SOURCE: Bivio Networks

April 23, 2008 00:00 ET

Bivio Networks Unveils Bivio 7000 in Japan

Bivio Announces Availability of High-Performance DPI Platform to Meet Growing Demand for Next-Generation Networking in Japan

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - April 23, 2008) - Bivio Networks, Inc., the leader in high-performance network appliance platforms enabling the deployment of wire-speed, deep packet inspection (DPI) and processing applications, today announced the availability of the Bivio 7000 Series™ in Japan. Representing the industry's most powerful packet processing platform, the Bivio 7000 decreases the cost of developing and delivering policy-centric deep packet inspection based applications such as security, VoIP, traffic management, monitoring, information assurance, and content/ad management and insertion.

"We are seeing a global demand for our network appliance platforms and are pleased to deliver the first true 10 gigabit per second deep packet inspection capabilities to the Japanese market to enable the next-generation of networking," said Elan Amir, president and CEO of Bivio Networks. "The significant global demand for our DPI platforms is a clear indication of our market leadership position."

On the heels of a very successful year for the Bivio 7000 in the U.S., Bivio is seeing an overwhelming demand for its offering in Japan. With the appointment of Koichi Hyodo as vice president of Japan Operations, Bivio is continuing to expand its global footprint to ensure the availability of its platform worldwide.

"Japan is a leader in leveraging new technologies and devices to excel the advancement of networking," said Hyodo. "With the Bivio 7000, Bivio is enabling the rapid development and deployment of market-leading policy-centric DPI applications that will fuel Japan's robust networking environments."

The Bivio 7000 Series is targeted to customers that have developed Linux-based networking applications with demanding packet processing requirements and is ideal for security application vendors, network equipment manufacturers, federal government agencies, as well as service providers offering policy-centric managed security, storage, voice, and mobility services to large financial and enterprise customers.

About the Bivio 7000 Series

Utilizing state-of-the-art parallel application execution engines, the Bivio 7000 provides massive packet processing capabilities in a remarkably compact 2U chassis form factor. The Bivio 7000 Series features Bivio's comprehensive BiviOS™ operating system that provides a standard Linux-based execution environment featuring load balancing, clustering support, high availability and redundancy, and unique scaling and expansion capabilities. BiviOS enables customers to focus on application development, greatly reducing costs and time to market deployment targets. The Bivio 7000 Series is backward compatible with the Bivio 2000 allowing current Bivio 2000 customers to quickly and easily transition their applications to this new platform.

About Bivio Networks

Bivio Networks has developed a family of industry leading, deep packet inspection and processing platforms that combine unparalleled scaling of network performance, processing power, and application agility. Bivio's network appliance platforms feature a groundbreaking architecture specifically optimized for wire-speed execution of emerging network services that increasingly demand deep packet processing combined with high network throughput. Based on open industry standards, Bivio Networks fuses unmatched flexibility with uncompromising performance to enable its customers to overcome existing bottlenecks and deliver the foundation of the next-generation network infrastructure. Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, Bivio Networks is backed by Goldman Sachs, InterWest Partners, Storm Ventures, Venrock Associates, and Silver Creek Ventures. More information is available at http://www.bivio.net/.

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