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NIKSUN Enabling Network Forensics to Know the Unknown
SI Team
Monday, November 4, 2013
Contemporary IP networks have become strategic lifelines which provide connectivity for critical infrastructure management tools that control structures like electric power grids, oil pipelines, water systems, and other essential services. These networks also act as a path for financial transactions that are the lifeblood of the global economy. Because of the underlying structure and complexity of these networks, they are vulnerable to malicious activity through cyber attacks which have seen an unprecedented rate of evolution. Addressing such breaches is NIKSUN, a Princeton, NJ headquartered company that develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics-based cyber security and network performance management solutions for government and intelligence agencies, service providers, financial services companies and large enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers.

Innovations under the Niksun Machinery

NIKSUN's cyber security solution, the NetDetector Family, creates rich meta-data from full packet captures of all network traffic at line speeds. W NIKSUN's network performance solution, the NetVCR family, seamlessly integrates network packet capture, deep packet inspection, and analysis for real-time, network, service and application performance monitoring. Another feather in the company's cap is their latest offering - the Supreme Eagle which has a RAM of 3 terabytes and storage that runs in terabytes as one of its outstanding features. It is the next generation platform for better performance and highly scalable network monitoring. The technology enables seamless high fidelity data capture of speeds up to 100G.

Building Excellence

The firm's service deliveries and amazing user experiences could not go un-noticed as NIKSUN has been winning numerous awards of which its most recent is the Best Company to Work For, Silicon India 2013, the Network Products Guide North American Product Differentiation of the Year award for 2012 and Excellence in Best Practices award from Frost and Sullivan for 2012. NIKSUN's clientele applauds the firm's service deliveries and amazing user experiences.

Today NIKSUN's solutions are deployed in thousands of networks throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. Since its inception in 1997, NIKSUN has seen enormous success and has a mission to empower organizations to make fast, accurate decisions that assure network service levels that meet their evolving performance, security and data integrity compliance goals.

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