Riverbed Course

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This five-day professional level course covers the acceleration of application performance and high-performance WAN networks.

The Riverbed® Certified Performance Engineering (RCPE) Professional Implement WAN Optimization course introduces WAN optimization technology to accelerate delivery of applications over the hybrid WAN for the modern IT enterprise.

The primary objective of the RCPE Professional Level course in WAN Optimization is to teach IT professionals how to increase the performance of applications to enhance the user experience and therefore increase productivity.

Use cases for implementation of WAN optimization architectures and how these solutions can enhance digital performance will be reviewed.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to greatly improve application performance for a multisite organization across WANs by installing and configuring appliances.

The RCPE Professional Level Implement WAN Optimization training is a key component of the RCPE WAN Optimization Track

Skills Gained

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the challenges experienced by hybrid enterprises and how WAN optimization can help
  • Describe the solution architecture
  • Manage your appliances
  • Control optimization with in-path and peering rules
  • Deploy the SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead
  • Optimize HTTP traffic
  • Optimize SSL traffic
  • Optimize Windows traffic in an Active Directory environment
  • Optimize other application layers
  • Configure SteelHead SaaS Accelerator
  • Describe SteelHead cloud solutions
  • Monitor and report on solution performance


Course Content 

  • Describe How WAN Optimization Works
  • Describe the Solution Architecture
  • Manage your Appliances
  • Control Optimization with In-path & Peering Rules
  • Deploy the SteelCentral Controller for SteelHead Optimize
  • Optimize HTTP Traffic
  • Optimize SSL Traffic
  • Customize Windows Traffic in an Active Directory Environment
  • Optimize Other Application Layers
  • Configure SteelHead SaaS Accelerator
  • Describe SteelHead Cloud Solutions
  • Monitor and Report on Solution Performance

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