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Gigamon is the #1 ranked solution in our list of top Network Packet Broker (NPB) tools. It is most often compared to Ixia Network Packet Brokers: Gigamon vs Ixia Network Packet Brokers

What is Gigamon?

What We Do

We provide pervasive visibility into physical, virtual, and cloud environments so you can see the data in motion across your entire network. Companies use the Gigamon Visibility Platform to make it easier to manage, secure, and understand all their data, enabling stronger security and enhanced network performance.

Why Gigamon?

Only Gigamon can help you manage, secure and understand what’s happening across your entire network. We offer the industry’s number one visibility platform to optimize data in motion as volume, speed and threats grow exponentially. Now you can reduce complexity, risk and costs while gaining valuable insights to drive your business.

Gigamon history

Gigamon was founded in 2004 on a revolutionary idea to provide pervasive visibility into company data across the entire network. Our vision is to make it easier for companies to secure, manage and understand their data in motion, enabling stronger security and network performance. Now, over a decade later, our intelligent Gigamon Visibility Platform delivers pervasive visibility across physical and virtual, public/private/hybrid cloud and remote sites for the world’s leading organizations.

We're #1 in Network Visibility

IHS Markit named Gigamon the market leader in network visibility.

·       Gigamon is the largest network monitoring equipment vendor, with 36% of revenue in CY16

·       In the enterprise market, Gigamon is leading by a wide margin with 37% market shares, two and half times the market shares of its closest competitor.

·       In the government market, Gigamon’s lead is even bigger, at 59% of CY16 revenue and over three times the market shares of its closest competitor.

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Gigamon Customers

Amica Insurance, College of William & Mary, Gamma, IntercontinentalExchange, OppenheimerFunds

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Senior Treasury Analyst at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
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Good visibility, deduplication, and header stripping features

What is our primary use case?

We use Gigamon for network visibility.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is NetFlow. I use the deduplication and header stripping features.

What needs improvement?

The security should be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We are conducting a proof of concept at this time, so we are still evaluating it.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We are monitoring our data center and a server farm, and the stability is okay.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not yet had to try scaling, but as part of the public cloud, I think that the scalability will be very good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is not complex, but simple to perform.

What other advice do

What is our primary use case?

We use Gigamon for network visibility.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is NetFlow.

I use the deduplication and header stripping features.

What needs improvement?

The security should be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We are conducting a proof of concept at this time, so we are still evaluating it.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We are monitoring our data center and a server farm, and the stability is okay.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have not yet had to try scaling, but as part of the public cloud, I think that the scalability will be very good.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is not complex, but simple to perform.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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