YOU CAN'T SECURE WHAT YOU CAN'T SEE

Most organizations use cloud in some way, shape, or form. However, while the cloud offers unparalleled flexibility, agility, and scale, it is not without its challenges. Monitoring east-west traffic is notoriously difficult — creating critical blind spots. As network perimeters vanish and attackers grow more sophisticated, a lack of cloud visibility not only impacts your ability to monitor network security, compliance, and performance, it can leave you exposed to data breaches and other costly security vulnerabilities.

When visibility matters most, organizations worldwide trust CloudLens to help them monitor and protect their public, private, and hybrid clouds. With platform-agnostic architecture, containers/Kubernetes compatibility, and turnkey integration with leading security, application performance management (APM), and network performance management (NPM) tools, you can count on CloudLens to secure your most critical vulnerabilities by delivering wide-ranging, actionable intelligence to the right tools at the right time.

Different Deployments Offer Maximum Flexibility

  • Software-as-a-Service
  • Self-Hosted
  • CloudLens SaaS Overview

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    An ideal solution for public, private, or hybrid cloud environments, CloudLens SaaS offers a flexible cloud-based visibility platform that scales as your network grows.

    CloudLens SaaS boasts a user-friendly management platform that minimizes user error and subscription-based billing that lets you pay only for what you need. It intelligently accesses, filters, and forwards packet data directly to your tools — reducing risk without costly architectural changes or compromises to your security and performance monitoring.

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  • CloudLens Self-Hosted Overview

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    If you prefer to keep things in your own data center, CloudLens Self-Hosted enables comprehensive visibility into traffic between virtual machines (VMs).

    Advanced packet processing capabilities, including NetStack, PacketStack, and AppStack, mean you'll have no shortage of options for managing your data. So whether you're using CloudLens Self-Hosted to virtually process packet data or to backhaul traffic directly to a physical network packet broker (NPB), you get maximum flexibility and effectiveness.

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What You Get
Secure

REDUCED RISK, IMPROVED EFFICIENCY

Boost security by eliminating blind spots and enhance your monitoring tools by filtering and load-balancing packet data at the source.

CloudLens - Multi-Platform Compatible

Multi-platform Capability

Platform-agnostic architecture makes it easy to see into almost any public, private, or hybrid cloud environment.

Cost-effective

LOW IMPACT, TURNKEY STARTUP

Day-one compatibility with leading security, APM, and NPM tools helps you avoid costly infrastructure investments and lengthy delays.

Public Cloud. Private Cloud. Hybrid Cloud. Monitor Any Cloud.

  • Public Cloud
  • Private Cloud
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • CloudLens - Public Cloud Visibility

    Experience complete packet-level visibility into your public cloud environments with cloudlens saas

    While public clouds offer increased elasticity, scalability, and cost-effectiveness, it is easy to forget that security is a shared responsibility between you and your cloud service provider. Without packet-level cloud visibility, your tools are powerless to prevent performance problems or secure vulnerable blind spots.

    When visibility matters most, CloudLens SaaS gives you complete access to packet data in your public cloud. Moreover, it is compatible with all major service providers, so you can rest easy knowing your tools have the data they need to protect your cloud. 

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  • CloudLens - Private Cloud Visibility

    get maximum flexibility for private cloud monitoring with cloudlens self-hosted or cloudlens saas

    Private clouds give your users faster access to applications and services. But a lack of access to inter-VM traffic risks hampering your security, APM, and NPM tools with vulnerable blind spots.

    No matter your hypervisor, CloudLens gives you ultimate flexibility when it comes to monitoring your private cloud. Choose either CloudLens SaaS for pay-as-you-go versatility or CloudLens Self-Hosted, which gives you a perpetually licensed solution deployed in your own data center.

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  • CloudLens - Hybrid Cloud Visibility

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    Both public and private clouds have their merits. That's why many organizations utilize both. These hybrid cloud implementations maximize versatility, however many solutions cannot capture packets in both public and private clouds without complex and costly workarounds.

    Hybrid clouds demand a seamless, stress-free visibility solution. With CloudLens SaaS, you can access crucial packet data without the headaches. Compatible with most major public, and private clouds, its easy-to-use management platform simplifies packet capture and saves valuable time.

