Gigamon

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Gigamon
Private
Traded as NYSE: GIMO
Industry Computer networking, Computer security
Founded 2004
Headquarters Santa Clara, California, U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Products
  • GigaSMART
  • GigaSECURE
  • GigaVUE series
  • Gigamon Visibility Platform for AWS
Revenue Increase US$310.9 million (2016)[1]
Increase US$49.4 million (2016)[1]
Number of employees
743 (As of April 2017)[2]
Website gigamon.com

Gigamon is a privately held network visibility and traffic monitoring technology vendor.[3] Formerly traded publicly,[4] it is now owned by Elliott Management.[5] Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Gigamon had 371 employees as of December 27, 2014,[4] and 743 employees as of April 2017[2]

The company’s proprietary products can manipulate and route traffic to various application performance, network management, analysis, compliance and security tools.[6]

History[edit]

Gigamon was founded in 2004 as Gigamon Systems, LLC.[7][8]

The company went public on the New York Stock Exchange on June 11, 2013.[9] During the initial public offering on June 12, 2013, investors bought 6.75 million shares priced at $19 each, generating $128 million in sales.[10][11] Gigamon officials rang the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange on February 24, 2016.[12][13]

In January 2018, the company was acquired by Elliott Management Corporation.

Products[edit]

Gigamon develops physical and virtual network visibility technologies, including network TAP and aggregation products, traffic manipulation applications and visibility fabric nodes.[14]

Recognition and awards[edit]

  • Gigamon was chosen as the winner of the 2015 Network World Asia Information Award for Network Traffic Monitoring & Management.[15]
  • Gigamon was chosen as the winner of the 2015 Network World Asia Information Award for Network Testing & Management.[16]
  • Gigamon won a TechTarget SearchNetworking Network Innovation Award for its HC2 modular fabric node for network traffic visibility.[17]
  • Frost & Sullivan recognized Gigamon for its work to help service providers de-risk their IP Voice / VoLTE deployments.[18]
  • Gigamon's NetFlow Generation Application is named a finalist for Best New Product (Telecom) for the 2014 Leading Lights Awards from Light Reading.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 Form 10-K". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 28 April 2017. p. 18. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Gigamon's (GIMO) CEO Paul Hooper on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript". Seeking Alpha. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Network Visibility and Monitoring: What's Going on in There, Anyway?". 451 Research. 2014-07-01.
  4. ^ a b "Gigamon 2014 Form 10-K". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 2015-03-09.
  5. ^ "Gigamon Announces Completion of Acquisition by Elliott Management and Qatar Investment Authority". www.gigamon.com. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  6. ^ "Gigamon…Fixing Problems You Didn't Know About". Standalone Sysadmin. 2011-10-02.
  7. ^ "Calling YCombinators: Lessons from a "Serial First-Timer". Gigaom. 2008-04-04.
  8. ^ Mark Haranas (28 January 2015). "Gigamon takes partner program to next level". CRN. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  9. ^ Schubarth, Cromwell (11 June 2013). "Gigamon IPO brings in $128.25M, prices at mid-range". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  10. ^ Avalos, George (17 July 2013). "Gigamon will move to new Santa Clara HQ where it could employ 500 people". Mercury News. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Gigamon makes stock exchange debut; sees shares soar". CRN. 12 June 2013.
  12. ^ "Gigamon rings the NYSE closing bell". Livestream. 24 February 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  13. ^ "The past, present and future of network security: An interview with Paul Hooper, CEO of Gigamon". New York Stock Exchange. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  14. ^ "Gigamon rolls out active visibility, stays ahead of the commodity curve". Network World. 2014-10-29.
  15. ^ "2015 Information Management Awards". Network World Asia. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  16. ^ "2015 Information Management Awards". Network World Asia. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  17. ^ "Gigamon gets NIA award for network traffic visibility platform". SearchNetworking. 2015-04-10.
  18. ^ "Gigamon: 2015 Global VoLTE Network Monitoring Systems Product Line Strategy Leadership Award" (PDF). Frost & Sullivan. 2015.
  19. ^ "Leading Lights 2014: The Finalists". Light Reading. 2014-05-07.

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