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SharkFest '17 Sponsors

Host Sponsors

Riverbed® is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing.™ Location-Independent Computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed's 24,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 95% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com.

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.

Angel Shark Sponsors

Big Switch Networks, the Bare Metal Software Defined Networking (SDN) Company, is a startup at the forefront of the next generation of networking technologies. By combining commodity OEM/ODM Ethernet switch hardware (“bare metal switches”) with sophisticated SDN control software, the company is delivering modern networking fabrics for the world’s most advanced datacenters looking to achieve high degrees of network automation at cloud-competitive price points. The company’s product lines are focused on data center switching or routing networks and monitoring networks, with more to come.

Datacom Systems is a leading manufacturer of network visibility solutions. Since the company's founding in 1992, Datacom Systems has built a reputation for quality engineering and unmatched customer service. Datacom Systems equipment covers millions of network segments worldwide and saves its customers millions of dollars in IT expenses each year. The privately held company is headquartered in Syracuse, New York. Visit http://www.datacomsystems.com

Dualcomm has been a proud sponsor of 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'17.

Endace's 100% accurate, Network History Recording and Playback provides definitive, packet-level evidence for investigating cybersecurity threats, quantifying data breaches and troubleshooting network or application performance problems. Playback integrates with commercial, open-source or custom analytics applications to streamline and automate issue investigation. Network History can be played back through hosted or external analytics solutions for automated, back-in-time investigations. Global customers include banks, hospitals, telcos, broadcasters, retailers, web giants, governments and military.

ExtraHop is the global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2-L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for application performance, availability, and security in today's complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40Gbps, deploys without agents, and delivers immediate value upon deployment.

Gigamon provides active visibility into data-in-motion network traffic, enabling organizations to see more and secure more with stronger security and superior performance. Gigamon Visibility Platform and GigaSECURE®, the industry’s first Security Delivery Platform, deliver advanced intelligence so that security, network, and application performance management solutions in enterprise, government, and service provider networks operate more efficiently and effectively.

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.

Performance Vision (PV) is a leading vendor in the Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and network visibility markets. PV provides a range of innovative solutions that helps IT managers obtain a global vision of their infrastructure as well as application performance and usage. More than 250 customers use PV for their daily IT operations.

Wireshark Group Packet Challenge Sponsor

Garland Technology is a US-based network TAP and visibility solutions manufacturer. In partnership with Riverbed, Garland Technology is happy to sponsor Sharkfest 2017. Using Wireshark with Garland Technology portable aggregating TAPs guarantees that each bit, byte, and packet is analyzed. Whether you are troubleshooting a remote site or trying to access your core network, Garland's line of network TAPs helps you realize the full potential of the powerful features of Wireshark. Visit www.garlandtechnology.com or follow @GarlandTech for great tips on utilizing Wireshark with network TAPs.

Welcome Gift Sponsor

fmadio is a Tokyo based startup focused on 100% loss less full 1G 10G 40G 100G packet capture hardware systems. FMAD 100G packet capture system won Interop Tokyo 2016 Best of Show award and we have a rapidly growing world wide customer base. Our systems are affordably priced, excellent WireShark workflow and customer support directly by the engineers who built the product. Contact us any time to get an evaluation system.

ntop started as an open source project in 1998 whose goal was to create a simple yet effective web-based traffic monitoring platform. Many things have changed since then, including the nature of the traffic being analyzed, operating systems running on PCs, and the type of users. ntop changed too and from a single-project centric effort, we evolved into a full fledged research company whose goal is still the original one. Namely innovate in network monitoring using commodity hardware and open-source operating systems. As we benefit from the open-source community, we feel obliged to return to the community what we develop, so that many others, and not just us, can benefit too.

Breaks Sponsor

TruePath Technologies offers a suite of monitoring hardware, software and services to help companies harness the potential of their entire IT landscape. They specialize in in-house services for new or existing IT monitoring software. TruePath is a proud partner, reseller, support and integrator of the full line of ntop products including ntopng software and nbox appliances. For over 11 years TruePath has stayed focused on providing the best monitoring solution to enterprise environments.

In Absentia Sponsor

Accolade is the technology leader in advanced, lossless packet capture and acceleration adapters and OEM acceleration platforms. Accolade’s 1-100GE ANIC FPGA-based adapters and ATLAS series of acceleration platforms help accelerate network/cyber security and monitoring applications developed by the world’s leading networking companies. ANIC adapters are fully PCIe compliant and seamlessly integrate into standard servers offered by companies such as Cisco, Dell, HP, Super Micro and others. Accolade’s OEM customers offer products for network security and monitoring, flow classification, deep packet inspection, network test and measurement, video stream monitoring, high frequency trading (HFT), and more.

Honorary Sponsor

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 network and protocol analysts and are sponsored by the finest companies in our industry!