Mu Dynamics pcapr Community Breaks 60 Million Packet Captures

World's Largest Repository of Packet Captures Enables Testing Professionals Worldwide to Accelerate Efforts Through Crowd-Sourcing

Mar 16, 2011, 08:00 ET from Mu Dynamics, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mu Dynamics, Inc. (, the leader in testing and validating application-aware networks, today announced that now holds more than 60 million crowd-sourced packet captures (pcaps), making it the largest in the world. Packet captures are representations of actual network traffic that are critical to the testing of products and services. By offering so many different types of pcaps in a single location, Mu has created an entirely new type of resource for testers and developers that wish to share and leverage the industry's communal knowledge to test new products and services. For more information on visit here.

Registered users are from all over the world. They include experts from Tier-1 network operators like AT&T, France Telecom and Verizon Wireless, as well as network OEMs like Cisco Systems, Ericsson-Redback, Alcatel-Lucent, F5 Networks, Huawei Technologies, Juniper Networks, McAfee and Motorola along with a number of large federal organizations.

"Since its inception in 2009, the pcapr community has grown virally to become, by far, the largest online community for testing professionals worldwide," said Simon Berman, vice president of products with Mu Dynamics. "In just the last calendar year, the growth of the community has accelerated at an increasingly rapid pace – and registered users have more than doubled."

A big reason for the success and rapid adoption of this community is the cloud-based approach to the management and sharing of packet captures that is unique to Pcaps are typically difficult to find. By serving as a repository for packet captures of all kinds, including more than 400 protocols, has become an important tool for testing professionals, with many logging onto the site daily. Many of these professionals also use the Mu Test Suite to ensure the quick and efficient scalability and security of their products and services.

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Mu Dynamics is the leader and pioneer in testing and validating application-aware networks.  Our innovative solutions enable customers to rapidly recreate applications and determine the impact to their network. Hundreds of service providers, enterprises, government agencies and network equipment manufacturers use Mu to ensure that their networks are functional, scalable and secure. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, more information on Mu Dynamics can be found at

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