White papers

On this page you can browse our whitepaper library. The insights provided builds on our unique position and long experience in the network industry.

ENABLING ADAPTIVE SECURITY WITH ADVANCED THREAT DETECTION SOLUTIONS

According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report of April 2016, 431 million new malware variants were discovered in 2015…

HOW TO BUILD AUTOMATED NFV INFRASTRUCTURE

It’s been nearly five years since Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) was first conceived by a group of leading network operators…

FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF NFV

After some 49 months of intensive activity, network functions virtualization (NFV) has transitioned from a concept defined in a…

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THE LAST SECURITY TOOL

There is a new area of challenge to the security teams in the enterprise, government and education sectors – the constant attack…

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ACCELERATED PCAP: AN ARCHITECTURE FOR PRECISION PACKET CAPTURE AND ANALYSIS ON HIGH-SPEED NETWORKS

There are a number of tools and capabilities available to engineers and administrators to help them manage and secure large and small-scale networks alike…

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CLOSING THE REAL-TIME INTELLIGENCE GAP

The volume, velocity and variety of data ingested by today’s data-intensive analytic platforms presents a significant challenge for decision makers…

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FASTER THAN THE FUTURE IN THE 100G ERA

Producers of network management and security applications will need to address numerous analysis challenges in order stay ahead…

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BUILDING INTELLIGENT MOBILE DATA SERVICES USING DEEP PACKET INSPECTION

Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) is a term that is now well known in mobile networks. In essence, DPI allows critical information to be…

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A GUIDE TO BUILDING HIGH PERFORMANCE CAPTURE AND REPLAY APPLIANCES

Regulatory compliance and the increased need for network monitoring and analysis at higher speeds are driving the requirements…

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A GUIDE TO BUILDING UNIVERSAL NETWORK APPLIANCES

High performance systems have traditionally been associated with customized, proprietary hardware platforms. The rationale is that…

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THE TIME HAS COME FOR GREATER PRECISION

This white paper outlines what is required to achieve nanosecond precision time-stamping. The world of precision time-stamping…

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SCALING POLICY ENFORCEMENT AND DEEP PACKET INSPECTION

Mobile data services and smartphones have proven to be extremely popular and are driving explosive bandwidth growth in mobile networks…

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TRAFFIC GENERATION FOR THE MAINSTREAM ETHERNET MARKET

This white paper provides a new vision for test and measurement equipment vendors: make sure that every engineer who needs a test…

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CONSOLIDATING MULTIPLE NETWORK APPLIANCES

Consolidation of application servers using virtualization is one of the main initiatives for data centers. But what about…

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HIGH PERFORMANCE NETWORK SECURITY APPLIANCES

A universal network appliance uses commercial off-the-shelf products to provide a generic network appliance platform that can be applied to…

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HIGH PERFORMANCE INTRUSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS

This paper describes the next phase in development of network security appliances, namely the emergence of the universal network security…

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TIME TO RETHINK SDN AND NFV PERFORMANCE

The key challenges in deploying SDN and NFV effectively are network management and ensuring performance at high speeds…

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TIME TO RETHINK SDN AND NFV

SDN and NFV are gathering momentum as telecom carriers struggle to manage rapid growth in data traffic. Discussions have focused on the ability…

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TIME TO RETHINK TIME PRECISION AND ACCURACY

For effective network monitoring, analysis, test and measurement, precise Ethernet frame time-stamping and accurate time synchronization…

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TIME TO RETHINK REAL-TIME BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Real-Time Big Data Analytics (RTBDA) has emerged as a new topic in big data discussions. The concepts underpinning RTBDA can be applied…

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TIME TO RETHINK APPLIANCE PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

The traditional approach of developing appliances with a particular application and specification is becoming antiquated due to the tremendous increase…

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TIME TO RETHINK NETWORK SECURITY

Combining network and security information is a way to combat cybercrime and protect your data, without having to compromise efficiency…

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TIME TO RETHINK NETWORK MANAGEMENT

Are you facing business challenges due to the developments in mobile and data networks? Would you like to offer a more customer-centric solution…

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TIME TO RETHINK PERFORMANCE MONITORING

New requirements for application awareness and support for unified communications are challenging performance monitoring appliance vendors…

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TIME TO RETHINK GUARANTEED DELIVERY

At Napatech, we believe that it’s time to think beyond zero packet capture and consider guaranteed delivery of every packet to network monitoring…

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TIME TO RETHINK APPLIANCE THROUGHPUT

We at Napatech have worked together with our partners and customers to test the limits of the latest generation of standard servers, and the result…

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TIME TO RETHINK MOBILE NETWORK ANALYSIS

At the moment, there is a huge business focus on delivering compelling mobile services profitably. Managing mobile networks and services has now…

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