Ixia Network Visibility Solutions Provides Full Data Access to Extrahop Application Delivery Assurance System

April 2, 2014 by Ixia Blog Team

ExtraHop’s Director of Systems Engineering Matt Cauthorn spoke today about how Ixia’s Visibility Architecture helps them provide accurate network data to their customers.IT complexity is spiraling out of control, leaving IT organizations without the visibility they need for agile and proactive operations. ExtraHop is what happens when you gather some of the brightest minds in the industry to provide this visibility.Operational intelligence is the ability to answer the question “What is happening in my environment right now?” ExtraHop equips IT organizations with the operational intelligence they need to proactively identify and fix problems, collaborate more effectively across teams, and support migrations, tuning, upgrades, compliance audits, and IT initiatives.Ixia’s Visibility Architecture gets the needed data to ExtraHop’s solution. There are many customer challenges deploying monitoring tools:

  • Lack of SPAN port and taps
  • Monitoring blind spots
  • Getting tools all the traffic they need
  • Constantly increasing bandwidths
  • Changing troubleshooting and monitoring needs
  • Removing unneeded and redundant traffic

With Ixia, ExtraHop is able to provide its customers with:

  • Complete Network Visibility from all parts of the network
  • A simplified deployment and share with other tools
  • Accelerated root cause analysis
  • Efficient monitoring through filtering, de-duplication, & timestamping
  • Easily scalability to 10GE, 40GE, and 100GE environments
  • Load balanced and high availability solutions
  • Automation capability via APIs