Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.
The profile contains critical company information including:
- Business description A detailed description of the companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Riverbed Technology, Inc. (Riverbed) is an IT infrastructure solution provider. It develops comprehensive WAN optimization solution and provides solutions for fundamental problems in wide-area distributed computing. The company's products consist of solutions for branch offices, mobile workers, private data centres, private clouds and cloud computing. It serves various industries including energy, financial services, government, health care, manufacturing, professional services, software development, architecture, engineering, construction and non-profit organizations. The company, together with its subsidiaries and branch offices, operates in the US, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. Its distribution channel consists of more than 2,500 partners worldwide, including re-sellers, service providers, systems integrators, and direct customers. The company has over 25,000 customer which include 97% of the Fortune 100 companies, 97% of Forbes Global 100 companies, and 86% of Forbes Global 500 companies. Riverbed is headquartered in San Francisco, the US.
In December 2014, the company entered into a merger agreement with Project Homestake Holdings, LLC and Project Homestake Merger Sub Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Newco, providing for the acquisition of Riverbed by the private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo.
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List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - History 10
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Company Statement 13
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 Company Analysis 18
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Business Description 18
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - WAN Optimization Portfolio 21
Strength - Research and Development Activities 21
Strength - Strong Operating Performance 21
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Reliance on Indirect Channels 22
Weakness - Patent Infringement Concerns 22
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Product Launches: Riverbed CX 70 series 23
Opportunity - Global Outlook for IT Services Market 23
Opportunity - Growing Cloud Computing Market 23
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Threats 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 24
Threat - Stringent Regulations 24
Riverbed Technology, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 Appendix 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
List Of Tables
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Key Facts 6
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Key Employees 7
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Riverbed Technology, Inc., History 10
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Other Locations 15
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Subsidiaries 15
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Key Competitors 25
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35
List Of Figures
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
Riverbed Technology, Inc., Ratio Charts 31