The enterprise datacenter network is evolving to meet the changing needs of a mobile, virtualized environment. Cloud computing and the increased consumerization of IT are also driving the creation of a new datacenter environment that depends heavily on application delivery to meet the needs of business users, partners, and consumers. This Technology Spotlight describes the evolving requirements for IT to meet end-user performance expectations and the need for application delivery. In addition, this paper discusses benefits and challenges associated with application delivery solutions and trends driving growth. Finally, the paper looks at the role of Riverbed Technology as it plays a part in innovating in this strategically important market.
Sponsor: Riverbed Technology