GigaVUE Visibility Appliances

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See the Data Traversing Your Network

GigaVUE® Visibility Appliances deliver consistent insight into data that travels through network nodes and across your network, including data centers and remote sites. With the Gigamon solution, you will have the coverage and control you need to safeguard critical network nodes and business assets.

GigaVUE Appliances enable you to:

  • Aggregate traffic collected via TAPs across your network
  • Use core intelligence to optimize Flow Mapping®, GigaStream® traffic distribution and physical bypass
  • Optimize traffic with GigaSMART® intelligence applications for both hardware optimization and built-in app licensing
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Deploy an Intelligent Network

Achieve real-time visibility into your network, with intelligent appliances.

Gain control, coverage and performance — transparently and seamlessly by consolidating all network traffic. Automatically filter and remove duplicate data — before it reaches security tools.

The result? Tools receive the most relevant data streams to work efficiently and effectively.

GigaVUE Visibility Appliances enable enterprises to:

  • Eliminate data contention
  • Accommodate Layer 2 to Layer 7 and session-aware filtering
  • Power decryption of SSL traffic out-of-band
  • Facilitate data de-duplication
  • Enable bypass protection for inline security tools
  • Generate metadata for security and behavioral analytics
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GigaVUE Visibility Appliances

The GigaVUE H Series intelligent appliance scales to fit any capacity and need, from remote office to end-of-row data center deployments. Customize each with modular chassis options, depending upon the power required by your specific use case.

Which GigaVUE HC® Series Is Right for You?

Regardless of size, each appliance runs GigaVUE-OS, supports end-to-end orchestration with clustering and GigaVUE-FM, and provides intelligent traffic handling via GigaSMART®.

Modules and Ports GigaVUE-HC1 GigaVUE-HC2 GigaVUE-HC3
100Gb interfaces   8 64
40Gb interfaces   24 64
25Gb interfaces     128
10Gb interfaces 36 96 128
1Gb interfaces 40 96  
10/100Mb interfaces 20 72  
GigaSMART processing capacity 100Gb
(+24 x 10Gb or 28 x 1Gb)
(+64 x 10Gb)
(+20 x 100Gb)
Embedded bypass TAPs 10/100/1000Mb, 1Gb/10Gb 10/100/1000Mb, 1Gb/10Gb, 40Gb 10Gb/40Gb/100Gb
Embedded network TAPs 10/100/1000Mb 10/100/100Mb, 1Gb/10Gb  
Number of rack units 1 2 3


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Detailed GigaVUE Comparison

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Training: GigaVUE HC Series Overview

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See What Your Peers Are Talking About in the Gigamon Community

Learn more about our physical appliances and connect with other Gigamon users to ask questions and share use cases and deployment examples

Gartner peer insights

“Great product and great services.”

“Most reliable products in our network the product provides stability and strong customer support. Gigamon provides support at many stages of our network the edge as well as security of our network infrastructure”

Sr. Manager in the Communications industry

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