Application Metadata

Supercharge tools with visibility into 5,000+ metadata attributes.

Deep Application Visibility for Smarter Tools

Analytics tools are only as smart as the data they receive. Gigamon Application Metadata empowers your security information and event management (SIEM) and network performance analytics tools with critical metadata attributes across thousands of individual applications. It provides the deep level of application visibility needed to rapidly pinpoint performance bottlenecks and potential network security risks.

A core component of Gigamon Application Intelligence, Application Metadata helps you manage the complex digital applications at the heart of your digital transformation initiatives.

  • Generates more than 5,000 application-related metadata attributes powered by deep packet inspection
  • Provides metadata depth for monitoring components within multi-tiered digital applications
  • Easily exports to a growing tools ecosystem, including SIEM, performance and security analytics tools
Get detailed metadata attributes related to usage, application performance, user experience and more. Get detailed metadata attributes related to usage, application performance, user experience and more.

Improve Application Performance and Network Security

Application Metadata provides deep visibility and context into applications, including usage, content and behavior — so you can get ahead of emerging customer experience or security issues.

  • Monitoring user experience: How did the application perform for the user? Was the video HD or was it low-resolution? Did the video freeze?
  • Troubleshooting a problematic app: How much data was retrieved from this MongoDB tier? How long did the response take?
  • Improving security posture: Did the user download an executable over Facebook Messenger? What was the file?
  • Violating your “Shadow IT” policies: What files are being sent over YouSendIt or the Ares peer-to-peer sharing site?

Application Metadata can be easily shared with SIEM tools, internal IT systems and other analytics tools. We arm these tools with hard-to-find, specific application information to do their jobs far more effectively.

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Take Advantage of the Power of Gigamon Application Metadata

Gigamon Application Metadata offers deeper insight into application performance and user behavior on enterprise networks than any other network packet broker. We are working with a growing list of ecosystem partners that can take advantage of this new level of visibility to deliver more value to customers.

Whether your solution is in performance monitoring, security or user experience, Gigamon Application Metadata can take it to the next level. Find out how you can empower your solution with Gigamon Application Metadata.


“Application Metadata provides rich application data that helps enable IT to ‘triangulate’ performance bottlenecks and potential security threats.”

Scott Crawford • Research Director • 451 Research

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