Riverbed and the Open Source Flamebox


From the ‘Open Source in Networking‘ files:

While at the Interop Las Vegas show, I had the opportunity to sit down with Riverbed’s Chief Scientist Mark Day.

As you might expect, we chatted about the cloud and Riverbed’s core WAN acceleration market which continues to grow.

We also talked about the open source model and how it applies to a proprietary networking vendor like Riverbed.

Yes, Riverbed in some ways leverages open source and also contributes some testing components back. One of their bigger open source projects is something that internally carries the codename of ‘Flamebox’.

Here’s a clip of the conversation I had with Day:

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