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Also Known As
NVCOPNET SteelCentral AppResponse, ACE Live, OPNET, AppResponse Xpert
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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.

Niagara Visibility Controller (NVC) is an Enterprise-wide unified manager for network visibility. Whether you are an administrator looking for an overview of all of your visibility nodes (network packet brokers, network taps, network bypasses) for your virtual data center, or an engineer studying the configuration details, the key to addressing the evolving and dynamic needs of the network visibility layer is best described as being seamless.

AppResponse Xpert is a unique application performance management, monitoring and troubleshooting solution that approaches performance from the end-user's perspective. The solution is a Riverbed OPNET product, and gives a proactive, in-depth analytical view of any application performance issues, whether web-based or non-web based.

AppResponse Xpert is flexible, customizable and fully automated, enabling network users to focus on the bigger IT picture, giving business users maximum productivity, and providing end-users with an optimal application experience.

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Pandora, Yelp, Neustar, Box, University of Washington, Zoom, Tata, and Cogent. 
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Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
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Comms Service Provider43%
University14%
Computer Software Company14%
Music Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company24%
Government5%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider18%
Insurance Company11%
Government10%
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Niagara Visibility Controller is ranked 91st in Network Monitoring Software while Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is ranked 36th in Network Monitoring Software with 3 reviews. Niagara Visibility Controller is rated 0.0, while Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse writes "Has modules to troubleshoot web applications, database transactions, and unified communications, all in one". Niagara Visibility Controller is most compared with , whereas Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, Dynatrace, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Cisco Stealthwatch and Gigamon.

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