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Napatech today provided details on the upcoming release of onboard PTP support on Napatech 1G and 10G adapters. These highly anticipated products promise to make time synchronization implementation much easier for both Napatech OEM vendor customers and end-users.
Napatech have released the latest brief in its "Time to ReThink" series of insights into crucial issues facing OEM vendors. In "Time to ReThink Network Security," Napatech focuses on the security challenges facing businesses today and proposes a holistic solution based on analysis of a combination of network and security information.
Napatech announced that it has achieved 100 Gbps throughput on a Dell PowerEdge R720 rack server. This makes the PowerEdge R720 ideal for OEM vendors of network appliances who need to analyze up to 10 ports at speeds of 10 Gbps.
Napatech today announced the introduction of new functionality to intelligently identify fragmented IP packets. Available on the latest Napatech network adapters, it provides OEM vendors with a powerful off-load tool to increase performance in networks with many fragmented packets.
Napatech today announced the availability of on-board IEEE1588 PTP (Precision Time Protocol) support on Napatech 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps intelligent network adapters. This will allow Napatech customers to synchronize appliances using Napatech intelligent network adapters to an IEEE1588 PTP master or to use Napatech network adapters as an IEEE15888 PTP master for other systems.
Napatech is to demonstrate a new VMware-based data distribution solution for virtual network appliances at Interop Las Vegas (8th to the 12th of May). The virtualization solution allows multiple network appliances to be consolidated onto a single server platform without having to change the application or the operating system. Napatech's network adapters ensure that each virtual network appliance receives the data it requires at full line rate with zero packet loss.
Napatech and Spirent Communications will be jointly demonstrating one of the industry's first data center virtualization environments supporting 40G Ethernet (GbE) server interfaces. The live demo, featured at booth #739 during Interop Las Vegas, May 10 – 12, will showcase the performance and scalability capabilities of virtualized data centers at 40G speeds.
Napatech today announced the introduction of the world's first 40 Gbps Ethernet adapter for network monitoring and analysis. The NT40E2-1 intelligent network adapter provides a single QSFP-based 40 GbE port and can be used for both packet capture and transmission.
Napatech today announced the introduction of two new NEBS compliant intelligent network adapters. NEBS is an important set of design guidelines for manufacturers of telecom equipment and often a requirement from telecom carriers. The combination of a NEBS compliant server and Napatech's new NEBS compliant adapters provides a cost effective and reliable platform for development of deep packet capture systems.
nPulse Technologies will demonstrate the world's first commercial implementation of the open-source, OISF- and DHS-sponsored Suricata IDS/IPS project (http://www.openinfosecfoundation.org) at next week's RSA Conference in San Francisco.
New whitepapers released by Napatech suggest that Deep Packet Inspection technology can be used to help mobile carriers offer more intelligent mobile data services than "flat-rate" and thereby ensure that mobile revenues keep pace with growing network traffic.
Napatech has been awarded the prestigious Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year 2010" award in the category "Innovation" in Denmark. This is the second time that Napatech has received this honor having also won in 2008. The jury noted in particular that Napatech is steeped in innovation and is also an internationally oriented company which in a relatively short period of time has become a market leader in its segment. In this regard, Napatech has fulfilled the potential highlighted in its selection as a winner in 2008.
Napatech today announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo, Japan. This follows the opening of our new office in Washington D.C. and Napatech's entry into India earlier this year. "We are seeing strong demand in the Japanese market for our products, where Japanese OEM vendors have long been at the forefront of developments in IP and broadband in general", said Henrik Brill Jensen, CEO, Napatech. "In this regard our products are a perfect fit in addressing the challenges of building appliances capable of analyzing and securing 10 Gbps IP networks."
Napatech today announced that it has joined the Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), a new industry organization created for collaboration among the Network Economy's technology providers. Participation in the NI Alliance will ensure that Napatech Intelligent Network Adapter products support the existing and future needs of Network Intelligence vendors.
Napatech today announced that it has joined the Open Information Security Foundation's Suricata initiative as a technology partner. Napatech will directly contribute to the development of Suricata by ensuring that Napatech intelligent network adapters support applications based on Suricata.
Napatech has today opened a new sales office in Washington D.C. to support local OEM customers. This follows expansion of Napatech's offices in Andover, Massachusetts and Copenhagen, Denmark with a 30% increase in staff globally over the last year.
Napatech will demonstrate full real-time 20Gbps packet capture and replay, as well as full 20Gbps traffic generation at the upcoming Interop New York show from the 18th to 22nd October. The demonstrations will showcase Napatech's new NT20E2 2x10Gbps intelligent network analysis adapter based on PCI-Express Gen 2.
Napatech has taken its first steps into the Indian market with a Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with Rahi Systems. Rahi will become the first local Indian supplier of Napatech intelligent real-time network analysis adapters for OEM customers. Napatech will be exhibiting together with Rahi Systems at Interop Mumbai 2010 from the 28th to the 30th of September.
The Internet is still growing and, as we make the transition from Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) – driven in part by the fact that IPS technology can scale to meet users' needs in the future.
