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UK Financial Services Organization Securely Manages Business Growth with NETSCOUT Packet Flow Switch Solution

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l CASE STUDY l Customer Profile This UK financial services leader offers a diverse business model to support insurance, retail, and commercial banking customers. With more than 25 million customers around the world, the bank has successfully deployed online and mobile platforms for users, while implementing a strategic business plan to simplify lending services to UK homebuyers. Business Challenge The bank's business growth generated the need for data center expansion, which brought associated network traffic increases and cybersecurity risks to the organization's Information Technology teams. The network and cybersecurity teams in this IT organization have come to work very collaboratively to ensure visibility into wire traffic for all their monitoring needs. In addition, the bank uses an external provider to assist with network operations management. In supporting the bank's IT organization's efforts to manage network traffic and security challenges, the cybersecurity team has deployed various third-party solutions in the data center environment. In order to maximize the efficiency of these cybersecurity platforms, the bank required network packet broker technology capable of filtering and forwarding traffic to the appropriate cybersecurity and/or monitoring system for analysis. OVERVIEW Business Challenge • UK Financial Services leader's IT team working to support business growth and address corresponding data center and network traffic expansion • Multiple third-party cybersecurity solutions deployed by the bank • Need for improved network visibility for cybersecurity and monitoring tools NETSCOUT Solution • nGenius ® 2200 series packet flow switch appliances, with support for up to 24 port 1/10 • nGenius 6000 series packet flow switch, with 40 x 1Gb/10Gb SFP+ advanced ports and advanced feature packages • NETSCOUT ® TAPs Business Value • As a strategic monitoring partner, NETSCOUT provides leadership and technology innovation to support monitoring visibility, as well as service assurance • Single-vendor model reduces management complexity and costs • Supports stronger collaboration between network operations and cybersecurity UK Financial Services Organization Securely Manages Business Growth with NETSCOUT Packet Flow Switch Solution NETSCOUT Solution Provides Visibility to the Bank's Security Architecture E N T E R P R I S E

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