I received one of the periodic product updates from Riverbed today. They continue with the baffling strategy of trying to sell you a WAN Optimization Appliance that allows you to run VMWare images on it.
IP Expo 2012
It can't be coincidence that "Trade Show" is an anagram of "Sweat Hord". This week saw the annual IP Expo event at Earl's Court in London and there were indeed hords and sweat. Some of the sweat was mine.
Mac and Linux Client release
There are many many Mac users out there who love their Macbook and we have good news for them - we're just about to ship a Replify Accelerator Client for Mac. And just to balance things out, we're simultaneously going to ship a client for Linux.
Trac Research http://www.trac-research.com/ are about to publish their report on WAN Optimization Controllers. In the mean time Trac's Jeremy Rozen has published a short summary of the five key trends. Now I'm a Product Manager, so my boss should sack me if I have to tell him "Hey, I didn't see that one coming" for many of these. Is my job safe?