LiveAction: The Middle of the Road Solution to Network Analysis
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 23, 2020

LiveAction: The Middle of the Road Solution to Network Analysis

Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with LiveAction LiveNX

We used LiveAction LiveNX for a network performance analyzer. The main purpose was for packet and flow use. Though it's not as advance as Extrahop for endpoint analysis, it still gave us a good view under the hood. The main department that uses it is mainly the voice and data department.
  • Packet tracing and diagnostics.
  • The visual analytics in the dashboard were good.
  • Better analytics
  • More historical views
  • Packet analysis allows us to proactive.
  • Understanding of network traffic
Compared to ExtraHop it lacked the network analytics that compares data from an L2 up. We were able to track down rogue devices. certificates, a DNS attack, etc. that would have been a little hard to do in LiveAction. On the flip side, compared to PRTG, LiveAction has many more features that PRTG is lacking. The reporting, actions and visual analytics alone were better.
Can't really rate this, we never had to call support. The product wasn't complicated to setup and learn. We have a high level of network knowledge so the product was self-explanatory.

Do you think LiveAction LiveNX delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with LiveAction LiveNX's feature set?

Yes

Did LiveAction LiveNX live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of LiveAction LiveNX go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy LiveAction LiveNX again?

Yes

From a packet tracing standpoint, it was easy to setup and analyze an issue we were having with eigrp errors between 2 data centers. Took a few minutes to stand up on both sides and compare the traffic to determine hellos weren't being sent. On the other spectrum, had it had the analytics of such products as Extrahop, it could have recognized and alerted us of an internal DNS attack we had.

LiveAction LiveNX Feature Ratings

Automated network device discovery
7
Network monitoring
7
Baseline threshold calculation
5
Alerts
6
Network capacity planning
6
Packet capture analysis
7
Network mapping
6
Hardware health monitoring
6