A TAP (optical or electrical) is the first device to provide network visibility. It is vital that this device is highly reliable and offers optimum performance. Cubro provides the best quality for an affordable price. Many of the Cubro layer 1 devices provide unique features. Cubro provides Optical TAPs, Copper TAPs and Aggregator TAPs which are designed to enable flawless in-line monitoring of 1G, 10G, 40G and 100G networks. These TAPs offer 100% visibility to link traffic to security and network monitoring tools.
The network packet broker typically handles the traffic between layers 2 and 4. A packet broker must be very fast, and capable of handling a massive amount of data up to multiple terabytes. Cubro products offer a wide variety of feature sets and bandwidth options. From small units with a few ports to several 100 Gbit ports - all of these units are non-blocking and can handle the traffic in line speed.
Network bandwidth is growing exponentially and monitoring presents more and more of a challenge. Cubro helps to fill the gap between better performance and reducing the cost of ownership. Layer 7 filtering and traffic handling provide the ability to filter on application layer to find the communications of specific applications. These products provide network visibility required for lawful interception, internal and external security, fraud, etc. The Cubro Probe can filter on the packet and session level.