SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 30, 2012
RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
199 Fremont Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Riverbed Technology, Inc. (Riverbed or the Company) held on May 30, 2012 (the Annual Meeting), the stockholders of Riverbed elected two (2) members of the Companys Board of Directors to serve until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders of the Company or until such persons successors have been duly elected and qualified. The table below presents the voting results of the election of the Companys Board of Directors.
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions*||Broker Non-|
Jerry M. Kennelly
|*||Abstentions and broker non-votes do not affect the outcome of the election.|
The following directors, in addition to Messrs. Boustridge and Kennelly, will continue to serve as members of the Companys Board of Directors until the expiration of their respective terms or until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified: Mark A. Floyd, Christopher J. Schaepe, James R. Swartz, Michael R. Kourey, Mark S. Lewis and Steven McCanne, Ph.D.
In addition, the following proposals were voted on and approved at the Annual Meeting.
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions||Broker Non-
Proposal to ratify the appointment by the Board of Directors of the Company of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.
Proposal to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as described in the proxy statement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY, INC.|
|Date: June 1, 2012||By:|
General Counsel and Senior Vice President of
Corporate and Legal Affairs