Steve Riley Looks From the Riverbed to the Cloud!

About Show #202

Richard and Greg talk to Steve Riley, late of Microsoft and Amazon, now with Riverbed Technology. Steve shares his thoughts on Riverbed's products, cloud technology and security. Steve mentioned Guy Rosen's Jack of All Clouds blog, and the State of the Cloud post at


Steve Riley is Technical Leader in the Office of the CTO at Riverbed Technology, an innovator in wide-area networking and storage optimization. Steve actively works to raise awareness of the technical and business benefits Riverbed's solutions, particularly as they relate to accelerating the enterprise adoption of cloud computing. His specialties include information security, compliance, privacy, and policy. Steve has spoken at hundreds of events around the world, including RSA, SANS, Black Hat Windows, InfoSec US, (ISC)2, SIIA, IANS, TechEd, Connections, Cloud Expo, and Interop. He co-authored a book about Windows network security, contributed a chapter to a book on auditing cloud computing, has published numerous articles, and conducted technical reviews of several data networking and telecommunications books. Born with an Ethernet cable attached to his belly button, Steve grew up in networking and telecommunications. Besides lurking in the Internet's dark alleys and secret passages, he enjoys freely sharing his opinions about the intersection of technology and culture. Contact him at, on Skype as stvrly, and join the conversation at

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