Packeteer was a global leader in WAN Optimization and WAN Application Delivery. The company, founded in 1996, offered a family of software products and appliances. Packeteer provided network software products that enhance the performance of applications over enterprise WANs and the Internet. These bandwidth solutions, which are application-adaptive, give service providers and businesses per-application control of bandwidth at overcrowded WAN access links.
In 2008, Packeteer was acquired by Blue Coat Systems.
Packeteer’s main product lines were: PacketShaper; SkyX; iShared; iShaper; Mobiliti software; and PolicyCenter.