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Overview

Kentik's AIOps Network Traffic Intelligence platform unifies network operations, performance, security, and business intelligence. 

With a purpose-built big data engine delivered as public or private SaaS, Kentik captures a high-resolution view of actual network traffic data and enriches it with critical application and business data, so every network event or analysis can be tied to revenue & costs, customer & user experience, performance & risk.

cPacket’s cStor appliance is a cost-effective solution for recording high speed traffic at critical network links, and for retrospective analysis of operational and security issues. cStor captures packets on a modular disk array at line rate which enables network operators to retrieve any piece of data on-demand by simply using a web GUI or automated scripts. The historical recording enables forensic examination of critical issues that is required to make corrective actions. Ingress traffic to the cStor appliance is derived from cPacket’s cVu monitoring device. The cVu’s smart ports are real time sensors that inspect all incoming traffic instantaneously to extract key performance indicators and proactive alerts about unusual activity

CA Spectrum can enable your organization to discover, optimize and improve its infrastructure and the business services running on top of it. By delivering large-enterprise scalability, robust features and superior root cause analysis, this solution can help your organization effectively manage its dynamic, complex IT infrastructure including physical, virtual and cloud environments as well as network virtualization.
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Pandora, Yelp, Neustar, Box, University of Washington, Zoom, Tata, and Cogent.  VodafoneNational Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
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Comms Service Provider43%
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cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is ranked 81st in Network Monitoring Software while DX Spectrum is ranked 31st in Network Monitoring Software with 5 reviews. cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is rated 0.0, while DX Spectrum is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of DX Spectrum writes "Good monitoring, alerting capabilities, and improved visibility, but AIOps is restricted to Broadcom". cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is most compared with , whereas DX Spectrum is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, DX Performance Management, Zabbix, DX Infrastructure Manager and Splunk.

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