As an organization with high-volume networks, you face an interesting conundrum: You must carefully inspect all traffic on your 10GE and 40GE networks to ensure network security. However, careful monitoring often requires investing heavily in high-performance tools—otherwise, you risk oversubscribing your existing security tools. No wonder many organizations are eager for a new approach to handling and manipulating their network packets.
Specifically designed for high-speed networks, the battle-proven Ixia Vision xStream 40 network packet broker (NPB) has the most complete feature set in the industry for inline tool deployment. Cost-effectively and efficiently, it increases the visibility of traffic from one or many network links to today’s wide variety of monitoring, security, and acceleration tools. As a powerful NPB, the Vision xStream 40 boasts a number of key attributes. Among these are comprehensive high-availability features to support the deployment of fail-safe inline security tools. Additionally, smart load-balancing capabilities help relieve oversubscribed tools and enable the deployment of multiple tools in parallel for increased throughput and maximum flexibility. By supporting inline serial tools such as secure sockets layer (SSL) decryptors, intrusion prevention systems, and firewalls, the Vision xStream 40 equips you for a variety of real-world enterprise network deployment scenarios.