Packet Plus Introduces Interactive Networking Stack Debugger

P+ 1000 offers packet-by-packet control

January 24, 2012

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PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new P+(TM) 1000 embedded packet debugger provides unprecedented ability to control and interact with networking designs and is priced for the individual engineer. The P+ 1000 offers packet-by-packet control, an ability to work at any layer of the protocol stack, symbolic editing, and packet injection.

In addition the P+ 1000 provides a comprehensive approach to working with security protocols including at speed encryption/decryption, and key management. This allows the engineer to view, edit, and set triggers as if the traffic is in the clear, and create specific test cases to validate the operation of security protocols.

The P+ 1000 utilizes an embedded approach that leverages the resources of the target design. This makes it possible to have the tool at first silicon or first prototype, when the engineer needs it most. This is combined with compiler-based tool generation that makes it flexible enough to easily handle protocol extensions, and proprietary protocols. This approach creates a tool that can be used for multiple protocols, and across several projects. For wireless designs the tool uses the target design's radio, the radio that engineers prefer working with.

Current networking development tools are lacking. Custom tools are expensive to develop, have a limited interface, and are poorly maintained. Protocol analyzers lack the control and precision needed in development. Chassis based loading tools are too late and too expensive for the individual development engineer.

The P+ 1000 is the first product from Portland, Oregon based Packet Plus. They have a strong team with networking industry, embedded systems and tool development experience with staff from Cisco, PMC-Sierra, Extreme Networks, and Synopsys.

The P+ 1000 will be available in March of 2012 and pricing starts at $9,500 per individual engineer. Consulting services are available to integrate into your design, and Packet Plus is able to quote embedded support now.

About Packet Plus, Inc.

Packet Plus builds innovative tools for engineers working with networking protocols that provide unprecedented level of control and interactivity. Utilizing a patented architecture Packet Plus develops tools that can be available at first silicon or first prototype and are flexible enough to be quickly updated for protocol extensions or proprietary protocols.

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