Effective network monitoring and security begins with a properly constructed Visibility Fabric™ at the edge. The edge typically includes traffic running at 1Gb, 10Gb, or 40Gb. These links individually may be running at very low utilizations (<5%), making it difficult to justify direct connections for every link. The GigaVUE TA Series edge nodes are designed for networks with multiple low-utilization 1Gb, 10Gb, or 40Gb links that require traffic aggregation. The GigaVUE TA Series nodes aggregate many ports of data together prior to feeding the combined traffic into either GigaVUE G or H Series products where sophisticated Flow Mapping® filters create a powerful Visibility Fabric.
In addition to sending traffic directly to other GigaVUE G or H Series nodes, the edge nodes can optionally cluster with other nodes to create a collective solution leveraging resources or intelligence (GigaSMART) across the cluster. The low profile 1RU design is intended to be deployed at the top of rack or end of row in data centers. Both AC and DC power are available on all models.