SHARKFEST '13 Sponsors
cPacket is the recognized leader in pervasive network intelligence. The company delivers solutions that radically simplify network traffic monitoring and data center performance optimization across distributed network environments.
cPacket products include advanced traffic monitoring switches, packet brokers, flow load-balancing, and inline security enforcement. All products deliver unique features like granular performance indicators (KPI), microburst detection, accurate time stamping, and real time filtering based on Complete Packet Inspection according to any combination of header fields and patterns anywhere in the payload content at full line rate.
At the heart of cPacket's solutions are its unique Algorithmic Fabric chips and innovative hardware-software architecture.
The company's customers include the world's largest data centers, service providers, financial and government organizations.
Gigamon® provides an intelligent Visibility Fabric™ architecture to enable the management of increasingly complex networks. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with pervasive visibility and control of traffic across both physical and virtual environments without affecting the performance or stability of the production network. Through patented technologies, centralized management and a portfolio of high availability and high density fabric nodes, network traffic is intelligently delivered to management, monitoring and security systems. Gigamon solutions have been deployed in enterprise, data centers and service providers across the globe, including half of the Fortune 100 and many government and federal agencies.
VSS Monitoring is a world leader in network packet brokers (NPB), a type of virtualization platform for an ecosystem of network monitoring and security tools used in Tier 1 service providers, F500 corporate, and government agency networks. VSS' unique systems-based approach enables network-wide and link-layer visibility, access and offload for these appliances, analyzers, and probes to improve tool usage and efficiency, simplify IT operations, and greatly enhance tool ROI.
Apposite Technologies is the leader in easy-to-use, professional-quality network emulation products. Apposite’s Linktropy and Netropy WAN emulators simulate bandwidth, latency, loss, congestion, and other network impairments to test the performance of applications in the lab. With a unique combination of ease-of-use, test lab-level precision, and unmatched pricing, Apposite’s network emulators are widely used by IT managers, network administrators, and application developers across the globe. Apposite Technologies – WAN Emulation Made Easy.
Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and high-performance computing environments. With more than one million cloud networking ports being deployed worldwide, Arista delivers a portfolio of 1/10/40 and 100 GbE products that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking, and dramatically change the price/performance of data center networks.
Dualcomm has been a proud sponsor for the Sharkfest conference every year since 2010. The company has developed 10+ unique and cost-effective network tap models that are being used by satisfied Wireshark users and other IT professionals worldwide, and will present its latest products during Sharkfest 2013, which include:
- mTAP-6215 - 1U Rackmount 2-Station GbE Copper to Copper/Fiber Regeneration Tap
- ETAP-2306 - Dual-Mode GbE Copper & Fiber Regeneration Tap
- ETAP-3105 - Failsafe Copper GbE Regeneration Tap w/ Both Aggregation & Non Aggregation Monitor Ports
- ETAP-H51 – Industrially-Hardened 100Base-FX Fiber-to-Copper Regeneration Tap
Endace solutions are designed from the ground up to work in some of the most demanding and critical technology environments, where a single dropped packet or a microsecond timing error has the potential to cause significant financial loss, brand damage or even risk to national security. We are trusted to provide visibility when fear of missing something really matters.
Fiberblaze develops and markets flexible, high performance, multi-port network capture card solutions for the Telecoms, Cyber Security, Finance and other sectors. We have grown rapidly to become a preferred OEM supplier of cost effective intelligent network cards used in Telecom Network Monitoring and Optimization Systems, Lawful Interception and IDPS Systems.
As data volumes increase, our high performance network cards process traffic at full line rate up to 40G without packet loss relieving host CPU's to perform other tasks. We supply standard or customized cards in configured or unconfigured formats and welcome your visit to our stand to discuss any aspect of your interface card requirements.
Inside Products turns WireShark packet traces into English. We have put our many years of networking expertise into an expert system for analyzing traces. First, we pinpoint to the most likely packets or devices, and then provide all the geek performance information you need (Bytes In Flight, SACK analysis, etc.) so that you can successfully solve extremely complex problems quickly. Check out our Problem Finder series of products.
We also offer consulting, with special emphasis on the design of IPv6 networks. IPv6 is increasingly required for internal networks, and to interface with customers and clients who are IPv6 only.
Iomaxis provides rapid engineering in designing, developing, and integrating solutions for their customers. Development includes highly integrated solutions, software applications, unique hardware fabrication and manufacturing, specialized electronics, hardware modifications and improvements, and commercial technology modifications, as well as custom-made solutions for special requirements and missions.
About Ixia: From the lab to the network to the cloud, Ixia solutions optimize networks and data centers to accelerate, secure and scale the delivery of applications and services. Ixia delivers the industry's only solution with complete visibility into critical network, data center, applications and services. Ixia provides actionable insight for enterprises, service providers, government agencies and equipment manufacturers with solutions that test, assess and optimize networks. Ixia solutions use predictive data to accelerate and secure application delivery, giving customers the confidence to know their business network is engineered to be understandable, dynamic and resilient.
LoveMyTool is an Open Internet Community for Network Analysis, Monitoring and Management technology reviews. We review open source solutions to cyber evidence technology and articles from top analysts, like Tony Fortunato, Chris Greer, Joke Snelders plus many other technologists, and sponsored by the finest companies in our industry!
MetaGeek started off by making the world's smallest spectrum analyzer in 2005. They also created a free Wi-Fi scanner called inSSIDer, which is now used by millions of people all over the world. Now, MetaGeek is a small team of folks focused on removing the mystery from Wi-Fi. With spectrum analysis tools to help track down and diagnose RF interference issues and packet analysis tools help fine tune and optimize wireless networks, MetaGeek visualizes your wireless landscape.
Napatech is the leading OEM supplier of 40 GbE, 10 GbE and 1 GbE intelligent real-time network adapters. Napatech network adapters provide real-time packet capture and transmission with full line-rate throughput and zero packet loss no matter the packet size. Intelligent features enable application acceleration and offload.
Wireshark University delivers quality training on network analysis, security and optimization using the world's most popular open source network analyzer, Wireshark software. Wireshark University also manages the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA) program to confirm individual competencies and knowledge of TCP/IP communications analysis, using Wireshark software to troubleshoot various network issues, identify reconnaissance processes and indications of breached hosts. Visit www.wiresharktraining.com for more information.
Riverbed delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance. By giving enterprises the platform they need to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT, Riverbed helps enterprises to build a fast, fluid and dynamic IT architecture that aligns with the business needs of the organization. For additional info, visit us at www.riverbed.com.