Visibility Products – Network packet brokers

Network Packet Brokers

Provide real-time, end-to-end visibility, insight and security into physical, virtual, SDN and NFV networks.

Network Visibility
Industry leading Ixia Network Packet Brokers (NPB) deliver intelligent, sophisticated and programmable network flow optimization providing visibility and security coverage to businesses assets and help IT teams quickly resolve application performance bottlenecks, trouble shoot problems, improve data center automation, better utilize expensive network analysis and security tools and help better business execution because of the improved understanding of the network and data center.

Ixia’s best-in-class Vision portfolio of network packet brokers are easy-to-use, perform under pressure and offer true application intelligence.


  • Dedicated hardware acceleration provides a Zero packet loss architecture
  • Aggregation of traffic from multiple TAPs or SPAN ports
  • Filtering of traffic so that each monitoring or inline security tool receives exactly the right data
  • Load-balancing of traffic to multiple analysis tools
  • SSL decryption to quickly detect emerging threats encrypting exploits within application traffic
  • L7 application awareness efficiently allows for packet processing based on unique applications
  • Dynamic filter compiler handles all filter rule complexities automatically – no overlapping filter rule headaches