Is gigamon a switch?

The Gigamon Visibility and Analytics Fabric offers an advanced inline bypass switch solution. This bypass switch enables enterprises to: Keep up with growing network traffic volumes by improving the performance of inline security tools.

What is gigamon appliance?

As a crucial part of Gigamon Hawk, the Hybrid Cloud Visibility and Analytics Fabric, physical visibility appliances deliver consistent insight into data that travels through network nodes and across your network, including data centers and remote sites.

How does gigamon tap work?

Gigamon Network TAPs. Passive fiber-optical network TAPs create perfect copies of all traffic seen on the network at full bandwidth. They require no power or management and do not actively interact with other components of the network.

What is gigamon threat insight?

Gigamon ThreatINSIGHT™ enables you to proactively prioritize, mitigate and hunt down today’s threats. Close the SOC Visibility Gap. Guided-SaaS NDR closes the SOC visibility gap necessary to effectively identify cyber-adversaries across any network, device or traffic.

What is gigamon HC2?

GigaVUE-HC2 Modular, Multi-Purpose Intelligent Network Visibility Appliance. The GigaVUE-HC2 visibility node comes in a modular, mid-sized form factor to address complex network visibility requirements for medium-sized enterprise and service provider networks.

Why should you use a hardware TAP vs a span for network monitoring?

Taps offer significant advantages over SPAN ports when monitoring the network. One benefit is that you can “set and forget” taps because they are a one-time intrusion to the network. SPAN ports require you to configure the switch (or switches) every time you want to change the switch data that needs to be copied.

What is NPB network?

What is a network packet broker (NPB)? A network packet broker is a technology that implements a range of monitoring tools to access and analyze traffic (also known as “network packets”) across a network. Simply put, NPBs function as ‘brokers’ (or managers) of network traffic.