Cascade 10.0 ---- Application Aware Network Performance Management (NPM)

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With Riverbed Cascade 10.0, it's finally here - visibility into 100% virtualized environments! Riverbed Cascade is an application-aware network performance management (NPM) solution that helps IT …

With Riverbed Cascade 10.0, it's finally here - visibility into 100% virtualized environments! Riverbed Cascade is an application-aware network performance management (NPM) solution that helps IT operations teams to find and fix network and application performance issues across all virtualized environments - from the virtual desktop to the virtual datacenter.

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  • Virtualization brings with it great promise of flexibility, cost savings, and security. Most importantly it allows IT infrastructure to dynamically adapt to the needs of applications. This value comes with a cost in the form of increased complexity for Network and IT operations. Cascade 10.0 provides network and IT operations a complete solution for managing network and application performance across all major virtualization areas.
  • Almost every enterprise big and small is moving very strongly toward a more fully virtualized IT environment. Gartner, Forrester, ESG, EMA… All point to this transformation as top priorities for CIOs. Virtualization brings with it great promises of flexibility, cost savings, data and intellectual property centralization and most importantly enablingIT infrastructure to dynamically adapt to the needs of applications that drive a business’ top and bottom line. This value comes with a cost however in the form of significant complexity for the Network and IT operations staff who are tasked with ensuring the performance of applications and the networks they run over. With this new release Cascade provides network and IT operations with a complete solution for managing network and application performance issues across all major virtualization areas: Server Virtualization, VDI and SDN.Let’s now explore each of these technologies.
  • MSPs can now meet customer demands for virtual solutions:Cascade offers MSPs a fast, cost-effective way to deliver network performance management to their customers. MSPs can deliver next generation NPM as a service: MSPs can provide enterprise customers the next generation of performance management by deploying Cascade in a flexible manner using the infrastructure they already have. New revenue-generating opportunity for an MSPMSPs can more effectively offer cloud-based models, and complete services offerings: Cascade adapts with MSPs as they move from server virtualized environments toward providing cloud-based services and helps them offer customers the performance monitoring in the cloud. Also as MSPs adopt SDN and true multi-tenancy; this gives them a pathway to offering NPM in the cloud.
  • Steelhead provides industry-leading optimization and control. Cascade provides detailed visibility into network and application performance. When used together they are incomparable.

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  • 1. 1Introducing:Cascade 10.0Virtual Networks, Virtual Desktops, Virtual ProductsCascade for Managed Service Providers
  • 2. 2 What is New? - Cascade 10.0 – Virtualization Everywhere! Virtual Networks, Virtual Desktops, Virtual Products Cascade Shark Virtual Edition Embedded Cascade Shark functionality on Steelhead Cascade Shark VXLAN Optimized Branch Office WAN Steelhead VDC1 Cascade Shark VDC2 Virtual Edition VDC3 Cascade Profiler Virtual Datacenter/Private Cloud Non-Optimized Branch Office CLOUD©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 3. 3 Cascade 10. 0 Summary 1. Cascade 10.0: provides network teams with a single, unified solution for managing performance of their entire virtual infrastructure: VDI, server, and network virtualization; offers greater joint value with Steelhead and Granite with new VDI and CIFS monitoring and troubleshooting 2. Fully virtualized Cascade product family: Cascade Profiler Virtual Edition, Cascade Gateway Virtual Edition, and Cascade Shark Virtual Edition 3. MSPs and SIs: Cascade 10.0 provides the virtual solution they need to drive new services around application-aware network performance management©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 4. 4 Network Teams Embrace Virtualization! Embrace the benefits without losing control New! New! Server VDI Network Virtualization Virtualization (SDN) Cascade 10.0 provides network and IT operations a complete solution for managing network and application performance across all major virtualization areas.©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 5. 5 VDI Intelligence – VMware View (PCoIP), Citrix (ICA)  VDI tunnels activity across network  Cascade will expose what users are doing  IT gains deeper knowledge, control of user activity  Joint value with Steelhead (WAN optimization) – empower operations to prioritize user activities Print Traffic print type click Key Strokes Citrix / VMware View Mouse Movements copy File Transfers browse Screen Refreshes©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 6. 6 VXLAN – The Foundation of the Virtual Datacenter VXLAN©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 7. 7 VXLAN Challenges – Loss of Network Visibility & Control How to troubleshoot and monitor network performance? UDP Tunnel  Total loss of visibility of overlay network – all traffic is now UDP-tunneled  Virtualization layer controls all tunnel and overlay network setup/tear down  Impossible to isolate overlay traffic from physical network  Different overlay networks can have overlapping address spaces©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 8. 8 Overlay Networks – The Foundation of the SDN & SDDC VXLAN©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 9. 10 The Virtualization of the Enterprise Server Desktop Software-Defined Virtualization Virtualization Data Center (VDI) (SDN/SDDC)©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 10. 11 Cascade for MSPs/SIs – Offer a Differentiated Service Customer Value MSP/SI Value• Application and network performance • Offer streamlined data center and network management of outsourced network assessment services• Leverage OPEX rather than CAPEX • Differentiated performance management solution• Manage application SLAs • Easy deployment with virtualized solution Fully Virtualized Product Line Riverbed® Cascade® Shark Virtual Edition Riverbed® Cascade® Gateway Virtual Edition Riverbed® Cascade® Profiler Virtual Edition©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 11. 12 Steelhead & Cascade: Better Together  Transform an existing Steelhead into a virtual + + packet capture device with no additional cost or hardware  Cascade is the only NPM solution with built-in virtual packet capture integrated directly into Steelhead appliances  Gain integrated reporting of critical optimized traffic  Cascade ensures Steelhead (CIFS, PCoIP, VDI) for optimization decisions are ensuring QoS targets performing as expected©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 12. 14 Cascade 10. 0 Recap 1. Cascade 10.0: provides network teams with a single, unified solution for managing performance of their entire virtual infrastructure: VDI, server, and network virtualization; offers greater joint value with Steelhead and Granite with new VDI and CIFS monitoring and troubleshooting 2. Fully virtualized Cascade product family: Cascade Profiler Virtual Edition, Cascade Gateway Virtual Edition, and Cascade Shark Virtual Edition 3. MSPs and SIs: Cascade 10.0 provides the virtual solution they need to drive new services around application-aware network performance management©2012 Riverbed Technology. All rights reserved. Riverbed and any Riverbed product or service name or logo used herein are trademarks of Riverbed Technology. All other trademarks usedherein belong to their respective owners. The trademarks and logos displayed herein may not be used without the prior written consent of Riverbed Technology or their respective owners.
  • 13. 15For more information:Visit www.riverbed.com/cascade