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Our Library page includes white papers, solutions briefs, case studies and more for you to better understand how our monitoring and visibility solutions work in action. Click on the links below to browse through our library collection.

SPAN Port or TAP by Tim O'Neill

Span Port or TAP: CSO Beware

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

Tim gives 5 reasons why SPAN is not a passive technology.

White Papers

In-Line Tapping in the Data Center Whitepaper

In-Line Tapping in the Data Center

Author: Stuart Kendrick

 

  • Stuart shows how the ProfiShark portable network TAP can also be used in a Data Center environment
  • Gives a detailed overview of the ProfiShark Manager and its capabilities
In-Line Tapping in the Data Center Whitepaper

In-Line Tapping in the Data Center

Author: Stuart Kendrick

Stuart shows how the ProfiShark portable network TAP can also be used in a Data Center environment.

ProfiShark Performance Results by Tony Fortunato

ProfiShark Performance Results

Author: Tony Fortunato

 

  • Tony uses a traffic generator to compare ProfiShark’s performance with other packet capture tools on the market
  • Shows the impact of packet size on performance and your tools
ProfiShark Performance Results by Tony Fortunato

ProfiShark Performance Results

Author: Tony Fortunato

 

Tony uses a traffic generator to compare ProfiShark’s performance with other packet capture tools on the market.

ProfiShark 1G Use Case Analysis by Brad Palm

ProfiShark 1G Use Case Analysis

Author: Brad Palm

 

  • Brad shows why ProfiShark 1G was pivotal in determining the compromise of a system by a rootkit
  • Get valuable insight into how a ProfiShark can complement your threat hunting workflow
ProfiShark 1G Use Case Analysis by Brad Palm

ProfiShark 1G Use Case Analysis

Author: Brad Palm

 

Brad shows why ProfiShark 1G was pivotal in determining the compromise of a system by a rootkit.

SPAN Port or TAP by Tim O'Neill

Span Port or TAP: CSO Beware

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

  • Tim gives 5 reasons why SPAN is not a passive technology
  • Explains the advantages of using a TAP and when it’s ok to use a SPAN port
SPAN Port or TAP by Tim O'Neill

Span Port or TAP: CSO Beware

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

Tim gives 5 reasons why SPAN is not a passive technology.

The Reality of Meeting Your Data Visualization Demands by Tim O'Neill

The Reality of Meeting Your Data Visualization Demands

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

  • Tim covers basic rules for network data visualization access
  • What is a VACL and a few tips about using it as a monitoring and analysis access tool
The Reality of Meeting Your Data Visualization Demands by Tim O'Neill

The Reality of Meeting Your Data Visualization Demands

Author: Tim O’Neill

 

Tim covers basic rules for network data visualization access.

ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture by Megumi Takeshita

Review: ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture

Author: Megumi Takeshita

 

  • Gives a detailed explanation of why it’s important to use a hardware-based capture solution
  • Explains how the ProfiShark Long-Term capture works with a Synology NAS
ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture by Megumi Takeshita

Review: ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture

Author: Megumi Takeshita

 

Gives a detailed explanation of why it’s important to use a hardware-based capture solution.

A Look at a Portable USB3 Network TAP by Jasper Bongertz

Review: A Look at a Portable USB3 Network TAP

Author: Jasper Bongertz

  • Jasper provides a detailed review and some ProfiShark usability tips
  • Real-world examples of working with the ProfiShark
  • Gives an overview of the timestamping feature
A Look at a Portable USB3 Network TAP by Jasper Bongertz

Review: ProfiShark Long-Term Traffic Capture

Author: Jasper Bongertz

Jasper provides a detailed review and some ProfiShark usability tips.

The Future of Portability in Network Monitoring and Packet Capture

The Future of Portability in Network Monitoring and Packet Capture

 

  • An overview of the most common portable network TAPs on the market, together with their pros and cons
  • The latest development in the world of portable network capture: ProfiShark
The Future of Portability in Network Monitoring and Packet Capture

The Future of Portability in Network Monitoring and Packet Capture

 

An overview of the most common portable network TAPs on the market, together with their pros and cons.

TAP vs SPAN

TAP vs SPAN

 

  • Highlights the main differences between a Network TAP and a SPAN
  • Explains why TAPs should be the obvious choice if you want to have full visibility into the traffic on your network
TAP vs SPAN

TAP vs SPAN

 

Highlights the main differences between a Network TAP and a SPAN.

Building a Portable Network Forensics Kit

Building a Portable Network Forensics Kit

  • Why a portable kit for network forensics analysis and what are the essential tool you need to built it
  • A list of clues that you should look out for during your forensic analysis
Building a Portable Network Forensics Kit

Building a Portable Network Forensics Kit

Why a portable kit for network forensics analysis and what are the essential tool you need to built it.

