Stampede Technologies Delivers WebRider 1.0

Web performance accelerator takes full advantage of 64-bit processing

ORLANDO, FL., OCTOBER 19, 2004 -- Stampede® Technologies, Inc. announced today at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2004 the availability of WebRider(TM), the first in its series of Web performance acceleration solutions. Responding to enterprise customer requests for better-performing advanced enterprise Web and portal applications, Stampede's WebRider delivers the newest and most innovative Web performance acceleration solution on the market. WebRider is available for immediate shipment.

Built on the Linux OS, and taking full advantage of 64-bit processing, WebRider operates seamlessly with leading enterprise applications, including Peoplesoft, Plumtree, WebSphere Portal Server, IBM Team Workplace, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook Web Access, Domino Web Access, IBM Lotus Workplace, and more. Easily installed and deployed, WebRider optimizes XML, J2EE, and .NET environments, introducing significant financial savings; while at the same time increasing performance, response times and scalability of enterprise servers. Compatible with industry-standard hardware to support an enterprise's migration to Web-based applications, WebRider is currently certified for compatibility with the IBM eServer line. Compatibility certification is underway for other hardware platforms.

WebRider employs performance-enhancing technologies that no other products have, because Stampede Technologies holds the patents for them: TurboStreaming, SSL termination, intelligent cache validation, image transformation, content-aware streaming, and adaptive compression bring significant performance enhancement. WebRider tracks bandwidth and throughput savings so that companies can quantify its value with the reports it generates.

WebRider enables:

  • Accelerated Data Flow: WebRider's unique software approach uses enhanced compression, data streaming and cache schemes to take full advantage of 64-bit processing, so Web-based applications operate at blazing speeds.

  • Reduced Network Processing Burden: By taking over such functions as SSL encryption, GZIP compression and TCP connection management, WebRider allows enterprise servers to concentrate CPU power on activities that are more important.

  • Provide Incredible Flexibility and Adaptability: Only WebRider is designed to offer all of these benefits to users of the leading Web-based applications built on XML, J2EE, and .NET platforms.

  • Demonstrable Results: WebRider monitors Web traffic and generates reports that quantify the savings.

Availability and Pricing

WebRider is available now. It can be purchased as a software-only solution, or Stampede can pre-install the application on an IBM eServer and ship the entire integrated software/hardware solution. Price quotes based on license and configuration choices are available from Stampede Technologies; contact for a quote.

About Stampede Technologies, Inc.

Stampede Technologies provides advanced, cost-effective solutions to accelerate information throughout an enterprise. For more information on Stampede Technologies, visit

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