GigaVUE Cloud Suite for OpenStack

Virtual network visibility solutions for OpenStack private clouds.

Rapidly Provision Workloads and Ensure Security

GigaVUE® Cloud Suite for OpenStack is a private cloud visibility solution that acquires OpenStack cloud traffic, optimizes it and distributes the right traffic to the right tools. You can now extend your security and compliance posture to your OpenStack environments — reducing time to detect threats and troubleshoot application performance issues. With the integration of GigaVUE-FM fabric manager and OpenStack Controller, instantiating and configuring workloads accelerates migration to these clouds. You can also eliminate blind spots caused by network function virtualization (NFV). With Gigamon, you can:

  • Reduce complexity through a single platform for visibility across cloud and physical infrastructure
  • Simplify traffic orchestration through use of monitoring sessions
  • Automatically modify and scale high-performance visibility nodes
  • Boost tool ROI by re-using existing network tools for OpenStack and by sending to tools only relevant, optimized traffic
  • Obtain architectural flexibility through methods such as ‘tunnel as a source’ to acquire traffic from diverse sources, including Nuage, and choosing from multiple tunnel options

Eliminate Traffic Blind Spots

Network Visibility in OpenStack Environment

With GigaVUE Cloud Suite for OpenStack, a core component of the Gigamon Hawk visibility and analytics fabric for hybrid cloud platforms, architects can accelerate onboarding applications and their revenue-generating value-added services. The solution integrates with OpenStack APIs to automatically discover the cloud infrastructure, deploy visibility nodes that collect and aggregate the acquired traffic and applies intelligence prior to sending selected traffic to security and monitoring tools. The suite includes:

  • G-vTAP:
    • G-vTAP Module is an agent-like module deployed on the OpenStack VM instances.
    • G-vTAP VM is a VM deployed as an OpenStack VM instance that uses OVS mirroring.
  • GigaVUE V Series is a visibility node in OpenStack that aggregate selected traffic, processes GigaSMART® applications such as masking, slicing and packet deduplication and distributes with load balancing support to either tools or HC appliances for further processing.
  • GigaVUE-FM provides orchestration and management, via a single GUI across your entire network.

Increased Security, Reduced Costs and Operational Agility

GigaVUE Cloud Suite for OpenStack provides the insight you need to maintain compliance, streamline management and control costs. It delivers:

increased security

Heightened Security

Comprehensive workload visibility for security monitoring of all enterprise or service provider operations.

operational agility

Operational Agility

Complete automation via tight integration of GigaVUE-FM with OpenStack Controller and compute services.

reduced costs

Minimized Total Cost of Ownership

Acquire traffic once from diverse traffic sources, streamline content and apply traffic intelligence to optimally process and distribute data to multiple tools.


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GigaVUE Cloud Suite for OpenStack

Extend your visibility to OpenStack and accelerate the time to detect and mitigate threats to applications.


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Acquire, optimize and distribute the right traffic to the right security and networking tools.

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