Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity is a leading vendor of IP application awareness software that enables network infrastructure and security vendors to develop products with intelligent bandwidth control, prioritized quality of service delivery and reliable network security. ipoque's network traffic and subscriber analytics solutions enable operators to understand traffic patterns, monetize new data services and improve the quality of experience for their subscribers.

Over 200 customers in more than 60 countries across the globe rely on Rohde & Schwarz Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology to minimize equipment and operating expenditure, increase profitability and maximize user satisfaction.

The DPI software, R&S®PACE 2, from R&S Cybersecurity ipoque is a core technology in products from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity GmbH to ensure network security and protect organizations and subscribers against threats such as viruses, malware and cyber-attacks. R&S Cybersecurity ipoque is part of Rohde & Schwarz, which has around 9900 employees and a net revenue of €1.83 billion in the fiscal year 2014/2015.

R&S®PACE 2 is a state-of-the art software library that uses different technologies including Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), behavioral, heuristic and statistical analysis to classify network protocols and applications in IP traffic, even if advanced obfuscation and encryption techniques are used, and extract metadata in real-time with industry leading accuracy.

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ipoque's PACE 2 is a software library to reliably detect network protocols and applications in real-time without any external dependencies and can be used in all environments regardless of whether it is a physical or virtualized environment or even a SDN architecture
PACE 2 – Protocol and Application Detection with Metadata Extraction

Network infrastructure and security vendors increasingly need a deeper understanding of applications and IP network traffic. This network visibility is important with the move to LTE mobile networks, combined with the high growth in mobile apps, cloud computing and video traffic. Vendors are embedding real-time application awareness in their solutions to enable their customers to better manage performance, improve the end user experience as well as secure applications end-to-end.

ipoque's Protocol and Application Classification Engine, PACE 2, is a software library using different technologies - deep packet inspection, behavioral, heuristic and statistical analysis - to reliably detect network protocols and applications and extract metadata in real-time. PACE 2 can accurately detect network protocols and applications, even if they use advanced obfuscation and encryption techniques.

ipoque's PACE 2 is integrated by network equipment and security vendors to enhance their products with state-of-the-art protocol and application awareness capabilities. Designed by ipoque developers with years of experience in Layer 7 protocol and application awareness, PACE 2 can be deployed in a variety of use cases including Network Security (IDS/IPS, Next Generation Firewalls, SIEM, UTM), Network Monitoring and Traffic Management, Policy and Charging, Application Delivery and Optimization, Analytics, and Mobile Data Offload.

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Net Reporter Compact-All-in-one Network Probe and Subscriber Analytics

Net Reporter Compact combines the Net Reporter, ipoque's proven traffic analysis and storage engine, with ipoque's application classification probe, all in one to provide network operators with a kick start in advanced application and subscriber analytics as an integrated solution. Net Reporter Compact enables operators to quickly and cost-effectively monitor and analyze subscriber traffic based on selection criteria such as protocol, device and location. Near-realtime statistics facilitate operational network monitoring and troubleshooting, and long-term IP traffic reports provide marketing and network planning departments with actionable data for revenue generation and capacity planning. Reports are fully customizable and can either be directly viewed in real-time at the Web-based GUI or received as pdfs via regular e-mail updates.