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Yigal Amram
Yigal Amram
Yigal Amram is an accomplished professional in the telecommunications industry. Currently Niagara's Director of Sales Engineering Yigal brings the most efficient solution to Niagara's customers

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Centralized Network Management | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram June 27, 2019

There was a time when simply deploying network taps in place of SPAN ports put you ahead of the game when in terms of network visibility. In recent years, we’re seeing more and more IT managers shift from single-device network visibility solutions to multi-device, multi-site deployments. However, increasing applica...

Network Security Predictions for 2019 and Beyond | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram June 03, 2019

The network security landscape changes on a daily basis and it is a challenge to know how threats and cyber defenses will evolve every month and year.  We have to continually make predictions about the network security changes that are on the horizon. If we don’t, we’ll inevitably fall behind as new threats exploit hidden vulnerabilities and important trends in designing a secur...

Managing Metadata - The importance of Netflow & IPFIX | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram May 06, 2019

The right approach to network monitoring and analysis can make all the difference in cutting costs and improving ROI across your business. That’s why the market for network analytics is worth over $3 billion.

Increase Network Visibility with SSL Decryption | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram April 04, 2019

Why SSL Decryption? The growing adoption of protocols to secure Internet traffic, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS), is, paradoxically, giving cybercriminals a way to evade network defenses.  For example, Gartner Group predicts that, through 2019, more than 80 percent of enterprises' web traffic will be encrypted an...

Port Fan-out for N2 Network Bypass and NPB Modules | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram March 07, 2019

Critical Enabler for Robust Network Visibility Over the last few years, network equipment manufacturers have been in the process of broadly adopting fan-out technology for data center networking to increase port density. In this blog, we will examine how port fan-out technology overall enables higher scalability and flexibility for next-generation data centers and, when specifically applied to Niagara Networks N2 network bypass and

Pervasive Network Visibility for SD-WAN Deployment | Niagara Networks

By: Yigal Amram January 28, 2019

In contrast to the other components of enterprise networks, the wide-area network (WAN) stands out as the most demanding to administer because it often includes a variety of services and devices with most of those devices at unsupported sites. Management and upgrading is difficult; often remote access to WAN devices is only possible via the WAN itself, so resolving any major errors made during an upgrade may demand physical access to the device itself.

Visibility Challenge of Hybrid Networks

By: Yigal Amram January 07, 2019

How Visibility Can Make or Break a Hybrid Network The modern enterprise IT team faces a seemingly impossible task. More and more, IT leaders are under pressure to dramatically increase agility, maximize workforce productivity, eliminate any security threats, and address every compliance requirement—all while cutting costs. As business leaders accelerate digital transformation initiatives, th...

Understanding Advanced Network Packet Broker Features

By: Yigal Amram December 24, 2018

Network visibility isn’t a luxury—it’s a necessity if you want to keep applications running smoothly and sensitive data secure. But the simple, SPAN port-driven approaches to network visibility that worked in the past aren’t enough anymore. As your ...

GUI for Network Visibility and User Experience

By: Yigal Amram November 27, 2018

As the saying goes: “Seeing is believing”. Seeing gives you the ability to react very quickly to what you view – on a required basis. In contrast, it also enables you to take your time to thoroughly study a situation (maybe viewing it from different angles and perspectives) before you go ahead and decide to act. This is the power of the user interface (UI) – specifically the graphic user interface (GUI). It optimizes the user experience (UX) and empowers

SPAN and Port Mirroring

By: Yigal Amram November 15, 2018

Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) is another way of saying “port mirror”. What’s helpful about the term “SPAN” – if you know the acronyms’ description – is that you are then aware that it is related to providing visibility of switch data traffic to other tools.