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RomualdYapi
Real User
Network Engineer at Talentys SA
Apr 08 2019

What is most valuable?

The features that I found most useful are related to storing the data. You can save the metadata: everything from the stream, ARC, or other… more»

How has it helped my organization?

GigaStor can help write rules, is our firewall, and protocols which IP addresses can go in and out of your network. You can easily write your… more»

What needs improvement?

As of this moment, the graphics might need some improvement, because a lot of the information there must be input first to have full potential… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It primarily depends on the requirements you have. There are three types of licenses. There's the updates license, the work group license, and the… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution as nine out of ten. If you have the opportunity, I would strongly encourage you to get it, because it makes the IT… more»
Romuald YAPI
Real User
Support Engineer with 11-50 employees
Apr 11 2018

What is most valuable?

First of all, the ability to capture packets. It is not only for monitoring. So that is very important for a company that wants to keep an eye on… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It helps restrain things regarding the firewalls, the application control, so you can just use ACLs or, if you want, firewalls to block certain… more»

What needs improvement?

Maybe the graphical user interface could be simplified to allow people to use it more easily. It's already good, but they can work more on it to… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We switched to GigaStor after we had some webinars, so it was easy to understand the features and the product. We had some communication to help us… more»

What other advice do I have?

The most important criteria when selecting a vendor is to know that the product has been there for a long time, that they have some stability, they… more»
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User
IT Network Professional at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Jun 20 2017

What is most valuable?

Provides long term capture and analysis capabilities.

How has it helped my organization?

Enables us to go back in time to capture an issue and analyze it for a solution. This after the fact analysis is key to… more»

What needs improvement?

* The Observer Console UI is consistent and stable, but could use some updating to be more modern. * There’s a web-based… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It was competitive on pricing and licensing.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used another solution and the cost of storage was the determining factor to switch to this solution.

What other advice do I have?

I have been working with the Observer-GigaStor platform since 2006 and experienced some stability issues the first few… more»

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What is Observer GigaStor?

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.

Observer GigaStor customers

Cisco 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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