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Top Answer:This solution allows us to see exactly what is going on in the network and we can very quickly solve issues with users.
Top Answer:I would like to have more than 4TB of storage available in the portable version of this solution. If you have a lot of data then you won't be able to save it all. You can monitor it, but not save it… more »
Top Answer:We use this solution to generate metrics and get information about network traffic. It monitors both North-South and Easy-West traffic. This helps us to troubleshoot problems. For example, if a user… more »
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APCON's Series 4000 next-generation hybrid visibility platform accommodates an ever growing number of users, data, and applications. The platform delivers high performance and density, scalability, and access to hybrid networks spanning cloud, virtualized, and on-premises infrastructures.

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
BP, MLB, Agency of the United States Governent, Vodafone, The Stars Goup
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
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company17%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government8%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise72%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise69%

APCON is ranked 7th in Network Packet Broker (NPB) while Observer GigaStor is ranked 6th in Network Packet Broker (NPB). APCON is rated 0.0, while Observer GigaStor is rated 0.0. On the other hand, APCON is most compared with Gigamon, Ixia Network Packet Brokers and Big Switch Networks, whereas Observer GigaStor is most compared with Gigamon, Wireshark, Cisco Nexus Dashboard Data Broker, Ixia Network Packet Brokers and ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations.

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