Why are protocol decoders necessary?
Because the tools integrated into server, storage and network devices are sometimes insufficient to resolve communication problems.
List the three methods of traffic capture.
In-line, out-of-line and signal splitter.
Name the most popular free GUI-based protocol decoder.
What is the purpose of traffic analysis?
To identify trends and generate detailed performance statistics.
What is the highest performance solution available for traffic analysis?
An in-line ASIC-based product.