"Riverbed is great back in the day when most companies can only get 1.5MB T1 connections for site to site VPNs."
This. Lovely products back in the day - used lots of them when they were first released and they felt like magic over T1s, but those days are gone. Convenience blame the pandemic all you want, but the ongoing need for their products is the real story. It's all downhill from here.