Spin-off of network equipment supplier Interface Masters Technologies now shipping systems for 4G/LTE, Hyperscale Data Centers, demanding enterprises, and massive scale Internet of Things (IoT) deployments
SAN JOSE, CA - Niagara Networks, Inc., the provider of advanced network visibility and security enablement solutions, today announced delivery of the industry’s first modular 100Gb product that supports Bypass, TAP and Network Packet Broker functionality and is designed to meet the needs of 4G/LTE mobile operator infrastructure, Hyperscale data centers, and massive Internet of Things (IoT) networks.
The addition of this customizable, modular product line enables Niagara Networks to grow by offering customers a way to use one product that supports multiple features simultaneously and also meets the needs of demanding enterprises and service providers for ease of manageability and low cost of ownership.
Leading edge mobile operators and Cable Multi-System Operators (MSOs) are evaluating and beginning deployment of 100Gb networking technologies to meet the growing demand from 4G/LTE traffic, IoT deployments, and content distribution. This traffic will exceed the throughput capabilities of existing monitoring and security products and it is crucial that customers protect the investment in existing tools and appliances. Niagara Networks 100Gb products support a range of speeds from 1Gb to 100Gb. At the same time, Niagara networks supports multiple 100Gb ports to connect multiple networks, and support high-performance 100Gb monitoring tools and security appliances that are being introduced by leading-edge vendors.
“As security tools and appliances’ speeds increase, there is a critical need for high speed Network Packet Brokers. Our Niagara 284x is the first 100Gb Bypass, and its modularity enables network engineers to customize Niagara’s solution in order to efficiently secure their networks by sending the right traffic to the right tool,” said Ben Askarinam, CEO & Founder of Niagara Networks. “The addition of this customizable, modular product line enables Niagara Networks to grow by offering customers a way to use one product that supports multiple features simultaneously and also meets the needs of demanding enterprises and service providers for ease of manageability and low cost of ownership.”
The new Niagara Networks 284x products now shipping include advanced features such as:
1, 10, 40 and 100 Gigabit Network Packet Broker modules
1, 10, 40 and 100 Gigabit Network TAP modules
1, 10, 40 and 100 Gigabit Bypass modules
Modular 2U form factor model (Niagara 2847)
Modular 1U form factor model (Niagara 2845)
Support for up to 64 1Gb/10Gb ports, 16 40Gb ports, or eight 100Gb ports
Redundant hot-swappable power supplies for maximum reliability
Bypass fail open or fail close with customizable heartbeat configurations
Along with these advanced hardware capabilities, the Niagara 284x family supports L2, L3, and L4 packet filtering, load balancing and dynamic priority for traffic grooming.
All models are designed to integrate with UTM, Firewall and WAN Acceleration appliances, Quality of Service (QoS), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), and Enterprise IT security appliances.
The Niagara 284x family of products is available for order effective immediately. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Niagara Networks is a Network Visibility industry leader, with emphasis in 1/10/40/100 Gigabit systems including Network TAPs, External Bypass Switches, and Network Packet Brokers that integrate with monitoring systems, inline networking appliances, IPS, UTM, Load Balancing, WAN acceleration, and other mission-critical IT and security appliances. Formerly part of Interface Masters, a leading Silicon Valley network solutions company, Niagara Networks recently spun off from Interface Masters to focus on its core competencies, and developed an independent company identity.
Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, the most complete hybrid systems, and the highest quality and feature-rich Bypass Solutions in the market. Niagara’s unique and modular designs, innovative next generation Network Visibility technology, including the 100 Gigabit-capable Network Packet Broker with modular functionality, and the ability to tailor systems to exact customer specifications, allow it to lead the industry with high quality, innovative products and exceptional service.