Niksun Probe

Joel M Snyder Joel.Snyder at Opus1.COM
Mon Apr 19 16:23:22 CDT 2010


> Looking for information on a Niksun probe, http://www.niksun.com/.
> Anyone have any experience, good or bad with them?

If you're looking at Niksun, you should look at NetWitness and Solera 
instead.

My perception based on their presence in the market is that Niksun is on 
the way to oblivion, while Solera and NetWitness are the two hot new 
companies in this space.  NetWitness seems to be better on the analysis 
side, with sucky capture facilities; Solera seems to be a lot better on 
the capture side of the house, but is less advanced in the analysis.

I have also had a briefing from Endace, down in Kiwi-land.  They seem to 
think they are the bees knees when it comes to capture, but have a 
really confused message about where they are trying to go with that 
data.  Lots of buzzwords, but I don't think they really understand the 
dimensions of the problem that they are adding.  But if you just want 
capture, Endace might be a good solution.

jms


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