We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
Cisco Nexus Data Broker with Cisco Nexus Switches provides a software-defined, programmable solution to aggregate copies of network traffic using Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) or network Test Access Point (TAP) for monitoring and visibility. As opposed to traditional network taps and monitoring solutions, this packet-brokering approach offers a simple,scalable and cost-effective solution that is well-suited for customers who need to monitor higher-volume and business-critical traffic for efficient use of security, compliance, and application performance monitoring tools.
Observer GigaStor is a network analysis tool that comes in a variety of form factors, including rack mount, portable, and virtual. Capable of storing up to a petabyte of traffic for later analysis, GigaStor helps ensure optimal network and application performance.
Cisco Nexus Data Broker is ranked 5th in Network Packet Broker while Observer GigaStor is ranked 2nd in Network Packet Broker with 1 review. Cisco Nexus Data Broker is rated 0.0, while Observer GigaStor is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Observer GigaStor writes "Long-term data storage allows for historical troubleshooting of problems". Cisco Nexus Data Broker is most compared with Ixia Network Packet Brokers, Gigamon, Big Switch Networks, Arista Data ANalyZer and nGenius PFS, whereas Observer GigaStor is most compared with Gigamon, Wireshark, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE and APCON.
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