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Uplevel Systems delivers managed IT services to small businesses. Our solution combines customer premise security and networking equipment with AWS cloud based services and a management platform that allows IT consultants to deliver compelling and comprehensive IT services optimized for small business.

Monitoring our AWS based VPN hubs and application servers is key to provide our customers a great experience. Ixia's CloudLens enables us to get the packet level access we need to monitor our application. CloudLens's auto-scaling capability provides us the scale and elasticity to help our business grow.

 

Tom Alexander, CEO, Uplevel Systems
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“FireEye is excited to partner with Ixia on its new CloudLens platform to extend our industry-leading visibility and response speed into AWS, Azure, and other public cloud.  With our focus on simplifying, integrating, and automating security operations for customers with FireEye Helix, having scalable, native visibility into all cloud services, networks, endpoints, third-party security products enables us to stay ahead of our customer needs."

Martin Holste, CTO, Cloud, FireEye
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“Ixia CloudLens was designed and built for the cloud and as a result, it is inherently elastic and scalable. CloudLens provides CA’s network monitoring solutions the visibility needed to monitor end-to-end response times to track and optimize the end user experience, no matter where an application is deployed.”

Sushil Kumar - SVP of Product Management and Strategy, Agile Operations, CA Technologies
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“CloudLens' full-packet visibility in AWS enables Dynatrace DC RUM customers to monitor and improve the experience of business-critical applications such as SAP, Citrix, and Oracle.”

Steve Tack, Senior VP, Product Management, Dynatrace
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 “Moving enterprise workloads to the cloud can create stumbling blocks for security teams, as they no longer have the network packet visibility needed to be effective. Ixia's CloudLens solves this problem by providing full, easy, and highly-scalable visibility in the public cloud. The joint Ixia and ProtectWise solution provides automated threat detection and unlimited forensic exploration.”

Ramon Peypoch, Chief Product Officer, ProtectWise
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“As a provider of large scale SaaS-based performance management solutions hosted in AWS, AppNeta is very familiar with the challenges associated with obtaining actionable packet-level visibility in the public cloud. We found CloudLens met the elastic demands of public cloud customers in a multi-tenant, self-serve model like ours—and, unlike other solutions we've examined, performed well with minimal overhead. With CloudLens, deploying monitoring solutions in the public cloud occurs in a matter of minutes, not hours or days.”

Sean Armstrong, VP of Products, AppNeta
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“The NetFort LANGuardian software download ensures users can get granular, real-time visibility of network and user activity on any remote site or data center in minutes. Now, using Ixia CloudLens, this has been expanded to ensure the cloud is no longer a blind spot. The combination of Ixia and NetFort ensures organizations always have a unified view of their environment from a single console that provides real visibility, metadata, and context for faster detection and response across their virtual, physical, and cloud networks.”

Morgan Doyle, CTO, NetFort
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“Extending actionable network forensics into the cloud is both difficult and important. With Ixia CloudLens, Savvius is able to bring cloud capabilities to Omnipeek and Omnipliance in a manner that is scalable, elastic, and reliable.”

Nadeem Zahid, Sr Director of Business Development at Savvius
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“The adoption of public cloud solutions is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. With this comes unique and significant challenges around how organizations ensure the security and integrity of their data and applications. Ixia’s CloudLens solution solves the critically-important problem of providing access to network traffic within and across cloud environments to enable solutions like LogRhythm’s Network Monitor to perform deep packet inspection, rich metadata extraction, analytics, and full-packet capture around cloud-based workloads. Together, LogRhythm and CloudLens give our customers the necessary visibility and threat detection capabilities to instill confidence as they migrate to the cloud.”

Matt Winter, VP Business Development, LogRhythm
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 “As organizations move applications to the cloud, it has become more and more difficult to efficiently obtain the packets required for deep analytics on the usage and integrity of those applications. Ixia’s CloudLens provides a scalable and flexible way to efficiently collect packets from cloud hosted instances. This solution has been validated to work with our ntopng traffic analysis tool.”

Luca Deri, Founder, NTOP
Cloud Visibility Ecosystem

Security and performance monitoring are as essential to your organization as they are to today's modern enterprise. Your network is critical. The last thing you need is a clunky visibility solution that relies on complex workarounds or jeopardizes the effectiveness of your security and monitoring tools by dropping packets or not closing blind spots.

