What is a Network Packet Broker (and why do you need one)?


What is a Network Packet Broker (and why do you need one)?

Keeping networks safe, and users thriving amidst never-ending change requires sophisticated security and monitoring tools performing real-time analysis.  All of these tools need to know exactly what’s happening in the network, and are only as good as the data they receive.

The challenge lies in efficiently funneling data from the network to each tool that needs it. Ixia’s Vision Series of Network packet brokers (NPBs) do just what its name 

  • Better data for better decisions
  • Tighter security
  • Faster problem resolution
  • Increased proactivity
  • Better ROI

NPBs aggregate and filter data to tools, adding intelligent grooming and security enhancements such as deduplication, SSL decryption, data masking, and application and threat intelligence. But not all solutions are created equal.  Call us to discuss your unique network challenges and which NPB solution delivers the performance, ease of use, reliability, and security intelligence you need.