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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Gigamon

Gigamon span port redistribution switches are great for capturing traffic from a single span port and redistributing, decrypting and converting to NetFlow. These devices are taps on steroids and are really great at what they do. I would highly recommend getting one at each location for the core of the network, especially where you want to collect actual packets and conversion to NetFlow, or the like is needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Gigamon

  • Span ports redistribution
  • Traffic to Netflow
  • SSL decryption
  • 10Gb
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Gigamon

  • Somewhat Expensive
  • Easily distinguishable in DC
  • Smaller devices might get overwhelmed, size properly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Gigamon

Taps and or just using span ports directly to the devices. The Interesting thing about Gigamon is its uniqueness, there are very little devices that are able to do all the functions that Gigamon can perform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Gigamon

  • Ability to Monitor real data in real time
  • Conversion of traffic to NetFlow data saved on getting more expensive core switches
  • SSL decryption can provide a less expensive alternative than having data go thru SSL proxies
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Gigamon

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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