VIAVI Solutions Recognized in New Gartner Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Company was named as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for NPMD for six consecutive years

San Jose, Calif., March 17, 2020 – Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor in the inaugural Gartner "Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics" report. VIAVI is pleased to provide a complimentary copy of this report. Previously, VIAVI was listed as a Leader for six consecutive years when Gartner produced a Magic Quadrant for this sector.1

“As a leader in NPMD, VIAVI delivers solutions that address critical network IT challenges for comprehensive operational awareness, fast problem resolution, and powerful forensic investigations,” said Charles Thompson, Senior Director, Enterprise and Cloud, VIAVI.

The VIAVI Observer NPMD Platform begins with the fastest packet capture, analysis, and storage in the market,2 uniquely combined with enriched flow and active test data to deliver the highest fidelity forensics available. The platform also incorporates advanced analytics and machine learning, with monitoring and diagnostics results presented via clear visualizations, streamlined troubleshooting workflows, and intuitive dashboards. Every stakeholder from the line-of-business leader to level 3 support can gain actionable insight into IT service status and operational health. NetOps and SecOps teams can gain comprehensive real-time awareness and powerful back-in-time forensic capabilities into performance issues and suspected or confirmed security breaches.

“By 2024, 50 percent of network operations teams will be required to rearchitect their network monitoring stack, due to the impact of hybrid networking, which will be a significant increase from 20 percent in 2019,” wrote Gartner analyst Josh Chessman.3

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1 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics” Sanjit Ganguli, Ted Corbett, 7 February 2019. Viavi Solutions was previously listed as JDSU because the company was spun out from what was JDSU in August 2015.

2 “VIAVI Solutions Observer GigaStor 288T 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Capture Performance Evaluation,” Kevin Tolly, June 12, 2017.

3 Gartner "Market Guide for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics" by Josh Chessman, March 5, 2020.

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