Today, analysts Brendan Byrnes and Andrew Tonner discuss what to take away from Riverbed's recent earnings report. Despite a rather poor performance last quarter, Riverbed is showing some promising signs with developments such as a partnership with Juniper. It's a pretty expensive stock right now, but it does have some good long-term potential.

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