Use Observer Probes with Observer Analyzer and Observer Apex to deploy features that quickly help troubleshoot and resolve issues. Probes are hardware appliances that run Observer Probe Instance Software, providing enterprise-wide views of network traffic. With Probes, there's no added time or expense involved traveling to remote sites when a problem occurs – see everything you need from your desktop.
Use Probes as a part of the Observer Performance Management Platform to get the following features and more:
Access the Power of Probes Plus Analyzer
Monitor and troubleshoot critical network links in any location in real time, using the Probe-Analyzer power duo. Probes report to the Analyzer console for complete video monitoring support to tracking end-user experience.
- Expert Analytics
- Packet Capture
- In-Depth Details
Pair Probes with Apex for Greater Visibility
Get a top-down approach that combines enterprise-wide views, macro- and micro-level reporting, and deep drill-down for problem resolution with Apex.
- Full-Featured Reporting
- Aggregate Visibility
Increase Troubleshooting Efficiency
Accelerate troubleshooting with Probes using real-time Expert Analysis locally at the Probe, without transferring captured data back to the console.
Get Unmatched Distributed Visibility
Distributed visibility is offered with Probes. Deploy Probes to various observation points to monitor traffic, correlate analysis, and more.
See All Your Data with Flow Aggregation
View the complete picture with flow data aggregationfor a unified report of all network sites.
Optimize New Technology
Probes assist with reporting on key technology initiatives such as UC, virtualization, and cloud.
For companies that can't invest in dedicated Hardware Probes, Observer Software Probes provide a low-cost monitoring alternative. Easy to install and configure, they support Ethernet, Gigabit, and wireless. Ideal for analyzing low-utilization gigabit network speeds, the Observer line features a variety of Software Probes.
Also available, Observer Hardware Probes can manage high-utilization, full-duplex gigabit or 10 Gb networks.
Whether Hardware or Software, Probes can be selected to meet the specific needs of your organization.