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Introducing the Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics Market

Published: 29 July 2013

ID: G00254676

Analyst(s): Colin Fletcher, Vivek Bhalla, Jonah Kowall


Organizations are demanding insight beyond traditional availability tools to address the acute monitoring needs of network environments. NPMD has risen to enable I&O organizations to be proactive and strategic with network management planning and strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • As vendors add application-aware visibility and analytics to their NPM tools, I&O organizations must decide if the benefits justify the added investment
  • The emergence of the NPMD tool market will change the way I&O organizations evaluate, select and purchase network management solutions
  • Appendix: NPMD's Three Main Data Sources and Toolsets
    • SNMP Polling
    • Flow-Based Technology
    • Packet-Based Technology

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