TechValidate Research on Cisco Stealthwatch

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Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Customers use Cisco Stealthwatch to provide visibility into every part of the extended network.

My organization uses Stealthwatch to gain visibility into:

User behavior
62%
Data center traffic
60%
WAN traffic
58%
Access connectivity
56%
Application bandwidth
39%
Virtualized infrastructure
26%
Mobile device traffic
20%
IoT
16%
Cloud environment and connectivity
12%
Other
6%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Compared to other security vendors, the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization is more…

Concerned about my success
71%
Innovative
37%
Effortless to work with
49%
Concerned with quality
41%
Cost effective
20%
Comprehensive
29%
Other
2%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

How quickly were you able to recognize time to value from your engagement with Stealthwatch Customer Experience?

Immediately
28%
Less than 30 days
30%
Less than 90 days
16%
Less than 120 days
9%
More than 180 days
2%
Don’t know/not sure
14%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

How quickly were you able to recognize time to value from your engagement with Stealthwatch Customer Experience?

Immediately
24%
Less than 30 days
28%
Less than 90 days
15%
Less than 120 days
7%
More than 180 days
2%
Don’t know/not sure
24%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

The goal of the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization is to help our customers accelerate time to value through our Services and customer engagement. Based on your interaction, how would you describe your success in achieving these results?

Significantly faster time to value
35%
Faster time to value
60%
Slowed my time to value
3%
Not delivered any value
3%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Our records show that you have engaged with the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization in the past several months (for training, support, professional services, etc.).

In what ways has this engagement helped you improve your use of Stealthwatch?

Helped to increase operational efficiency
50%
Allowed me to detect different types of potential threats on my network
38%
Allowed me to secure more of my network (devices, remote locations, etc.)
38%
Helped me to integrate Stealthwatch with other security tools
38%
Helped me fix/troubleshoot an issue on my network
25%
Allowed me to detect threats faster
13%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Based upon your interaction with the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization, please rate your likelihood to re-engage with the following services.

Extremely likely Very likely Likely Not at all likely
Learning Services

48%

14%

31%

7%

Professional Services

38%

19%

31%

12%

Support

57%

17%

26%

0%

Customer Success Manager

46%

14%

35%

5%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Compared to other security vendors, the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization is more…

Concerned about my success
60%
Effortless to work with
48%
Concerned with quality
34%
Innovative
34%
Comprehensive
26%
Cost effective
16%
Other
8%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Compared to your other security vendors; how would you rate the Stealthwatch Customer Experience team?

Extremely better
28%
Significantly better
26%
Better
26%
Don’t know/not sure
17%
Worse
2%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

The goal of the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization is to help our customers accelerate time to value through our Services and customer engagement. Based on your interaction, how would you describe your success in achieving these results?

Significantly faster time to value
31%
Faster time to value
55%
Not delivered any value
11%
Slowed my time to value
4%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

What has improved as a result of your engagement with the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization?

Network troubleshooting
36%
Overall security posture
35%
Forensic investigations
33%
Network baselining
33%
Real-time threat detection
33%
Incident response
24%
Capacity planning
20%
Compliance
15%
Network segmentation
15%
Other
9%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Experience Customer Research

Our records show that you have engaged with the Stealthwatch Customer Experience organization in the past several months (for training, support, professional services, etc.). In what ways has this engagement helped you improve your use of Stealthwatch?

Helped me fix/troubleshoot an issue on my network
61%
Helped me to integrate Stealthwatch with other security tools
30%
Allowed me to detect different types of potential threats on my network
28%
Helped to increase operational efficiency
26%
Allowed me to detect threats faster
23%
Allowed me to secure more of my network (devices, remote locations, etc.)
18%
Allowed me to expand Stealthwatch to additional roles/teams
16%
Other
12%

Stealthwatch Enterprise Customer Research

Cisco Stealthwatch helps customers improve their security posture.

Provide visibility into what devices, users and applications are using the network
70%
Investigate the source of the threat through network audit trails
62%
Detect and prioritize advanced malicious attacks and insider threats in real-time
59%
Mitigate threats using the existing network infrastructure
40%
Simplify network segmentation by modeling and enforcing policies
31%

Stealthwatch Enterprise Customer Research

Customers use Cisco Stealthwatch to provide visibility into every part of the extended network.

Data centers
69%
Core
66%
Access
65%
Edge
58%
User data
48%
Application usage
41%
Virtualized infrastructure
26%
Mobile devices
19%
IoT devices
14%
Cloud environments
13%

Stealthwatch Enterprise Customer Research

Reasons why customers prefer Cisco Stealthwatch over competitive solutions.

