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Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 05 March 2020

ID: G00463582

Analyst(s): Josh Chessman


Although network performance is increasingly important to the success of digital business projects, the enterprise network itself is undergoing fundamental changes, with disruptions caused by the cloud and at the edge. Infrastructure and operations leaders should rethink ways to monitor the network.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • New Network/Application Architectures From the Cloud and the Edge
    • Migration to the Cloud
    • The Changing Nature of the Edge
    • Cloud-Native Architectures
  • Network Packets Are Becoming Increasingly Difficult to Collect
  • Network Monitoring Is No Longer Just for IT; the Business Is Involved

Market Analysis

  • Device-Polling Technology
  • Flow-Based Technology
  • Packet-Based Technology
  • Putting It All Together

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
  • Vendor Profiles
    • Accedian
    • AppNeta
    • Broadcom
    • Cisco
    • Colasoft
    • Park Place Technologies-Entuity
    • ExtraHop
    • Flowmon
    • Kentik
    • LiveAction
    • LogicMonitor
    • Nyansa
    • Paessler
    • Plixer
    • Progress-Ipswitch
    • Riverbed
    • SolarWinds
    • SevOne, a Turbonomic Company
    • VIAVI Solutions
    • Other Vendors

Market Recommendations

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