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ExtraHop Platform Overview: Know Everything, Fear Nothing

To overcome new challenges and achieve better outcomes, enterprise IT must rethink the network as a data source and not simply a means of transport. The ExtraHop platform reveals the opportunities and threats hiding in your enterprise, enabling IT, Security, and Business teams to mine all digital interactions for real-time insights. This paper explains why the network is the richest and most empirical data source, and how the ExtraHop platform provides value to various teams.

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Machine Learning Survey

Does machine learning offer a new hope for IT? In order to find out, we asked TechValidate to survey IT professionals and compiled the findings into this delightful and informative report.

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Gartner: How to Build an Ideal Performance Monitoring Dashboard

By unifying data sources and toolsets into an ideal availability and performance dashboard, Gartner explains how you not only achieve a comprehensive view of your entire IT estate, but how to reduce the friction among team members and maximize IT effectiveness.

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Driving Competitive Advantage with Data-Driven IT

We asked 100 system, application, and infrastructure executives how they're dealing with these challenges, and came away with valuable insights into how improving your IT monitoring will help you face the reality of dramatically increased complexity and traffic volume.

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The Fast-Evolving State of Security Analytics

In this report, Gartner examines the current state of the security solution market and the factors leading to the growing demand for security analytics. In addition, the report outlines appropriate usage for security analytics, vendor assessment, staffing models, and the limitations of the technology to detect socially engineered attacks and other intelligent threats.

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Wikibon: Modern Infrastructure Management

This Wikibon Voice of the Community Report utilized CrowdChat to ask 58 industry leaders their thoughts on best practices for proactively managing "data friction," or the complications that arise when attempting to parse vast amounts of data to improve service levels.

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And the winner is...2017 EMA Innovator: ExtraHop!

The EMA Innovator Awards recognize innovative, game changing concepts that provide solutions to pressing problems in the IT industry. This report highlights why ExtraHop Addy took home the gold for uniquely addressing several of the leading challenges facing enterprise network managers today.

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Threat Visibility for Cyber Hunters

Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs) on the prowl need fast, accurate information in order to spot and track down threats before they have time to attack. This white paper explains how wire data is a crucial source for granular visibility and rapid investigations.

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Optimizing TCP: Nagle's Algorithm and Beyond

After reading this paper, you'll have a better understanding of some oft-misunderstood methods for improving TCP performance, which will make it easier to troubleshoot network performance problems in the future, and will give you a leg-up when it comes to fine-tuning your network.

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Strengthening Identity Infrastructure Through Visibility & Vigilance

Maintaining a strong identity infrastructure has long been an essential role of IT. In this white paper, we offer clear, prescriptive guidance on the ways a robust monitoring solution, such as ExtraHop, can help you build an identity framework flexible enough to meet the latest business requirements, and strong enough to meet evolving security concerns.

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Enterprise IT Monitoring Buying Guide

As part of our commitment to radical transparency in the IT marketplace, we asked Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) to create a framework to help you evaluate and rationalize the myriad choices on the market, so you can hold vendors to their claims and be sure you're choosing the monitoring solution that meets your needs best.

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Dissecting the NSA's 6 Phase Playbook for Hacking Networks

Learn the six steps of the NSA's playbook for breaking into sophisticated, highly-secured networks, and how you can use the NSA's mindset to protect your own network from hackers.

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Detect and Stop Ransomware with a New Mitigation Approach

With knowledge handpicked from real-world observations and testing, this paper offers practical and prescriptive guidance on how in-flight data analysis from ExtraHop gives you the power to detect and mitigate ransomware within minutes.

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How to Get More Signal, Less Noise for Your SIEM: Just Add Wire Data

Enterprise security organizations have made significant investments in SIEM platforms but struggle to optimize their accuracy. SIEM platforms depend on data from your environment to identify threats and enable investigation. Getting the right data is a tremendous task that is at the crux of every SIEM deployment's success. To improve the quality of their data sources, many enterprises have turned to the ExtraHop platform, which offers the ability to freely stream any network event or metric to third-party systems, including SIEM platforms.

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IT Visibility Everywhere: ExtraHop Across Datacenters, Remote Locations and the Cloud

The ExtraHop platform is a simple turnkey solution that enables you to make sense of all data in motion on the wire, and now you can get full visibility in hybrid datacenters, remote locations, virtualized environments, and the cloud.

