Gigamon Adds Multiple Security Vendors to its Ecosystem Partner Program

Wide Array of Security Technology Providers Join Gigamon's Partner Program to Combat Cybersecurity Threats

Dec 15, 2015, 09:00 ET from Gigamon Inc.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigamon Inc. (NYSE: GIMO), the leader in traffic visibility solutions, today announced that it has added eight new partners to the Gigamon Ecosystem Partner Program, taking the total number of technology partners working with Gigamon's Visibility Fabric and Security Delivery Platform to over 60. Collectively, this group of security vendors represents more than half of the enterprise security market and delivers a rich array of innovative solutions that help organizations combat today's most advanced threats.

"We believe that one of the best ways to stop today's cybercriminals and advanced malware is to have a rich and complementary ecosystem of security solutions that provide cutting-edge defense-in-depth protection," said Phil Griston, Director of Business Development at Gigamon. "However, the efficacy of even the best security solutions is limited by the network traffic that they see. The combination of the best security vendors and the Gigamon Security Delivery Platform provide our customers with powerful and pervasive visibility to thwart even the most sophisticated attack."

Joining the existing Gigamon Security partners that include Check Point Software Technologies, FireEye, Fortinet, Imperva and Palo Alto Networks are Datiphy, LightCyber, ManagedMethods, Niara, Pindrop Security, ProtectWise, SideBand and Tenable.

"We are excited to be joining Gigamon in helping address today's cyber threats," said David Thompson, Senior Director of Product Management at LightCyber. "By working together, our customers gain a solution that combines pervasive visibility and behavior-based profiling to accurately detect active cyber attacks before damage is done."

"We are pleased to announce our relationship with Gigamon," said Charlie Sander, Chairman and CEO at Managed Methods. "ManagedMethods' integration with Gigamon's Visibility Fabric assures our joint customers and prospects that our solutions can provide pervasive network visibility and protection against Shadow IT."

"Teaming with Gigamon creates a substantive win-win for our customers," said Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO at Pindrop Security. "By incorporating pervasive traffic and data from Pindrop call center anti-fraud and authentication solutions, our customers gain superior visibility into their overall threat environment."

The Gigamon Ecosystem Partner Program The program provides a multitude of services and benefits for technology vendors including shared lead-generation activities, joint content marketing assets, solutions guides, playbooks and case studies, event and conference opportunities and more. As well, the program includes dedicated account management, sales engineering and support resources, and multiple product, lab and technical integration services.

GigaSECURE – Driving Security Ecosystem Partner Growth The GigaSECURE Security Delivery Platform is comprised of scalable hardware and software elements that aggregate traffic from physical and virtual networks and can deliver it at line-rate speeds to a multitude of threat protection systems for malware analysis and network forensics.  This gives security administrators unparalleled visibility, capability and control for increasing security effectiveness, while simplifying security management.

Key benefits of the GigaSECURE platform include:

  • Infrastructure-wide reach to a broad range of network architectures and technologies via Gigamon's GigaVUE-VM and GigaVUE® nodes to feed tools with pervasive traffic visibility;
  • Metadata and unsampled NetFlow/IPFIX record generation from any network traffic source;
  • Application Session Filtering, which eliminates unwanted traffic, such as streaming video from the examined traffic flows;
  • SSL decryption for faster threat analysis;
  • Inline plus out-of-band for scaling and fault tolerance.

Gigamon Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO) provides active visibility into physical and virtual network traffic, enabling stronger security and superior performance. Gigamon's Visibility FabricTM and GigaSECURE®, the industry's first Security Delivery Platform, deliver advanced intelligence so that security, network and application performance management solutions in enterprise, government and service provider networks operate more efficiently and effectively. See more at www.gigamon.com, the Gigamon Blog, or follow Gigamon on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

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