•  Network Traffic Analysis Software offered by NETSCOUT is powered by its proprietary Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology. ASI is its next-generation network traffic analysis software. The solution powered by ASI continuously monitors customer’s service delivery environment to provide deep insight into network-based security threats and identify network performance issues. The company’s ASI technologybased software analytics gathers and converts real-time terabytes of network traffic data into high actionable information. This valuable information helps customers to manage applications, optimize network performance, improve network security, and helps end-users gain insight. NETSCOUT integrates it solutions with solutions of other companies such as Cisco Systems, Citrix Systems, Dell, IBM, HP, and VMWare

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    • Enterprise
    • Westford, Massachusetts, USA
    • Founded: 1984
    • $1BN to $5BN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
  • Cisco NAM is available in various versions for end-users, namely, NAM Software 4.2, Prime NAM Software 5.0, prime NAM Software 5.1, Prime NAM Software 6.0, Prime NAM Software 6.1, and Prime NAM Software 6.2. Cisco delivers product offerings that are aimed to optimize network resource, security, and simplify the network infrastructure of services providers, data center providers, and enterprises. Cisco Systems Inc also offers Virtual NPM with which customers can monitor and analyze network systems at anytime and anywhere. Cisco has grabbed a pole position in the network traffic analysis software market by leveraging its Research and Development (R&D) capabilities and merging them with the offerings of the recently acquired companies. Cisco Stealthwatch provides a high level of security against advanced network threats. Stealthwatch captures real-time network data from devices, applications, and users to protect against threats, DDoS, and malware. This solution helps enterprises to mitigate the network security attacks by troubleshooting network system. It also helps enterprises to solve various issues related to compliance, data center security, cloud security, and security intelligence. Cisco also offers professional services including deployment of the solution, health monitoring of devices, proxy integration, and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) integration. Cisco’s customers include Westinghouse, Asiacell, Deloitte, Viacom, and Experian.

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1984
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 50,001 to 75,000
  • The company offers enterprise edition network management products, which consist integrated component, web servers, and databases. These enterprise-class network management products are designed to work together. SolarWinds also helps network administrators to purchase and deploy individual products as per their requirements. Network Performance Monitor, SolarWinds’ flagship product, is a server-based performance and fault management platform and is designed to lower the network downtime. NetFlow Traffic Analyzer is a network traffic analyzer and bandwidth monitoring software. NetFlow Traffic Analyzer gathers data from various network devices using Cisco Systems’ NetFlow protocol and other related protocols. The data provides an extensive view of the network, which enables network administrators to know which end-users, applications, and protocols are consuming more bandwidth. NetFlow Traffic Analyzer offers capabilities, such as network traffic analysis, bandwidth monitoring, performance analysis dashboard, customizable network traffic reports, Wireless Local Area Network (LAN) Controller (WLC) traffic monitoring, and Next Generation Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR2) advanced application recognition. SolarWinds’ network and systems management software are built on Orion platform. The cloud-based products of SolarWinds are used to manage and monitor application infrastructure in the cloud as well as in the onpremises environment.

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    • SME
    • Austin, Texas, US
    • Founded: 1999
    • $101MN to $500MN
    • 1,001 to 5,000
  • Flowmon's network traffic analysis software identifies various types of service outages and the misconfiguration of the network, unauthorised access to the network, multicast traffic, violations in the policies leading to security issues, the workstations which are getting impacted by the network and the unauthorised activity in the data network and many more solutions. Flowmon provides a very uniques feature of auditing the network to detect anomalies and to monitor the performance of the network. This feature is used by both - the technical team and the top management to rectify the errors and increase the efficiency of the system

