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Scrutinizer Honored for Exceptional Innovation

KENNEBUNK, ME (February 27, 2015) — Plixer International, Inc. announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named Scrutinizer v12 as a 2015 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award winner.

“The nature of Internet threats is becoming more sophisticated.” said Michael Patterson, CEO, Founder, Plixer International, Inc. “Scrutinizer v12 improves a company’s incident response time by allowing security professionals to quickly narrow in and investigate suspicious behaviors. We are honored that TMC has recognized Scrutinizer’s value with this award.”

Scrutinizer is a flow analyzer tool that performs the collection and reporting of all flow technologies on a single platform, allowing for incident response, threat detection, historical reporting, and capacity base-lining even when the environment is a mix of both physical and virtual networks. It is designed to improve incident response and network awareness, which ensures greater business confidentiality and optimized application experiences. Scrutinizer monitors baseline behaviors, provides customized threat detection, and issues alerts on suspicious or hazardous network behavior patterns while offering performance monitoring and tailored reports to improve resource allocation and capacity planning.

“It gives me great pleasure to honor Plixer International, Inc. as a 2015 recipient of TMC’s Unified Communications Product of the Year Award for their innovative product, Scrutinizer,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Our judges were very impressed with the ingenuity and excellence displayed by Plixer in their groundbreaking work on Scrutinizer.”

Winners of the 2015 Unified CommunicationsProduct of the Year Award will be published in the March 2015 edition of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

About Plixer

Plixer International, Inc. is a leading threat detection and forensic evidence provider focused at engineering the very best system for uncovering unwanted communication behaviors. Rather than depending on packet signatures, their strategy uncovers unwanted communications by leveraging NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow and other derivatives. The company was built by network and system engineers who understand the need for scalable distributed collection solutions that meet the dynamic demands of security and network professionals. Customers include CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer. To learn more, please visit


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About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit – The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo, WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Plixer Contact:

Cíntia Miranda, Pulse Marketing Agency for Plixer

[email protected]

TMC Contact:
Rebecca Conyngham
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 287
[email protected]


Published in Press Releases 2015