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Advance buffer mechanism on EXA32100

A significant function of Network Packet Brokers is aggregation. Often people think that aggregation is a simple task in packet brokering but actually, it is the most challenging part because everything must be done in real time and if you drop packets there is no retransmission possible. If a switch drops a packet because of bursting it is not goo...
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The cutting-edge technology in Cubro's newest Network Packet Brokers

Cubro's  newest network packet brokers (G5) can support layer 2 until layer 5. The Cubro G5 network packet brokers EXA32100 and EXA48600 are the only units on the market which can do load balancing on GTP traffic in silicon. EXA32100 and EXA48600 can load balance on the inner IP 5 tuple, and the GTP tunnel header can be removed if needed. This...
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Three reasons why a commodity switch is not a network packet broker

Providing effective and efficient pervasive visibility is becoming more difficult is because the IT infrastructure is becoming increasingly more complex. Today's changing networks must not only support ever-increasing traffic volumes, higher speeds but also fulfil the increased requirements for security, analytics and compliance. In this scenario, ...
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Security-related two-tier load-balancing solution from Cubro

Situation: A complex campus network with hundreds of terminals, servers farms and several internet uplinks should be monitored before the traffic is provided to several different security solutions. Impact: The challenge was the complex routing because of several uplinks, several internet applications, intranet cloud, VPN connections to other sites...
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New Product Announcement - Cubro Copper Tap - FlexTAP 10/100/1000

If you want access to complete network data by deploying a simple tool which is easy to install and scalable at the same time, then Cubro's new high-density Copper TAP – FlexTAP 10/100/1000 is an ideal solution. The network TAP offers the smallest footprint - 21 links in one 19 inches and 3 U size and has best price and performance c...
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Cubro Among the Fastest Growing European Companies

Cubro Network Visibility is among Europe's 1000 fastest-growing companies, according to the ranking from the UK-based Financial Times (FT). FT is one of the world's leading English-language business and economic newspapers. The Financial Times released this list in April 2018, in partnership with Statista, and has identified the 1000 European compa...
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Userplane IMSI filtering on high bandwidth

The challenge: Monitoring userplane in LTE networks involves two problems - traffic growth/volume and legal issues. Solution 1: One of the solutions for this issue is not to monitor userplane and instead filter and monitor only specific users/devices. Filtering on a particular customer in a high loaded LTE network is difficult and expensive. Howeve...
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Save monitoring cost based on traffic filtering

Traffic on mobile networks is growing rapidly on a daily basis, and this is a big challenge for monitoring applications. Understanding technology costs is always a challenge for companies. Cubro offers a solution which reduces costs of monitoring by helping to keep the amount of data under control. The idea is not to monitor all traffic on the netw...
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Cubro launches advanced ATCA Platform

Cubro announces the development of an ATCA chassis-based platform which would extend the performance of probe. The ATCA platform will enable the service providers to get a higher port density for probing and advanced traffic engineering applications. With the use of ATCA platform, the probe performance is up to 600 Gbit; the traffic engineering per...
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Introducing Cubro Optomat

Optical TAPs come across as simple passive devices, and generally, we tend not to talk much about them. However, this is not true because they have a significant role to play in the entire network architecture. The entire monitoring starts in layer 1, and if there are errors at this stage, then these errors are carried forward across the entire sys...
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