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Pervasive Network Visibility

New software-driven network packet brokers deliver unmatched savings and advanced capabilities.

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Achieve Unprecedented Cost Savings

Software disaggregation with open networking has given rise to a new generation of network packet brokers. More flexible in deployment and effortlessly-scalable than traditional solutions, these packet brokers deliver the core capabilities you need at a fraction of the price you'd expect.

Find out just how much you'll save with software-driven packet brokers in this latest report from IHS Markit.

Upgrade to Advanced Packet Conditioning for Free

Running on the NETSCOUT InfiniStreamNG™ platform (ISNG) and leveraging Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology, the nGenius Packet Flow eXtender (PFX) software enables advanced packet broker features on both NETSCOUT and 3rd party packet brokers. Including:

  • NetFlow generation
  • IP tunnel termination
  • Deduplication
  • MPLS/GRE header stripping

Already own ISNG? PFX software comes free. Not an ISNG customer yet? You can still purchase PFX and upgrade your packet conditioning capabilities for half the price you'll find anywhere else.

Advanced Visibility Is Here
Discover why a software-driven approach to advanced packet conditioning has opened a path to pervasive network visibility that's easier and drastically more cost-effective than it has ever been before.

PFX Redefines Expectations
Analyst Jim Metzler, of Ashton, Metzler & Associates, investigates how NETSCOUT's PFX software has redefined the traditional expectations of the cost and effort associated with great network visibility.

Get Effortlessly-Scalable Packet Brokers for a Quarter the Price

The same software-driven breakthroughs that revolutionized your data center have unlocked the next step in the evolution of network packet brokers.

Software Changes Everything
Is NETSCOUT really disrupting packet brokers? Analyst Jim Metzler asks the three key questions that determine the true impact this new generation of packet brokers will have on your network.

The Power of Open Compute
Read how software is enabling a new generation of packet brokers that are effortlessly scalable and capable of delivering core functionality at a quarter of the price of traditional hardware-based solutions.

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nGenius 5000 Series Packet Flow Switch

The nGenius Packet Flow Switch (PFS) 5000 series models operate at speeds 1Gbps to 100Gbps, providing core packet broker functionality, such as filtering, load balancing, aggregation, and replication, wherever packet broker ports are needed. Specifically, the nGenius PFS 5000 series operates stand alone, like any other PFS switch in the portfolio, in remote sites where the small 1 Rackmount Unit (RU) form factor is ideal.

nGenius Packet Flow eXtender Software

The nGenius Packet Flow eXtender (PFX) is a software application enabling expert packet conditioning for service assurance and cybersecurity monitoring. The solution is built on the NETSCOUT InfiniStreamNG™ platform and framework leveraging patented technologies. As part of the nGenius Packet Flow System (PFS) portfolio, PFX integrates with NETSCOUT's broad set of packet broker products to enable expert-level capabilities, such as NetFlow generation and IP tunnel termination.