Infoblox NIOS on a Riverbed Steelhead 550 Product Details
The Infoblox NIOS Virtual Appliance is a software instance of the Infoblox core network services product that can be deployed on Riverbed Steelhead appliances. The NIOS Virtual Appliance includes a full suite of core network services. This combined solution allows network administrators to architect a serverless branch office and, at the same time, deliver reliable local services to end users. Distributed organizations obtain the cost benefits of consolidation and the simplicity of centrally managed Infoblox NIOS virtual appliances. The joint Infoblox-Riverbed solution supports hybrid environments that include a mix of physical Infoblox appliances and virtual appliances running on Steelhead platforms depending on branch office requirements. Each instance of NIOS Virtual Appliance software running on a Steelhead appliance has all of the benefits of distributed services and centralized management. This includes centralized backup and restoration of user data, DHCP failover capabilities, DNS without latency, and many other benefits of the Infoblox solution.