LiveAction Packet Capture and Forensics Available on Cisco UCS
January 30, 2024
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LiveAction announced the certification of packet capture and analysis software on high-performance Cisco Unified Computing Systems (UCS) servers.

Cisco UCS integrates computing, networking, and storage into a unified system, providing the essential foundation to drive your applications. Incorporating LiveAction’s packet capture and forensics capabilities, enables customers to obtain superior performance and reliability on UCS chassis as well as faster MTTR for network and security incidents.

LiveAction offers four key technical differentiators that give UCS customers valuable packet data and incident response abilities.

- Storage density; providing 3PB of effective storage in 4 Rack Units, 17x denser than common competitors.

- Enhanced SASE/SSE visibility for Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN combining both performance and security data.

- Bi-directional workflows with Splunk that provide both network observability and forensic deep dive.

- New, out-of-the-box workflows between SNA (formerly Stealthwatch) and LiveWire for forensic investigation.

“With LiveAction packet capture and forensics running on UCS, we’re excited to give Cisco customers next-gen network intelligence and observability on best-in-class hardware,” said Francine Geist, CEO of LiveAction.

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