Riverbed SteelHead SaaS
Improve the performance of SaaS cloud applications
Typical SteelHead SaaS Deployment Mode
Formerly Known As: Steelhead Cloud Accelerator software
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Riverbed SteelHead SaaS accelerates the delivery of SaaS cloud computing applications, such as Office 365 and Salesforce.com. SteelHead SaaS provides up to 30 times faster application performance for cloud based services/SaaS applications and up to 97% reduction in bandwidth.
How can I accelerate the performance of SaaS cloud computing applications?
SteelHead SaaS accelerates cloud based services and SaaS applications such as Office 365 and Salesforce.com in the same way that traditional SteelHead WAN optimization products accelerate enterprise applications running on corporate networks. SteelHead SaaS locates the fastest path from your end users to their SaaS applications.
With SteelHead SaaS, you receive the same business benefits from traditional WAN optimization with your enterprise applications but for cloud-based SaaS applications such as Office 365 and Salesforce.com. SteelHead SaaS is an integrated, purpose built, end-to-end solution that accelerates application delivery, provides the scalability from any location your applications or users connect.
- Up to 33x faster application performance for cloud services/SaaS applications
- Reduces bandwidth utilization by up to 97%
- Dynamic hosting on Akamai’s Intelligent Platform enables SteelHead SaaS to seamlessly optimize WAN and public networks
- Requires no configuration changes on the cloud service provider’s or on the end user’s infrastructure, minimizing administration costs
SteelHead is part of the most complete platform for location-independent computing to ensure flawless application performance and the best user experience.
SteelHead SaaS Features
- Combined WAN and Internet optimization
- Enables the seamless optimization of application traffic across both the private WAN and the Internet, all the way to the front door of the SaaS application provider
- Installs Cloud SteelHead Accelerator within the Akamai Intelligent Platform
- Ease of deployment
- Deploys instantly and transparently with a simple license activation
- Starts optimization for SaaS applications with a simple check of a box — no need for remote deployment or management
Optimize the performance of your business-critical SaaS applications
- Riverbed Data, Transport and Application Streamlining
- Data Deduplication: Reduces bandwidth utilization by up to 99%
- Transport Streamlining: Reduces the number of TCP packets required to transfer databy 65 to 98% and enables the acceleration of SSL-encrypted traffic
- Application Streamlining: Reduces application protocol chattiness up to 98%