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TechValidate Research on Ixia Visibility Solutions

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457 Customers Surveyed

3,206 Data Points Collected

9 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

23 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Ixia Visibility Solutions Case Study

Global 500 Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 financial services company is based on a September 2016 survey of Ixia visibility solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We use Ixia NTO to collect, aggregate, filter, and distribute to network and security tools. We also use Ixia bypass to improve resiliency as well as loadbalancerXLs to direct traffic. In addition, we have BreakingPoint for security feature and stress testing.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Ixia visibility solutions:

  • Operational challenges Ixia helps solve:
    • The fight against invisible threats
    • Network blind spots
    • Hardware single points of failure

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Ixia visibility solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using Ixia solutions for:
    • Network performance management
    • Application performance management
    • Forensics and packet capture
    • Out of band security monitoring tools
    • Resilient inline security tools
  • Is using Ixia tools to monitor virtual traffic
  • Visibility products or features they are currently using:
    • Network Taps
    • Virtual Taps
    • Bypass Switches
    • Network Packet Brokers
    • Advanced Feature Module
    • Application and Threat Intelligence Processor
    • SSL Decryption
    • Data Masking
    • Traffic Deduplication
    • Netflow Generation

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ixia visibility solutions:

  • Top benefits experienced after implementing Ixia:
    • Improved overall security posture
    • Improved overall user and/or customer experience/SLAs
    • Improved network and application reliability and performance
  • Saved over $250,000 using Ixia solutions
  • Reduced the traffic load on their monitoring or security tools by almost 60% with Ixia’s visibility solutions

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 telecommunications services company realized an immediate return on their investment in Ixia’s visibility solutions.

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Research

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are expected to continue to rise in 2017. Do you think increased network visibility would help protect your organization from these kind of attacks?

Yes
50%
Somewhat
28%
Not at all
7%
Unsure
15%

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Statistic

100% of surveyed IT organizations realized a return on their investment in Ixia visibility solutions in 2 years or less.

100%

Ixia Visibility Solutions Case Study

Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications services company is based on an August 2016 survey of Ixia visibility solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Ixia visibility solutions:

  • Operational challenges Ixia helps solve:
    • The fight against invisible threats
    • Network blind spots

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Ixia visibility solutions that the surveyed company uses:

  • Using Ixia solutions for:
    • Network performance management
  • Currently using the following visibility product or feature:
    • Network Taps

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Ixia visibility solutions:

  • Top benefit experienced after implementing Ixia:
    • Improved overall security posture
  • Saved over $250,000 using Ixia solutions.
  • Realized a return on investment using Ixia immediately
  • Reduced the traffic load on their monitoring or security tools by nearly 60% with Ixia’s visibility solutions

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Research

In terms of network visibility, which would be the most helpful to your organization from a security perspective?

Visibility into encrypted traffic
56%
Identification of applications requiring inspections
59%
Visibility into public cloud environments
31%
Visibility into private cloud environments
29%


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About Ixia Visibility Solutions

Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy and operate. Our customers feel stable and secure, because we are there first with insights from concept through operation and anticipating how customer products will evolve.

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