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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Planning, Migration Among ‘Four Pillars’ of Network Modernization

Davis Johnson, vice president of U.S. public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said federal agencies should advance network modernization efforts as they move to the cloud. Johnson wrote in a FedTech article published Wednesday that agencies seeking to build up end-user experiences with cloud-based services should implement the “four pillars” of network modernization …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Updated Network Key to Agencies’ Cybersecurity, Tech Migration Efforts

Davis Johnson, vice president of U.S. public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said he believes federal agencies should prioritize network modernization when updating their information technology systems. Johnson wrote in a GCN article published Thursday that the adoption of a software-defined wide-area network seeks to help agencies streamline network management and optimize …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Network Optimization Key to Cyber EO Compliance

Davis Johnson, vice president of public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said he believes federal agencies should prioritize network optimization to meet deadlines under President Donald Trump’s cybersecurity executive order. Johnson wrote in an article published Friday on SIGNAL magazine that modernization of information technology networks can help increase the performance …

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Davis Johnson: Riverbed Hosts Discussions on Govt Cloud Adoption, Digital Transformation

Riverbed Technology has facilitated discussions on government cloud adoption at the company’s first annual “Disrupt” event for public sector leaders in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. The event featured a keynote speech from Hansang Bae, Riverbed chief technology officer, where he discussed how federal agencies can deploy software-defined wide area network to simplify cloud …

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Riverbed’s WAN Optimization Tech Receives Common Criteria Security Certification; Davis Johnson Comments

Riverbed Technology has obtained the Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ certification for a wide-area network optimization technology designed to help federal customers address network security challenges. The company said Wednesday its SteelHead CX version 9.1.4. will work to help federal government clients mitigate traffic across their respective networks, manage end-to-end user experience and strengthen cybersecurity posture. “As …

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Former Cisco, Intel Exec Andy Elder Named Riverbed Sales SVP for EMEA Region

Andy Elder, formerly president of Intel‘s security business operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has joined Riverbed Technology as SVP of sales in the same regions. Riverbed said Thursday the 25-year industry veteran will oversee sales and go-to-market strategies as well as help drive the company’s growth and transformation efforts across EMEA in his new …

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Riverbed Survey: Federal Employees Cite Application Latency Issues in Productivity Concerns

Riverbed Technology has released a new survey that found nearly all of the 335 federal employee respondents believe latency issues from bandwidth-intensive applications have negatively impacted agency productivity. Riverbed said Tuesday one in three respondents reported that it takes more than 24 hours for an agency to address application failures and crash, …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking Could Support Digital Transformation Demands

Davis Johnson, U.S. public sector vice president at Riverbed Technology, has said software-defined wide-area networking could support federal agencies’ digital transformation initiatives amid challenges posed by legacy information technology. Johnson wrote in a guest post published Thursday on GCN that SD-WAN works to provide agility, automation, visibility and flexibility to support the needs of key …

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Microsoft to Add Riverbed App Performance Mgmt Tools on Azure Govt Cloud; Davis Johnson Comments

Microsoft and Riverbed Technology have partnered to offer government customers access to application performance management tools designed to support information technology modernization and digital transformation efforts. Riverbed said Tuesday its SteelHead CX can now be purchased via Microsoft’s Azure Government Cloud marketplace while Riverbed’s SteelCentral AppInternals platform will be available to agencies in the first quarter of 2017. “Federal agencies are …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: Legacy IT, Mobile Tech Pose Challenges to Federal Agencies

Davis Johnson, vice president of Riverbed Technology‘s public sector business, has noted legacy information technology systems and mobile cybersecurity issues as among the technical challenges facing agencies in an interview published Tuesday on Nextgov. Johnson told Nextgov’s Camille Tuutti that he still sees highly decentralized legacy IT platforms across the government and commercial sectors. “The government …

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Riverbed Opens New R&D Center in India to Support Application, Cloud Networking Tools Delivery; Jerry Kennelly Comments

Riverbed Technology has unveiled a new research and development center in India in an effort to advance the global distribution of its application performance and cloud networking tools. Kartik Subbanna, Riverbed’s vice president of engineering in India, will lead the company’s R&D facility in Bangalore and will report to Vineet …

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Riverbed Federal Lead Davis Johnson on Continuous Monitoring Trends & How Agencies Can Understand Their IT Assets

Davis Johnson joined application and network services provider Riverbed Technology in April 2015 as vice president of a U.S. public sector business that works with government agencies that want new tools to manage network performance in their enterprise. Founded in 2002, San Francisco-headquartered Riverbed is known in the technology sector as the …

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Riverbed WAN Optimization System Achieves DISA STIG Certification; Davis Johnson Comments

Riverbed Technology‘s wide-area network optimization system SteelHead has received certification for compliance with the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Secure Technical Implementation Guide standards. The company said Wednesday SteelHead works to support government agencies’ network operations in line with security protocols. The DISA approval allows the company to offer SteelHead across Defense Department and civilian agencies, Riverbed noted. …

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