VIAVI Observer Platform

VIAVI Observer is a network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) solution with active defense security capabilities like threat hunting and profiling giving NetOps and SecOps teams actionable operational information on IT resource health and status.

As the central dashboard and reporting resource, Observer Apex serves as the launch point with pre-engineered workflows for navigation into either GigaFlow or GigaStor for real-time or historical perspectives into service health. Observer is ideally suited for satisfying business goals and overcoming challenges across the entire IT enterprise lifecycle.

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Solve Performance Problems and Strengthen IT Security Initiatives

The VIAVI Observer is an advanced network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) solution designed to optimize IT service delivery and enhance security measures. Whether in traditional on-premises environments or within complex cloud and hybrid IT setups, the VIAVI Observer offers a range of features and benefits that cater to both NetOps and SecOps teams.

Observer Advantage:

  • Comprehensive Monitoring: The VIAVI Observer provides a holistic approach to NPMD, utilizing multiple data sources including wire data and enriched flow for a complete situational awareness.
  • Enhanced Security: With advanced intelligence and active defense capabilities like threat hunting, the Observer strengthens IT security and aids in the investigation of potential incidents or breaches.

Observer Apex:

  • Real-time Visibility: Observer Apex offers centralized real-time visibility into critical IT resources across data centers, network edges, and the cloud.
  • Simplified Troubleshooting: Advanced End-User Experience Scoring and out-of-the-box workflows help troubleshoot performance issues efficiently.
  • Robust Security: Apex aids in investigating security incidents and breaches while also offering post-event forensics and active defense threat hunting.

Observer GigaStor:

  • Back-in-Time Analysis: GigaStor’s back-in-time functionality eliminates the need to recreate issues for troubleshooting by allowing you to review past network activity.
  • Robust Data Intelligence: GigaStor’s packet-based analytics provide detailed insights for regulatory compliance, security forensics, and network troubleshooting.
  • Scalability: With support for high-capacity capture and data-at-rest encryption, GigaStor ensures extended visibility into past service health and regulatory compliance.

Observer GigaFlow:

  • Enriched Flow Intelligence: GigaFlow aggregates previously siloed data sets into a single enriched record, providing insights into end user, application, and infrastructure behavior.
  • Performance and Security Insights: GigaFlow offers situational awareness for optimizing service delivery and assessing security challenges.
  • Interactive Visualizations: Unique visualizations illustrate relationships between users, IP addresses, MAC addresses, and applications in the network.

Observer v18:

  • Unification of Data: Observer v18 integrates packet and enriched flow data, offering complementary insights from wire data and flow data.
  • Streamlined Workflows: Optimized workflows and powerful analytics improve operational efficiencies and provide actionable insights.
  • End-to-End Visibility: The combination of wire data and flow-based analyses in Observer Apex enables comprehensive visibility into the network for both SecOps and NetOps teams.

In a rapidly evolving IT landscape, the VIAVI Observer ensures that your IT resources are operating optimally and securely. Its comprehensive monitoring, enhanced security features, and ability to unify diverse data sources make it a powerful tool for managing daily operations, mitigating risks, and solving performance and security challenges efficiently. Whether you’re responsible for network performance or security, the VIAVI Observer is designed to empower you with actionable insights and operational excellence.