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141 Customers Surveyed

1,517 Data Points Collected

204 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies



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Gigamon Case Study

Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise professional services company is based on a June 2020 survey of Gigamon customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“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.
    • Single source of visibility across physical, virtual, and cloud environments
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Ixia
    • NetScout

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: better
    • TLS decryption: better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: significantly better
    • Inline bypass: 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
    • Reduced storage costs with better management of traffic volume
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • 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 network and security tools
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

Gigamon Customer Fact

Quick CapEx ROI Achieved for APAC Company

Land Bank of the Philippines saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within only 6 – 12 months.

Gigamon Customer Research

98% of Surveyed Customers Confirm Gigamon Advanced Data Features Better Than Competition

Please rate the following Gigamon features and benefits as compared to the competition.

Best in Class Significantly Better Better Worse

Filtering, Slicing, and Dedup Capabilities

Gigamon Customer Fact

Healthcare Company Feeling Better with Gigamon

A large enterprise healthcare company saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.

Gigamon Case Study

Membership Organization

Introduction

This case study of a membership organization is based on a June 2020 survey of Gigamon customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

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

“Gigamon helped with our security visibility by sending additional traffic metadata to our security tools. This [is invaluable to us] and helps keep our environment safe.”

“I really like the Gigamon technology for its unparalleled ability to get traffic and metadata to the right places.”

Challenges

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

  • Top reasons the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • Most complete visibility solution
    • Robust and superior architecture
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
    • Extending service life of older tools
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Big Switch
    • NetScout

Use Case

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

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

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Optimized tool utilization by traffic filtering
    • Centralized traffic decryption
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 50 – 79% after using Gigamon.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Encrypted traffic blind spots

Gigamon Customer Research

90% of Surveyed Customers Give Gigamon Four to Five Stars

How would you rate Gigamon?

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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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