TechValidate Research on Gigamon

19 Case Studies


Gigamon Case Study

U.S. Department of Defense

Introduction

This case study of U.S. Department of Defense is based on an October 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.”

Challenges

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

  • Top reasons the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • 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
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Arista Networks
    • Cisco
    • 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: best in class
    • Storage cost savings: significantly better
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions immediately.
  • 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

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

Blackwood Associates

Introduction

This case study of Blackwood Associates 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:
    • 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
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • SSL decryption issues
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendor before selecting Gigamon:
    • 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: best in class
    • TLS decryption: significantly better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: best in class
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
    • Centralized traffic decryption
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 25 – 49% after using Gigamon.
  • Saved up to $200,000 and more using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Encrypted traffic blind spots

Gigamon Case Study

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Introduction

This case study of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is based on a July 2020 survey of Gigamon customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Gigamon Visibility and Analytics Fabric is a consolidated solution for physical tap, span, virtual/cloud, and has the ability to customize filter traffic to get the right data to the right tool.”

“We were able to reduce the complexity with current Cisco solution into something that can be managed by the security team, thus directly cutting down on staff time required to manage solution. That saves money. In addition the virtual solution was super easy to deploy and maintain and required very little help from VMware administrators.”

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:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco
    • 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: Best in Class
    • Storage cost savings: 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
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 50 – 79% after using Gigamon.
  • Saved up to $200,000 or more using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

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

Gigamon Case Study

Australian Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on an August 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.
    • 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:
    • 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 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: best in class
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: best in class
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Achieved ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 80% or greater after using Gigamon.
  • Saved $500,000 to $1,000,000 using Gigamon solutions.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic
    • 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

Gigamon Case Study

UK Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium 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:
    • 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
    • Extending service life of older tools
  • 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
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: best in class
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 80% or greater after using Gigamon.
  • Saved $500,000 to $1,000,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Business continuity

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 Case Study

County of Riverside, California

Introduction

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

“Gigamon has enabled us to achieve the maximum effectiveness and efficiency of our security tools by giving us full visibility into all north/south and east/west traffic on our enterprise network, while eliminating the risk of placing them inline.”

“Gigamon’s products, services, and sales/support teams are exceptional and contribute to the overall performance and success of our security operations.”

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
    • 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
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • SSL decryption issues
    • Inability to safely bypass inline tools
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco
    • Palo Alto Networks

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:
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 12 months.
  • 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:
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic

Gigamon Case Study

The University of Kansas Health System

Introduction

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

“Gigamon plays a crucial role in our DLP, SSL decryption, and overall network security strategy. Our Gigamon rep and sales engineer are top-notch and have gone out of their way to help us on multiple occasions. There is no other product that compares, and no better team to work with.”

“Gigamon was able to help us maximize network visibility, security, and/or performance.”

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.
    • 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:
    • Reduce tool sprawl
    • SSL decryption issues
    • Troubleshoot network data
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco
    • 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: better
    • TLS decryption: better
    • Ability to extend the lifespan of older tools: better
    • Inline bypass: best in class

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
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 50 – 79% after using Gigamon.
  • Saved $200,000 to $500,000 using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Enhanced threat detection with remote employee VPN traffic
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Business continuity
    • Encrypted traffic blind spots
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

Gigamon Case Study

Resort World at Sentosa

Introduction

This case study of Resort World at Sentosa 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.”

“The most significant benefits we achieved were improved network traffic visibility, reduction of manual troubleshooting steps, and the ability to identify issue root cause more swiftly.”

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
    • 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:
    • 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: better
    • TLS decryption: better
    • Inline bypass: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Maximized network visibility and performance monitoring
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 50 – 79% 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
    • Business continuity
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

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 Case Study

US County Government

Introduction

This case study of a US county 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.”

“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 organization to evaluate and ultimately select Gigamon:

  • Top reasons the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • 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:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Tools being overwhelmed with too much traffic
  • Considered the following vendors before selecting Gigamon:
    • APCON
    • Cisco
    • Ixia
    • 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: best in class
    • TLS decryption: best in class
    • 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:
    • Maximized network visibility and performance monitoring
    • Optimized tool utilization by traffic filtering
    • Reduced storage costs with better management of traffic volume
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions immediately.
  • Reduced traffic to their tool set by 80% or greater after using Gigamon.
  • Saved $1,000,000+ using Gigamon solutions over time.
  • Gigamon helped with the following during the COVID-19 situation:
    • Overloaded network and security tools
    • Business continuity
    • Troubleshooting and remediating poor network performance

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 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 Case Study

Medium Enterprise Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise banking 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.”

Challenges

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

  • Top reason the organization invested in Gigamon solutions:
    • Most complete visibility solution
  • Invested in Gigamon solutions because they needed to remedy the following challenges:
    • Reliable access to data
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendor before selecting Gigamon:
    • Cisco

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
    • Inline bypass: best in class

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Gigamon:

  • Achieve the following ROI after using Gigamon solutions:
    • Maximized network visibility and performance monitoring
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 12+ months.

Gigamon Case Study

Large International Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail 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
    • Robust and superior architecture
    • 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
    • Reducing tool sprawl
    • Troubleshooting network data
  • Considered the following vendor before selecting Gigamon:
    • 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: 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
    • Reduced storage costs with better management of traffic volume
    • Lowered escalating costs with other vendors or tools
    • Accelerated threat prevention, detection, and response time
    • Enhanced staff efficiency by reducing manual tasks
  • Saw ROI with their investment in Gigamon solutions within 6 – 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

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



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