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With more organizations exploring or implementing Cisco ACI, some users question the need for packet capture. However, there are several use cases where it is critical to leverage packet data and packet-based analytics, especially for larger enterprise and data centers. Application centric infrastructure, or ACI is used to more efficiently and effectively roll out and […]

A shift to cloud computing may appear to offer great relief but it also delivers a host of new network challenges. Through cloud computing, organizations perform tasks or use applications that harness massive third-party computing and processing power via the internet cloud. This allows enterprises to quickly scale services and avoid purchasing network assets for […]

With intellectual property, customer data, trade secrets, employee information, and more traversing the network, IT teams need to be aware of the latest network trends – and how to monitor them. One of the most important assets to an enterprise is the network. If the network is not directly responsible for revenue, why even have […]

New Observer Apex offers faster loading speeds, connection dynamics functionality for packet visibility, on-demand application dependency mapping (ADM), improved widget editor for faster insights, VoIP service-level agreement assurance based on threshold monitoring, faster alarms, and more. On-Demand ADM On-demand ADM offers fast discovery of application interdependencies, building maps that visualize these complex relationships with simple […]

In the case of WannaCry and other exploits, capturing traffic in the core of the network with the ability to go back in time for several days is a best-of-breed solution for both security and network teams. The recent WannaCry exploit (WannaCrypt/WannaCrypt0r and variants) is ransomware that was leaked by the Shadow Brokers hacker group […]

Effective preparation, including investment in network performance monitoring tools such as packet capture, delivers network security forensics capabilities that are ready when attacks occur. The three main phases of a network security stance today are prevention, detection, and remediation. A recent survey by ServiceNow of 300 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) investigates the state of […]

Prior to purchasing the Observer Platform for network monitoring and security forensics, Cisco Systems was experiencing a lack of visibility during and after network events. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Cisco Systems designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. With nearly $50 billion in revenue and over 70,000 employees, Cisco is also the largest networking company […]

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