Network infrastructure quality, capacity and availability have enjoyed rapid development in recent years. Nowadays, Internet connection is available virtually anywhere, and it is often a broadband one. However, this causes many challenges for ISPs (Internet Service Providers), responsible for most of capital costs, without the ability to control actively the efficiency and bandwidth usage. File downloading, emails, on-line games, streamed video, chat, P2P networks – all these data keep flowing without control, possibly congesting network connectivity, slowing the network down and making it more expensive.
ISPs therefore need to differentiate amongst various types of data traffic, whether in terms of applications, users, devices or network topology, and they need to start control data traffic actively, along with its streamlining, monetization and personalization. To do that, ISPs need quality tools, namely a robust Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) system featuring high data volume throughput, monitoring of large numbers of open connections, and with the ability to identify a broad and increasing range of applications.
Data traffic control (the so-called traffic shaping) alone is no longer sufficient these days. A quality solution must also provide some added value, such as protection against DDOS attacks, malware, ransomware or unwanted traffic blocking. Furthermore, it should feature a robust architecture allowing for quality monitoring and related reporting, as well as high scalability.
blue, the colour of rivers, represents the flow of data communications - Green, the indicator of starboard on ships will help with navigation and improve the quality of communications