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The Network Security SonicOS Platform Application Traffic Analytics

The Dell™ SonicWALL™ Application Traffic Analytics solution provides organizations with powerful insight into application traffic, bandwidth utilization and security threats while providing powerful troubleshooting and forensics capabilities. For enterprises, the Dell SonicWALL Application Traffic Analytics solution combines a Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall and either the Dell SonicWALL Global Management System (GMS) 7.0 or Dell SonicWALL Scrutinizer. For small- to medium-sized businesses, the Dell SonicWALL Application Traffic Analytics solution combines a Dell SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall and either Dell SonicWALL GMS 7.0 or Dell SonicWALL Analyzer.

Dell SonicWALL Global Management System 7.0 and Analyzer leverage application traffic analytics data from Dell SonicWALL firewalls for powerful insight into the network. Dell SonicWALL Scrutinizer offers similar functionality in addition to compatibility with third-party routers and switches capable of exporting IPFIX,NetFlow, or numerous other flow-based data standards. With application traffic analytics, administrators can easily identify non-business applications consuming network resources and modify usage policies accordingly. Custom reports can easily be crafted to provide powerful insight into how your company’s network is being utilized.

Network traffic visualization.

Easily visualize application traffic usage over the entire network, specific segments, or on a per-user basis, instead of being limited to port and protocol details typically available by more traditional syslog and packet analysis alone.

Easy planning.

Measure return on investment of network infrastructures by examining application usage data for powerful insight into changes to the network and current utilization levels for future capacity planning based on actual employee usage habits.

Advanced troubleshooting.

Leverage advanced troubleshooting capabilities to decrease resolution time of network slowdowns and outages while increasing productivity and decreasing costs.
Increase threat awareness through real time and historical traffic analysis providing enhanced forensic capabilities with powerful insight into malicious network activity.

Comprehensive views.

Examining a comprehensive view of events provides an organization more accurate profiling of network utilization by a specific application or an employee’s productivity on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis.

Accounting and billing insight.

Greater insight for more accurate accounting and billing based upon actual traffic usage analysis for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs).

Benefits for SMBs.

  • Save on costs through network optimization
  • Minimize investment and maximize value of network infrastructure
  • Identify applications that decrease productivity
  • Ease troubleshooting efforts
  • Visualize network usage

Benefits for Enterprises and Service Providers.

  • Identify and profile employee productivity
  • Decrease troubleshooting time to resolve outages and slowdowns
  • Visualize network usage
  • Increase security awareness and utilize forensics
  • Accurately determine accounting and billing records