Monitoring Cisco-based Networks


IBM SevOne Network Performance Management (NPM) is designed to help Cisco customers achieve the highest benefit from their Cisco network investments. Cisco customers can leverage SevOne NPM to gain improved visibility and understanding of their Cisco IT infrastructure. SevOne NPM delivers value to Cisco customers across the broad Cisco portfolio, including Cisco UCS, Nexus, ACI, IWAN, ASR, Catalyst and Borderless Network Architectures, supporting NetFlow, AVC, Flexible NetFlow, NBAR, IPSLA, MediaNet and more.

Cisco IP SLA Support

Network Operations teams need to continuously ensure that the network is capable of supporting key business applications. This includes being able to verify service guarantees, increase network reliability by validating network performance, and proactively identify network issues. Cisco IP SLAs uses active monitoring to generate traffic in a continuous, reliable, and predictable manner, enabling the measurement of network performance and health. Leveraging this technology within a network performance management system allows the operations team to utilize the network to verify performance when access to end-user response data is not available.

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SevOne NPM  - Accelerating Value for Cisco Customers

In this video, Cisco’s VP of Worldwide Data Center Sales, Cynthia Johnson and SevOne NPM's Jim Melvin discuss how the alliance between to two companies accelerates value for our customers. They highlight how joint solutions give customers the next-gen networking and infrastructure technologies they need for digital transformation, along with the monitoring capabilities required for rapid deployment, optimal operations, and short time to value.

Monitoring a Cisco ACI-Based Infrastructure

Learn more about the benefits around monitoring application-centric infrastructure with the SevOne Data Platform.

Cisco Flexible Netflow Analysis

When monitoring the performance of applications and networks, the more insight you have into the actual traffic, the better. Integrated Metric and NetFlow analysis provides this insight.

Without the need of probes or sniffers, you can quickly and continuously monitor the makeup of the traffic traversing your most critical links. With integrated metric to flow analysis, the SevOne NPM allows you to quickly spot bandwidth hogs and wasteful traffic, and gives you an understanding of how applications are using your network. These insights are critical to the decisions on how best to prioritize traffic and on the creation of policies to eliminate wasteful traffic.