EMA and Lancope Reveal Trends in NetFlow Adoption and Usage

Webinar to discuss rising adoption, and how to leverage NetFlow for improved network and security operations today and in the future

Sep 26, 2011, 09:00 ET from Lancope, Inc.

ATLANTA, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in flow-based security, network and application performance monitoring, will host a complimentary webinar with Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT. The webinar will focus on the results of a recent NetFlow adoption survey conducted by the two organizations, which indicated that flow data has become a critical, mainstream tool for improving network visibility, performance and security, displacing conventional probe solutions, and that increased usage is on the horizon. To register for the event, please visit: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/webinars/

Conducted in May 2011, the Lancope and EMA survey covers the NetFlow usage, priorities and practices of more than 100 IT professionals from organizations with at least 5,000 employees. Key findings state that:

  • 60 percent of organizations have deployed flow data as an alternative to packet-based monitoring
  • 76 percent of organizations are using flow data for traffic monitoring
  • 61 percent are using flow data for security monitoring
  • 96 percent expect to maintain or expand their use of flow data over the next 12-18 months

Join Lancope and EMA for this free webinar to be briefed on additional research findings, and to learn how flow data can be used to support a wide range of enterprise IT objectives:


Adam Powers, CTO, Lancope

Jim Frey, Managing Research Director, EMA


"NetFlow Usage, Priorities and Practices – Today and Tomorrow"


Tuesday, Sept. 27 – 11:00 a.m. ET / 8:00 a.m. PT



Attendees will learn about:

  • The most prominent uses of flow data across various organizations
  • How flow data can streamline the overall cost and complexity of IT operations
  • The evolution of flow data moving forward
  • Trends for future NetFlow adoption and uses

By leveraging flow data inherent in existing network devices, Lancope's StealthWatch® System delivers 24/7, end-to-end visibility for troubleshooting the full spectrum of network and security issues facing today's enterprises. The system eliminates network blind spots, cuts network and security management costs and dramatically expedites troubleshooting across physical and virtual environments.

Webinar attendees will receive access to the published survey results. To register for the webinar, please visit: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/webinars/. For additional details on the Lancope and EMA survey, go to: http://www.lancope.com/news-events/press-releases/lancope-ema-survey-netflow-adoption-network-security-operations/.

About Enterprise Management Associates
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com. You can also follow EMA on Twitter or Facebook.

About Lancope
Lancope®, Inc. is a leading provider of flow-based monitoring solutions to ensure high-performing and secure networks for global enterprises. Unifying critical network performance and security information for borderless network visibility, Lancope provides actionable insight that reduces the time between problem identification and resolution. Enterprise customers worldwide, including healthcare, financial services, government and higher education institutions, rely on Lancope to make better network decisions, respond faster to network problem areas and avoid costly outages and downtime — at a fraction of the cost of conventional network monitoring solutions. With Lancope, you can know your network and run your business better. Privately held and venture-backed, Lancope is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.

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