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NetFort Local Government Customer Use Cases

LANGuardian is used by local government bodies across the globe to monitor and manage their networks’s performance and security. Customers include the San Francisco Housing Authority, Staffordshire County Council and the City of Armadale. LANGuardian provides comprehensive monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities that meet the needs of local government agencies at a price level that is competitive.

Local government organizations need to manage network performance and security but have additional challenges such as legislative compliance in areas including data protection and freedom of information. In most countries, there are additional local requirements that have to be met regarding network usage and data access.

LANGuardian is the ideal solution for monitoring public sector networks:

  • Software-only product that runs on industry-standard hardware. Unlike other packet capture devices, it does not require bespoke hardware.
  • Monitors file shares and databases, providing an independent audit trail of all accesses to sensitive information on the network.
  • Customizable report capability makes it easy to develop reports and alerts to enable the organization meet its local compliance obligations.
  • Gathers information from the traffic flowing through the network, so there are no clients or agents to install, and no deployment issues.
  • No impact on network performance, because LANGuardian is a Passive solution that monitors via SPAN or TAP ports.
  • Stores traffic data in its own secure database, which is independent of Windows event logs and Unix syslog files.
  • Available as a VMware virtual appliance, monitors virtual switch traffic, and can provide a single point of access to virtual and physical network traffic information.

LANGuardian is used by public sector customers all over the world, including:

  • United States Navy
  • City of Armadale, Australia
  • Department of Transport, UK
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Revenue Commissioners, Ireland
  • San Francisco Housing Authority
  • Staffordshire County Council

Find out more

If you have any questions about how LANGuardian can meet your requirements, please contact us. If you would like to see LANGuardian in action, please try our online demo system or download a free 30-day trial to try it on your own network with your own data.

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