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Riverbed SteelHead CX is the industry's #1 WAN optimization solution. SteelHead CX is proven to dramatically speed up the performance of applications anywhere in the organization while delivering the best end-user experience even under sub optimal network conditions. Reduce bandwidth utilization by up to 95%, deferring costly network bandwidth upgrades. Increase performance by up to 100x for on-premises applications.
Steelhead is ranked 4th in WAN Optimization with 4 reviews while WAAS is ranked 7th in WAN Optimization. Steelhead is rated 8.0, while WAAS is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Steelhead writes "Scalable Data Referencing provides LAN-like speed over WAN". On the other hand, Steelhead is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Silver Peak VX, Exinda, Cisco SD-WAN and Silver Peak NX, whereas WAAS is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN.
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