Riverbed Technology
Riverbed Technology
100 Fastest-Growing rank: 27 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Jerry M. Kennelly
Address: 199 Fremont St., San Francisco, California

This IT-focused company is concentrated on the wide-area network (WAN) market, selling a range of products that optimize network performance and data access, boosting network transmission speeds by as much as 100 times in some cases. To that end, profits jumped from $7 million to $34 million 2010 on sales of $552 million due to increased customer demand, with nearly half those sales coming internationally.

Last updated September 12 2011: 10:49 AM ET
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