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July 28, 2014 — Wall Street Journal

Is your network blind to video traffic?

Here's a look at 5 products that manage video in the enterprise.

Since IT managers are likely looking for tools to manage video traffic, we decided to see what products are available and analyze where additional needs exist. After looking at all these products, we believe the best overall fit for enterprise customers who use a lot of video is...

December 11, 2013 — Wall Street Journal

JDS Uniphase to Buy Network Instruments

JDSU expects the deal to expand the market for its Network and Service Enablement business by more than $1 billion in fast growing areas, including the application-aware network performance management and network packet broker markets.

October 14, 2013 — NetworkWorld

Matrix Named Product of the Week

The Matrix is a 10-minute install NMS with all-inclusive advanced features; de-duplication, advanced filtering, packet trimming and flexible time-stamping allowing IT to better enhance the power of network monitoring.

September 19, 2013 — eWeek

Network Instruments Gets Into Monitoring Switch Space

The company is rolling out the Matrix network monitoring switch that will not only complement such Network Instruments' products as its Gigastor appliances and nTap data access systems, but also offer customers a networking monitoring option that is inexpensive and easy to use.

April 18, 2013 — CRN

Tech 10: Hot Networking Devices For 2013

The new GigaStor 2U appliance provides realtime, core-toedge views of network traffic, helping network administrators optimize network performance and troubleshoot any issues. Network Instruments touts GigaStore 2U as "CSI for the network," storing packet information so IT staff can quickly perform "forensic" analysis on traffic flow.

April 3, 2013 — SearchNetworking.com

Network Instruments Offers Storage-Upgradeable Network Recorder

"Upgradeability was hugely important," said Stacy Evans, manager of network engineering at BVU Authority, a Bristol, Va.-based public utility provider that uses GigaStor Upgradeable to record traffic on its telecommunications services network. "[GigaStor Upgradeable] will allow us to grow as we need to analyze over-the-top video and other new traffic types."

May 25, 2012 — SearchEnterpriseWAN.com

How to Solve the Video-Bandwidth Problem

While video consumes 29% of network bandwidth, respondents predict it will increase to 40% within the next year. In spite of this, respondents have only reserved 10% of their network capacity for video technologies. Where will enterprises find the bandwidth to offset the difference?

March 14, 2012 — eWEEK

Cloud, Bandwidth Demands Pose Challenges for IT Staff

According to results of the recent Network Instruments' "Fifth State of the Network Global Study," multiple forms of cloud computing are expected to create considerable challenges for IT teams. Ensuring corporate data security and increased bandwidth demands were significant concerns.

October 11, 2011 — eWEEK

Monitor to Manage

"Today Network Instruments announced Observer 15, the latest rev of the useful network monitoring platform. This is a tool for people who must care for complex networks…Observer 15 is for the highly knowledgeable, buck-stops-here engineers that make it possible for the airy structures of the cloud," says Cameron Sturdevant, Director of eWEEK Labs.

August 30, 2011 — eWEEK

Network Instruments Introduces Native Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

"Enterprises can now directly monitor the status of their network devices, servers, and applications in the cloud with the latest release of Network Instruments' Observer Infrastructure (OI) product," says Neil Roiter of Network Computing. "Observer actively polls network devices, servers, and applications to deliver performance metrics for real-time or near real-time reporting and alerts, as well trend information on anomalous activity."

March 27, 2011 — Network World

Convenience Store Chain Likes Fast Packet Capture

"We're bringing NetFlow traffic and network trending data from all our international and major U.S. offices into the Observer Suite, which runs on our ORS platform. So what we've been working on this year is bringing all that data together and providing more visibility," says Dave Schraudt, network analyst at the Fortune 500 corporation.

February 28, 2011 — Forbes

Virtualization and the Cloud: The Trouble is Troubleshooting

"Managing cloud services does present new challenges for the network, however. Chief among the difficulties cited was a lack of tools to properly monitor the network."

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