Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 10 February 2015

ID: G00263101

Analyst(s): Gary Spivak , Vivek Bhalla , Colin Fletcher

Summary

Network professionals support an increasing number of technologies and services. With adoption of SDN and network function virtualization, troubleshooting becomes more complex. Identify the right NPMD tools to detect application issues, identify root causes and perform capacity planning.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AppNeta
    • Automic (Orsyp)
    • CA Technologies
    • Cisco
    • Corvil
    • Fluke Networks
    • Genie Networks
    • HP
    • InfoVista
    • JDSU (Network Instruments)
    • NetScout Systems
    • Niksun
    • Riverbed
    • SevOne
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Product-Related Criteria
  • Non-Product-Related Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • NPMD: A Mature Market Evolves Rapidly in Response to New Demands
    • SNMP Polling
    • Flow-Based Technology
    • Packet-Based Technology
  • Adjacent and Overlapping Markets
    • Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring
    • APM
    • IPM
    • NPBs
    • Network Fault Monitoring
    • Unified Monitoring

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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