Enhanced Insights into Application and Data Center Performance

LiveAction 4.2 includes data center, application visibility, ease of use, and performance improvements for expanded data center support, higher scalability, and accelerated application troubleshooting.

The release provides application dashboard, application path analysis, data center support with Nexus 7K QoS monitoring and Gigamon/Ixia flow integration, topology auto-collapse, custom alerts, and enhanced reporting to quickly resolve business critical performance issues. LiveAction continues to be Cisco’s recommended management platform for Intelligent WAN.

Application performance management features in the new LiveAction 4.2:

  • Application dashboard for instant visibility of application performance
  • Easy identification of applications using the most bandwidth or experiencing delays
  • Faster application troubleshooting with application path analysis
  • Path view based on AVC flows
  • Application drill down reports
  • DSCP along path vizualization
  • Historical flows

Expanded Multi-vendor Data Center Support for Large Enterprises

Data Center visibility features in LiveAction 4.2:

  • Increased support for Nexus 7K QoS
  • Gigamon Visibility Fabric Architecture and GigaSMART NetFlow record support
  • Ixia IxFlow (enahnced NetFlow) support for rich application, user, and geo-location data

Read the LiveAction/Ixia Press Release  “Ixia and LiveAction Deliver Real-Time Big Data Security Insights”

Improved Network Documentation and Reporting Features

Network documentation and reporting features in LiveAction 4.2:

    • Customizable trigger alerts based on user-defined parameters
    • Reduced duplicate alerts and targeting of specific reasons for alerting
    • Topology export to Visio
    • Topology visualization enhancements including: 1,000 active interfaces, increased zoom capability, and more efficient viewing and rendering performance