Capturing Cyber Threats at Airports

Capturing Cyber Threats at Airports

  • Gives an overview of the IT landscape in the aviation industry
  • Explains why, for an in-depth forensic analysis, you need a portable network kit
Capturing Cyber Threats at Airports

Capturing Cyber Threats at Airports

Gives an overview of the IT landscape in the aviation industry.

Special Tool for Special Forces

Special Tool for Special Forces

  • Why cybersecurity is a rising challenge and the need to see beyond the network
  • On-field network analysis during a SWAT operation means choosing the right type of portable network TAP
Special Tool for Special Forces

Special Tool for Special Forces

Why cybersecurity is a rising challenge and the need to see beyond the network.

Solution Briefs

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Privacy Law Compliance with Profitap and Quantea

  • Quantea and Profitap have joined forces to provide businesses with comprehensive network visibility and recording solution that helps you to stay in compliance with privacy laws
  • Profitap’s network access hardware provides line rate traffic capture without dropping any packets and Quantea’s mission is to allow organizations to fully understand their networks
Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Privacy Law Compliance with Profitap and Quantea

Quantea and Profitap have joined forces to provide businesses with comprehensive network visibility and recording solution that helps you to stay in compliance with privacy laws.

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Streamlined Packet Capture and Analysis with Profitap and CloudShark

  • CloudShark and ProfiShark’s combined solution offers an effective way to quickly allow your troubleshooting teams to collaborate on solving network and security issues
  • Get accurate line-rate traffic capture with ProfiShark, and CloudShark, a centralized repository with elegant and advanced analysis tools, in a secure, self-hosted system
Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Streamlined Packet Capture and Analysis with Profitap and CloudShark

 

CloudShark and ProfiShark’s combined solution offers an effective way to quickly allow your troubleshooting teams to collaborate on solving network and security issues.

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Reduce Enterprise Risk at Machine Speed with Profitap and Palo Alto Networks

  • Palo Alto Networks and Profitap have partnered to ensure security and optimal availability for IT networks around the globe
  • Combined, Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls and Profitap Bypass TAPs offer complete network visibility and threat prevention without reducing reliability
Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Reduce Enterprise Risk at Machine Speed with Profitap and Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks and Profitap have partnered to ensure security and optimal availability for IT networks around the globe.

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

  • Profitap and Accedian joint solution delivers real-time application QoE monitoring, and the ability to store packet data for post-packet analysis and forensics
  • Our network access hardware provides line-rate traffic capture without dropping any packets and Accedian a fast and comprehensive insight into the captured data with SkyLIGHT™ PVX
Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Real Time Analytics and Packet Forensics with Profitap and Accedian

Profitap and Accedian joint solution delivers real-time application QoE monitoring, and the ability to store packet data for post-packet analysis and forensics.

Coordinated, Multi-Site Visibility With ProfiShark & EZ-Trace

Coordinated, Multi-Site Visibility With ProfiShark & EZ-Trace

Author: Tom Tosh

 

  • An introduction to EZ-Trace and multi-site visibility with ProfiShark
  • What’s the ProfiShark advantage
Coordinated, Multi-Site Visibility With ProfiShark & EZ-Trace

Coordinated, Multi-Site Visibility With ProfiShark & EZ-Trace

Author: Tom Tosh

 

An introduction to EZ-Trace and multi-site visibility with ProfiShark.

Troubleshooting with Gearbit and ProfiShark

Troubleshooting with Gearbit and ProfiShark

Author: Ray Tompkins

 

  • Use case of finding the cause of a “slow response time” problem
  • Ray explains how he used ProfiShark and Wireshark to identify the root cause
Troubleshooting with Gearbit and ProfiShark

Troubleshooting with Gearbit and ProfiShark

Author: Ray Tompkins

Use case of finding the cause of a “slow response time” problem.

End-to-End Data Center Monitoring Solution with Profitap and Flowmon

End-to-End Data Center Monitoring Solution with Profitap and Flowmon

  • Flowmon and Profitap’s joint solution offers the most efficient end-to-end monitoring platform for a high-speed data center network
  • Our Network TAPs deliver full visibility into the network, providing the necessary data to Flowmon’s security and monitoring tools
End-to-End Data Center Monitoring Solution with Profitap and Flowmon

End-to-End Data Center Monitoring Solution with Profitap and Flowmon

Flowmon and Profitap’s joint solution offers the most efficient end-to-end monitoring platform for a high-speed data center network.

Case Studies

Case Study Moser-Baer AG

Case Study Moser-Baer AG

 

  • An in-depth network analysis with ProfiShark that helped Moser Baer R&D department to improve their new products
  • ProfiShark helped Moser Baer debug and validate their outputs and verify sent/receive network traffic
Case Study Moser-Baer AG

Case Study Moser-Baer AG

 

An in-depth network analysis with ProfiShark that helped Moser Baer R&D department to improve their new products.

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Product Portfolio

Network Monitoring, Analysis and Troubleshooting Solutions

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