Integration with other Cisco products and technologies
59%
Uses existing network infrastructure
45%
Comprehensive visibility
44%
Advanced security analytics using machine learning and entity modeling
28%
Scalability
27%
Encrypted Traffic Analytics
14%

Stealthwatch Enterprise Customer Research

Challenges faced by customers before deploying Cisco Stealthwatch.

Lack of visibility into a complex network with branches, IoT devices, remote employees and guests, cloud infrastructure, etc.
72%
Detection of insider threats
61%
Lack of a threat investigation and forensic analysis tool
50%
Threat mitigation
46%
Real-time malware detection
43%
Protecting sensitive data
41%
Creating and enforcing segmentation policies
29%
Analyzing encrypted traffic without decryption
27%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Stealthwatch enables my organization to:

Use the Network as a Sensor
52%
Use the Network as an Enforcer
10%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Stealthwatch enables my organization to:

Detect threats faster
67%
Secure more areas of the network
43%
Illuminate blind spots in the network
58%
Reduce mean time to dwell for threats on the network
30%
Accelerate incident response
55%
Improve forensic investigations
54%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Additional Telemetry

My organization uses Stealthwatch to gain visibility into:

Application usage
45%
User data
42%
Mobile devices
16%
IoT devices
6%
Other
5%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

My organization uses Stealthwatch to gain visibility into:

Data centers
69%
Access
60%
Edge
65%
Core
66%
Virtualized infrastructure
31%
Cloud environments
10%
Other
5%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Has your organization integrated Stealthwatch with the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) for improved visibility and security?

Yes: 17%
Not yet, but plan to: 38%
Don’t plan to: 25%
Not sure: 19%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

My organization uses Stealthwatch to:

Conduct forensic investigations
56%
Proactively hunt for threats on the network
51%
Identify malware and APTs
48%
Improve network performance
48%
Combat insider threats
41%
Enforce policy
19%
Prevent ransomware attacks
19%
Segment the network
18%
Prevent DDoS attacks
17%
Other
8%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Stealthwatch enables my organization to:

Detect threats faster
67%
Illuminate blind spots in the network
58%
Accelerate incident response
55%
Improve forensic investigations
54%
Use the Network as a Sensor
52%
Secure more areas of the network
43%
Reduce mean time to dwell for threats on the network
30%
Use the Network as an Enforcer
10%
Other
6%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Please rate the following capabilities of Stealthwatch:

Very strongly agree Strongly agree Agree Disagree

Simple, easy to use
Open, easy to integrate
Automated, reduces manual work
Effective, enhances security

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Stealthwatch helps my organization:

Improve security efficacy
76%
Reduce enterprise risk
58%
Increase operational efficiency
56%
Better serve customers/partners
27%
Improve regulatory compliance
25%
Protect intellectual property
24%
Maintain a competitive advantage
15%
Other
9%

Cisco Stealthwatch Customer Research

Stealthwatch helps my organization:

Improve security efficacy
76%
Reduce enterprise risk
58%
Increase operational efficiency
56%
Better serve customers/partners
27%
Improve regulatory compliance
25%
Protect intellectual property
24%
Maintain a competitive advantage
15%
Other
9%

Stealthwatch for Network Visibility & Threat Intelligence

What does the Stealthwatch System help your organization achieve?

Greater network visibility
96%
Heightened threat intelligence
64%
Enhanced visibility in the data center
56%
Improved user identity awareness
34%
Increased application awareness
56%
More visibility into mobile devices
18%
Other
2%

Stealthwatch User & Host Level Data Critical for Network Security

Stealthwatch’s user/host-level information is critical for?

Security
84%
Performance monitoring
68%
Forensics
53%
Compliance
26%
Network Troubleshooting
89%

Stealthwatch – Internal Visibility Provides Security Benefits

What do you find to be the greatest benefit of the internal visibility provided by Cisco Stealthwatch?

Earliest detection of advanced threats (APTs, malware, etc.)
53%
Faster Incident response
58%
Forensics
53%
Monitors individual user activity & mobile devices
26%
Continuous internal monitoring
84%
Contextual & situational awareness
58%
Meets auditing & compliance requirements
21%
Cross-department collaboration
26%
Other
16%

Stealthwatch Customer Review Rating

How would you rate Cisco Stealthwatch?

53%
24%
18%
6%



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