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Industry Experts Provide NetFlow Training For IT Professionals To Increase Network Traffic Insight And Troubleshooting Abilities.

Sanford, ME — Feb 14, 2011 — Plixer International, Inc., a leading global provider of network traffic monitoring and analysis tools, is hosting FlowFest 2011: Advanced NetFlow Training™ for IT professionals on July 25-27, 2011 in Wells / Ogunquit, Maine. This conference will feature industry experts detailing how to gain network traffic insight through use of NetFlow analysis.

Plixers software tools provide clients around the globe with a holistic view of their network infrastructure regardless of equipment vendor. Plixer tools are proactive and intuitive with some of the most advanced NetFlow collection features available, allowing IT professionals to quickly identify congestion and narrow in on the source.

During the 3-day FlowFest training, attendees can participate in sessions and hands-on labs for live troubleshooting on voice, video, and data traffic using hardware from numerous vendors. Participants can learn how to improve network traffic management from some of the fields most knowledgeable NetFlow and IPFIX authorities.

The conference will feature keynote speakers from both Cisco Systems and Enterasys and will cover topics such as:

  • Basic NetFlow 101 Configurations and Advanced Flexible NetFlow (FnF) configurations
  • Filtering: both include and excluding data to narrow in on problems
  • Understanding the Cisco ASA NetFlow exports
  • NetFlow and IPFIX exports from (Adtran, Enterasys, nProbe, SonicWALL and several others)
  • Ingress Vs. Egress NetFlow and why use them
  • Layer 7 Application Analysis with NetFlow (identify Skype, Facebook, Webex, BitTorrent and more)
  • Layer 2 Analysis including MAC addresses and VLANs
  • NetFlow Latency reporting from several different vendors (e.g. RTT, Jitter, Latency, Packet loss and more)
  • NetFlow Forensics and Network Behavior Analysis with NetFlow and IPFIX

From virtualization to borderless networks, technology specialists will provide the knowledge needed to advance the NetFlow troubleshooting abilities of IT professionals to a higher level. Instructor Michael Patterson is the Scrutinizer Product Manager, an industry expert, and an extensive NetFlow blogger. He has a Masters Degree in Computer Information Systems and was formerly an instructor at Cabletron Systems, teaching Network General Sniffer, Ethernet, ATM and Network Management.

The 3-day FlowFest training costs only $1,795.00 and includes the conference, continental breakfast, lunch, and a lobster bake. To register or review additional agenda information, visit Plixers website at or contact Plixer International at 207-324-8805.

Download a free trial of Plixer’s Scrutinizer for NetFlow traffic analysis or schedule a live demo by calling: (207) 324-8805 or via email at [email protected]. For more NetFlow insight, follow Plixer International on their Blog, Twitter, Facebook or join NetFlow Developments Group on LinkedIn. Learn about these new features by taking one of their Advanced NetFlow Training classes being offered around the country.

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About Plixer International, Inc.

Plixer International, Inc. develops and markets network traffic monitoring and analysis tools to the global market. All of the tools are built from the ground up with valuable feature sets and ease of use in mind. Plixer tools have been used to analyze and troubleshoot irregular traffic patterns by IT professionals with some of the largest networks in the world, such as CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer.

For product and sales information, contact Plixer International, Inc. at 1 Eagle Drive, Sanford, Maine, via telephone (207) 324-8805, fax (207) 324-8683; or visit the Plixer website.

Published in Press Releases 2011