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What AppOps, DevOps and NetOps are doing with the new Corvil Splunk Add-On

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We were delighted last week to release our official Splunk app, which can be installed directly from within Splunk, and is freely available for download from Splunkbase. Corvil introduced Analytics Streams in our Giga release last year, which allow you to take your application visibility, metrics…

SplunkLive London: Recap and Takeaways

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Last week’s SplunkLive London was another success -- it gave us lots to talk about! Our theme for the event was “Highest Performance Security, VoIP, and Cloud Analytics Appliance” and the event was attended by customers who use Splunk for a wide variety of IT Operations and IT Security inves…

Meet Corvil at SplunkConf 2016: Orlando, FL

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It’s that time of year again! The 7th Annual Splunk Conference is quickly approaching, so get ready for three days of data-driven sessions and workshops from the top IT, security, and business professionals in the industry. We’re especially excited for .conf16. as a mega-level sponsor, along with our…

Takeaways from Splunk Conf 2016

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Autonomous cars, smart homes, the advent of the second machine age – my brain had long gotten accustomed to hearing these buzzwords and wondering how these would technologies would affect and shape the cybersecurity industry. But never had the reality of the coming times sunk in for me as much as i…

First Look: Corvil Security Analytics App for Splunk

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Last week at Splunk conf. in Orlando, we were excited to provide customers, partners and industry analysts with an exclusive first look at our new Corvil Security Analytics App for Splunk. Few Security Analysts would dispute that the packets flowing on our networks, if mined effectively, can be one…

Corvil Will Be Exhibiting at SplunkLive in London

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Corvil will be at SplunkLive on May 11 at the Intercontinental at the O2 hotel. Now’s your chance to engage directly with industry execs and Splunk leadership. Participate in the day’s workshops, and hear all about today’s cybersecurity challenges and approaches, IT troubleshooting, and even delve…

Join Corvil at Splunk’s .conf2015

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Corvil will be joining over 4,000 IT and business professionals at .conf2015, the 6th annual Splunk Worldwide Users Conference, this September 21 - 24 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and we’d love to see you there! As mega-level sponsors, we’ll have our own booth where we plan to show first-hand the cap…

How to Index Petabytes of Data Daily

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We were recently asked to estimate how much data Corvil analyzes daily, across all our customers, and it came out at about 8 petabytes. A single Corvil appliance, flat out, can happily analyze several terabytes per hour. Contrast that with guidance from Splunk, which estimates a single server can…

Recap and Takeaways: User Group Chicago

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On November 1, the Chicago Cubs bounced back like a Forrest Gump ping pong ball against the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of their historic series, sending the contest to a winner-take-all Game 7. Meanwhile, Corvil met its loyal customers at the first annual CHUG meeting. Although the entire city of…

Catching Ransomware Before It Hurts Your Business

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Ransomware is far from a new phenomenon, but lately has escalated in how wide-reaching it is (yes, Mac users, it can even impact you); how it is being leveraged by cyber attackers as part of broader coordinated activities; how it is readily available “As-a-Service”; and worst of all, how severe its con…

Post User Group Canada Event Debrief

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We had a fantastic night this past week at our annual UserGroup Canada event. The Blue Jays were nice enough to take an early lead on the Texas Rangers, putting attendees in a great mood for our presentation. I was proud to introduce the Corvil update to 9.1.1, the new Corvil 8400, and the new…

Recap and Takeaways: FS-ISAC Nashville Summit

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I’ve just returned from a few great days in Nashville, the country music capital of the world, for a fantastic event with FS-ISAC. The event’s overarching theme, as to be expected, was on intel sharing and general collaboration for better security across organisations in the financial services com…

Catch Corvil at Cisco Live!

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We’re heading to Cisco Live again! We had such a fantastic time attending last year, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to travel to Berlin again for five jam-packed days. With keynotes, breakout sessions, case studies, and labs, Cisco Live promises to offer education, networking, and innovation. We’…

Cisco Live: Recaps and Takeaways

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We’re still reflecting upon the success of Cisco Live last week. With five days devoted to keynotes, breakout sessions and labs, it’s no wonder the event draws thousands of engineers and technologists each year, eager to learn and discover new tech that can help them with current projects and cha…

Corvil Achieves Record Growth in 2016

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We have had another great year at Corvil. 2016 was a momentous year and we achieved growth in every aspect of our business. Take a look at some of our key 2016 milestones: Grew year-over-year sales by 50% Secured key wins in cyber threat detection and forensics Launched App Agent to enable…

Corvil Selected As A Top Company in ITOA by ITOA Landscape

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Today Corvil is happy to announce our inclusion in ITOA Landscape's list of the 50 leading vendors in IT Operations Analytics (ITOA). The ITOA50 list identifies companies who have demonstrated leadership in developing ITOA solutions based on impact, innovation and industry recognition. We’re proud t…

Have you driven a Corvil Lately?

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Today marks an exciting new chapter at Corvil. Today, we take a big step toward realizing our audacious vision to create a world where companies can see, understand and act on their business as it's happening in real-time. We call this running business in the now. You see, we believe that a new…

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Blind Spots on your Network that Attackers Exploit

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In a previous blog, I highlighted the importance of full network visibility for effective Cyber Security. Given that it has unfortunately (but not surprisingly) been another busy few weeks of headline worthy attack activity, it seems timely to now explore some common evasion techniques…

The Wire Don’t Lie and Other Truths About Network Data

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Recently we had the privilege of having one of our clients, a Head of Infrastructure of a Tier 1 Global Bank, come talk with us at a Corvil offsite. He talked with us about the everyday problems and large scale challenges he faces as Head of Infrastructure, and his insights were fascinating. But…

Accurate Data: Dreams Do Come True

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Prior to my sales role at Corvil, I supported trading desks. This meant way too many experiences with inefficient trading technology systems and bad data, which in turn led to many late nights and uncomfortable conversations with the business side. I interacted daily with salespeople and traders,…

Stream Processing Vs Continuous Packet Capture: Why not both?

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Like so many other areas of modern life, the world of IT operations both depends on and is powered by data. There are myriad sources of data that can be harnessed to provide visibility into and control of IT infrastructure but, at a high level, there are three broad classes. There's log data, as…

The End of the Beginning for Traditional IT Operations Monitoring?

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In 1942, Winston Churchill uttered these famous words in a speech in London: ”Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” The immediate reasons for Churchill to make this claim are not so important for our purpose – suffice it to sa…

Clean Data Unites Business and IT Teams

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In my previous blog I talked about why clean data matters and why we must ensure we have clean data. Clean data is a critical prerequisite before we can jump into using any tool, as any bad data can mean false positives or numerous red herrings that manifest as retransmission, packet drops,…