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Steve Brar is the Director of Solutions Marketing for Riverbed. In this role, he leads the marketing strategy for Riverbed's Application Performance Platform and cross-portfolio solutions. Steve has been with Riverbed since 2014. Prior to joining Riverbed, Steve led product marketing for HP's campus networking product lines. At HP he held engineering, product management roles, and product marketing roles. He has more than 12 years of experience in the networking industry. Steve graduated with a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He is currently based in San Francisco, California.

Why Enterprise Needs SD-WAN

In the highly centralised, controlled, and self-contained enterprise IT environments of the past, static hardware-based networking worked for your enterprise. Today, requirements have legacy networks at the breaking point. Apps are both on-premises and in the cloud. Networks are both private and public. Users are mobile as well as remote. IT is more distributed, fragmented, and dynamic than ever. If your enterprise has adopted a hybrid network – a mix of MPLS, Internet VPN, and public Internet – to keep up with your application and user demands, you’ve seen the benefits of having multiple transport capabilities. However, you’ve also experienced the increasing complexity of managing quality, failover and traffic routing rules for a diverse application portfolio. Manual configura...