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Sanford, Maine – January 8, 2013 — Plixer International, Inc., a leading provider of NetFlow-based network traffic reporting, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Scrutinizer™ V10 as a recipient of the 2012 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award.

This enhanced version has the ability to push flow collection rates above 100,000 flows per second and correlate the data into easy-to-view traffic patterns for in-depth bandwidth monitoring capabilities.

Scrutinizer continues to gain market share and momentum as the go-to-tool for analyzing network traffic to preserve bandwidth and identify security threats before they become major problems,” said Michael Patterson, CEO, Plixer International. “Internet Telephony’s Product of the Year award is clear validation of Scrutinizer’s value, we are honored to receive this award from such considerable competition.”

Scrutinizer is the foundation of Plixer’s flow and security log analysis and reporting architecture. Available as a physical or virtual appliance or Windows download, Scrutinizer performs seamless collection and reporting of NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow and flow related technologies. The offering delivers real-time situational awareness into all applications and their historical behaviors on the network to improve performance; and alert IT personnel to potential security threats. Additional features include:

  • Extended Mapping Functionality – Allows multiple connections from the same device, animated links and new dependencies.
  • New Report Designer – Permits any machine-generated message – including syslogs, traps and Microsoft event logs – to be imported into Scrutinizer for correlation, threat pattern matching and reporting.
  • Simplified Configuration – Easily monitor unwanted traffic patterns, such as mail traffic not involving the local mail server or DNS traffic to hosts other than local DNS servers.
    Website Identification – Identify users interacting with Facebook, Words with Friends and other bandwidth-consuming sites.

“It is with pleasure that we recognize Plixer International with a Product of the Year Award. The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY have verified that Scrutinizer V10 displays quality and innovation while providing solutions to real business communications challenges,” stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I would like to congratulate the team at Plixer for their commitment to advancing IP communication technologies.”

2012 Product of the Year winners will be listed in the January/February 2013 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the authority in IP communication since 1998™. For more information about TMC, please visit

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 the NetFlow Developments Group on LinkedIn.

About Plixer International, Inc.

Plixer International, Inc. is a leading NetFlow, IPFIX and sFlow solution provider specializing in network threat detection, historical reporting and capacity base-lining for both physical and virtual environments. They assist customers implementing and troubleshooting: VoIP, Telepresence, Unified Communications, Medianet and other time sensitive applications. 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.

Published in Press Releases 2013