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    • Startup
    • Brno, Czech Republic
    • Founded: 2007
    • Below $10 MN
    • 501 to 1,000
  • ManageEngine's Network Traffic Analysis Software leverages the flow technologies for network traffic and bandwidth analysis. NetFlow provides the real-time information about network and bandwidth in graphical form to analyze and monitor network application, traffic, and bandwidth. It also provides network forensic, app centric monitoring, and network capacity planning tool. NetFlow effectively supports voice, data, and video traffic. It can monitor and analyze the network traffic from different devices such as Cisco, 3COM, HPE, Extreme, and Juniper. NetFlow analyzer is also available on the mobile app. Its major benefits include bandwidth reporting, network traffic, application performance, protocol monitoring, network security, network troubleshooting, network reports, and site-to-site traffic monitoring. NetFlow has been deployed by some major companies, such as Broadcom, DHL, FedEx, and IBM. For SMEs, ManageEngine delivers some free networking tools: ping tool, SNMP, Management Information Base (MIB) browser, windows health monitor, and syslog forwarder. ManageEngine supports customer enquiries via phone and mail. Furthermore, it also offers onsite training, classroom training, and online training for customers.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Paessler AG produces a highly powerful network monitoring software, PRTG Network Monitor. It is agentless and monitors and classifies usage of bandwidth, collects statistics from a host like routers and servers.

    There is an auto-discovery feature that scans predefined areas in the network. The software creates a list of devices from the collected data detailed information for which can be obtained by using several communication protocols.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Intermapper, Intermapper Flows and Intermapper Remote Access by HelpSystems LLC provides network monitoring solution to the network administrators. These net admins can monitor the flow in the network from anywhere irrespective of place using the Intermapper remote access and they can track the network flows per user and devices in the network. The network flows are presented in the form of reports and real time charts displaying the potential threat from the DDoS attacks. Intermapper interfaces with Automate, our IT automation solution, for seamless self-healing.

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    • SME
    • Eden Prairie, Minnesota, US
    • Founded: 1982
    • $51MN to $100MN
    • 501 to 1,000
  • The indoor location software from NEC Corporation is designed with the technology that has used geomagnetism to identify the exact location of things inside the buildings. The software overcomes the drawbacks of the GPS satellite that hardly locates the steel frames and other materials. The technology identifies the geomagnetism characteristics for all the floors of the building based on the information on indoor location.

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    • Enterprise
    • Tokyo, Japan
    • Founded: 1899
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • IMC’s network traffic analyzer software provides real-time and historical report on application usage, bandwidth consumption, network visibility, intelligent traffic analysis, and application and protocol mapping. It supports NetFlow, sFlow, and Netstream flow technologies, and helps network managers to monitor and troubleshoot the entire network infrastructure. HPE assists end-users in implementation and deployment of network traffic analyzer solution along with support services that include remote and technical support services.

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 2015
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • It also helps network security professionals to combat against network security threats and malware by delivering contextual forensics information from available metadata. Plixer offers scalability and flexibility through its Scrutinizer network traffic analyzer solution for IoT, BYOD, and virtual machines environments to monitor unpredictable network and application traffic. Scrutinizer supports various flow technologies NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow, J-Flow, and Netstream and it can be integrated with third-party network monitoring tools such as Cisco, Infoblox, SolarWinds, HPE, Ipswitch, Splunk, and Spiceworks. Plixer delivers its solutions to service providers and enterprises. Furthermore, the company assists end-users in implementing hardware and software solutions for support services.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • The insights about network traffic and bandwidth usage allow network managers to improve network infrastructure, services, and applications. In addition, WhatsUp Gold’s network traffic monitor solution assists in network traffic visibility, bandwidth capacity planning, and network troubleshooting. The network monitor analyzer supports various flow technologies, such as Cisco NetFlow, J-Flow, sFlow, and IPFIX. It also delivers alerts about network traffic, applications, bandwidth threshold, network protocols; and generates reports that help network administrator in analyzing the network. The company provides training, support, and technical services for enterprise customers. Ipswitch’s software and solutions are trusted by major firms, such as Citibank, AT&T, Ford, and Nestle.

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    • SME
    • Burlington, Massachusetts, US
    • Founded: 1991
    • $51MN to $100MN
    • 101 to 500
  • Network administrators can access all the network statistics via Web 2.0 Graphical User Interface (GUI). In addition, VitalSuite flow software collects all the network data from routers including NetFlow and sFlow records. These records provide information about network traffic and bandwidth consumption which helps network managers to understand the network infrastructure better. VitalSuite can be integrated with other network management systems. VitalSuite is used by SMEs, large enterprises, and service providers across the globe. Nokia provides support and training services for end-users including Nokia network online services, online customer services, and product information center. The company also offers implementation, maintenance, and managed services for customers.

