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Cascade 10.5: Visibility & Control

Why you need visibility and control more than ever to monitor, manage and accelerate enterprise applications.

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Cascade 10.5: Visibility & Control

  1. 1. Cascade 10.5: Visibility & Control Why you need it more than ever to monitor, manage and accelerate enterprise applications ©2013 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 used herein 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. 1
  2. 2. Introducing Cascade 10.5 – Integrating Visibility & Control Application Visibility Anywhere Delivers deep application intelligence and network visibility required to prioritize business-critical applications over less-critical applications Responsiveness & Control Real-time application visibility to guarantee the quality of service across the WAN optimized environment and to control network and IT resources with business and application priorities Accelerate Business A single solution that allows customers to do more with their existing Steelhead investment by delivering application acceleration anywhere while enhancing end-user experience and visibility Riverbed Confidential
  3. 3. It’s a Challenge to Manage and Control Performance in Face of Complexity Social Mobile Big Data Cloud I need to make sure that no matter where my users are accessing the applications – mobile, cloud, and remote offices or corporate sites, the performance is consistent and if problems do occur, I have answers, fast! User Experience Copyright Riverbed Technology 3 Visibility Riverbed Confidential
  4. 4. Business Suffers with Poor Application Performance Significant Financial Loss Downtime costs $100k/hour…or more Forrester, Managing The Performance Of Critical Applications, October 2010 Pervasive Problem 75% of businesses suffer from slow apps, slow networks, slow websites IT Decision Makers, IDG Research Services, January 2013 No Simple Solution 70% lack ability to stay ahead of problems IT Decision Makers, IDG Research Services, January 2013 Copyright Riverbed Technology 4 Riverbed Confidential
  5. 5. There is a Growing Tidal Wave of Web Applications by 2014 48% of apps will be web-based 9% will be mobile apps Copyright Riverbed Technology 5 Source: Forrester, Feb 2012 Riverbed Confidential
  6. 6. Today’s Network – It “ain’t” Simple! Cloud, SaaS & 3rd Party Apps Hybrid Networks INTERNET End-User Devices WAN Branches QoS Multi-Tier Applications Unified Communications Data Center Data Center Data Center Data Center Virtualization & Consolidation Data Center Optimization & ADCs Riverbed Confidential
  7. 7. The Foundation Application & Network Visibility End-User End-User Experience What Are End-Users Actually Experiencing? How Are Application Transactions Impacting Users? How Well is the Network Delivering Applications? Seconds to Minutes Transactions Application Transactions Seconds Packet Network Flow Milliseconds Network Riverbed Confidential
  8. 8. Visibility is Required Visibility is the glue that empowers both the business and the IT teams with the insight they need to make effective resourcing decisions and to resolve problems faster. Copyright Riverbed Technology 8 Riverbed Confidential
  9. 9. What Does App Visibility Look Like? Traditional NPM Riverbed Cascade (Limited visibility) (Deep application visibility) Exchange Facebook Port 443 YouTube Port 80 SharePoint Port 1494 Video UDP Citrix Voice • Both Cascade Shark and Steelhead now have deep packet inspection (DPI) built-in • Recognize 1000+ business and recreational applications • Automatically classify any custom web applications Riverbed Confidential
  10. 10. New – Application Intelligence via DPI Application level visibility anywhere - the WAN and the hybrid network • Detect which applications are traversing the network • Recognize popular business and recreational apps • Gain insight into app type, usage who used it, when, from where Copyright Riverbed Technology 10 Riverbed Confidential
  11. 11. New - VoIP Call Quality Visibility ● Troubleshoot important VoIP applications quickly ● Gain insight into branch to branch or peer to peer traffic ● See at-a-glance: – % real time packet (RTP) loss – Jitter – MOS (mean opinion score) – R Factor Copyright Riverbed Technology 11 Riverbed Confidential
  12. 12. New - Extended QoS “Shaping” and Visibility ● Understand whether QoS settings in Steelhead by application are meeting expectations with new shaping and enforcement reporting in Cascade ● Identify traffic flow per class/user- drill into areas that matter (applications/users/IPs per class drilldown) ● Detect under or over provisioned rules Riverbed Confidential
  13. 13. New – Continuous Packet Capture at the Branch ● Continuous packet capture in Steelhead EX eliminates branch office blind spot Shark on Steelhead EX ● Introduces visibility into many important applications which bypass the data center – VoIP, Video, SaaS, Direct-toNet, IP VPN ● No need to deploy additional probes or remote office hardware Customers can do more with their Steelhead investment Use existing Steelhead footprint for proactive troubleshooting Cascade is the only NPM solution built-into Steelhead! Copyright Riverbed Technology 13 Riverbed Confidential
  14. 14. New Milestone Integrates Application Aware NPM and WAN Optimization App Visibility Anywhere ● Deep packet inspection (DPI) of over 1000 applications now in Cascade Shark and Steelhead. ● Real-time collaboration and unified communication visibility and monitoring for enhanced branch-tobranch monitoring via Cascade Profiler New Integration Steelhead RiOS 8.5 Cascade 10.5 Responsiveness & Control ● Centralized monitoring of Steelhead QoS policies with reporting in Cascade Profiler to visualize under or over-provisioning of bandwidth ● Path selection technology leverages application visibility to help prioritize and control delivery of business-critical applications over faster networks Accelerate Business ● Manage, Monitor, Accelerate Applications Anywhere, to Anyone, On One Platform All in one solution to do more with existing Steelhead footprint at the branch with addition of continuous packet capture Copyright Riverbed Technology 14 Riverbed Confidential