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GigaStor Software Edition

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GigaStor Software Edition

GigaStor for Virtual and Cloud Environments

GigaStor Software Edition (GSE) is a software only product that can be installed on all currently supported versions of Windows. Minimum system specifications are listed below (as with most products, “more is better”). GSE is available in multiple license choices, supporting 250 GB - 16 TB of storage. With the exception of data-at-rest encryption, GSE offers identical integration within the Observer Platform and comparable functionality of any GigaStor appliance. It’s a perfect choice for deployment within virtualised server environments to gain visibility into east-west vswitch traffic. Also, ideal for installation on a laptop for go-anywhere back-in-time packet capture analytics for troubleshooting at the data center core to the network edge and beyond.

Technical Specifications


Single socket – 4 core – 2.5Ghz processor


16 GB RAM (8 for operating system, 8 for Observer Analyzer)

Installation Space

400 MB

Storage Requirements

300 GB (250 Gb license), 1.25 TB (1 TB license), 4.25 TB (4 TB license), 16.25 TB (16 TB license)

Single Link Support

Supported network speed based on system NIC

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