Wide area networking solutions provider Tredent Data Systems has selected Riverbed Technology's (NASDAQ:RVBD) Steelhead platform, a highly scalable WAN acceleration solution, for a new Managed WAN Acceleration Service.

Tredent's new Managed WAN Acceleration Service helps companies with more than one office to accelerate application delivery over the WAN, leverage WAN investments and boost user productivity. The Steelhead platform will allow Tredent's professional services staff to improve application delivery by recognizing and eliminating redundant transmissions, accelerating TCP and application-specific protocols, prioritizing and allocating access to bandwidth, and ensuring high application availability at locations with various WAN connections.

The Steelhead platform also includes a suite of management tools for monitoring and reporting on WAN optimization and application acceleration performance.

Published on: Dec 3, 2007