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Overview

Observer GigaStor is a network analysis tool that comes in a variety of form factors, including rack mount, portable, and virtual. Capable of storing up to a petabyte of traffic for later analysis, GigaStor helps ensure optimal network and application performance.

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer.
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Sample Customers
Cisco Systems, Hawaiian Telecom, Renown Health, State of Nevada, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Allstate Insurance, Jack Henry & Associates, United States Airforce, US Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Chicago Board Options Exchange
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Computer Software Company33%
Integrator11%
Retailer11%
Government11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company18%
Educational Organization8%
Government7%
Company Size
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Small Business57%
Large Enterprise43%
REVIEWERS
Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise35%
Find out what your peers are saying about Broadcom, Auvik, Wireshark and others in Network Troubleshooting. Updated: November 2021.
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Observer GigaStor is ranked 10th in Network Troubleshooting while Wireshark is ranked 3rd in Network Troubleshooting with 3 reviews. Observer GigaStor is rated 0.0, while Wireshark is rated 10.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Wireshark writes "Filters enable traffic to be segmented so that a value can be looked at individually apart from the other traffic". Observer GigaStor is most compared with Gigamon, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations, Ixia Network Packet Brokers and Fortinet FortiSIEM, whereas Wireshark is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, PRTG Network Monitor, Zabbix, Nagios XI and AirMagnet Survey.

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