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September 14, 2021

Broadcom Awarded Highest Vendor Score in EMA Radar Report For NPM

by: Jeremy Rossbach

Download your complimentary copy of the 2021 EMA Radar Report For Network Performance Management.

Broadcom is proud to be named a “Value Leader” in the 2021 EMA Radar Report For Network Performance Management. Broadcom received the highest vendor strength score and was selected as having the best alert and alarm management. We believe this recognition validates our strong NetOps vision and our ability to speed the delivery of new network monitoring software innovations that help address the network transformation challenges of our customers.


"Broadcom is ranked a value leader with the highest vendor strength score,” says Shamus McGillicuddy, Vice President at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). “They push the limits of modern network monitoring, delivering features like chipset network visibility, high scalability, and one of the strongest suites of network analytics capabilities in the industry.”


Download your complimentary copy of the 2021 EMA Radar Report For Network Performance Management.

“Broadcom uniquely understands the critical role the network plays in delivering digital services,” says Serge Lucio, general manager, Enterprise Software Division, Broadcom. “We know that advanced levels of observability and insights are required to overcome the challenges of modern network complexity. The latest release of DX NetOps network monitoring software was developed to directly address these challenges with industry-leading outcomes in scale, speed, and simplicity for our customers and their networks.”


DX NetOps 21.2 features these enhancements:


  • Support for 500,000+ hyper-scale devices
  • Support for 300,000+ SD-WAN tunnels
  • Expanded SD-WAN, SDDC, and SD Wi-Fi coverage for the broadest network monitoring coverage in the industry. DX NetOps offers support for these additional technologies:
    • VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud
    • Nokia Nuage software-defined data center
    • Cisco Meraki Cloud-Managed LAN and Wi-Fi technologies


  • Real-time insights into network performance via modern network telemetry collection
  • Expanded support for Syslog events/alarms to isolate network faults and improve MTTR
  • Network configuration policy violation reports


  • Enhanced alarm noise reduction with SDN event filtering to further isolate root cause
  • Centralized security configuration and administration

The cybersecurity threat landscape also continues to challenge the enterprise IT teams who work daily to keep infrastructure and applications secure. Broadcom addresses this with DX NetOps 21.2 and incorporates the latest security implementations and techniques, such as enhanced authentication and encryption to further reduce exposure.

“The density of modern networking gear along with software-defined technologies demand that network monitoring software scale to unheard of limits in order to ensure network resiliency,” says Shamus McGillicuddy, vice president of research, network management at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). “Broadcom’s latest version of DX NetOps successfully meets the demands of modern networking and hyper-scale network deployments.”

Broadcom is proud to continue building on our vision of delivering the most comprehensive network monitoring software to our customers. We continue to speed our ability to innovate, helping customers establish resilient network architectures that provide better digital experiences.

Download your complimentary copy of the 2021 EMA Radar Report For Network Performance Management.