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The Critical Role of Visibility in Next-Generation Networks – Part II


Diving into how network TAPs and Packet Brokers harvest the critical network traffic data IT teams rely on to feed a wide array of networking and security solutions.

In Part I of this series, we reviewed some of the major networking challenges organizations face as new technologies like SD-WAN and IoT begin to proliferate networks. In Part II, we’ll dive into how network TAPs and Packet Brokers harvest the critical network traffic data IT teams rely on to feed a wide array of networking and security solutions. This data enables them to gain the visibility necessary to maintain network performance, prevent security breaches and support overall business objectives.

What is a Packet Broker?

So, how does it all work? To answer that question, let’s look at a packet broker in more detail [...]

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