That's why Ixia works with leading security, APM, and NPM tool providers (including open source providers) to enable day-one compatibility with CloudLens. With turnkey integration, you can maximize your monitoring effectiveness while minimizing its impact on your day-to-day operations.

See complete list of Ixia Technology Partners.

Amazon Web Services

For 11 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world's most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 90 fully featured services for compute, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services, deployment, management, developer, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), security, hybrid, and enterprise applications, from 44 Availability Zones (AZs) across 16 geographic regions in the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and the UK. AWS services are trusted by millions of active customers around the world -- including the fastest growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies -- to power their infrastructure, make them more agile, and lower costs.

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Appneta's award-winning suite of application performance management tools ensure optimized web app, SaaS app and end-user monitoring

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Detect. Hunt. Prevent Threats.

Help your organization achieve complete network security visibility of threats with Bricata, and reduce complexity, dwell time, and time to containment.

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Bro Logo

Bro is an open source network security platform that illuminates your network's activity in detail, with the stability and flexibility for production deployment at scale.

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CA technologies

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact, and communicate – across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments.

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Corelight

Corelight is the most powerful network visibility solution for information security professionals. We provide real-time data that organizations use to understand, detect, and prevent cyber attacks. Our solution is built on Bro, the powerful and widely-used open source monitoring framework created by our founders.

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Dynatrace

Dynatrace is the innovator behind the industry's premier Digital Performance Platform, making real-time information about digital performance visible and actionable for everyone across business and IT. We help customers of all sizes see their applications and digital channels through the lens of their end users. More than 7,500 organizations use these insights to master complexity, gain operational agility and grow revenue by delivering amazing customer experiences.

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Empirix is the Leader in End-to-End Network Visibility and Test Automation for Telecommunications Service Providers and Contact Center Operations, DevOps and QA Professionals We provide testing software and services for regression, load testing and monitoring of Enterprise and call center technologies

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endace logo

For more than 15 years, Endace has provided high-speed, network recording and visibility solutions to monitor and protect some of the world’s largest, most complex networks. Customers include global banks, telcos and service providers, media and broadcast companies, health organizations, retailers, e-commerce and web giants, governments and large enterprises. Customers choose Endace technology because it can monitor and capture network traffic with 100% accuracy regardless of network speeds or loads. It can scale to meet the needs of the fastest networks and is built on an open architecture that enables integration with a wide variety of custom, open source and commercial solutions.

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eSentire Managed Detection and Response™ leads the industry in Managed Detection and Response services. We detect and mitigate cyber threats for mid-sized enterprise that existing security technology will miss, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Fireeye

FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 4,700 customers across 67 countries, including more than 730 of the Forbes Global 2000.

Security – joint with FireEye

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Flowmon

Flowmon Networks empowers businesses to manage and secure their computer networks confidently. Through our high performance network monitoring technology and lean-forward behavior analytics, IT pros worldwide benefit from absolute network traffic visibility to enhance network & application performance and deal with modern cyber threats. Driven by a passion for technology, we are leading the way of NetFlow/IPFIX network monitoring that is high performing, scalable and easy to use. The world’s largest businesses, internet service providers, government entities or even small and midsize companies rely on our solutions to take control over their networks, keep order and overcome uncertainty.

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Jask

JASK is purpose-built to accelerate security operations

Attack surfaces are expanding. The perimeters of growing companies continuously shift. And the pace of new weaponization is unrelenting. In this environment, efficacy depends on speed. But traditional security operations technology is a speed barrier. Heavy and difficult to change, it delivers more noise than signal, overwhelming analyst resources and clogging security operations. Enter JASK.

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LogRhythm

LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyber threats. The company’s patented award-winning platform uniquely unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint monitoring, and advanced security analytics. In addition to protecting customers from the risks associated with cyber threats, LogRhythm provides unparalleled compliance automation and assurance, and enhanced IT intelligence.

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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organization meet your business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks.

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Moloch is a large scale, open source, full packet capturing, indexing, and database system.

Moloch augments your current security infrastructure by storing and indexing network traffic in standard PCAP format, while also providing fast indexed access. Moloch is not meant to replace Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), instead it provides more visibility. Moloch is built with an intuitive UI/UX which reduces the analysis time of suspected incidents.

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NetFort LANGuardian is the industry's leading deep packet inspection software for monitoring, troubleshooting, and reporting on user and network activity.

