"The network is slow." If you’re like most network managers, you probably hear this complaint on a regular basis. To really understand what’s happening on your network, you need an end-to-end network view that helps you manage performance across the enterprise and in the cloud. SteelCentral™ NetProfiler gives you that lens to proactively monitor and easily troubleshoot the root cause of network and application issues before your end users ever know there’s a problem.
What is SteelCentral NetProfiler?
Riverbed® SteelCentral™ NetProfiler is a centralized reporting and analysis console that you can use to quickly monitor hybrid network and application performance and troubleshoot issues. SteelCentral NetProfiler combines network flow data with packet-based flow metrics to provide proactive monitoring, analysis, and reporting. Use NetProfiler to answer questions such as how much traffic is being consumed, who is using it, where is it going, and how is it prioritized?
In today’s world, network performance is inextricably linked to business performance. IT organizations need to understand how degraded performance affects the end user, and ultimately business performance. SteelCentral NetProfiler uses behavioral analytics for improved monitoring with reduced maintenance requirements. It baselines normal performance and alerts on changes as soon as they occur—typically before users are even aware that performance is degrading.
SteelCentral NetProfiler automates the mapping of application transactions to their underlying infrastructure so that application definitions and interdependencies are accurate. This helps you create service maps that accelerating the identification of issues across complex application ecosystems, and plan for data center consolidation, cloud, disaster recovery, or virtualization initiatives.
In addition to monitoring your enterprise network, NetProfiler provides insight into cloud environments, such as AWS. It answers those cloud-specific questions, such as what resources are you using, who are using it, are you being efficient with your cloud resources, are you incurring unknown costs, and how can you fix problems?
Network Visibility in and for the Cloud with SteelCentral