GigaVUE Cloud Suite for VMware

Virtual network visibility solutions with automated scaling.

Pervasive Visibility into Virtual Workloads

The move to virtualized and private cloud environments no longer means compromising on network visibility. Easily deliver optimized traffic to your monitoring and security tools and stop manually installing and configuring individual tool agents.

VMware vCenter and NSX-T work in concert with Fabric Manager to deploy an agentless GigaVUE® V Series VM. These instances reside on each monitored server to mirror traffic based on workload VMs and ports.

Each V Series can process and send traffic to a central aggregation second-phase V Series (or HC Series appliance) or directly to tools.

With GigaVUE Cloud Suite for VMware you can:

  • Gain insights into East-West traffic flows between virtual machines to track lateral threats
  • Reduce tool cost and increase efficiency by streamlining data sent to tools
  • Deploy a fully virtualized visibility fabric with complete automation and dynamic scaling
  • Identify over 3500 applications and selectively filter and forward them to the right tools with contextual insights

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Benefits

Gain deep visibility to enhance security, compliance, and performance.

Gain Visibility and Efficiency
Optimize traffic processing and distribution with complete VM visibility into applications to reduce compute and tool load.

Accelerate Deployment
Rapidly deploy an end-to-end fully virtualized solution with simplified network management and full automation.

Optimize Provisioning
Enable dynamic provisioning and auto-updates to traffic policies as new tenants come onboard or as groups scale.

Streamline Deployment and Management

Apply centralized management and automation via an intuitive seven-step process.

Product Details

A foundational component of the Gigamon Hawk hybrid architecture, GigaVUE Cloud Suite for VMware is a virtualized VMware solution for ESXi and NSX-T environments. GigaVUE Cloud Suite for VMware acquires traffic from all VMs in a VMware-based private cloud, providing tools with full visibility across virtual environments.

V Series VMs

Acquire all VM traffic flows of interest via agentless V Series VMs and optionally provide filtering and packet processing including Application Intelligence.

Traffic Forwarding

Forward select traffic to a second V Series instance for aggregation and expanded GigaSMART processing or directly to the appropriate security and monitoring tools.

NSX-T Dynamic Service Insertion

Automatically instantiate and configure V Series using NSX-T Dynamic Service Insertion and support vMotion for workload migration.

Resources

“Not only are Gigamon’s products quite easy to configure and deploy, but they provide us cost savings in multiple ways.”

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