Scrutinizer Best IT Software and Services winner

Plixer International announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer a winner of the 6th Annual 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the IT Software and Services (New or Upgrade version) category.

These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world were honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 during the 6th annual dinner and presentations.

Plixer International, was also the first vendor selected for the Cisco Developer Network as their Flexible NetFlow analyzer, Scrutinizer showcased at the Network Interop show this week in Las Vegas.

NetFlow analysis at Interop Las Vegas

Highlighted at the show are the new reports on VoIP including jitter and packet loss. Also demonstrated are the latency reports on TCP connections which has proven useful for cloud service monitoring and it is all done with Flexible NetFlow and IPFIX collection. Cisco is one of the first of a growing number of companies leveraging NetFlow and IPFIX to export greater details on rich media content such as voice and video.

Scrutinizer leverages Flexible NetFlow to provide:

  • Support for Cisco Performance Monitoring of medianets (e.g. VoIP and video streaming)
  • Deduplication of flows for security threat monitoring
  • Saves all NetFlow data indefinitely
  • Full support for NetFlow NBAR application monitoring (e.g. Skype and WebEx)
  • Full support for NetFlow from the Cisco ASA
  • Google Maps integration
  • Matrix view for easy to understand traffic flow
  • Support for Flow Option Templates (e.g. MAC addresses, VLAN IDs, Flow Exporter Counters, etc.)

Plixer International specializes in network traffic management and analysis. Using flow-based technologies (like Cisco’s NetFlow) Plixer is able to provide users with a detailed graphical view of their application performance. Network integrity is fortified by providing alerts when suspicious or potentially hazardous behavior patterns are present on the network.

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Kelly Kading

Kelly Kading is the Regional Manager for the Northeast US here at Plixer. Kelly strives to deliver the best customer experience possible. He enjoys building relationships with his customers and wants to find the solution to best meet their needs. When not in the office, Kelly tries to always be in the outdoors. His favorite hobbies are hiking, snowshoeing, traveling and generally just being outside!

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