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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 Customer Research

Are you concerned about security in your cloud environment?

Very concerned
28%
Concerned
48%
Not concerned
10%
Unsure
14%

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 Testimonial

We use Ixia Network Packet Brokers (NPBs) for offload processing and to filter out specific traffic, to free up tool capacity, and reduce unnecessary usage.

Chad Deeds, Network Administrator, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Research

What is your top security concern when it comes to cloud adoption?

Being able to achieve full visibility of my network
47%
Loss of control over the location of data
56%
Lack of privacy
32%
Security attacks
39%
None of the above
9%

Ixia Visibility Solutions Case Study

Fortune 500 Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 retail 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.

“We use our taps and packet broker to deduplicate traffic destined for our Riverbed SteelCentral ARX system. The configuration we’ve deployed allows for capture of traffic from the data center while deduplicating traffic, saving processor on the ARX appliance. The integration with the taps allows for the WAN traffic to also be aggregated and analyzed, which is important for us, as WAN acceleration is deployed inline.”

Challenges

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

  • Operational challenges Ixia helps solve:
    • Packet loss
    • 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
    • Application performance management
    • Forensics and packet capture
  • Visibility products or features they are currently using:
    • Network Taps
    • Network Packet Brokers
    • Advanced Feature Module
    • Traffic Deduplication

Results

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

  • Top benefit experienced after implementing Ixia:
    • Improved network and application reliability and performance
  • Realized a return on investment using Ixia within one year
  • Reduced the traffic load on their monitoring or security tools by almost 60% with Ixia’s visibility solutions

Ixia Visibility Solutions Customer Testimonial

We use Ixia solutions to collect, aggregate, filter, and distribute traffic to network and security tools; a bypass switch to improve resiliency, and a load balancer to allocate traffic across our devices. In addition, we use Ixia’s Breaking Point for security feature and stress testing.

Security Manager, Global 500 Financial Services Company



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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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