The Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS™) is the software platform that powers our award-winning line of Steelhead™ appliances. Using the power of Steelhead appliances running RiOS, organizations of all sizes around the world have been able to dramatically simplify, accelerate, and consolidate their IT infrastructure. RiOS 5.0 is Riverbed’s latest optimization system software release. RiOS 5.0 extends our leadership in the WDS category by further increasing performance, scalability, and simplicity.
The latest RiOS release offers customers unparalleled flexibility for their WDS deployment. The revolutionary RiOS Services Platform (RSP) lets customers run additional services and applications on a protected partition on Steelhead appliances. This enables further branch server consolidation and simplified administration. Riverbed also becomes the first WDS vendor to accelerate Exchange 2007 with RiOS 5.0 and enhances acceleration for enterprise web applications such as SAP NetWeaver, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Oracle 11i, and SharePoint. Hierarchical QoS gives customers more robust and granular QoS capabilities as well. Any Steelhead appliance can be upgraded to RiOS 5.0 to take advantage of these new capabilities.