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Napatech Applies Real-Time Insight to SDN and NFV

Latest Whitepaper Addresses Rapid Growth in OTT Data Traffic for Telecom Carriers

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napatech, the world's leading supplier of network analysis adapters, today released the latest whitepaper in its "Time to ReThink" series, which addresses the rapid growth in data volume and complexity facing network equipment manufacturers today. In "Time to ReThink SDN and NFV," Napatech focuses on how real-time insight can be implemented in conjunction with software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) in order to assure quality of experience (QoE) and security in telecom networks.

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  • SDN and NFV's promise of agility and flexibility must be complemented by the real-time capability to adapt.
  • Real-time insight into network and service usage provides the intelligence for SDN controllers and NFV management to act. This can be to reroute traffic, increase bandwidth in a certain area, change service parameters or even offer a new service or upgrade.
  • Real-time insight can be used to assure QoE and security that in turn can be sold as services to over-the-top (OTT) service providers.
  • Integrating this capability into SDN and NFV builds agility and responsiveness into carrier organizations. 
  • Napatech enables real-time analysis of applications and services used on mobile networks through guaranteed data delivery and nanosecond time-stamping resolution.

Henrik Brill Jensen, CEO, Napatech, said:
"The technology for implementing real-time insight to manage SDN and NFV already exists. It is not a technical hurdle, but involves rethinking the role of carriers. A modern carrier needs to partner with a growing ecosystem of OTT players to ensure that subscribers are getting what they want, the way they want it. Napatech enables the real-time insight to make this possible, while also reducing time-to-market and risk."

About Napatech
Napatech is the leading supplier of real-time analysis adapters with over 140,000 Ethernet ports deployed worldwide. Designed for use with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) servers, Napatech adapters enable rapid development of powerful appliances for high performance analysis. Napatech adapters guarantee real-time delivery of data at speeds up to 40 Gbps. Intelligent features allow network data analysis to be off-loaded, thereby accelerating application analysis for managing, securing and optimizing networks and services. When performance matters, the world's largest equipment vendors in telecom, enterprise, financial and government markets choose Napatech. Customers depend on Napatech for reliable delivery, complimentary maintenance and upgrades, and experienced global customer support. Napatech is headquartered in Copenhagen (Denmark) with offices in Mountain View, Andover, Washington D.C. (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).

No Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results due to a variety of factors, including, among other things, business and economic conditions and growth trends in the networking industry, our customer markets and various geographic regions; global economic conditions and uncertainties in the geopolitical environment other macro-economic factors and other risk factors set forth in Napatech's reports.  Any forward-looking statements in this release are based on limited information currently available to Napatech, which is subject to change, and Napatech will not necessarily update the information.

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