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Interface Masters Announces Highest Density Network Packet Broker

Niagara 4272 PacketMaster Delivers 72 ports of 1G/10G for Aggregation, Filtering, and Mirroring in a 1U Supporting VxLAN Tunneling

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/14 -- CISCO Live Interface Masters Technologies, provider of leading network visibility and monitoring solutions, today announced the industry's highest port density Network Packet Broker. Niagara 4272, based on Interface Masters' PacketMaster technology, can be configured with up to 72 ports of 1GbE/10GbE in a 1U form factor, while supporting up to 1.42 Tbps of bi-directional traffic, non-blocking technology and low latency. Niagara 4272 complements the family of network packet brokers, TAPs and Bypass Switches as well to provide visibility to monitoring tools via filtering, mirroring, sophisticated session-based traffic distribution and aggregation. The system can support distribution and filtering for L2-L4 IP traffic, MPLS tunneling and it provides the ability to customize keys for distribution. This new system will be supporting tunneling of data to remote site for monitoring and inspection via VxLAN tunneling.

"The evolution and growth of security threats and Monitoring requirements have been driving the demand for higher density and higher throughput network visibility solutions. We are excited to introduce the highest density Network Packet Broker with advanced capabilities," stated Ben Askarinam, founder and CEO of Interface Masters. "The Niagara 4272's sophisticated modular design is built upon leading edge technologies that address network monitoring, packet processing, data analysis and other security applications."

The Niagara 4272 provides:

  • Configurable session aware load balancing
  • VxLAN tunneling support
  • MPLS, Q in Q support
  • User defined bytes for filtering
  • Mirroring, one to many and any to any
  • Secure logging and secure management
  • Support up to 3,000 filtering and redirection rules
  • Statistics
  • Up to 1.42Tbps throughput
  • Supports SFP and SFP+, QSFP+
  • Modular, factory configurable, up to 72 ports of 10GE/1GE
  • 1U chassis with dual removable power supplies supporting AC and DC

Pricing and Availability
The product will be available Q3 for evaluation. For more information, please contact the Interface Master's sales team at [email protected] or follow the link:

About Interface Masters Technologies
Interface Masters Technologies is a leading vendor in the network monitoring and visibility market including Bypass, TAP, switches and smart NICs products, based in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Interface Masters' expertise lies in Gigabit, 10GbE and 40GbE networking solutions that integrate with monitoring, inline networking, IPS, UTM, Load Balancing, WAN acceleration, and other mission-critical IT and security appliances. Flagship product lines include PacketMaster® Network Packet Broker, specialized 10GE internal server adapter cards, switches, 10Gb and 40Gb external intelligent Network TAP and Bypass and failover systems. Company Headquarters are located in San Jose, CA with satellite offices in Hong Kong and Europe.

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