Deliver Superior User Experience with Enhanced Visibility

Organizations embracing digital transformation face network and application visibility challenges, regardless of the next-generation platforms involved in such transitions. NETSCOUT provides organizations with the flexibility to deploy InfiniStreamNG (ISNG) technology in a manner best-suited to specific infrastructure, visibility requirements and budgetary goals.

Benefits

Freedom to Choose

Interface and expanded storage options effectively address unique network speeds, desired processing performance, and capacity requirements.

Cost-Effective Visibility

Software-based instrumentation supports strategic and budget-conscious deployment on Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware.

A Perfect Fit

ISNG models support any environment, ranging from the network edge, small remote facilities, satellite offices, and disaster recovery locations, to the data center core.

Extended Value

Omnis Smart Edge Monitoring supports smart data from both passive packet monitoring and synthetic tests from nPoints using Omnis Cloud Adaptor.

Flexibility for Cost-effective Visibility

As data centers race toward software-centric solutions and underlying network designs evolve, IT teams and service providers look for ways to maximize investments with agile solutions designed to grow with the network. NETSCOUT’s ISNG software and hardware appliance options provide industry-best flexibility for strategic deployment throughout enterprise, government, commercial, and service provider networks.

NETSCOUT ISNG Applicance
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ISNG Hardware Appliance
ISNG Hardware Appliance

Traditional integrated, turn-key hardware/software solution purchased from and maintained by NETSCOUT. Simplifies deployment and enables fastest time to operation.

  • Purpose-built platform for ISNG software delivering deployment, administration, and maintenance efficiencies. Hardware components are selected for and matched to NETSCOUT ISNG software. Entire system is optimized for performance and stability.
  • NETSCOUT’s ISNG software and hardened NETSCOUT operating system provide enhanced security and optimal performance and availability.
  • Platform firmware updates delivered with ISNG software releases.
  • Integrated platform monitoring provides monitoring and alerting from nGeniusONE®.
  • NETSCOUT provides MasterCare support for the full system.
Certified Software Appliance
Certified Software Appliance

“Unbundled” version of NETSCOUT’s Traditional appliance with lower TCO. Software kit is purchased from NETSCOUT and includes NETSCOUT’s ASI Accelerator NIC.

  • The hardware is purchased from NETSCOUT’s certified contract manufacturer and is the same optimized, purpose-built platform as the ISNG hardware appliances. Unique part numbers for the hardware ensure that the configuration is correct and complete.
  • Optional integration of the COTS software kit and the ASI NIC by the contract manufacturer means minimal customer integration is required.
  • Certified Software Appliance offers 100% performance parity with ISNG hardware appliances and the configuration is optimized for performance and availability.
  • NETSCOUT’s ISNG software and hardened NETSCOUT operating system provide enhanced security and optimal performance and availability.
  • Platform firmware updates delivered with ISNG software releases.
  • Integrated platform monitoring provides monitoring and alerting from nGeniusONE.
  • NETSCOUT provides MasterCare support for the full system.
Qualified Software Appliance
Qualified Software Appliance

ISNG Software deployed on commercially available servers from Dell & HPE. ISNG software kit including an ASI Accelerator NIC is purchased from and supported by NETSCOUT. Server hardware and support are purchased separately from the third-party hardware vendor.

  • Accommodates organizations that have standardized on Dell or HPE platforms in their data centers, with ISNG software running on a recommended “off-the-shelf” server configuration tested and qualified for use with NETSCOUT’s software.
  • Customer integration is required. Customer is responsible for installing the ASI NIC and software on the server hardware.
  • Enhanced security and functionality is provided by the same NETSCOUT hardened OS.
  • NETSCOUT MasterCare support covers the ISNG software and the ASI Accelerator NIC. Customer is responsible for maintenance/support for the qualified server.

ISNG Advantages

  • Power of Smart Data

    ISNG-derived “Smart Data” is used for nGeniusONE views, alerts, and reports, including key performance indicators, network and application error details, specialized service monitors, session records, and packet decodes.

  • Optimized for ISNG

    Hardware is optimized for the performance and functionality of ISNG software. Hardware appliances and Certified software appliances use purpose-built hardware that is engineered to provide the best performance, highest reliability, and most complete functionality with NETSCOUT’s ISNG software.

  • Enhanced Security & Reliability

    ISNG software and hardware are engineered for maximum availability and dependability.

  • Superior Price/Performance with Flexibility

    Three deployment models provide unparalleled flexibility to achieve optimal performance and total cost of ownership (TCO).

Power of Smart Data
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Network Operations teams reduce management complexity in large networks with all ISNG appliances centrally managed through the nGeniusONE platform.

Power of Smart Data

ISNG-derived “Smart Data” is used for nGeniusONE views, alerts, and reports, including key performance indicators, network and application error details, specialized service monitors, session records, and packet decodes.

Optimized for ISNG
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Qualified software appliances combine the advantages of NETSCOUT’s ISNG software and the flexibility to use third-party hardware vendors.

Optimized for ISNG

Hardware is optimized for the performance and functionality of ISNG software. Hardware appliances and Certified software appliances use purpose-built hardware that is engineered to provide the best performance, highest reliability, and most complete functionality with NETSCOUT’s ISNG software.

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All three deployment options use NETSCOUT’s ISNG software and hardened operating system to provide the best dependability and functionality. RAID storage and selected hardware redundancy are available to ensure reliability.

Enhanced Security & Reliability

ISNG software and hardware are engineered for maximum availability and dependability.

Superior Price/Performance with Flexibility
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Choose the right ISNG option for unique environments, needs, and capabilities. Software appliance options increase network monitoring visibility. The vSTREAM™ solution extends monitoring reach into public and private cloud environments.

Superior Price/Performance with Flexibility

Three deployment models provide unparalleled flexibility to achieve optimal performance and total cost of ownership (TCO).

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