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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

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.

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Sample Customers
Pandora, Yelp, Neustar, Box, University of Washington, Zoom, Tata, and Cogent.  VodafoneCisco Systems, Hawaiian Telecom, Renown Health, State of Nevada, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Allstate Insurance, Jack Henry & Associates, United States Airforce, US Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Chicago Board Options Exchange
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Comms Service Provider43%
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Computer Software Company14%
Music Company14%
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Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company22%
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Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise73%
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cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is ranked 81st in Network Monitoring Software while Observer GigaStor is ranked 30th in Network Monitoring Software with 2 reviews. cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is rated 0.0, while Observer GigaStor is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Observer GigaStor writes "Helps to write protocols for IP addresses that come in or out of your network". cPacket cStor Forensic Storage Arrays is most compared with , whereas Observer GigaStor is most compared with Gigamon, Wireshark, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Ixia Network Packet Brokers and APCON.

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