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    • Enterprise
    • Uusimaa, Finland
    • Founded: 1865
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • Versatile, adaptable, simple to execute and keep up NMIS is the Network Traffic Firewall Software that supports the activities of a huge number of associations around the world – making it one of the most broadly utilized open source Network Management Systems on the Earth today. NMIS screens the status and execution of an association's IT condition, aids recognizable proof and correction of issues, and gives significant data to IT divisions to design framework changes and speculation. Its extraordinary device demonstrating capacity takes into consideration speedy and simple expansion of new administration support for devices with no coding required.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Netflow Auditor is comprised of Standalone, Clustering and Hierarchical Collection; Threat Intelligence; Machine Learning-based Anomaly Detection and Automated Diagnostics; Application Mapping, Correlation and Flexible Templates; and Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM) / Billing. Standalone, Clustering and Hierarchical Collection architecture options enable a cost-effective high compliance network traffic transaction logging with forensic analysis tools to perform data mining on any aspect of flow data from simple performance analytics to complex cyber-security profiling. Threat Intelligence based on global threat knowledge powers an advanced threat intelligence engine correlating, identifying and detailing communications with nefarious end-points in real-time that are known to be risky such as Ransomware, ToR, Botnets, Malware and illicit Peer-to-Peer (P2P) traffic. Machine Learning-based Anomaly Detection and Automated Diagnostics consists of a comprehensive IDS comprised of machine learning, detection and diagnostic engines that work together to find network behavior anomalies with automated problem-solving processes to pinpoint, mitigate and qualify the reason(s) for an anomaly. Netflow Auditor scales in architecture and licensing and is therefore suitable for enterprises of any size and is available for on-premises and cloud deployments. Multi-tenancy collection, portal and automated reporting, provides the ability to run as a SaaS service and suits MSPs and ISP’s who are seeking to deliver advanced threat Intelligence and network analytics. Granular journaling is well suited to fulfilling Internet Data Retention Compliance by governments and organizations and tracking IoT communications. Unique privacy award winning methods allow tuning and tagging of network traffic information enabling it to moderate both privacy concerns of end-users and compliance requirements balancing accounting and accountability.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • CA Network Flow Analysis is integrated with various CA tools, such as Application Delivery Analysis, Unified Communications Monitor, Performance Center, and many other CA technologies and third-party IT management tools. CA Network Flow Analysis is one of the key components in CA Technologies Application-Driven Network Performance Management (ANPM) solution. The company offers professional services, such as implementation, consulting, application management, education and support services, management services to both government and commercial customers. CA also offers post-sale services to assist in upgradation, migration, and resolve query 24/7, and create and provide self-help documentation. CA Technologies invested approximately 15% of its total annual revenues in R&D (March 2017). The company uses a business model where it offers customers a broad range of licensing choices, such as on-premises licensing, perpetual licensing, subscription licensing, and flexible licensing

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    • Enterprise
    • California, USA
    • Founded: 1961
    • $10BN to $50BN
    • 10,001 to 15,000
  • It also orchestrates network management tasks, such as network monitoring, network troubleshooting, application performance, and network provisioning that improves the operational efficiency of the network infrastructure. Furthermore, it collects the information about network traffic and bandwidth that allows network administrators to create an action plan for network management. It also generates traffic report and provides a detailed view about network traffic, application and bandwidth consumption. GenieATM has a range of features, such as traffic mining, DDoS detection and mitigation, traffic snapshot, network modelling, and anomaly detection. Moreover, the company offers support, professional services, and managed services for customers that include planning, deployment, implementation, training, and education services. GenieATM model is available in hardware as well as software solutions.

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    • Startup
    • Taipei, Taiwan
    • Founded: 2000
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
  • The Network Traffic Analysis software from Nagios is a free, open-source computer software application that helps in monitoring networks, systems, and infrastructure. The product is designed to run on the Linux operating system and also works for monitoring devices running Windows, Linux, and Unix Operating Systems. The software Nagios performs periodic checks on critical parameters of network, application and server resources.

