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  • "Wireshark is free software, so you don't have to pay any licensing fee. Individual people can use it and then donate to Wireshark."
  • "Wireshark is free software, so you can download it and use it for free with no licensing fees."
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    Top Answer:I like the filtering feature as we can filter data easily. This feature is also available in tcpdump, but it's a simple piece of software. Wireshark is more advanced and has many features. It allows… more »
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    Also Known As
    Capsa, Colasoft Capsa Enterprise, Capsa Enterprise
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    Overview

    Capsa is a portable network analyzer application for both LANs and WLANs which performs real-time packet capturing capability, 24x7 network monitoring, advanced protocol analysis, in-depth packet decoding, and automatic expert diagnosis. Capsa's comprehensive high-level window view of entire network, gives quick insight to network administrators or network engineers allowing them to rapidly pinpoint and resolve application problems. With the most user-friendly interface and the most powerful data packet capture and analysis engine in the industry, Capsa is a necessary tool for network monitoring.

    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer.
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    Sample Customers
    Universal Lighting Technologies Inc., Cudenver(Credit Union of Denver), TripleTech IT Solutions, Technovation Design, EDS (Electronic Data Systems), Coverdell, InfoSight Inc., Australian Jockey Club
    Comversion, ADP, Talbots
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Government16%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Educational Organization8%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Integrator10%
    Retailer10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Government8%
    Educational Organization8%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business33%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise51%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business52%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise33%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise59%
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    Colasoft Capsa is ranked 12th in Network Troubleshooting while Wireshark is ranked 3rd in Network Troubleshooting with 9 reviews. Colasoft Capsa is rated 0.0, while Wireshark is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Wireshark writes "Free to use, simple to implement, and reliable". Colasoft Capsa is most compared with OmniPeek and NETSCOUT vSTREAM, whereas Wireshark is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, PRTG Network Monitor, Zabbix, Nagios XI and Rapid7 Metasploit.

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