S&P 500 Financial Services Company

Achieved deeper insights into complex IT problems.

Challenges

Principal reasons for purchasing Corvil:

  • To reduce MTTR and troubleshoot IT, application and/or network problems
  • For network performance monitoring
  • To independently verify performance measurements
  • For capacity planning and network optimization

Use Case

Considered the following alternative solutions before selecting Corvil:

  • Netscout
  • Internally built solution
  • Correlix and Seanet for APM

Purchased Corvil over alternative solutions for the following reasons:

  • Microburst visibility and granularity of visibility
  • True real-time visibility
  • Analytics capabilities
  • Ability to measure internal performance across message translations

Uses Corvil for the following network performing monitoring functions:

  • Packet Capture Analysis
  • Network analysis (Latency, loss, jitter, tcp analysis, BGP routing, etc)
  • Capacity Planning
  • QoS Policy Design
  • Bandwidth Measurement
  • Application visibility (decoders for HTTP, Oracle, CIFS, VoIP, Video, NetApp)
  • Troubleshooting and Problem Identification
  • Publishing and sharing external BI or Database systems

Uses Corvil for the following:

  • Network Monitoring
  • Application Monitoring
  • WAN Monitoring
  • Troubleshooting
  • SLA Verification
  • Third Party Integration (e.g. Splunk, Hadoop, Tableau, Kdb+, MongoDB, etc)

Results

Realized the following benefits with Corvil:

  • Achieved deeper insights into complex IT problems
  • Reduced MTTR
  • Achieved a single source of data for network and applications, reducing finger pointing between teams
  • Saved resources (time, money, people)