nPulse Accelerates Security Response Times With Ability To Capture And Index 30 Million Packets Per Second

Capture Probe eXtreme (CPX) Flow and Packet Capture Appliance Delivers Industry’s Fastest Packet Capture and Search Designed for Full Duplex 10Gbps Networks

August 9, 2013

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, USA – July 29, 2013 – nPulse Technologies today announced that its Capture Probe eXtreme (CPX) flow and packet capture appliance is now the performance leader in both packet capture and packet search. CPX 4.0 provides the industry's fastest packet indexing solution at 30 million packets per second – a 100 times improvement in search performance, enabling users to significantly reduce incident response times even when faced with massive scale searches.

CPX is an ultrafast, multi-terabyte traffic recording and analysis platform for Network Operations Center (NOC) and Security Operations Center (SOC) environments. The high-speed, continuous recording solution provides deep, high-fidelity indexed storage of network traffic for direct analysis or use with other security or monitoring applications. CPX 4.0 delivers innovative packet-level indexing, which dramatically speeds search capabilities and event resolution and enables users to quickly locate the exact packets they require to support their resolution efforts.

"Our ability to operate at sustained speeds up to 20Gbps, capturing 100% of the traffic traversing a 10-gigabit network in both directions, creates a true Big Data challenge for our customers, and the most critical issue is being able to dig through this amount of information for the one event that matters most," said Tim Sullivan, CEO of nPulse Technologies. "With our new search capabilities, we are making this big data more manageable and less daunting. In a matter of seconds, users can search all packets to locate the exact item that will help them identify and mitigate an event."

This release also includes session-level decoding, which enhances traffic analysis, enabling users to capture, reassemble and analyze payloads on a per probe basis. By allowing users to decode an entire session, nPulse is providing greater visibility into potential malicious activities and payloads, while also eliminating the time required to manually collate all of the packets within a session.

With its CPX platform, nPulse is delivering an unparalleled portfolio of solution capabilities in network monitoring, forensics, and security. CPX captures, indexes, stores, and analyzes network traffic at sustained speeds up to 20Gbps, allowing full-duplex recording on even the busiest 10-gigabit networks. Even on networks at full utilization, nPulse CPX captures 100% of the traffic, time stamping every packet with nanosecond resolution, and extracting flow identification parameters. As traffic is streamed to disk, nPulse CPX generates a flow- and time-based packet index that allows rapid search and retrieval of targeted traffic from many terabytes of capture records.

About nPulse Technologies, Inc

nPulse Technologies is the performance leader in sustained flow and packet capture, and analysis. Our flagship product, CPX, delivers cost-effective, flow-indexed packet capture at speeds up to 20Gbps. Leading financial institutions, government agencies, and telcos rely on CPX for improved visibility for network and security operations. Through its innovative Pivot2Pcap API, CPX significantly enhances existing monitoring and security solutions.

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