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First of all, the ability to capture packets. It is not only for monitoring. So that is very important for a company that wants to keep an eye on the packets, the transactions, the flows, everything going down and out. The second one is that... more»
It helps restrain things regarding the firewalls, the application control, so you can just use ACLs or, if you want, firewalls to block certain traffic that you do not want to come through your network.
* The Observer Console UI is consistent and stable, but could use some updating to be more modern. * There’s a web-based packet extraction interface that was recently added, but I’d like to see more web-based capabilities added so that the... more»
The reporting functionality is good, but it could be even better. The APEX interface has been completely reworked and they thought of the engineer/analyst when writing it. There are some issues, in our environment that puts processing... more»
MFG Diagnostic Integrator at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 23 2017
What do you think of Observer GigaStor?
Improvements to My Organization
With a short-handed staff, it allows us to be able to go back and troubleshoot if issues had occurred previously in time, so we don't have to recreate the problem.
• Valuable Features
Long-term data storage is the best feature for our organization.
• Room for Improvement
The interface is pretty complex, so for the average user, it takes a while to get up to speed with it. I would like it to be more user-friendly.
• Stability Issues
We have not had stability issues.
• Scalability Issues
It's handled everything we've thrown at it up to this point.
• Customer Service and Technical Support
Technical support is very knowledgeable and very helpful. They typically go out of their way to help and get whatever issue we've had resolved....