availability is a priority for IT teams. Riverbed products and solutions, including application delivery, WAN optimization, performance management, and storage acceleration, enable IT to both manage and accelerate performance.

The Riverbed Stingray product family is application delivery controller (ADC) software designed to make applications faster, more reliable, and more secure. Stingray is the industry's only complete software-based Layer 7 ADC with advanced features such as integrated web content optimization (WCO) and web application firewall capabilities, which free customers deploying applications from the constraints they face when deploying legacy ADCs.

More than 22,000 organizations worldwide depend on Riverbed to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT infrastructure, through solutions that overcome performance issues caused by distance, distributed computing, and ever increasing amounts of data. As IT organizations embark on strategic initiatives to virtualize, consolidate and migrate workloads into cloud environments, users are moved farther from their data. Slow applications, slow file transfers and inefficient websites can negatively impact the performance and success of these initiatives. Riverbed transforms IT performance by providing solutions spanning WAN optimization, storage delivery, application-aware network performance management, application performance management, application delivery controllers, web content optimization (WCO), and cloud data protection. By providing the broadest portfolio of performance solutions that deliver anywhere, any-application optimization, Riverbed enables organizations to increase productivity and efficiency, while enhancing business resilience and controlling costs.

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Jade Tan
Riverbed Technology
Phone: +65 6508 7412