NetFlow Bandwidth Calculator
Interested in utilizing NetFlow from routers and switches to meet a variety of purposes, including security, accounting, billing, network planning, traffic engineering, and user or application monitoring - but worried about the potential network overhead? Refer to the NetFlow Bandwidth Calculator to predict the impact of enabling NetFlow.
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NetFlow allows for the tracking of individual IP flows as they are received at a router or switching device. Security and network administrators can easily leverage NetFlow records from routers and switches to gain numerous security and network operations benefits.
Although many enterprises want to deploy NetFlow services, they remain cautious about introducing new technology into their network without completely understanding the potential performance impact. Learn about the CPU impact of enabling NetFlow services in various scenarios on several different Cisco hardware platforms.
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