Many companies find it challenging to maintain their network's bandwidth performance when adding new elements or reconfiguring existing devices as they grow.
As the infrastructure grows, it becomes more complex to monitor it, and there will be a greater chance that there won't be enough network bandwidth to go around, resulting in bandwidth bottlenecks. To address this, some organizations upgrade their networks by purchasing more bandwidth. But this doesn't address the underlying issues of resource-intensive applications or unusual traffic patterns.
This is why it's crucial to monitor bandwidth utilization and traffic patterns frequently to discover any unusual events in the infrastructure. Which is where network traffic analyzer tools like NetFlow Analyzer come into the picture.
To understand NetFlow Analyzer, let's get to know what network traffic analysis is, and how it can help organizations optimize traffic and defend their systems from security attacks.
Network traffic analysis (NTA) is the process of collecting, storing, and analyzing traffic data to detect observe the network, find top conversations, and optimize bandwidth hogs in a network. Apart from traffic monitoring, NTA systems analyze traffic that crosses the network perimeter.
NTA tools focus on collecting traffic data of all communications. Whether its UDP, TCP, or IP packets; cloud services or IoT networks, advanced NTA tools will effectively monitor the traffic.
Some key benefits of NTA tools that can help organizations include:
At ManageEngine, we know how challenging it can be to optimize growing network bandwidth requirements can be with resource-intensive applications being used daily. This is why you need a comprehensive, and best network traffic analyzer like NetFlow Analyzer.
NetFlow Analyzer is a network traffic analysis software that supports flow technologies like NetFlow, sFlow, J-Flow, and IPFIX. As an advanced solution, it helps you monitor the traffic pattern to the interface level and minimize the attack surface by detecting internal or external attacks.
It collects the flow data from your network devices, stores them, and analyzes patterns to give you real time traffic statistics. These statistics will help you with behavioral analysis of your network and help you detect any security issues.
With NetFlow Analyzer, you can:
ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer stands out as one of the best network traffic analysis tools among SolarWinds NTA, Paessler's PRTG Network Monitor, and Cisco Prime.
Multicast reports reveal the multicast traffic with statistics of different traffic types like volume, speed, and utilization of the multicast
Medianet reports help you know the quality of media traffic with parameters like jitter, packet loss, and RTT
The security of IT systems is no longer a secure, secluded area of the organization. It's time you step up your network monitoring a notch by analyzing traffic trends, detecting anomalies, and maximizing productivity.
NetFlow Analyzer, a comprehensive NetFlow traffic analyzer tool, will help you collect flow data and analyze any traffic spikes to differentiate between the traffic for business processes and traffic that could be a potential attack.
Explore the different aspects of how NetFlow Analyzer, one of the best network traffic analysis tools available, can help you carry out smooth traffic analysis. Schedule a call with our experts today!
Given here are some individual reviews as provided by our NetFlow Analyzer's customers to Gartner® Peer Insights™.
Overall Comment: "As a network engineer, having a decent Netflow analyzer like ManageEngine NetFlow analyzer really helps with benchmarking and troubleshooting network performance on various links. I almost use the tool daily with my job to have full visibility on the traffic and generate various reports. It also helped with designing, planning and implementing and monitoring an end to end QoS solution. I highly recommend the product to any network engineer."
-Network Engineer in the Finance industry
Overall Comment: "I have been using NetFlow Analyzer for more than 10 years now, in my previous company and continue using it now. I think it's a must to control, monitor, and investigate what is happening with network traffic."
- IT Manager in the Manufacturing industry
Overall Comment: "Awesome product! I can't say enough about the Network Analyzer product. It does a great job helping us see traffic patterns from our production datacenter as well as all of our office locations."
-Director of IT in the Healthcare industry
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