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Riverbed Technology Reports New Equity Awards Under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635

Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the performance company, today announced that, in accordance with NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5635 (c)(4), it has granted inducement stock options covering an aggregate of 106,000 shares of common stock to 23 non-officer employees. Each option has been classified as a non-qualified stock option, has an exercise price equal to the fair market value on the grant date, and has a seven-year term. Each option vests over four years, with 25% vesting on the one-year anniversary of the applicable vesting commencement date, and then equal monthly amounts vesting over the following three years.

About Riverbed Technology

Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast, fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs of the organization. Additional information about Riverbed (NASDAQ: RVBD) is available at http://www.riverbed.com.

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