Thursday, February 19, 2009

Riverbed Closes Acquisition of Mazu

Riverbed Technology completed its acquisition of Mazu Networks. Riverbed also announced that it has appointed Mazu CEO Paul Brady to run the Riverbed Application Intelligence Business Unit.

Riverbed said the acquisition of Mazu extends its suite of WAN optimization products to include global application performance reporting and analytics. The Mazu products, which have been renamed Cascade, analyze network traffic to provide valuable information about the interactions of and dependencies between users, applications and systems. As a result, Riverbed will now be able to deliver to its enterprise and service provider customers faster, smarter and more efficient IT infrastructure performance solutions.

  • Mazu Networks' software provides a holistic, real-time view of application usage and performance. This perspective is critical to understanding the application environment and taking the right steps to validate and ensure delivery of business-critical applications across the wide area network (WAN). Mazu is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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