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cPacket cClear is #35 ranked solution in best Network Monitoring Tools. PeerSpot users give cPacket cClear an average rating of 10 out of 10. cPacket cClear is most commonly compared to DX Infrastructure Manager: cPacket cClear vs DX Infrastructure Manager. cPacket cClear is popular among the large enterprise segment, accounting for 71% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a computer software company, accounting for 31% of all views.
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What is cPacket cClear?

cPacket’s cClear is the visualization layer within your Intelligent Monitoring Fabric. It provides high-level views of every critical link, while allowing you instant access to the complete packet-level view of your data. It combines detailed performance monitoring, proactive alerts, and the ability to search across L2-L7 in real time and forensically. This allows you to quickly and proactively identify specific traffic profiles according to any combination of header fields, and patterns in the payload content.

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cPacket cClear Pricing Advice

What users are saying about cPacket cClear pricing:
"The cPacket cClear hardware is not cheap. With the appliance and all the features, the solution can cost over $200,000. This was for a 10-gigabit network and with the new 100 gigabit networks, it will cost even more. It is very expensive."

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Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
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Useful special algorithm analysis, responsive support, and scalable
Pros and Cons
  • "They design their own chip, and this chip is the one that has their own special algorithm that does all the analysis of the packet. It's amazing."

    What is our primary use case?

    cPacket cClear is the application software that you use to monitor. It works with the cPacket hardware in the network. The hardware will work with the cTaps. These are the network TAPs that the network packets will be flowing into the cPacket hardware, and then through to where cPacket cClear, where it is able to monitor all the packet that is going in and out of them. I used cPacket cClear when I was in Vietnam but I have not had the changed to use it here in Cambodia where I am now.

    What is most valuable?

    They design their own chip, and this chip is the one that has its own special algorithm that does all the analysis of the packet. It's amazing.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I have used cPacket cClear within the last 12 months.

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    The solution is scalable. I have recently seen that the hardware can reach 400 gigabits.
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    How are customer service and support?

    The technical support is very responsive. The support did a technical demonstration to the customers that were very impressive.

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

    The cPacket cClear hardware is not cheap. With the appliance and all the features, the solution can cost over $200,000. This was for a 10-gigabit network and with the new 100 gigabit networks, it will cost even more. It is very expensive.

    Which other solutions did I evaluate?

    I have evaluated other solutions, such as PRTG and SolarWinds.

    What other advice do I have?

    Based on what I've seen in a demo a while ago, I did not see any other network monitoring software like this one. The solution goes into every little corner of your network. You receive the full visibility of your entire network. Other solutions, such as SolarWinds and PRTG  you can only see what we call a tunnel vision of the network.  I rate cPacket cClear a nine out of ten.

    Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

    On-premises
    Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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