Category: ExtraHop News

ExtraHop ♥ Visio Stencils

June 23, 2014 | By Jon Garrison | Add a Comment

Turning ideas into infrastructure means one thing to IT Architects, engineers, and technicians: diagrams. And usually the idea-to-infrastructure process begins with Visio. Before joining ExtraHop’s Solutions Architecture team, I was a network engineer. Every day revolved around those diagrams. Some days I was drawing the future (I hoped) and sometimes we would huddle nervously around [...]

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See Which World Cup Matches Are Popular in Your Office

June 18, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | Add a Comment

There’s some World Cup mania taking hold at ExtraHop HQ, as is likely in offices around the world. Our technical marketing engineering (TME) team expressed their enthusiasm in a unique way—by building a solution module for monitoring World Cup streaming with ExtraHop. The module works with the free ExtraHop Discovery Edition so you can try [...]

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Discovery Edition for Desktops: Easier Than Ever

June 9, 2014 | By Kerry Bosworth | Add a Comment

When you think about deploying enterprise technology, what comes to mind? In the past, it might have meant bringing in consultants and deployments that lasted months. That’s all changed today as enterprise technology has increasingly adopted freemium and pay-as-you-go/subscription models. At ExtraHop, we have embraced this trend to make our technology available to as many [...]

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Seattle Children’s Busts the “Ghost in the Machine” with ExtraHop

May 7, 2014 | By Rachel Pepple | Add a Comment

Like many hospitals, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute relies heavily on a Citrix-based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to provide doctors and nurses with access to critical data as they move throughout the hospital caring for patients. A single nurse at Seattle Children’s might access her virtual desktop by logging in to more than 40 [...]

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Target’s Data Breach: What IT Pros on LinkedIn Had to Say

May 1, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | Add a Comment

After the Target data breach last November, we posted an update to our LinkedIn page, asking “What’s the lesson from Target’s data breach?” We received 52 responses from IT professionals in what turned out to be a really insightful discussion. Here is what the LinkedIn community had to say about the lessons-learned from the Target [...]

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Detect Heartbleed Exploits with ExtraHop’s Free Download

April 11, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | Add a Comment

If you are responsible for secure web-based services, it is likely that you are scrambling to identify servers using OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f, trying to patch those servers, and reissuing certificates. ExtraHop can detect the heartbeats that are used in the Heartbleed exploit, revealing potential attacks against your SSL servers. This capability is available [...]

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More Time with Patients, Less Time Waiting for the Application

April 4, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | Add a Comment

We recently published a case study highlighting how Boston-based Steward Health Care System uses ExtraHop to run their IT operations more intelligently. Think your IT environment is complex? Try delivering more than 200 applications to 11 regional hospitals and over 100 clinics. Application performance in healthcare is critical, especially for the electronic medical records (EMR) [...]

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You Should Never Send to Know “For Whom the SYN ACKs”

February 17, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | 6 Comments

One of the reasons that I like IT Operations is because of the people. On the whole, IT Operations professionals appreciate the need to work together to solve problems. True, prejudices and egos can get in the way. But when things break or slow down, there’s a tacit understanding that everyone in IT shares a [...]

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ExtraHop Dominates Network World’s 2014 APM “Shootout”

February 5, 2014 | By Chris Blessington | Add a Comment

You’ve heard the old saying, “Never bring a knife to a gun fight.” Well, ExtraHop clearly had its guns blazing for Network World’s 2014 “APM Shootout” and won by a landslide. With an overall score of 4.8/5 (the closest competitor scored 3.9/5), the value, performance, and ease-of-use of ExtraHop’s wire data analytics platform crushed the [...]

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Seahawks Get a Geeky Salute with ExtraHop’s “Binary 12th Man”

January 30, 2014 | By Tyson Supasatit | 2 Comments

A couple weeks ago, Seattle’s geek reputation was on the line. The Seahawks were up against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship, a game some had dubbed the “Nerd Bowl” because Seattle and San Francisco compete as technology hubs. The Hawks triumphed and Seattle went wild. Just a few days ahead of Super [...]

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