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Top Answer:The most valuable feature is NetFlow.
Top Answer:The security should be improved.
Top Answer:We use Gigamon for network visibility.
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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Overview

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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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
Amica Insurance, College of William & Mary, Gamma, IntercontinentalExchange, OppenheimerFunds
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 Company18%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company22%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm8%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise71%
REVIEWERS
Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise69%

Gigamon is ranked 1st in Network Packet Broker (NPB) with 2 reviews while Observer GigaStor is ranked 6th in Network Packet Broker (NPB). Gigamon is rated 9.0, while Observer GigaStor is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Gigamon writes "Provides visibility and is helpful for network optimization and security inspection". On the other hand, Gigamon is most compared with Ixia Network Packet Brokers, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Cisco Nexus Dashboard Data Broker, Ixia Hawkeye and ThousandEyes, whereas Observer GigaStor is most compared with Wireshark, Cisco Nexus Dashboard Data Broker and Ixia Network Packet Brokers.

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