Lancope: Providing flow-based solutions for network security, performance and application monitoring

Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today’s top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope’s StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats.

Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope’s security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team.

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Who We Are

Enterprise customers worldwide, including healthcare, financial services, government and higher education institutions, rely on Lancope to make better network decisions and avoid costly outages and downtime. Founded in 2000, Lancope is continuously innovating to stay ahead of customer demands and marketplace trends, holding five patents and more than 130 proprietary algorithms.With Lancope, you can know your network and run your business better.

Lancope maintains strong partnerships with many leaders in networking and security technology, including Cisco Systems, VMware, IBM, Brocade, RSA, ArcSight, HP, TippingPoint and Damballa, among others. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Lancope has received industry accolades for its leadership in network and security technologies from a variety of publications including Network Computing, SC Magazine and Red Herring, and was also named Best Joint Security and Network Management Solution by Enterprise Management Associates, Inc.

What We Do

Lancope's market-leading StealthWatch® family of appliances combines anomaly detection and flow-based security, network and application performance monitoring to deliver end-to-end visibility via a single, highly integrated enterprise platform. By delivering unified visibility across physical and virtual networks, StealthWatch eliminates network blind spots and reduces total network and security management costs.

How We Do It

StealthWatch's flow-based approach and three-tiered architecture create an instant, active surveillance system that operates easily on high speed, highly segmented or highly meshed networks – at a fraction of the cost of alternative point products. By leveraging packet capture and flow telemetry (NetFlow, sFlow, cFlow, jFlow, etc.) from your existing routers and switches or by generating flow records from the virtual network, StealthWatch analyzes flow data to deliver the enterprise-wide network visibility, ease-of-use, in-depth intelligence and powerful, enterprise-class functionality that network engineers, network planners and security teams need to operate with maximum efficiency.

Problems We Solve

StealthWatch saves organizations time and money by reducing the resources required to optimize network and security operations. StealthWatch's unique flow-based approach removes the communications bottlenecks that frequently cripple businesses struggling to identify network and security incidents, and then generate the appropriate action. This real-time visibility into what is happening on a network helps network, security and IT administrators: anticipate and respond to changing demands for network resources; quickly troubleshoot network incidents; perform root cause analysis in seconds; respond to threats that bypass less capable security solutions; and secure, troubleshoot and account for virtual machines across the virtual network. Our scalable, enterprise deployment gives you the contextual network intelligence you need to make fast and accurate decisions.

Why We Are Different

StealthWatch unifies flow-based network performance and security monitoring to deliver unified visibility across physical and virtual networks. The result is significantly improved network performance and security as well as dramatically reduced deployment and operating costs. Enterprises rely on StealthWatch to reduce the time, cost and complexity of troubleshooting the network. StealthWatch customers optimize network operations, improve application performance, ensure host integrity and prevent internal attacks and misuse – at one-fifteenth the cost of conventional technologies. 

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