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Case Study: Packet Slicing Saves Cost on Flow Monitoring

Customer requirement: Monitoring of 96 100 Gbit links in a Data Centre with VXLAN Technical Challenges: The increase in network speed requires tools which can keep pace with the changing requirement and make the data centre highly reliable. The network visibility tools need to provide real-time accurate analysis for network management and operation...
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Why do you need subscriber aware visibility?

As a mobile network carrier, how can you drive your revenue growth? The three main challenges faced by a service provider include retention of existing subscribers, offering better products to new subscribers and conducting centralized monitoring and troubleshooting of the network. Better visibility into the user network traffic leads to higher lev...
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Bandwidth & Performance Myths

It is often hard to figure out the truth after reading the datasheets of Cubro competitors because there is too much information which can be misleading. The facts are mixed and presented in the wrong context, or the information related to performance is dependent upon many factors which are not clearly explained. This makes the data unre...
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Are Network Packet Brokers a Commodity Product?

Is there such a thing of using a commodity product instead of a real network packet broker (NPB)? We don't think so – and neither should you! However, it seems like this is the case - use commodity hardware and add some software to sell it as a commodity packet broker. But what you get is only commodity features, and because most vendors use the sa...
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What is the difference between a Cubro Probe and a Cubro Sessionmaster?

When choosing between a Cubro Probe and a Cubro Sessionmaster you need to consider the different features and benefits of the two products. Before you decide which one fits your network requirement, take a look at the differences between the two products. Cubro Probe The Cubro Mobile Probe is a passive device which receives network t...
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Cubro’s Genext Network Packet Brokers

Today, enterprises and carriers with large, complex networks often find it challenging to manage their networks to minimise outages and performance issues. To combat that, they seek visibility solutions that can help them understand what is happening in their networks. In a time where network issues are becoming complex, L4 network visibility is no...
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Unveiling Cubro’s network management software

For network monitoring experts and network administrators using Cubro Packetmasters who want centralised control of multiple Cubro Packetmasters and enhance the efficiency of the business, Cubro Vitrum is a versatile network management software that offers network topology visualisation. The software can manage the scaling network architecture by p...
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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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