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TechValidate Research on Corvil

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211 Customers Surveyed

1,780 Data Points Collected

112 Published TechFacts

18 Published Charts

35 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a April 2015 survey of Corvil customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Corvil is the best of breed product but they are always looking to innovate and improve.”

Challenges

  • Principal reasons for purchasing Corvil:
    • To reduce MTTR and troubleshoot IT, application or network problems
    • For network performance monitoring
    • For Capacity Planning or Network Optimization

Use Case

  • Considered the following alternative solutions before selecting Corvil:
    • Netscout
    • Riverbed
  • Purchased Corvil over alternative solutions for the following reasons:
    • Microburst Visibility and Granularity of Visibility
    • True real time visibility
    • Analytics capabilities
  • Uses Corvil for the following network performing monitoring functions:
    • Packet Capture Analysis
    • Network analysis (Latency, loss, jitter, tcp analysis, BGP routing, etc)
    • Capacity Planning
    • Bandwidth Measurement
    • Application visibility (decoders for HTTP, Oracle, CIFS, VoIP, Video, NetApp)
    • Troubleshooting and Problem Identification
  • Uses Corvil for the following:
    • Network Monitoring
    • WAN Monitoring
    • Troubleshooting

Results

  • Mean Time to Resolution is 50-70% faster since implementing Corvil.
  • Realized the following benefits with Corvil:
    • Achieved deeper insights into complex IT problems
    • Reduced MTTR
    • Gained the ability to hold third-party service providers to account

Corvil Customer Research

How our customers use Corvil

For what functions do you use Corvil today:

Real-time monitoring and reporting of infrastructure and/or application performance
73%
Investigation of market data issues (e.g., quality, gap detection, relative feed latency)
63%
Investigation of client execution quality issues (e.g., fill rates, best execution, respond to inquiries)
59%
Investigation of infrastructure issues (e.g., network latency, VoIP, service provider SLAs, etc.)
54%
Infrastructure sizing and capacity planning
42%
Delivering of network data for correlation with business and IT Operations metrics (e.g. stream to big data system, time series analysis database, security incident management system, etc.)
29%
Providing timestamped trade execution surveillance data for audit or regulatory inquiries
17%
Investigation of security incidents  (e.g., suspicious network activity, kill-chain activities, activities listed in threat intelligence reports)
5%
Other
3%

Highly Functional Product

“The Corvil product is highly functional and the staff are great to work with.”

Significant Reduction in MTTR

How much faster is your Mean Time to Resolution since implementing Corvil?

90% or more
11%
70-90%
29%
50-70%
25%
30-50%
21%
10-30%
14%
0-10%
0%

Case Study: Global 500 banking company

Introduction

This case study of Barclays PLC is based on a April 2015 survey of Corvil customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We’re using Corvil to measure exchange latency. It helps us to provide a better service to our customers, it’s user friendly, and has the best support.”

Challenges

  • Principal reasons for purchasing Corvil:
    • For network performance monitoring

Use Case

  • Considered the following alternative solutions before selecting Corvil:
    • Internally built solution
  • Purchased Corvil over alternative solutions for the following reasons:
    • Reputation and Customer Validation
    • Microburst Visibility and Granularity of Visibility
    • True real time visibility
    • Real business value delivered at POC
    • Analytics capabilities
  • Uses Corvil for the following network performing monitoring functions:
    • Network analysis (Latency, loss, jitter, tcp analysis, BGP routing, etc)
  • Uses Corvil for the following:
    • Network Monitoring
    • Application Monitoring
    • Network Routing
    • Troubleshooting

Results

  • Mean Time to Resolution is 70-90% faster since implementing Corvil.
  • Paid back their investment in Corvil in 12-18 months.
  • Realized the following benefits with Corvil:
    • Achieved deeper insights into complex IT problems
    • Reduced MTTR
    • Consolidated monitoring tools
    • Gained the ability to hold third-party service providers to account

Why Recommend Corvil?

“Corvil is a very powerful and reliable tool.”



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About Corvil

Corvil is a provider of IT monitoring systems for high-performance businesses. These businesses believe in leveraging the latest IT technology and skills as a means to achieving higher growth, competitive advantage and greater efficiencies.

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