An Introduction to SmartNA-PortPlus™
Network Critical’s innovative SmartNA-PortPlus™ Network Packet Broker bridges the gap between todays ultra high speed networks and existing management, monitoring and security tools.
The SmartNA-PortPlus™ is scalable from 1RU to 5RU, multiplying port count five times, offering 194 total ports.
Modern Networks Require
Unlike complex competitive architectures, PortPlus introduces simple scale-out system expansion, configuration and control so your visibility layer can cost-effectively evolve right along with the network. Add ports, change speeds or capabilities, and manage everything as though it were just a single system. Network Critical’s innovative SmartNA-PortPlus™ Network Packet Broker bridges the gap between todays ultra-high-speed networks and existing management, monitoring and security tools. Future-proof your infrastructures with our most robust and scalable visibility solution on the market.
1G/10G/25G/40G/100G Hybrid Network Packet Broker
The SmartNA-PortPlus™ provides a scalable range from 48 ports up to 192 ports of 1/10/25/40 and 100Gbps visibility enabling users to interconnect different network protection and monitoring tools quickly and easily. Packaged in a compact single RU chassis the SmartNA-PortPlus™ offers immediate value for today and an efficient path to the inevitable adds and changes for tomorrow. Beyond server ready high speed connectivity for security and monitoring tools, the SmartNA-PortPlus™ is also a feature rich traffic manager.
Advanced features such as aggregation, filtering, graphical port mapping and load balancing of core network traffic allow users to leverage their tool investment. SmartNA-PortPlus™ is powered by Network Critical’s unique Drag-n-Vu™ software, delivering an intelligent and intuitive graphical user interface that enables fast, error-free configuration and management. PortPlus is the fastest processing, highest density, most flexible combination of port speeds and simplest management, making Network Critical’s SmartNA-PortPlus™ the best choice for complete network visibility.
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