Frequently Asked Questions

Find your answers among frequently asked questions.

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Which protocols are supported by Sycope?
NetFlow v5 v9, NSEL, IPFIX, sFlow
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What type of information will I get from Sycope?
- All flows from flow - Monitored devices; - Traffic by application, protocol, source and destination IPs and ports; - Top addresses, ports, applications, autonomous systems; - Load on network interfaces;
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Which questions can be answered with data from Sycope solution?
With Sycope you can get a prompt answer for these questions: Who saturates the network? Who is using unwanted/prohibited applications, who is attacking your web server? What applications are used? Are they all legal? What servers and hosts are the source of the network traffic?
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Can I use Sycope to monitor IPv6 traffic?
Yes, Sycope can gather, store and analyse NetFlow for both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic.
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What is Sycope CTI?
Security feed algorithm implemented in Sycope CTI actively monitors number of sources, analyses, and generates a unified list of current Indicator of Compromises (IoCs), based on which FlowControl is able to detect threats related to a reputation risk.
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Do I have to buy all products (Visibility, Performance, Security) or can I choose which I want?
Visibility is the based of our products, providing you with necessary dashboards and widgets. It is a based of our Sycope 2.0 product and is must for Performance and Visibility modules.
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Is demo version available?
No, but we invite you to POV or live demo to Sycope partners in your country.
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Can I use the NetFlow protocol for network monitoring in my organization?
YES, if you have any device on the edge of the network that you manage: router, firewall, UTM, etc. All business devices of this type support one of the flow versions supported by Sycope.
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How can I use this solution in my organization?
Sycope is a network monitoring tool based on NetFlow data. Sycope allows you to monitor network traffic, analyze network performance (NPM) and detect network anomalies and security incidents.
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How much NetFlow will burden my IT infrastructure?
NetFlow alone is additional network traffic at a typical level of up to 0.1% of monitored traffic. For every 100Mbit / s of your monitored traffic, flow will add about 100kbit / s. Most devices (except for the operating class) generate flow without significantly increasing their load (CPU, memory).
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Are there physical or virtual versions available?
Virtual on the VMware platform. A Sycope Partner can prepare a suitable hardware platform.