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ntopng is the next generation version of the original ntop, a network traffic probe that shows the network usage, similar to what the popular top Unix command does.

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Perch Security

Perch Security is the first Community Defense Platform. Perch makes threat intelligence accessible and affordable for the "everyone else" – organizations who don't have dedicated threat analyst teams. Now small and mid-size businesses can mount a cyber defense with curated community intelligence and participate with the sharing community; all without a SIEM, a TIP, or increasing staff. Perch is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. 

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Protectwise

ProtectWise shifts network security to the cloud to provide complete visibility and detection of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. By harnessing the power of the cloud, the ProtectWise Grid™ has the unique ability to create an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensics, automated retrospection and advanced visualization — all with the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model. Security professionals can see threats in real-time and continuously goes back in time to discover previously unknown threats automatically.

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Riverbed

In today’s world, digital performance defines business success. But performance in the digital age is about more than speed. That’s why Riverbed provides a fully unified and integrated platform that eliminates tradeoffs and helps customers rethink possible. We help enhance digital performance across every aspect of a customer’s business—whether that’s gaining insight into new customers and industries, improving time to market, increasing productivity, or simply delivering fast, secure digital experiences today’s users demand. The Riverbed Digital Performance Platform helps transform the way customers run the powerful network- and cloud-based apps that connect people, businesses, and experiences in our digital world.

Troubleshooting – joint with Riverbed

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RSA Security

RSA provides more than 30,000 customers around the world with the essential security capabilities to protect their most valuable assets from cyber threats.  With RSA’s award-winning products, organizations effectively detect, investigate, and respond to advanced attacks; confirm and manage identities; and ultimately, reduce IP theft, fraud, and cybercrime.

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Savvius

Savvius offers a range of powerful software and hardware products that automate the collection of critical network data for network forensics in security investigations and for network and application performance diagnostics. Savvius and Ixia have partnered to bring full visibility, performance, scalability, and decryption to our enterprise customers with high-speed networks. The joint solution provides accurate time-stamping, SSL decryption, de-duplication, filtering, and load-balancing across multiple Savvius appliances.

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Sinefa

Sinefa provides visibility and control for data networks. It allows network managers to see all the applications, users, devices, and links on the network, and to easily redirect bandwidth to critical applications. Increased network performance boosts productivity, eases user frustration and reduces network management costs. Sinefa is the simplest solution on the market, providing immediate total visibility and control that saves users and managers time.

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Suricata is a free and open source, mature, fast and robust network threat detection engine. The Suricata engine is capable of real time intrusion detection (IDS), inline intrusion prevention (IPS), network security monitoring (NSM) and offline packet capture (pcap) processing.

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Symantec

Symantec™ and Ixia have teamed to deliver the complete, ongoing visibility and insight needed to hone cyber security processes and shrink your company’s attack surface. The joint solution makes your hybrid network and security infrastructures more intelligent, integrated, and automated — saving you time and effort and reducing your organization’s cyber risk.

Webinar: Breached! Next Generation Network Forensics for the Cloud

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Vectra® Networks is the leader in automated threat management solutions for real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks. The company’s solution automatically correlates threats against hosts that are under attack and provides unique context about what attackers are doing so organizations can quickly prevent or mitigate loss. Vectra prioritizes attacks that pose the greatest business risk, enabling organizations to make rapid decisions on where to focus time and resources.

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Viavi Solutions

Viavi (NASDAQ: VIAV) software and hardware platforms and instruments deliver end-to-end visibility across physical, virtual and hybrid networks. Precise intelligence and actionable insight from across the network ecosystem optimizes the service experience for increased customer loyalty, greater profitability and quicker transitions to next-generation technologies. Viavi is also a leader in anti-counterfeiting solutions for currency authentication and high-value optical components and instruments for diverse government and commercial applications.

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VoIP Monitor

VoIPmonitor is an open source network packet sniffer with commercial frontend for SIP RTP RTCP and SKINNY(SCCP) VoIP protocols running on linux. VoIPmonitor is designed to analyze quality of VoIP call based on network parameters - delay variation and packet loss according to ITU-T G.107 E-model which predicts quality on MOS scale.

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Wireshark

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you see what's happening on your network at a microscopic level. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.  Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts across the globe. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998.

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