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    • Startup
    • Saint Paul, Minnesota, US
    • Founded: 1996
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
  • It provides user-friendly dashboard to view all the network statistics. Capsa also offers VoIP analysis, alerts, task scheduler, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) flow analysis, and network security solutions. Based on functionality and price, Capsa is available in 3 editions, namely, Capsa enterprise, Capsa professional, and Capsa free. Colasoft has an online store for end-users to purchase its network management solution. The company has an online support center wherein all the information about product installation, deployment, product updates, and training materials is available.

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    • Enterprise
    • Founded: 2001
  • Automatically detects and gathers performance data from routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers and other networking gear. LogicMonitor also has cloud and hybrid IT environments under its portfolio, and has the unique feature to analyze applications, servers, storage arrays and more, to reduce time to resolution and allow you to relate network stability with other key components. It detects the anomalies in the network and present the actionable insights on how to mitigate and rectify the errors in the form of dashboards and various other charts

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Kentik Detect supports all data formats, such as NetFlow v5 and v9, sFlow, J-Flow, cflowd, RFlow, IPFIX, SNMP, and BGP routing data. Network team can store the network data into the Kentik Data Engine (KDE), a distributed column store database. Kentik Detect offers a high level of security against DDoS attacks. It has in-built anomaly detection functionality and supports various DDoS mitigation solutions via technology integration partnerships, including with A10 Networks and Radware. The customer can access the Kentik Detect service on a subscription basis. Furthermore, Kentik Detect is a cost-effective solution providing open API integration for queries and requires zero maintenance cost. The company helps enterprises and service providers enhance network infrastructure at a reduced cost, improve efficiency, increase revenues, and optimize business processes.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Opsview Network Traffic Analysis Software is a system observing device that tracks network information, helping the user dissect performing devices, kill bottlenecks, and anticipate future issues. With the varied services such as Netflow Analytics, SNMP, Cisco/Juniper Monitoring, SSH/DNS/NTP and other network services, Network Analyzer is a complete solution for the network analysis and monitoring.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • InMon's variety of products provide different solutions for Network Analysis and Monitoring. Traffic Sentinel™ gives ongoing system perceivability to oversee huge complex systems. sFlowTrend™ is a free, graphical system and server observing instrument. sFlowTrend utilizes the famous sFlow® standard to produce ongoing presentations of the top clients and applications utilizing system transmission capacity. sFlowTrend-Pro™ is a completely highlighted system traffic observing item. sFlowTrend-Pro utilizes the well known sFlow® standard to produce ongoing presentations of the top clients and applications utilizing system transmission capacity. sFlowTrend-Pro additionally utilizes the expansions to the sFlow standard for checking physical and virtual server execution, to connection system, server, and application execution and give an end-end perspective on arranged framework execution.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • NetFlow Network Traffic Analysis Software is a simple software for net administrators to understand bandwidth utilization, traffic patterns, applications, potential threats in form of anomalies, by traffic monitoring using network devices, interfaces and subnets, traffic portions and end users. This empowers organizations to upgrade their systems and applications, plan arrange extension, spare time required for investigating and diagnostics and improve security which significantly brings down organization operational expenses and expanding system group efficiency.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • A network plus traffic monitoring software. Ntop surveys a computer network and to provide information on network usage. It has two modes- interactive and web. While in interactive it shows network status and in web, it acts as a network HTML dump.

    It is based on pcapture and is written in a portable way which makes it possible to run on every Unix platform. The software is available for both Win32 and Unix platforms. It uses a system-independent interface, libpcap, for packet capture.

    Newer versions of software have also been released like ntopng that are high-speed, web-based, and efficient.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • An enterprise grade software - Andrisoft Wanguard delivers its solutions to NOC, IT and security firms who need the functionality for effective monitoring and on premise protection against the large volume od data discrepency and the attacks on the network externally. As the cost incurred due to network malfunction is huge, the demand for reliable network analyzer increases to identify and mitigate the threats of network malfunction and increase the business performance. Andrisoft Wanguard's system wide observation of complex, multilayer, exchanged or steered conditions together with its one of a kind blend of features is explicitly intended to address the difficulty of pinpointing and mitigating threats such as DDoS attacks, misuse of services, and interference of best-effort traffic with critical or real-time traffic

