Napatech and Qosmos to Demonstrate 10 Gbps Metadata Deep Packet Inspection at Futurecom Brazil

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark and PARIS, France, October 10, 2013 – Napatech, the world’s leading vendor of network analysis adapters, and Qosmos, the leader in Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and metadata analysis software, today announced that they will debut a new 10 Gbps DPI platform at Futurecom Brazil. The DPI demonstration will showcase how the combined technologies of Napatech and Qosmos can provide real-time metadata-based insight into network traffic.

“Developers of products embedding network intelligence need both speed and accuracy,” said Thibaut Bechetoille, CEO, Qosmos. “This is exactly what we bring by combining Qosmos and Napatech. We are excited to join Napatech at Futurecom to demo our DPI solution.”

The 10 Gbps metadata demo combines Qosmos DPI capabilities with Napatech intelligent network adapters to provide rich, real-time input for big data analysis of network and application usage. Qosmos technology provides the most comprehensive protocol and metadata analysis in the industry, while Napatech network adapters ensure guaranteed packet capture at core network speeds. In addition, the nanosecond precision time-stamping capabilities of Napatech network adapters allow precise measurement of jitter and delay in mobile networks, which is important for service assurance.

“Qosmos and Napatech have joined forces to provide the most complete metadata DPI solution on the market today,” stated Erik Norup, president and CMO, Napatech. “Network equipment manufacturers can now quickly develop high-performance analysis solutions using standard servers. This enables their customers to provide better quality of experience and more innovative services to their end users.”

Qosmos’ ixEngine software extracts protocol and application metadata, enabling insight into network transactions and patterns of user behavior. Developers use Qosmos ixEngine to enable service classification and metadata extraction in their applications. IxEngine can extract more than 6,000 different types of metadata, such as file and application usage, application performance, traffic volume and content.

Napatech provides intelligent network adapters that guarantee real-time delivery of data at speeds from 1 to 40 Gbps. Napatech adapters provide layer 1-4 flow recognition, including tunneling protocols commonly used in mobile networks, such as GTP. Intelligent distribution can direct these flows to up to 32 server CPU cores. When combined with a standard server and DPI software, Napatech enables rapid development of high-performance appliances.

Demonstrations of the 10 Gbps DPI platform will be shown at Napatech booth D22 at Futurecom in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 21 – 24.

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About Qosmos
Qosmos turns networks into information sources, making them application- and service-aware. The company’s award-winning Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Layer 7 Network Intelligence (NI) technologies recognize thousands of communication protocols and metadata attributes, creating an essential information layer that gives the most accurate picture of real-time data activity on networks.

Market-leading equipment makers, specialized software vendors and cloud service providers embed Qosmos in telco and enterprise solutions where real-time Layer 7 intelligence is critical, such as traffic optimization, policy management, quality of experience, analytics, firewalls, cyber defense and more. Qosmos software development kit and probes can be used in all environments – physical, virtualized and in SDN architectures – to accelerate time to market and ensure continuous signature updates.

A pioneer in Network Intelligence based on DPI, Qosmos is the leading independent OEM provider on the market today, serving more than 50 companies worldwide. Based in Paris, Qosmos has offices in Silicon Valley, Singapore and London. For more information, please visit

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About Napatech
Napatech is the leading supplier of real-time analysis adapters with over 140,000 Ethernet ports deployed worldwide. Designed for use with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) servers, Napatech adapters enable rapid development of powerful appliances for high performance analysis. Napatech adapters guarantee real-time delivery of data at speeds up to 40 Gbps. Intelligent features allow network data analysis to be off-loaded, thereby accelerating application analysis for managing, securing and optimizing networks and services. When performance matters, the world’s largest equipment vendors in telecom, enterprise, financial and government markets choose Napatech. Customers depend on Napatech for reliable delivery, complimentary maintenance and upgrades, and experienced global customer support. Napatech is headquartered in Copenhagen (Denmark) with offices in Mountain View, Andover, Washington D.C. (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea) and São Paulo (Brazil).

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