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3 Critical Priorities for Compelling NTA Roadmaps

Published: 08 April 2019

ID: G00389071

Analyst(s): Nat Smith , Eric Ahlm


Network traffic analysis solutions continue to flood the market. While vendor claims are broad, actual capabilities are diverse, leading to buyer confusion. Technology product managers must move through three priorities of product capability to clear up buyer confusion and deliver end-user value.

Table Of Contents


  • The NTA Market Continues to Evolve
  • Buyer Demand for Better Threat Detection Drives NTA Evolution
  • Three Priorities to Develop a Compelling NTA Roadmap
    • Priority 1: Enhance Network Analysis
    • Priority 2: Apply Data Science to Enhance Network Analysis
    • Priority 3: Set the Three- to Five-Year Company Vision Beyond Network Anomaly Detection

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