Cisco NetFlow Collector (NFC) is a best-in-class data collection and aggregation product that provides a centralized view of data analysis and reporting. NFC enables enterprises and service providers to optimize network infrastructure for application delivery and network capacity planning. In addition, NFC capacitates business support applications, such as usage-based billing and Service Level Objective (SLO) monitoring.
Key NFC features include:
An IETF standard technology, NetFlow is the primary traffic analysis and accounting technology in the industry. Because NetFlow technology is a push model, performance is the key differentiation factor in deploying it. NFC is the leading performance NetFlow collector in the market. It provides automated metering and flexible network correlation key set features for many reporting analysis applications in the areas of: