Long gone are the days of SPAN-based traffic mirroring. Today, enterprises are utilizing the advanced features found in superior NPBs. Investing in additional solutions such as public cloud and virtual fabric technologies is not only the norm, it’s a necessity.
All of this means one thing - The need for packet data will only increase.
What network visibility fabrics are and their function
For this survey research, 250 enterprise technology professionals were evaluated, the majority of them responsible for the entire visibility fabric lifecycle, from product evaluation to deployment to actual use of the solutions.
This survey research revealed what enterprises value most in network packet brokers, and identifies how enterprises are adapting their visibility fabrics to new technology trends, such as virtualization, public cloud, and hardware-software disaggregation.