Posted by: Andy Huckridge | July 26, 2012

News stories for VSS launch of vBroker branded Network Packet Brokers

VSS Press release

VSS Monitoring Introduces New Network Packet Brokers to Enable Complete Network-wide Visibility and Performance.

New vBroker™ Appliances Provide Industry-leading Capacity and Flexibility; vMesh™ and vMC™ Technologies Expand System-level Scalability and Manageability to 10,000+ Ports

Wireless Week

New VSS Solutions Increase Network Visibility

VSS Monitoring is aiming to make more of the network visible with a suite of network appliances and software that use a new network layer. The company said the tools in the new vBroker product family use a “fabric-system approach” to monitor the network.

Network World

VSS looks to broker a faster network with line of optimization gear

A lineup of “network packet brokering” gear from VSS Monitoring could provide a new way to consolidate and manage the growing number of network appliances used by modern businesses.

Broadband Wireless News / Converge Network Digest

VSS Monitoring Scales its Packet Broker for Network-wide Visibility

VSS Monitoring introduced a new suite of network packet brokers (NPBs) that leverage a unique fabric-system approach for interconnecting network monitoring and security systems. The new VSS Monitoring product family, called vBroker, delivers network-wide link-layer visibility and access to a broad set of network monitoring and security systems. This significantly reduces the capital costs of ensuring link visibility and analysis tool access across the network.

Telecom Ramblings

VSS Monitoring Introduces New Network Packet Brokers to Enable Complete Network-wide Visibility and Performance

New vBroker™ Appliances Provide Industry-leading Capacity and Flexibility; vMesh™ and vMC™ Technologies Expand System-level Scalability and Manageability to 10,000+ Ports

TMC

VSS Monitoring Launches vBrokers to Engage Modern Networking Challenges

As the network TAP space quickly transitions and begins to be commonly referred to as network packet broker by Gartner and other industry pundits, Silicon Valley-based VSS Monitoring remains at the forefront of innovation introduced to this increasingly popular industry.

Computer World

VSS looks to broker a faster network with line of optimization gear

New vBroker™ Appliances Provide Industry-leading Capacity and Flexibility; vMesh™ and vMC™ Technologies Expand System-level Scalability and Manageability to 10,000+ Ports

IT Business Edge

Driving Efficiency in Monitoring

Carl Weinschenk spoke to Andy Huckridge, the senior director of telecom strategy and marketing for VSS Monitoring. Ensuring that networks are operating at peak efficiency has never been more important or more complex. A new layer of management — network packet brokers — is emerging to drive efficiencies in monitoring. Andy Huckridge tells IT Business Edge blogger Carl Weinschenk that the approach enables packets to be sent only to the appropriate tools and that measurements over the entire path — not just one network within that path — can be made.

CIO Magazine

VSS looks to broker a faster network with line of optimization gear

A lineup of “network packet brokering” gear from VSS Monitoring could provide a new way to consolidate and manage the growing number of network appliances used by modern businesses.

Dark Reading

VSS Monitoring Introduces New Network Packet Brokers To Enable Complete Networkwide Visibility And Performance

vBroker appliances expand the capacity and interface flexibility of its packet broker solutions. SAN MATEO, Calif. – July 24, 2012 – VSS Monitoring, a leader in network packet brokers (NPBs), today introduced a new suite of NPB appliances and software capabilities which deliver the industry’s only fabric-system approach for enhancing global visibility and operational performance for network monitoring and security systems. The new VSS Monitoring product family, called vBroker™, enables customers to uniquely provide network-wide link-layer visibility and access to a broad set of network monitoring and security systems, making them significantly more efficient and yielding higher ROI. The growing number of monitoring and security systems required for today’s increasingly complex networks results in major provisioning and operational challenges for both enterprises and service providers, including limited network visibility, major capital costs due to deployment silos, and complex network upgrades that impact existing tool system speeds and capacities.

 

 

 

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