Dark forces compel you to expose the demons wreaking havoc on your enterprise network. If you remain uninformed, you’ll be overwhelmed by the omnipresent and escalating performance complaints landing at your door.
NetCore and Network Reporting Center
Uses cloud-based, software-as-a-service model to deliver comprehensive deep packet network management and monitoring capabilities. Flow-based reporting in near real time with up to two years history. Options for managed service with no capital expense and for easily deployed CPE. Practical for smaller businesses with fewer than ten locations. Scales to 200+ circuits as needed.
SMB, education, enterprises that need to place technology investments into opex rather than capex.
In the VistaOne portfolio because:
It’s simple, flexible and affordable. Gives you the clarity you need to diagnose network and application performance problems without requiring any resources to install, configure or maintain. Can give new life to an old Blue Coat/Packeteer PacketShaper.
But what if you’re constrained by forces beyond your control? What if you don’t have…
- the time or expertise to design, deploy and test a solution?
- the capital budget to institute a hardware-intensive system?
- the collected data to prove a solution’s value and ROI?
- the ability to interpret flow data and respond with appropriate actions?
- the time or attention span for multi-day training and certification?
- the will to live in such a data-unfriendly world?
A Service from the Cloud
Take heart. VistaOne now offers a little slice of network monitoring heaven. It’s available as a cloud service that—we swear—installs and configures literally in minutes. Instantly, you get self-evident visual data a child of three (or an MBA-laden executive) could understand and act upon.
A young Canadian company called Vineyard Networks has created a shockingly tidy way to monitor MPLS traffic. To behold the elegantly simple user interface is to want it. Their Network Reporting Center (NRC, or NetCore on Demand as it’s called in the subscription model) aggregates data from the devices you choose from across your network onto a single dashboard.
At a glance, you see total incoming and outgoing traffic, classified by type, for each branch location. Line graphs and pie charts. Percentage of capacity for each circuit. It’s like troubleshooting fish in a barrel.
See What's on the Network
Vineyard's NRC gathers application-level flow records. Layer 7 packet detail from NetFlow v9 with NBAR or Blue Coat PacketShaper flow records, for example. As you know, simple port level information doesn’t cut it. You’ve gotta recognize script-heavy social networks, streaming media ala YouTube, VoIP and P2P on your network regardless of port or port hopping.
Application-aware devices use advanced deep packet inspection techniques to identify and classify applications. Only Vineyard Networks’ NRC flow-based reporting device fully integrates that application awareness.
- network-wide, single-pane-of-glass reporting dashboard and console
- real time network reporting including host, application, usage, and network health
- up to 2 years of historical, detailed network traffic history
- concise executive-level network reports
- intuitive, easy to use interface
- interactive network exploring
- interface gives you infinite control of views
See Who's on the Network
Somebody, somewhere on your network is taking an unusually large amount of bandwidth. Definitely more than a fair share of the pipe. Corporate HQ just emailed a complaint about sketchy SAP performance.
In seconds, you isolate the problem to the Chicago branch. "Windows updates. Will end soon." You have an instant answer for HQ.
The NRC continuously updates activity records for every host across the network. You can instantly track down what and who are consuming network resources and prevent issues from escalating.
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