S&P 500 Financial Services Company

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)