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Adax and Vineyard Networks Announce DPI Partnership

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Adax and Vineyard Networks Announce DPI Partnership

Adax Cavium-based Packet Processing Controllers combine with Vineyard Networks to deliver unmatched intelligence and performance for Deep Packet Inspection.

Reading, UK – 27 June 2012 – Adax, (www.adax.com) an industry leader in high-performance packet-processing, security and network infrastructure hardware, is pleased to announce its close working partnership with Vineyard Networks (www.vineyardnetworks.com).  Vineyard is a global leader in next-generation Deep Packet Inspection software solutions.  Together Adax and Vineyard deliver a combination that easily integrates into OEM and VAS solutions for Policy Control and Traffic Shaping, Optimisation and Redirection.

Today’s network service providers expect LTE network nodes to extract extensive sets of metadata and application attributes from network traffic in real-time. This extraction enables a new generation of services including Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) and Over-The-Top (OTT) services, such as Video-On-Demand. The Adax Pkt-AMC and Pkt2-PCIe Cavium-based controllers provide front-end intelligent processing, delivering line speed packet processing for these demanding telecom applications across a range of platforms, such as ATCA blades, AMC cards or PCIe rack mount servers. The functionality of Adax’ controllers can now be extended by integrating Vineyard’s DPI engine,Network Application Visibility Library (NAVL).

NAVL is an advanced, next-generation DPI software engine that easily integrates into third party network infrastructure solutions, providing real-time Layer 7 classification of network traffic. NAVL uses a combination of deep packet and deep flow inspection techniques to accurately identify today’s most common applications including Mobile, Social Networking, P2P, Instant Messaging, File Sharing, Enterprise and Web 2.0 applications. This deep classification functionality is necessary to granularly set and enforce policies, provide parental control, conduct lawful interception and support on-line charging functions.

“Adax is very pleased with the close working relationship developing between us and Vineyard,” says Drew Sproul, marketing director at Adax. “Vineyard is a leading supplier of DPI technology on Cavium processors and the integration with Adax high-performance packet processing cards is a winning combination for our customers.”

“Our partnership with Adax is perfectly aligned with our vision of powering the next-generation of DPI enabled platforms,” says Jason Richards, CEO Vineyard Networks.  “Together, our joint customers get best-of-breed in both software and hardware and the expertise, support, and commitment to achieve swift customer application integration and development.”

About Adax

Adax is an industry leader in high-performance packet processing, security, and network infrastructure for the All-IP network.  For 30 years Adax has uniquely blended software and hardware expertise to create the most productive and efficient products in the telecom industry. The broad and highly-flexible Adax product set consists of protocol controllers, packet processing boards, software protocols, and nowintegrated systems, for Core Network nodes, Security Gateways, Femto/Home eNodeB Gateways, Policy Servers and Data Offload devices.

Adax meets today’s challenges of scalability, cost effectiveness and high availability with solutions for LTE, 3G, and Legacy networks and the interworking between them. Adax customers include the world’s premier telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs), value added service (VAS) providers and system integrators including: Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, NEC, NSN, Samsung, Aricent, Bravo, Comba, Comviva, Contela, Invigo and NewNet. For 30 years Adax has established an extensive track record forhelping customers reduce CAPEX and OPEX whilst increasing their competitivecapabilities.

Adax Inc – 2900 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94610, USA

Adax Europe Ltd – Reada Court, Vachel Road, Reading, RG1 1NY, UK

Contact: Christine Marsh, Marketing Manager, cmarsh@adax.co.uk

About Vineyard Networks

Vineyard Networks delivers next-generation Deep Packet Inspection technology to network infrastructurevendors around the world. Vineyard’s NAVL DPI engine is an OEM solution powering today’s application aware platforms, from next-generation Firewalls to Mobile Telco Gateways.  NAVL inspects and analyzes network data in real-time providing accurate detection of today’s most popular applications with the ability to extract metadata and application attributes from the network traffic.  Vineyard Networks enables its partners to deliver industry leading DPI technology through various infrastructure platforms while dramatically reducing the time, cost and complexity of integrating Layer7 classification to their solutions. For more information,please visit www.vineyardnetworks.com .


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