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Dorado Software Announces Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer
Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 02:31:00 PM
Quickly Resolve Bandwidth Issues and Improve Capacity Planning. Dorado Software a leading provider of IT infrastructure lifecycle management software, today announced Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer for complete visibility into IP traffic behavior, usage patterns and network utilization. Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer helps increase network utilization and performance by identifying those users, applications, protocols and conversations that are consuming valuable bandwidth, and presents this information in easy-to-understand graphs and reports. Dorado Software will showcase Redcell Traffic Analyzer in booth 923 at Cisco Live, June 29-July 2, 2209 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

"We are diligently trying to help our customers reduce their operational expenses and make better infrastructure investments," said Thomas Lee, Technical Director at Solution Blox. "Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer helps tighten control of network bandwidth and security to provide better QoS for business critical applications, thus, avoiding unnecessary expensive upgrades. It also lets us accurately analyze the impact of network performance and bandwidth on service deployments, ultimately reducing Mean Time to Repair (MTTR).

When unauthorized or low priority applications dominate the network, managers typically respond by increasing bandwidth capacity. Throwing more bandwidth at this problem does not always solve the issue or prevent it from recurring. The unauthorized applications would only absorb any additional bandwidth while business critical applications suffer from poor response times. This always results in unpredictable bandwidth availability and network instability that compromises application performance. One approach is to set rate limits to control bandwidth usage by certain traffic but this lacks the necessary visibility to distinguish between application types and it adds significant administrative effort and processing overhead to the network infrastructure.

With multi-protocol support for IP Flo, NetFlow v5, NetFlow v9, JFlow and IPFIX, Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer collects and deciphers existing IP traffic flows to determine which applications and/or users are most impacting network and application response times and service levels. It allows better administrative control of unauthorized traffic and protection of valuable bandwidth for critical and demanding business applications.

Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer also provides comprehensive visibility and reporting of network utilization through deep insight of top usage patterns. Redcell Traffic Flow analyzer enables administrators to pinpoint what applications are consuming the most network bandwidth, what conversations are involved and who are the most active users.

Redcell Traffic Flow Analyzer integrates into the Redcell unified management solution, which reduces IT cost by removing the need for a separate point solution and frees up valuable resources to work on more critical and strategic tasks due to operation efficiencies. Traffic-related network issues are visualized and understood quickly - resulting in faster resolution of bandwidth issues and better usage data from which to perform future capacity planning.
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