Frost & Sullivan's recently released update on the "World Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention Systems Markets" suggests that users of Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) are willing to pay 3 times more for higher throughput.
At the recent Interop Tokyo event, Napatech successfully demonstrated that a standard server with 8 CPU cores can be used to build a full throughput 10 Gbps Intrusion Prevention System (IPS). Napatech has shown with this breakthrough that high-performance IPS products can be built using off-the-shelf components at lower cost, with less risk and faster time-to-market. More significantly, this demonstration shows that throughput performance can be scaled with the number of available CPU cores leading to even higher throughput possibilities.
Napatech today launched two product features sets to address Traffic Generation and Capture & Replay applications. The Traffic Generation feature set addresses Ethernet full line-rate traffic generation applications, while the Capture & Replay feature set addresses Capture & Replay applications. The introduction of the Traffic Generation and Capture & Replay feature sets coincides with the announcement of Napatech's new NT20E2 2x10 Gbps PCI-Express Gen 2 In-line and Capture network adapters.
Napatech today announced what it says is the world's first 2x10 Gbps Intelligent Real-time Network Analysis adapters based on PCI-Express Gen 2 with the introduction of the NT20E2 Capture adapter and NT20E2 In-line adapter products. The NT20E2 In-line is ideal for applications that require both capture and transmit in real-time, such as Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and Policy Enforcement applications operating at 10 Gbps line-speed. This is complemented by the NT20E2 Capture adapter, which provides full 20 Gbps packet capture throughput over the PCI-Express Gen 2 bus.
Napatech today released a new whitepaper on how a Universal Network Appliance approach can be used to develop high-performance Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS). At the upcoming Interop Las Vegas and Infosecurity events, Napatech will show a 10 Gbps IPS demonstration based on this approach.
Napatech today released support for Microsoft Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 on all Napatech PCI Express intelligent real-time network analysis adapters. This extends Napatech's unique support for full 10 Gbps data transfer from port to application on Windows operating systems on a par with Linux and FreeBSD. OEM network appliance vendors now have full flexibility in choice of operating system for their appliance development projects.
Napatech announced the release of essential technology for detailed monitoring and troubleshooting of IP-based mobile data networks. According to market research firm Infonetics, by 2010, data traffic will surpass voice traffic on mobile networks. This is driving investment in 4th generation all-IP mobile data networks, such as LTE, which will extend the need for IP network monitoring, analysis and troubleshooting appliances.
Napatech has been selected as one of the finalists in the Network Computing awards for 2010. Napatech's NT20E 2 x 10 Gbps network adapter has been selected in the "New Product of the Year" category.
Napatech has been selected as one of the top 100 private companies in North America, Europe and Asia by Red Herring. This follows Napatech's selection for a Red Herring Top 100 Europe award in April 2009. Napatech received the Red Herring Global 100 award in recognition of the superior innovation, technology and financial performance that Napatech has exemplified.
Napatech announced the introduction of full IPv6 support in all Napatech PCI-Express network adapters. IPv6 usage is expected to grow with IPv4 addresses running out and the number of Internet users set to increase by 45% over the next 5 years. Napatech has therefore ensured that the advanced packet capture, analysis and transmission capabilities offered for IPv4 today are also supported for IPv6.
Napatech today announced the availability of unique features that provide visibility into tunnels for network monitoring and analysis of value-added services running over IP, such as VOIP, VPN and mobile data. Napatech's network adapters have the unique capability to intelligently distribute 10Gbps flows in real-time to up to 32 CPU cores based on Ethernet, IP, MPLS, layer 4 and now GTP, GRE and SCTP tunnel information.
With the transition to 10 Gbps networks, there is increasing emphasis on increasing the performance of Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) to keep up with higher data rates. High-Performance IPS provides in-line processing of network traffic in real-time and has traditionally required expensive systems based on proprietary hardware platforms. With the introduction of Napatech's family of In-line network adapters, an alternative approach based on standard off-the-shelf server hardware was made possible.
nPulse Network Systems today announced the availability of the nPulse HammerHead 10 Gbps Capture and Replay system based on the Napatech NT20E 2 x 10 Gbps In-line adapter. HammerHead is the first traffic testing product to provide full line-rate 10 Gbps packet capture, record-to-disk and replay capabilities at an affordable price.
Napatech recently released WinPCAP support on its intelligent real-time network adapters. WinPCAP is an additional feature to the previously released Windows driver, believed to be the world's fastest Windows driver for Ethernet applications. The same packet capture feature set and high performance can now be supported across Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.
Napatech today released new time synchronization features that will allow extremely accurate packet time stamping. This is important for measuring quality of service factors, such as latency, in packet networks.
Napatech today extended its range of In-line adapters to support 1 Gbps networks. The NT4E In-line and NT4E-STD In-line adapters provide full line-rate throughput at 1 Gbps with zero packet loss, no matter the packet size. This allows vendors of network appliances, such as Intrusion Prevention Systems or WAN Optimization solutions, to build high performance products based on cost-effective, standard server platforms.