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Riverbed Hosts “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” Virtual World Tour for Network and Application Analysis

February 20, 2014

Live Presentations on Latest Wireshark Tips and Tricks by Wireshark Creator Gerald Combs and Wireshark Expert Laura Chappell Offered in Six Major Time Zones/Cities around the Globe

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced it will host a “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” Virtual World Tour with Gerald Combs, director of open source projects at Riverbed, and the original author of the Wireshark source code; and Laura Chappell, Wireshark expert, educator and author. They will present the latest Wireshark tips and tricks to audiences in San Francisco, New York, London, Dubai, Singapore and Sydney on using the world’s most popular free network analyzer solution to quickly detect network and application delays and errors. The tour is open to anyone interested in Wireshark, including users and developers, network and application engineers, network analysts, protocol analysts, software developers, software engineers and IT professionals. Guests are welcome to attend a presentation in one of six time zones over the course of three days.

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Dates and times for the sessions are:

  • February 24, 10:00 a.m. in San Francisco (PST)
  • February 24, 10:00 a.m. in New York City (EST)
  • February 26, 10:00 a.m. in London (GMT)
  • February 26, 10:00 a.m. in Dubai (GST)
  • February 28, 10:00 a.m. in Singapore (SGT)
  • February 28, 10:00 a.m. in Sydney (AEDT)

    Topics to be covered during the one-hour live sessions include:

  • How to use Wireshark to quickly detect network and application delays and errors
  • How to customize Wireshark for faster problem identification
  • Identifying network problems with the “Golden Graph”

    Wireshark World Tour Registration

    Troubleshooting with Wireshark Book Release

    The Virtual World Tour coincides with the release of Laura Chappell’s newest book in the Wireshark Solution Series, Troubleshooting with Wireshark: Locate the Source of Performance Problems. This new 408-page book provides instruction on how to use Wireshark to identify the key causes of poor network performances, and is now available in paperback and Kindle format. For more info on the new book:

    “Laura and I collaborate closely on Wireshark code development as it applies to real-world use cases, and we look forward to presenting practical, rapid techniques for getting to the source of network anomalies to Wireshark users around the globe,” said Gerald Combs, director of open source projects at Riverbed, and the original author of the Wireshark source code. “We linked this tour to her new Wireshark book release to give attendees the wherewithal to further their packet analysis and troubleshooting education beyond the information we can provide in a 60-minute presentation.”

    Wireshark is the world’s most popular, free network analyzer with more than 500,000 downloads per month. Created by Gerald Combs under the original name Ethereal, today Wireshark is maintained by a dedicated group of core developers and sponsored by Riverbed through its 2010 acquisition of CACE Technologies, Inc. As the sponsor, Riverbed is committed to maintaining the strong, independent, community-driven nature of Wireshark.

    Additional Resources

    Laura’s Lab Kit – Eleventh Edition - Network analysis training videos, practice trace files, Laura’s Wireshark troubleshooting profile, sample network analysis report, Laura’s troubleshooting checklist, and a sneak peek inside the new “Troubleshooting with Wireshark” book can be downloaded from For an extra training Wireshark users can download Bonus Materials too.

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    About Riverbed

    Riverbed at more than $1 billion in annual revenue is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing. Location-Independent Computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed’s 25,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 95% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at

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