TechValidate Research on Gigamon


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




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Gigamon by TechValidate.

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