TechValidate Research on CA Infrastructure Management

Benefits Achieved with CA NFA for Global 500 Transportation Services Company


This case study of a Global 500 transportation services company is based on a October 2013 survey of CA Network Flow Analysis customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • The network being routinely blamed for application performance problems
  • A lack of reliable data to justify additional network capacity spend requests
  • Difficulty in determining network capacity needs for new applications and services
  • Uncertainty whether adding more network capacity would resolve performance problems

Use Case

  • Predominantly uses the following networking hardware in their environment:
    • Cisco
    • Dell
    • HP
  • Most concerned about the following traffic traversing across their network:
    • Applications


  • Increased IT staff productivity by 10% – 25%
  • Better visibility into how well the network delivers applications to the users
  • The ability to configure and validate quality of service policies for business critical applications
  • Better aligned their infrastructure management priorities and resources with business goals
  • Improved value and perception of network infrastructure and services as the “backbone” for delivering critical application and business services.

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