ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, unveils its new UDP Director™ appliance for dramatically simplified data collection and distribution across enterprise networks. Formerly known as the StealthWatch FlowReplicator, the UDP Director is a high-speed, high-performance solution that enables streamlined network and security monitoring while saving valuable configuration time and bandwidth.
Many network devices can only send messages to a single log management system, making infrastructure changes time consuming and costly. The UDP Director solves this problem by providing a single destination for all UDP data formats (NetFlow, SNMP, Syslog, etc.), and then forwarding the data in a single stream to one or more locations. Source IP addresses remain the same, so devices do not need to be reconfigured multiple times.
In addition to saving vast amounts of configuration time, the UDP Director minimizes potential disruptions to network operations. The appliance also reduces data duplication, and therefore the amount of data flowing across the network, improving performance and bandwidth while still allowing for pervasive network and security monitoring.
"As network infrastructure and security tools continue to advance, an increasing number of solutions will require data streams from across the network," said Kerry Armistead, vice president of product management for Lancope. "The last thing administrators need when trying to manage these data streams is to be burdened by a slow network or overwhelmingly tedious and time-consuming product deployments. With the UDP Director, these issues are drastically minimized since all of the reporting devices can send data to one location, and do not have to be reconfigured each time a new destination device is added to the network."
By aggregating disparate data and directing it to various collection points, the UDP Director:
- Preserves network and data center performance
- Improves network security, traffic analysis and monitoring
- Reduces configuration time for network infrastructure
- Allows for less data duplication and bandwidth consumption
- Decreases unplanned downtime and service disruption
- Streamlines change management
Available as a physical or virtual appliance, the UDP Director is easy to install and requires minimal support. Lancope also offers a high availability version of the appliance featuring failover capabilities to provide extra protection for critical environments.
New and existing customers are invited to experience the UDP Director first-hand with a free, 30-day trial. To access the free trial and further details on the UDP Director, go to: http://www.lancope.com/products/udp-director.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today's top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope's StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope's security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.
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