SOURCE: Plixer International

Plixer International

February 07, 2012 06:06 ET

Plixer Hosts FlowFest™ 2012 Advanced NetFlow Training

Maine-Based Event Offers Forensic Bandwidth Techniques and VoIP Jitter Resolutions With a Side of "Lobsta"

SANFORD, ME--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2012) - Plixer International, Inc., a leading provider of NetFlow-based network traffic reporting, today announced it will host FlowFest™ 2012: Advanced NetFlow Training for IT Professionals. The event will be held on February 22nd and 23rd, at Plixer's global headquarters in Sanford, ME. Attendees will receive practical tips and hands-on training on NetFlow technology best practices.

"FlowFest is designed to take network troubleshooting to a whole new level by providing attendees with real-life NetFlow-based solutions to solve present-day bandwidth deterioration," said Scrutinizer NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Product Manager, Michael Patterson. "Upon leaving FlowFest, our guests return to their organizations with a comprehensive understanding of how to best leverage NetFlow to improve network traffic flow on almost any device including: Cisco, Enterasys, SonicWall, Adtran, Xirrus and many others."

NetFlow training will be led by Thomas Pore, Technical Support Manager and Field Engineer for Plixer International, who provides accelerated product training and advanced custom network monitoring solutions for the Plixer suite and WhatsUp Gold. Presentations will include, but are not limited to:

  • Successful Troubleshooting with NetFlow and IPFIX
  • Exporting Different Data Types via NetFlow
  • Using Advanced Filters to Narrow Data Sets
  • Using Forensic Techniques to Identify Network Problems and Methods to Pin Point Offending Traffic Sources
  • Techniques to Properly Use Cisco Medianet to Troubleshoot VoIP Issues such as Jitter, Latency and Packet Loss

Scrutinizer is a one hundred percent web-based tool that provides detailed network utilization reports showing the applications and users generating network traffic. Leveraging the software's domain utilization report, even sites with secured connections that use encrypted traffic can't hide from the insight provided by NetFlow and IPFIX collection and reporting. Scrutinizer is designed to peer deep into bandwidth traffic and enable the network administrator to easily see who is consuming bandwidth, what they are using it for and -- immediately restore precious bandwidth for work-related needs.

Download a free trial of Plixer's Scrutinizer for NetFlow traffic analysis or schedule a live demo by calling: (207) 324-8805 or via email at For more NetFlow insight, follow Plixer International on their Blog, Twitter, Facebook or join NetFlow Developments Group on LinkedIn.

About Plixer International, Inc.
Plixer International, Inc. develops and markets network traffic monitoring and analysis tools to the global market. All of the tools are built from the ground up with valuable feature sets and ease of use in mind. Plixer tools have been used to analyze and troubleshoot irregular traffic patterns by IT professionals with some of the largest networks in the world, such as CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer.

For product and sales information, contact Plixer International, Inc. at 207.324.8805, or visit

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