Reduce Risk and Cost of Network, Application and Security Management in the Data Centre <br />10/21/2010<br />Net Tool Opt...
Data Center & Security Monitoring Challenges <br />Despite investing in many monitoring tools…<br />Application monitors<b...
10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />3<br />Data Centre Monitoring Challenges<br />
Visibility Challenges<br />Tools overloaded but underutilised<br />Too many tools but too few SPANs and TAPs<br />How to m...
Visibility – Anue can help<br />Send all tools all and only the data they need<br />Accurately share SPANs and TAPs<br />A...
Process Challenges<br />How do you add, change and manage tools today?<br />Seamlessly integrate into existing processes<b...
Process – Anue can help<br />Standard, secure interface to connect tools<br /><ul><li>Remote, secure management of data an...
Productivity Challenges<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />8<br />Configure and manage tools a...
Productivity – Anue can help<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />9<br />Simplify network and to...
Anue Net Tool OptimizerUse Powerful Tools to Their Full Potential by Providing the Right Data / Visibility<br />Applicatio...
Anue 5200 Series Net Tool OptimizerFlexible Platforms to Meet Current & Future Needs<br />Two Models <br />5204: Twenty-fo...
Anue Net Tool Optimizer Customer Benefits <br /><ul><li>Reduce Risk
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A growing list of tools need network access but often lack visibility due to SPAN port and TAP shortages, high tool costs (and questionable ROI), and shortages of staff skillset or staff size. This session will review the problem in detail and outline techniques available today to address the situation.

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Reduce risk and cost while improving visibility when connecting Network, Application and Security Management tools in the Data Centre

  1. 1. Reduce Risk and Cost of Network, Application and Security Management in the Data Centre <br />10/21/2010<br />Net Tool Optimizer<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. -- CONFIDENTIAL<br />
  2. 2. Data Center & Security Monitoring Challenges <br />Despite investing in many monitoring tools…<br />Application monitors<br />IDS/IPS<br />Protocol analyzers <br />VOIP analyzers<br />Forensic recorders<br />Compliance auditors<br />Content filters<br />End user experience<br />Etc …<br />81% of firms are still not happy<br />SOURCE: Monitoring Optimization 2010<br />Trends and Issues Surrounding Network and Security Monitoring <br />Enterprise Management Associates, 2009<br />2<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc.<br />
  3. 3. 10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />3<br />Data Centre Monitoring Challenges<br />
  4. 4. Visibility Challenges<br />Tools overloaded but underutilised<br />Too many tools but too few SPANs and TAPs<br />How to monitor 10G networks (not to mention 40/100)?<br />How to monitor more of the network?<br />Improve ROI and TCO on expensive tool sets<br />Stay ahead of troubleshooting<br />Get the right traffic to the right tools at the right time!<br />Use proactive tools<br />Reduce cost and improve ROI<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />4<br />3 Stage Filtering<br />Automation <br />
  5. 5. Visibility – Anue can help<br />Send all tools all and only the data they need<br />Accurately share SPANs and TAPs<br />Avoid expensive, cascaded TAP deployment<br />Monitor 10G networks with existing 1G tools<br />Monitor more of the network with unlimited aggregation <br />Improve ROI and TCO on expensive tool sets<br />Stay ahead of troubleshooting<br />Proactively send traffic to the right tools based on changes in the network<br />Dynamically put underutilized tools to work<br />Reduce cost and improve ROI<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />5<br />3 Stage Filtering<br />Automation <br />
  6. 6. Process Challenges<br />How do you add, change and manage tools today?<br />Seamlessly integrate into existing processes<br />Process - compliance, security, SLA, reporting …<br />Systems – network mgmt, authentication, etc…<br />Saves time, money and headaches<br />Keep up with growing change and complexity<br />Networks, applications, virtualization <br />Increasing compliance & security requirements<br />Error prone manual processes that do not scale<br />How to reduce risk in the data centre<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />6<br />SNMP<br />SYSLOG<br />TACACS+<br />
