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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 overcoming the "bump in the night" issues.

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 packet extraction interface that was recently… more»

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

It was competitive on pricing and licensing.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I 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 years under Network Instruments. When Viavi released… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated NetScout and Network General.

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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