Network Critical’s SmartNA™ Network TAP & Packet Broker system enables clear visibility for tools that monitor network traffic, and secure confidential information with a robust, proven design. Scalable from 1 to 2RU.
The powerful 10Gbps chassis backplane allows copied traffic to be shared and filtered between the ethernet TAP's module without any throughput limitations. The SmartNA™ is managed by Network Critical’s web GUI interface which means deployment and change management are simple and accurate. Advanced features such as aggregation, filtering and port mapping are available through the GUI.
Powerful 10/100/1000 modular TAP & Packet Broker; with custom access solutions for any network
Basic tapping, aggregation and/or advanced packet header filtering
Passive fiber optic Gigabit TAP modules
Secure Command-Line and Graphical User Interfaces for fast, error-free user configuration
Hot-swap TAP modules for easy re-configuration and expansion to meet evolving network demands
Compatible with all major manufacturers’ monitoring tools, including protocol analyzers, probes, and IDS
Maximise visibility and increase efficiency for connected monitoring and security tools
Zero point of failure and no latency
Ease of use traffic mapping
Flexible provision new tools quickly and easily
SmartNA™ TAPs connect the monitoring equipment that sends the video traffic to Major League Baseball's replay booth
Complete Network Visibility up to 1G
The SmartNA™ Hybrid Network Packet Broker solution combines feature-rich packet broker technology with robust, fail-safe, modular TAP technology to deliver uncompromised access and visibility across the corporate network - large or small.
SmartNA™ Network Packet Broker
10/100/1G Hybrid Visibility Solution
The SmartNA™ chassis offers multiple modular slots to integrate a wide variety of ethernet TAP modules that safely connect tools while protecting network reliability and availability. The full range of hot-swappable TAP modules offer user-definable port options including fail-safe Copper, Bypass, Single-Mode Fiber (SMF), Multi-Mode Fiber (MMF) and SFP which allow businesses to meet their rapidly evolving network monitoring demands. The powerful 10Gbps chassis backplane allows copied traffic to be shared and filtered between the TAP modules without any throughput limitations.
SmartNA™ is managed by Network Critical’s web Drag-n-Vu™ Graphical User Interface, making deployment and change management simple and accurate. Advanced features such as aggregation, filtering and port mapping are also made available through the GUI.
SmartNA™ Portable Chassis System, Dual AC Power Supplies
SmartNA™ 1U Modular Chassis System, 4 hot-swappable slots & 1 ES, Dual AC Power Supplies
SmartNA™ 2U Modular Chassis System, 12 hot-swappable slots & 3 ES, Dual AC Power Supplies
SmartNA™ Expansion Modules
SmartNA™ Remote Control Module
SmartNA™ Remote Control Module
SmartNA™ TAP Modules
4 Copper RJ-45 Ports
2 Multi-Mode Fiber Input Ports & 2 SFP Cages (Used in HA and SPAN Applications)
2 Single-Mode Fiber LC ports w/ Optical Couplers (50/50) & 2 SFP Cages
2 Copper RJ-45 & 2 SFP Cages
2 Multi-Mode Fiber LC ports w/ Optical Couplers (50/50) & 2 RJ-45 Ports
2 Single-Mode Fiber Input Ports & 2 SFP Cages (Used in HA and SPAN Applications)
2 Multi-Mode Fiber LC ports w/ Optical Couplers (50/50) & 2 SFP Cages
2 Multi-Mode Fiber Input Ports & 2 RJ-45 Ports (Used in HA and SPAN Applications)
2 Single-Mode Fiber LC ports w/ Optical Couplers (50/50) & 2 RJ-45 Ports
2 Single-Mode Fiber Input Ports & 2 RJ-45 Ports (Used in HA and SPAN Applications)
A single-pane-of-glass network management system at your fingertips
“In addition to monitoring control systems, we have security tools that understand our traffic patterns and look for anomalies that might signal malware or viruses attempting to embed in our systems. Unauthorized manipulation of our monitoring systems can have serious safety and production consequences. Network Critical TAP’s help us manage security without impacting network traffic.”
Director, IT Services
“We base our deployment on NIST best practices. Using specialized tools to secure our infrastructure and maintain information privacy, our network remains in line with accepted standards. The Network Critical platform allows us to connect all the right tools while maintaining the highest level of reliability.”
Data Management Systems Analyst
Cisco is a global leader in telecommunications, security, network infrastructure and IT applications. As an official Cisco Solution Partner, Network Critical helps provide visibility and access for Cisco security and performance monitoring solutions.
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