TechValidate Research on Gigamon

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200 Customers Surveyed

1,992 Data Points Collected

231 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

19 Published Case Studies



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Gigamon Customer Research

Customers Reveal Why They Chose Gigamon

What are the top reasons why your organization invested in Gigamon solutions?

Most complete visibility solution
62%
Advanced traffic intelligence, i.e., dedup, masking, decryption, etc.
58%
Robust and superior architecture
35%
Single source of visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud environments
33%
Trusted source of high-fidelity data to feed network detection and response tools
29%
Protection from blind spots including within encrypted traffic
15%

Gigamon Customer Fact

Resort World at Sentosa reduced traffic to their tool set by 50 – 79% after using Gigamon.

Gigamon Customer Research

82% of Gigamon Customers Reduced Traffic to their Tools by 25% or More

By what percentage does Gigamon reduce traffic to your tool set?

80% or greater: 12%
50 – 79%: 27%
25 – 49%: 43%
0 – 24%: 18%

Gigamon Case Study

Hawaii Pacific Health

Introduction

This case study of Hawaii Pacific Health is based on a June 2020 survey of Gigamon customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Gigamon platform helps reduce the cost and sprawl of our tools while optimizing their effectiveness.”

“Gigamon was able to help us maximize network visibility, security, and/or performance during the current COVID-19 situation.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Gigamon:

  • Top reasons the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • Most complete visibility solution
    • Advanced traffic intelligence, i.e., dedup, masking, decryption, etc.
    • Trusted source of high-fidelity data to feed network detection and response tools
    • Protection from blind spots including within encrypted traffic
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Network traffic aggregation
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • NetScout
    • Palo Alto Networks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Gigamon that the surveyed company uses:

  • Rates the following Gigamon features and benefits as compared to the competition:
    • Filtering, slicing, and dedup capabilities: significantly better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: better
    • Inline bypass: significantly better

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Maximized network visibility and performance monitoring
    • Optimized tool utilization by traffic filtering
    • Centralized traffic decryption
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

Gigamon Customer Fact

Government Agency Saves a Whopping $500k to $1 Million with Gigamon

A U.S. federal government agency confirms in independent survey it saved $500,000 to $1,000,000 using Gigamon products and solutions.

Gigamon Case Study

Sun Life Financial, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Sun Life Financial, Inc. is based on an August 2020 survey of Gigamon customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Gigamon platform helps reduce the cost and sprawl of our tools while optimizing their effectiveness.”

“Gigamon was able to help us maximize network visibility, security, and/or performance during the current COVID-19 situation.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Gigamon:

  • Top reasons the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • Most complete visibility solution
    • Advanced traffic intelligence, i.e., dedup, masking, decryption, etc.
    • Robust and superior architecture
    • Trusted source of high-fidelity data to feed network detection and response tools
    • Protection from blind spots including within encrypted traffic
    • Single source of visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud environments
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
    • Extending service life of older tools
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • SSL decryption issues
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco
    • Ixia
    • NetScout
    • Palo Alto Networks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Gigamon that the surveyed company uses:

  • Rates the following Gigamon features and benefits as compared to the competition:
    • Filtering, slicing, and dedup capabilities: best in class
    • Storage cost savings: significantly better
    • TLS decryption: significantly better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: significantly better
    • Inline bypass: significantly better

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Maximized network visibility and performance monitoring
    • Optimized tool utilization by traffic filtering
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
    • Centralized traffic decryption
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 25 – 49% after using Gigamon.
  • Saved $200,000 to $500,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded VPN concentrators
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance


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About Gigamon

We enable your organization to run fast, stay secure and innovate. We are the first company to deliver unified network visibility and analytics on all data-in-transit. Across your physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure, we aggregate, transform and analyze your network traffic to meet your critical performance, rapid threat detection and response needs, freeing your organization to drive digital innovation.

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