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Learn more about network monitoring and visibility topics such as flow-based traffic analytics (NetFlow, sFlow, and IPFIX), network performance monitoring (NPM), BGP peering, big data, and SaaS.

BGP IPFIX Analysis

Analyzing IPFIX with BGP Insights  BGP Overview Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information for connecting autonomous systems (AS is a term that is used to indicate a fully operational,…

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BGP J-Flow Analysis

Analyzing J-Flow with BGP Insights  BGP Overview Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information for connecting autonomous systems (AS is a term that is used to indicate a fully operational,…

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BGP NetFlow Analysis

Analyzing NetFlow with BGP Insights BGP Overview Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information for connecting autonomous systems (AS is a term that is used to indicate a fully operational, independent…

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BGP sFlow Analysis

Analyzing sFlow BGP Insights   BGP Overview Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information for connecting autonomous systems (AS is a term that is used to indicate a fully operational,…

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Big Data DDoS Defense

Big data DDoS defense is the application of cloud-scale, big data technology to enhance the accuracy and effectiveness of DDoS detection and mitigation. Learn more about big data DDoS defense.
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Big Data IPFIX Analysis

Overview of Big Data IPFIX Analysis IPFIX is the IETF standard for traffic flow generation from network infrastructure devices and other network elements.  Choosing the right big data engine for IPFIX data analysis can be a challenge given the many alternatives that…

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Big Data IPFIX Collectors

Overview of Big Data IPFIX Collectors IPFIX is an IETF standards-based protocol that is used to record statistical, infrastructure, routing and other information about IP traffic flows traversing an IPFIX-enabled router or switch. An IPFIX collector is one of three typical…

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Big Data J-Flow Analysis

Overview of Big Data J-Flow Analysis Choosing the right big data engine for J-Flow data analysis can be a challenge given the many alternatives that are offered in the market.  In order to assess various big data alternatives the following key…

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Big Data NetFlow Analysis

Overview of Big Data NetFlow Analysis Choosing the right big data engine for NetFlow data analysis can be a challenge given the many alternatives that are offered in the market.  In order to assess various big data alternatives the following…

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Big Data NetFlow Collectors

Overview of Big Data NetFlow Collectors NetFlow is a protocol developed by Cisco Systems that is used to record statistical, infrastructure, routing and other information about IP traffic flows traversing a NetFlow-enabled router or switch. A NetFlow collector is one of…

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Big Data Network Performance Monitoring

What is Big Data Network Performance Monitoring? Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) refers to the process of measuring, diagnosing and optimizing the service quality of a network as experienced by users.  Big Data NPM refers to the collection, retention and analysis of…

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Big Data sFlow Analysis

Overview of Big Data sFlow Analysis sFlow is a multi-vendor standard governed by InMon corporation for traffic flow generation from network infrastructure devices and other network elements.  Choosing the right big data engine for sFlow data analysis can be a challenge given…

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Big Data sFlow Collectors

Overview of Big Data sFlow Collectors sFlow is a multi-vendor protocol created by InMon corporation,that is used to record statistical, infrastructure, routing and other information about IP traffic traversing an sFlow-enabled router or switch. A sFlow collector is one of three…

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Cloud DDoS Detection

Overview of  Cloud DDoS Detection Cloud DDoS detection is the application of cloud computing scale to the process of detecting and mitigating Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. By utilizing cloud-scale compute and storage resources, cloud DDoS makes it possible…

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Cloud IPFIX Analysis

What is Cloud IPFIX Analysis? Cloud-based IPFIX analysis is where key elements of IPFIX analysis solutions are deployed in public or private cloud environments.  There are two major variants of cloud-based IPFIX analysis deployments:  virtualized appliances and multi-tenant SaaS. Virtualized Appliances The…

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Cloud J-Flow Analysis

Overview of J-Flow Cloud Analysis Cloud based J-Flow analysis is where key elements of J-Flow analysis solutions are deployed in public or private cloud environments.  There are two major variants of cloud-based J-Flow analysis deployments:  virtualized appliances and multi-tenant SaaS.  Virtualized Appliances The…

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Cloud NetFlow Analysis

What is Cloud NetFlow Analysis? Cloud-based NetFlow analysis is where key elements of NetFlow analysis solutions are deployed in public or private cloud environments.  There are two major variants of cloud-based NetFlow analysis deployments:  virtualized appliances and multi-tenant SaaS. Virtualized…

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Cloud Network Performance Monitoring

What is Cloud Network Performance Monitoring? The rapid growth of the Internet, and the proliferation of cloud services that complement traditional enterprise data centers has increased the complexity of network traffic flow patterns.   Enterprises are not only aggressively adopting cloud…

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Cloud sFlow Analysis

What is Cloud sFlow Analysis? Cloud-based sFlow analysis is where key elements of sFlow analysis solutions are deployed in public or private cloud environments.  There are two major variants of cloud-based sFlow analysis deployments:  virtualized appliances and multi-tenant SaaS. Virtualized Appliances The first…