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Take Control of Your data center Migration & Consolidation Efforts with ExtraHop

The ExtraHop platform takes the guesswork out of application and data center migration by providing complete visibility and performance metrics that make clear the risks, but also support the success, of projects at any scale. By knowing before going, you can avoid unnecessary downtime and be sure that your user experiences remain consistent. This paper explains how you can use data pulled from the network to map your migration, validate your project's success, and even help to decommission legacy systems safely.

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Survey Results: Is Big Data Living Up to Its Promise?

Read the results of our survey of IT professionals to learn what's really happening with Big Data, how your peers are doing it, and whether it is actually useful or not.

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ITOA Survey Results

We partnered with industry-research firm TechValidate to survey 88 end-users from 65 organizations to see how the most data-driven organizations approach ITOA. Read the results!

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Designing and Building an Open ITOA Architecture

ExtraHop advocates an open approach to IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) that puts you in charge of how you collect, store, and analyze your data. This white paper offers prescriptive guidance for building an open ITOA architecture that incorporates the four sources of IT visibility: wire data, machine data, agent data, and synthetic data.

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Driving Business Value with Continuous Operational Intelligence

In this white paper, EMA Vice President of Research Jim Frey explains how IT organizations can derive real-time IT and business insights from their wire data, as well as the unique capabilities included in the fourth-generation ExtraHop platform that make this continuous operational intelligence possible.

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Brian Madden Whitepaper: Monitoring Virtual Desktops

In this TechTarget white paper by Brian Madden and Gabe Knuth you'll learn how to choose your ideal monitoring platform, and how to get the most value from it.

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Citrix Troubleshooting Guide: How to Stop The Blame Game

This white paper describes in detail how to troubleshoot some common Citrix performance issues using ExtraHop.

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Six Ways ExtraHop Enables Real-Time Healthcare Systems

ExtraHop equips healthcare organizations with unprecedented visibility through wire data analytics so that they can adapt to new market demands. This white paper explains how organizations can use ExtraHop to support healthcare systems that are more aware, more mobile, and more collaborative than ever.

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Ten Best Practices for Optimizing ADC Deployments

Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) are critical control points in the application environment. This paper examines the complexities around deploying ADCs and focuses on some best practices for deploying ADCs, such as the BIG-IP product family from F5 Networks.

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Lean Healthcare Information Services: Oh, Say, Can You See?

Lean methodology can help make healthcare information services more efficient by uncovering areas of waste. However, when it comes to how data or transactions flow through IT systems, many organizations have significant blind spots. In this paper, longtime healthcare leader Drex DeFord shares his own experience using the ExtraHop platform to gain holistic IT visibility.

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451 Research: ExtraHop Goes with the NetFlow

At ExtraHop, we've long championed "radical transparency" among IT vendors. In that spirit, we always appreciate it when third-party firms take a deep look at our platform. With the release of ExtraHop 6.0, 451 Research has provided a detailed overview of its main features (NetFlow support and packet capture), as well as a contextual analysis of ExtraHop's place in the market.

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eBook: Healthcare IT's Top 3 Pain Points & How to Fix Them

In the fast-paced world of Healthcare IT, every decision to purchase new medical technology or change a system has a direct effect on quality of care. Under that kind of pressure, how do you know where to start improving? To find out, ExtraHop conducted an anonymous survey among Healthcare IT professionals in late 2016. We asked about their pain points, exciting areas for improvement, and what currently stands in their way.

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The Business Case for Network Segmentation

In this white paper, we outline the fundamental business values that come with modern network segmentation, and offer clear, prescriptive guidance on the methodologies needed to make it a reality for your organization.

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When the state of security makes you WannaCry

Hundreds of thousands of systems in countries across the globe were compromised by WannaCry, a ransomware attack moving with unprecedented speed and scale. Will this incident bring about unprecedented change in the way security is understood and managed?

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Webinars

Extend Network Visibility and Real-Time Analytics to Remote Locations

ExtraHop, APCON, and Portland Community College (PCC) discuss the challenges PCC faced when trying to expand visibility and aggregate network traffic from multiple remote sites.

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Webinar: Ransomware Prevention

This webinar covers four methods for detecting ransomware attacks in progress on your network, along with standard behavioral and technical methods for preventing ransomware in the first place, and recovering from attacks if they do get through.

