What do most of the IT network managers have in common today, besides the need for more people and a bigger budget? They all want to extract more data from their network and they need more information on what the network transports. And they want it faster.
The use cases for network analytics and extracting useful insights from the network are not significantly different from 20 years ago when the IT manager started using tools like Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Network analytics can help with
Monitoring the network health
Troubleshooting user and application issues
Security analysis and prevention
But a few things have changed dramatically when it comes ...