  7. 7. Process – Anue can help<br />Standard, secure interface to connect tools<br /><ul><li>Remote, secure management of data and tools</li></ul>No data center access<br />Change control windows<br />Access and user control with TACACS+<br />Audit trail with SYSLOG<br />Capacity management for tools<br />Extensive statistics on data, filters and tools (SNMP)<br />Automation<br />Reduce risk in the data centre through human error<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />7<br />SNMP<br />SYSLOG<br />TACACS+<br />
  8. 8. Productivity Challenges<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />8<br />Configure and manage tools and data access<br />Expert run over by a bus?<br />Need to be a jack of all trades<br />Another CLI to learn?<br />Skill levels - new hire, net ops, expert, generalist<br />Team productivity<br />Handoff errors and delays between shifts and locations<br />How to share expertise<br />Securely share access across multiple teams<br />Eliminate resource conflicts<br />Secures access to sensitive data and tools<br />Security<br />Ops<br />Networking<br />
  9. 9. Productivity – Anue can help<br />10/21/2010<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. <br />9<br />Simplify network and tool configuration<br />No more complex SPAN, RSPAN or VACL configuration<br />Tools not overloaded with unnecessary data<br />Tools don’t need to pre-filter data<br />Intuitive GUI<br />Anyone can learn in minutes - No CLI ever required<br />All skill levels - new hire, net ops, expert, generalist<br />Increase team productivity<br />Common multi-user access GUI across teams and tools<br />Share expertise with Filter Libraries<br />Securely share access across multiple teams<br />Secures access to sensitive data and tools with role based access control<br />Security<br />Ops<br />Networking<br />
  10. 10. Anue Net Tool OptimizerUse Powerful Tools to Their Full Potential by Providing the Right Data / Visibility<br />Application Monitor #1<br />Servers<br />Application Monitor #2<br />Switches<br />IDS / Security<br />Data Recorder<br />Compliance Auditor <br />Edge Router<br />VOIP Monitor<br />Aggregate network data to a convenient centralized “tool farm” <br />Allow multiple tools to share access to network data<br />Optimize tool utilization by providing them just the data they need<br />Manage everything with fully integrated GUI Control Panel<br />10/21/2010<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Anue 5200 Series Net Tool OptimizerFlexible Platforms to Meet Current & Future Needs<br />Two Models <br />5204: Twenty-four 1G ports and four 10G ports<br />20 1G RJ-45<br />Four dual use 1G ports (SFP or RJ-45)<br />Four 10G XFP (or CX-4) ports<br />5236: Twenty-four 10G ports and four 1G ports. <br />20 10G/1G SFP+<br />Four 10G XFP (or CX-4)<br />Four 1G RJ-45 ports<br />Easy field upgradability to meet your growing needs<br />Ports can be activated in one port increments with a software license<br />1G ports can be upgraded to 10G ports via a license on the 5236<br />Multiple Anue 5200s can be interconnected to increase port count<br />Small 1U chassis fits conventional 19” rack<br />Redundant AC power supply support<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc.<br />10/21/2010<br />
  12. 12. Anue Net Tool Optimizer Customer Benefits <br /><ul><li>Reduce Risk
  13. 13. When deploying and maintaining network and security management tools
  14. 14. Simplify network and tool configuration
  15. 15. Reduce Cost
  16. 16. Of Network, Security and Performance management tools
  17. 17. With increased overall functionality
  18. 18. Maximise Return on Investment
  19. 19. Of existing and future tool investments
  20. 20. More productive network staff
  21. 21. Make it easy to keep tools running and current
  22. 22. Reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)</li></li></ul><li>Questions?Demo<br />10/21/2010<br />Net Tool Optimizer<br />Copyright © 2010 Anue Systems, Inc. -- CONFIDENTIAL<br />
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