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Powerful New Features in 20Gbps Capture-Replay System
Jul 14, 2011 (02:07 PM EDT)


nPulse Technologies now shipping HammerHead v2.9

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- nPulse Technologies has announced that it is now shipping the latest release of its HammerHead Capture Replay product, the only solution on the market today providing both traffic capture and traffic replay at speeds up to 20Gbps. HammerHead is a standards-based system which manages traffic data in the familiar, widely-used pcap format. It has found broad market acceptance for applications in network security, forensics, latency measurement, and performance testing. HammerHead version 2.9 incorporates feedback and feature requests from existing users in Government, financial and manufacturing sectors. The first customers deploying HammerHead v2.9 include a Tier 1 US telecom network operator and a major Internet infrastructure provider.

Key new features in HammerHead v2.9 include;

  • queuing and replay of multiple pcap capture files
  • dual-port "stereo" replay mode for generating bidirectional traffic
  • replay traffic at the capture rate, or scaled up or down to any required rate
  • fast forward to any point in a replay sequence
  • dynamic rewrite of packet MAC and IP addresses "on-the-fly" during replay
  • built-in storage capacity for up to 64 TBytes of captured traffic
  • optional extender modules which add 32 TBytes of traffic storage per module.

"HammerHead v2.9 completes the integration of new features requested by our major customers around the world," said Randy Caldejon, VP of Engineering at nPulse. "Now our engineering team is completely focused on the delivery major new functionality in our third generation product, HammerHead 3.0, which is targeted for late Summer release."

About nPulse Technologies, LLC

nPulse Technologies, LLC is a leader in high-speed packet capture and replay. The company's flagship product, HammerHead Capture & Replay, provides customers with easy to use, high-fidelity network analysis and visibility capabilities at speeds up to 20Gbps. Designed around open industry standards, HammerHead delivers unprecedented performance at an affordable cost and allows for easy deployment with existing IT solutions.

nPulse Technologies is a world-class provider of information technologies, a trusted advisor to its clients, and a respected industry leader in packet capture technology. The company is a privately held, Veteran-owned business with a strong history of service in the Federal government community. It is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.  For more information, visit www.npulsetech.com.


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