Accelerate and Assure SD-WAN Deployment and Operational Success

With enterprises actively investing in SD-WAN as a cost-effective and preferred means to connect branch offices and other fixed locations to the corporate network and enable higher quality, real-time applications, assuring and protecting the end-user experience is both complex and necessary.

NETSCOUT’s partnership with Dell Technologies enables turnkey deployment and swift turn-up of the vSTREAM® on Dell EMC Virtual Edge Platform uCPEs running the VERSA SD-WAN solution. In combination, the solution delivers end-through-end application visibility and proactive monitoring of LAN/WAN traffic flowing through the Virtual Network Function (VNF) service chain.

In SD-WAN environments, vSTREAM (vendor and technology agnostic instrumentation) acts as a virtualized InfiniStreamNG to collect packets at branch locations or the micro-edge and send Smart Data, to the centrally located nGeniusONE platform for continuous monitoring of network and application health edge-through-edge.

Business Benefits

LAN and WAN Traffic Visibility

Enable inbound/outbound traffic comparisons to assess firewall integrity.

Agnostic Implementation

Software-based data collector is easily integrated into a multi-vendor VNF with multi-vendor SD-WAN providers.

Application-level Details

Meaningful service dashboards deliver insights and quality user plane metrics for a better understanding of services affected by bandwidth constraints.

Unmatched Visibility at the Edge

Ideal for microEDGE locations the Dell Technologies-based SD-WAN offering features a lower cost, in-line uCPE (Dell Virtual Edge Platform) running the Versa SD-WAN and NETSCOUT vSTREAM as Virtual Network Functions.

Used in combination with the NETSCOUT Advanced Fabric Visibility and Service Assurance offerings from Dell Technologies, a complete solution enables core to micro-edge (N/S/E/W) monitoring for network security, application, and performance.

A Complimentary Offer from Dell Technologies
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Example Use Cases

  • Unified Communications (Voice & Web Conferencing, Contact Centers, Cloud & UCaaS, Voice and Video, SIP Trunking)
  • Server Message Block (SMB) for network file sharing
  • Traffic monitoring of conversation pairs for bandwidth capacity assessment and improved performance engineering
  • LDAP session analysis
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