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Automate Citrix Monitoring & Troubleshooting with ExtraHop + Octoblu

This webinar will show you how automating your monitoring, alerting, and remediation workflows in Citrix (and beyond!) can make your life easier with ExtraHop stream analytics and Octoblu.

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Increase IoT Visibility to Boost Security and Optimize Performance

IoT is going to be great, but the security challenges can't be ignored. Watch this webinar to learn how security needs will change as IoT scales, and why stream analytics and wire data are the only way to maintain the visibility you need.

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The Why and How of Monitoring DICOM Performance

Healthcare organizations must monitor DICOM performance and without ExtraHop it is nearly impossible. Watch this webinar to see first-hand how ExtraHop can provide visibility and insight into your healthcare infrastructure.

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ExtraHop 6.0 - Rethink Your Network

Learn about how ExtraHop 6.0 adds value to organization by helping them rethink their network as a data source. Presenters: Isaac Roybal, Director of Product Marketing, and Brend Blood, Sr. Manager for Technical Marketing Engineering.

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Big Data Impacts on Hybrid Infrastructure and Management

Which sources of data are being harvested for big data initiatives? And how are big data analytics being applied to meet and solve infrastructure management objectives? These questions and more are addressed in this EMA research study, Big Data Impacts on Hybrid Infrastructure and Management. Watch the webinar by analyst Shamus McGillicuddy to explore the results and what they mean for your organization.

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Splunk + ExtraHop for Complete, Real-Time Visibility

This joint webinar provides an overview of what is possible with the combination of ExtraHop and Splunk, including several scenarios showing how ExtraHop can provide real-time metrics that are otherwise difficult to obtain through logging. Examples include payment processing, HTTP payload analysis, cross-tier correlation, and database and storage internals.

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How to Sleep at Night During Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) Application Migrations

ExtraHop Senior Solutions Architect Eric Thomas explains how the ExtraHop platform helps to ensure successful physical-to-virtual (P2V) migrations. During P2V migrations, the ExtraHop platform provides critical capabilities, including performance baselines, real-time visibility, and deterministic application response times in virtualized and hybrid environments.

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Driving Business Value with Continuous Operational Intelligence

In this webinar, EMA Research VP Jim Frey explores the concept of continuous operational intelligence, and explains how it can dramatically transform the way that you run IT and the value you can provide to the business. You will also learn about the ExtraHop capabilities that make it possible to capture real-time IT and business insights

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10 Ways Wire Data Can Help You Conquer IT Complexity

This webinar showcases how T2 Systems uses wire data to manage SaaS applications for more than 230 enterprise customers. Watch this webinar to learn the definition of wire data and full-stream reassembly, how wire data can deliver application-level metrics without agents, and the ways in which wire data supports devops collaboration.

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Seattle Children's Hospital and Real-Time Healthcare Systems

The ExtraHop platform automatically adapts to changes in the application environment and builds continually updated performance baselines so that IT teams have the information they need to configure settings, tune performance, plan capacity, and right-size their IT infrastructure. This webinar with ExtraHop customer Seattle Children's Hospital explains how real-time visibility helps healthcare IT teams increase the efficiency and performance of complex, dynamic application environments.

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HL7 Analytics for Clinical and IT Insights

Every HL7 message passing over the network contains valuable information for IT operations, HL7 analysts, clinical informaticists, and executives. Featuring Wes Wright, CIO at Seattle Children's Hospital, this webinar explains how healthcare organizations can take advantage of their Big Data opportunity with HL7 analytics.

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Situational Awareness for IT Operations & Cybersecurity

In this joint webinar, you'll learn about taking a Big Data approach to IT data and how wire data fits into that approach. Then you'll hear from Lockheed Martin CTO, Eric Sharpsten, about how they use ExtraHop wire data analytics to gain visibility into their large, dynamic IT environments.

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How to Avoid the Citrix Blame Game with Wire Data Analytics

Learn how to get the best performance, best user experience, and stop the blame game in your Citrix environment. ExtraHop is Citrix Ready Verified for XenApp, XenDesktop, and NetScaler.

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LEAN and Visibility Systems in Healthcare IT

Drex DeFord shares his own experience on applying Lean principles to healthcare IT, as well as the experiences of many CIOs and IT leaders from around the United States. Drex was formerly the CIO at Scripps Health, Seattle Children's, Steward Healthcare, and the U.S. Air Force.

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Analyst Reports