ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today signed a distribution agreement with Gigamon®, a leader in traffic visibility solutions, to deliver the GigaVUE™ portfolio of solutions for network traffic management. The GigaVUE solutions create an intelligent and pervasive Visibility Fabric™ architecture to deliver traffic flows from across broad networks to appropriate, centralized management, monitoring or security systems.
“By expanding the availability of the GigaVUE™ portfolio of solutions, we are able to provide more customers with pervasive traffic visibility and manageability of their infrastructure, leading to lower operational cost, reduced risk and far fewer outages”
“Gigamon is an innovator in network traffic visibility solutions for enhanced system management and security,” said Mike Nowlan, vice president of the North American security, virtualization and networking practices for the Enterprise Computing Solutions segment of Arrow. “Arrow is pleased to offer the Gigamon technology to our solution provider community.”
The agreement enables Arrow to distribute Gigamon’s GigaVUE portfolio through its ECS segment in North America. The solutions provide visibility and control over network traffic, including voice, video and data, to successfully manage, analyze and secure environments. With Gigamon, solution providers are able to offer customers a new approach to network traffic visibility to address the growing demand for increased efficiency and performance, while improving the quality and breadth of their service offerings.
“By expanding the availability of the GigaVUE™ portfolio of solutions, we are able to provide more customers with pervasive traffic visibility and manageability of their infrastructure, leading to lower operational cost, reduced risk and far fewer outages,” said Doug Lockhart, senior director of channels and distribution for Gigamon. “Gigamon selected Arrow as a value-added distributor based on its broad solution provider reach, extensive solutions and support for the channel, and long-standing alliances with our technology partners.”
About the Visibility Fabric Architecture
Gigamon realizes that delivering the visibility essential to manage, monitor and secure the complex IT infrastructure system requires a new approach. With millions of traffic flows across thousands of endpoints, it believes that visibility needs to be pervasive, intelligent and dynamic. Using patented, unique technology, Gigamon created an innovative new approach for delivering this visibility called the Visibility Fabric architecture. This new approach is intelligent and versatile in its ability to enable visibility into the network. For more information, visit http://www.gigamon.com/visibility-fabric-architecture.
Gigamon® provides an intelligent Visibility Fabric™ architecture to enable the management of increasingly complex networks. Gigamon technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with pervasive visibility and control of traffic across both physical and virtual environments without affecting the performance or stability of the production network. Through patented technologies, centralized management and a portfolio of high availability and high-density fabric nodes, network traffic is intelligently delivered to management, monitoring and security systems. Gigamon solutions have been deployed globally across enterprise, data centers and service providers, including over half of the Fortune 100 and many government and federal agencies.
About Arrow Electronics
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.