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DDoS Detection

Understand DDoS detection, the DDoS threat, and how DDoS detection is evolving from first generation, single server designs to big data and cloud-scale architectures.
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IPFIX Collector Tools

Overview of IPFIX Collector Tools Internet Protocol Flow Information Export (IPFIX) is an IETF protocol that was created to address the need for a common, universal standard of export for Internet Protocol (IP) flow information from switches, routers, probes and other network…

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J-Flow Analysis

Overview of J-Flow Analysis How J-Flow Helps Network Engineers The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. J-Flow analysis is the practice of utilizing tools to perform…

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J-Flow Analyzer Tools

Overview of J-Flow Analyzer Tools How J-Flow Helps Network Engineers The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. A J-Flow analyzer is a tool deployed to perform…

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J-Flow Tools

Overview of J-Flow Tools How J-Flow Helps Network Engineers The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. A J-Flow tool is used to perform monitoring, troubleshooting and in-depth inspection,…

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NetFlow Analyzer & NetFlow Tools

NetFlow Analyzer & NetFlow Tools Overview The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. A NetFlow analyzer is a tool deployed to perform monitoring, troubleshooting and…

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NetFlow Analyzer Tools

How NetFlow Helps Network Engineers The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. A NetFlow analyzer is a tool deployed to perform monitoring, troubleshooting and in-depth…

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NetFlow Collector

A NetFlow Collector is an application that receives and performs initial processing of NetFlow records exported from routers, switches and other network elements. Typically deployed in either a physical or virtual server, NetFlow collectors are being re-architected as part of cloud-scale, big data-based NetFlow analysis systems.
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NetFlow Tools

Overview of NetFlow Tools How NetFlow Helps Network Engineers The ability to characterize IP traffic and understand how and where it flows is critical for assuring network availability, performance, and security. A NetFlow tool is used to perform monitoring, troubleshooting and in-depth inspection,…

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NetFlow Troubleshooting

Overview of NetFlow Troubleshooting NetFlow was originally developed to help network administrators gain a better end-to-end understanding of their network traffic. Once NetFlow is enabled on a router or other network device, it tracks unidirectional packet flow statistics related to TCP/IP,…

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Network Performance Monitoring

Understanding Network Performance Monitoring Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) refers to the process of measuring, diagnosing and optimizing the service quality of a network as experienced by users.  NPM requires multiple types of measurement or monitoring data on which engineers can…

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Network Performance Monitoring Metrics

Overview of Network Performance Monitoring Metrics Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) refers to the process of measuring, diagnosing and optimizing the service quality of a network as experienced by users.  NPM is complementary to Application Performance Management (APM). Network Performance Monitoring addresses…

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Network Performance Monitoring Use Cases

Overview of Network Performance Monitoring Use Cases Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) refers to the process of measuring, diagnosing and optimizing the service quality of a network as experienced by users. NPM requires multiple types of measurement or monitoring data on which…

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nProbe Network Performance Monitoring Agent

Overview of the nProbe Network Performance Monitoring Agent nProbeTM is a host agent monitoring software solution developed by ntop that deploys flexibly to any datacenter or cloud environment. nProbe measures network and application performance metrics based on sampled traffic flows, then…

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SaaS IPFIX Analysis

What is SaaS IPFIX Analysis? The market has embraced SaaS as a delivery model for advanced products and capabilities and its now possible to apply this cost effective approach to network traffic visibility and analytics solutions. IPFIX analysis fits very well…

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SaaS J-Flow Analysis

Overview of SaaS J-Flow Analysis The market has embraced SaaS as a delivery model for advanced products and capabilities and its now possible to apply this cost effective approach to network traffic visibility and analytics solutions. J-Flow analysis fits very well…

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SaaS J-Flow Collectors

Overview of SaaS J-Flow Collectors The market has embraced SaaS as a delivery model for advanced products and capabilities and its now possible to apply this cost effective approach to network traffic visibility and analytics solutions. J-Flow Collectors and Analysis functions…

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SaaS NetFlow Analysis

Overview of SaaS NetFlow Analysis The market has embraced SaaS as a delivery model for advanced products and capabilities and its now possible to apply this cost effective approach to network traffic visibility and analytics solutions. NetFlow analysis fits very…

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SaaS Network Performance Monitoring

What is SaaS Network Performance Monitoring? Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) refers to the process of measuring, diagnosing and optimizing the service quality of a network as experienced by users.  SaaS NPM refers to the collection, retention and analysis of network performance…

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SaaS sFlow Analysis

Overview of SaaS sFlow Analysis The market has embraced SaaS as a delivery model for advanced products and capabilities and its now possible to apply this cost effective approach to network traffic visibility and analytics solutions. sFlow analysis fits very…

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sFlow Collector

sFlow collectors ingest and process sFlow records exported by routers and switches, in order to make that data available to sFlow analyzer applications. Typically deployed in physical or virtual appliances with limited compute and storage capacity, sFlow collectors are gaining new capabilities through the power of big data and cloud-scale computing.
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