Compare Ixia Network Packet Brokers vs. Observer GigaStor

Ixia Network Packet Brokers is ranked 4th in Network Packet Broker while Observer GigaStor is ranked 1st in Network Packet Broker with 3 reviews. Ixia Network Packet Brokers is rated 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". Ixia Network Packet Brokers is most compared with Gigamon, Cisco Nexus Data Broker and APCON, whereas Observer GigaStor is most compared with Gigamon, Wireshark and NETSCOUT nGeniusONE.
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Overview

Network packet brokers (NPBs) filter traffic to send only the right data to the right tool. Packets are aggregated and filtered from Layer 2 through to the application layer. Duplicate packets can also be removed and sensitive content stripped before the data is sent to the monitoring tools if that is required. This provides a better solution to improve the efficiency and utility of your monitoring tools.

  • Aggregates monitored traffic from multiple links and segments
  • Deep packet inspection and filtering grooms traffic to relieve overburdened monitoring tools
  • Extended burst protection, available with the Advanced Feature Module, offers traffic management, and protection to online businesses subject to bursts of activity
  • Installs, configures, and sends clean traffic to appliances in less than thirty minutes
  • Time stamping and data masking aid in compliance and working with sensitive data

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
Texas Farm Bureau InsuranceCisco 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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Software R&D Company23%
Manufacturing Company18%
Comms Service Provider15%
Retailer9%
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