TechValidate Research on Gigamon

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166 Customers Surveyed

1,767 Data Points Collected

229 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

19 Published Case Studies



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Gigamon Case Study

Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications 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.
  • 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
    • 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: significantly better
    • Storage cost savings: better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: 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
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
    • Centralized traffic decryption
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 0 – 24% after using Gigamon.
  • Saved up to $200,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded VPN concentrators
    • Business continuity
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

Gigamon Customer Research

99% of Surveyed Customers Say Gigamon “Better” at Extending Life of Older Tools

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

Best in Class Significantly Better Better Worse

Extending Lifespan of Older Tools

Gigamon Customer Fact

ACOSS Saves Big Money

ACOSS saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.

Gigamon Case Study

Federal Government Agency

Introduction

This case study of a federal government 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.”

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
    • Advanced traffic intelligence, i.e., dedup, masking, decryption, etc.
    • Robust and superior architecture
  • 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 vendor before selecting Gigamon:
    • Ixia

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: significantly better
    • TLS decryption: significantly better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: significantly better
    • Inline bypass: significantly better

Results

The surveyed organization 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
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
  • Saved $500,000 to $1,000,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

Gigamon Customer Fact

A Philippines Bank Reveals Challenges It Resolved

A small business banking company invested in Gigamon solutions because of the following problems:

  • They needed reliable access to data
  • Their tools were being overwhelmed with too much traffic
  • Needed to reduce tool sprawl
  • Needed to troubleshoot network data
  • Needed to complement their main security tools like SIEM and anti-APT

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%


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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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