Lighthorse Networks Achieves 20 Gb/s Network Packet Capture Stream-to-Disk Performance on Infiniband
Lighthorse Networks Announces record breaking 20 Gb/s network packet capture stream to disk performance levels over Infiniband fabrics and availability of Network Forensics Support for Mellanox and Qlogic Infiniband Technologies on Linux.
- Albuquerque, NM (1888PressRelease) April 02, 2012 - Lighthorse Networks(tm), the leading provider of high performance Network Forensics and Network Security Streaming and Routing solutions is pleased to announce the availability of the CloudStream(tm) appliance technology on Linux systems supporting Infiniband storage fabrics and devices. "We can sustain over 20 Gb/s stream-to-disk rates over Infiniband Fabrics to remote storage nodes with the Linux Operating System with Cloudstream, this is approaching the theoretical limits of the 25 Gb/s on most Intel/AMD based bus architectures.' stated Jeff Merkey, CEO of Lighthorse Networks. "The Company is announcing 20 Gb/s stream to disk support for Cloudstream(tm) on any Infiniband Technology which supports Linux. Cloudstream(tm) supports the Sockets Direct Protocol (SDP) driver, IP over Infiniband capture, and the SCSI RDMA Protocol (SRP) Infiniband Storage architecture. "
Lighthorse Networks supports network security and network forensics deep packet capture and routing solutions for physical and virtual networks, SUSE, Red Hat, and Centos Linux Platforms over high performance switched storage fabrics . Cloudstream(tm) is fully interoperable with other Linux Network Security Packet Capture storage vendors such as Niksun(tm), Endace(tm), and Solera Networks(tm) and supports hundreds of existing Linux open source and proprietary network security and network forensics applications over Infiniband, SAS, Fibre Channel, and iSCSI storage architectures with seamless compatibility.