TechValidate Research on Gigamon

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201 Customers Surveyed

2,000 Data Points Collected

239 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

20 Published Case Studies



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Selected Research Highlights


Gigamon Customer Fact

Australian Transport Company Saves Big

Fourth largest global transport company saved $200,00 to $500,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.

Gigamon Customer Fact

Gigamon Crushes Competition — Again

A large enterprise banking company in Asia Pacific reviewed Arista Networks, Cisco, Ixia, and NetScout before selecting Gigamon as the superior network traffic visibility solution.

Gigamon Customer Research

95% of Surveyed Gigamon Customers Say Its TLS Decryption Feature Better Than Competition

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

Best in Class Significantly Better Better Worse

TLS Decryption

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 Case Study

Singapore Telecommunications

Introduction

This case study of Singapore Telecommunications is based on a July 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:
    • 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
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cubro
    • Ixia

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
    • Storage cost savings: best in class
    • TLS decryption: significantly better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: best in class
    • Inline bypass: significantly better

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Optimized tool utilization by traffic filtering
    • Reduced storage costs with better management of traffic volume
  • Confirmed they saw ROI payback with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 0 – 24% 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 Case Study

The Smithsonian Institution

Introduction

This case study of Smithsonian Institution is based on a July 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.”

“The Gigamon Visibility and Analytics Fabric is the best product for passively monitoring network traffic.”
Marty Beckman, Smithsonian Institution

Challenges

The business challenges that led the Smithsonian Institution to evaluate and ultimately select Gigamon:

  • Top reasons the Smithsonian 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
  • The Smithsonian Institution invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • SSL decryption issues
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • The Smithsonian Institution considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco
    • Ixia
    • NetScout
    • Palo Alto Networks

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Gigamon that the Smithsonian Institution uses:

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

Results

The Smithsonian Institution 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
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance


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About Gigamon

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