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Below criteria are most commonly used for comparing Network Traffic Analysis Software tools.
3.3
3.29
3.18
  • Geographic Footprint

    • Direct Presence - North America

    • Direct Presence - Europe

    • Direct Presence - Asia-Pacific

    • Direct Presence - Middle East and Africa

    • Direct Presence - Latin America

    • Channel Partners - North America

    • Channel Partners - Europe

    • Channel Partners - Asia-Pacific

    • Channel Partners - Middle East and Africa

    • Channel Partners - Latin America

  • Breadth of Applications Served

    • Tailor-made/customized Solutions

    • Business Expansion Strategy

    • Industry Vertical

      Commercial and Services | Data Centers | Government and Public Sector | Education | Healthcare and Life Sciences | Manufacturing | BFSI | Retail and Consumer Goods | Other Industry Verticals |
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy

    • Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Partnerships and Collaborations

    • Joint Ventures

  • Channel Strategy and Fit

    • Distibutors Landscape

    • Business Expansion Strategy

    • Partner Ecosystem

      Distributors | System Integrators | Value Added Resellers (VAR) | Consultants | Others please specify |
    • Delivery of Software

      Directly | Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors |
  • Breadth and Depth of Product Offering

    • Software Offered

    • Services

      Integration and Deployment | Education and Training | Support and Maintenance | Consulting Services | Managed Services | Other services |
    • Products/Solutions Offered

      Bandwidth Monitoring | Traffic Analysis | Application Monitoring | Network Protocol Analysis | Network Behavior Anomaly Detection (DDOS, forensic and other security related solutions) | Network Capacity Planning | Others, Please Specify |
  • Product Features and Functionality

    • Differential Pricing and Features to Meet Customer Needs

    • Product Features

      In-Depth Insight | Alerting | Security threats and attacks | Performance monitoring | Flow Technologies | Event Log Monitoring | VoIP Analysis | Analytics | Artificial intelligence | Reporting | Dashboard | Filtering | Network Troubleshooting | Other features |
    • Deployment Model

      Cloud | On-Premises | Hybrid |
  • Focus on Product Innovation

    • R&D Spend

    • New Products Launched

    • Number of Patents

  • Product Quality and Reliability

    • Differentiating Factor

    • Support Services

      Technical Support | Customer Support | Sales Support | Others, please specify |
    • Pre Sales Support

      Minimum hardware and/or OS configuration required | Product Demos | Proof of Concept | Others activities |
    • Delivery Models

      Per Users/ Devices Basis | Subscription/Licensing | Full Time Equivalent | Any others, please specify |
    • Channel for Delivery of Support Services

      On-Site Support | Remote Support |
  • Visibility in Network Security

  • Reduction in Ntwork Downtime

  • Real-time DDos attack detection and alerting

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • Network Optimization

  • Mentoring Network Traffic

  • Managing to optimize bandwith variations

  • In Depth Network Visibility into Network Security

  • Enhanchment of Network Transformation

  • Cross Departmental Network Visibilty

  • Total Funding Amount

  • Revenue

  • Funding Status

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Global Head - Service and Product Development,Company Name Classified
Global Head - Service and Product Development, Company Name Classified
#24 in Network Traffic Analysis Software

“Wonderful applications analysis and truly efficient"

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It provides an excellent application and bandwidth analysis. It has good graphics and provides information in a tabular form showing present and past network information.
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Global Head - Service and Product Development, Company Name Classified
#24 in Network Traffic Analysis Software

“First-class network monitoring tool"

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Ntop is the best tool for network monitoring. It is a quick and secure web interface. Ntop shows real-time data about traffic and provides information on the host.
Global Head - Service and Product Development,Company Name Classified
Global Head - Service and Product Development, Company Name Classified
#6 in Network Traffic Analysis Software

“Simplifies everyday work"

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The network monitors all system, traffic, application, and devices. It is highly recommended to improve your IT infrastructure. It is easy to install and also supports mobile devices.
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Project Manager, Company Name Classified
#6 in Network Traffic Analysis Software

“Know when there is a problem right away"

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The system notifies you as soon as an issue arises. You don’t have to monitor your system actively. You are notified automatically, and you can jump in and start solving it.