Aggregation: How to Add Value Back into Your Network and Maximize ROI

Garland Technology

Securing and monitoring the network is the ultimate goal. Through the aggregation layer, you can utilize more of your network resources and reduce the number of ports necessary to provide total visibility to your tools. Maintaining visibility of all traffic is essential to seeing return on investment, but doing so is easier said than done with modern data center designs. 

 

This whitepaper will explore: 

  • Where aggregation fits in your network
  • The four tiers of network visibility
  • How to leverage your tapped links with aggregation
  • Creating an Effective Aggregation Layer
  • Aggregation at the Core