SOURCE: Plixer International

Plixer International

April 12, 2012 07:00 ET

Plixer Named 2012 Hot Company/Best Product Finalist for NetFlow

Network Products Guide Spotlights Scrutinizer for Collecting Over 100K Flows per Second, Citrix NetScaler Reports, and Enhanced Integration With 3rd Party Tools

SANFORD, ME--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - Plixer International, Inc., a leading provider of NetFlow-based network traffic reporting, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Scrutinizer 9.0 a Finalist for the 7th Annual 2012 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the New Products Category. The company's flagship network management offering captured the judges' attention with its ability to help integrate smartphones and tablets onto corporate networks (BYOD) while also seamlessly working with existing network tools and devices to reserve bandwidth for priority business applications.

Unveiled at CiscoLive UK early this year, Scrutinizer 9.0 is an enhanced version of Plixer's NetFlow analyzer, developed to help network administrators easily peer deep into packet traffic flowing over corporate networks, and restore/regain valuable bandwidth for priority business applications. Plixer's CEO, Co-Founder and Scrutinizer Product Manager, Michael Patterson, underscores Scrutinizer's value to organizations experiencing a loss of productivity due to slow network performance.

"Network bandwidth typically reserved for emails,, VoIP calls, and cloud services, is now being consumed by smartphones and tablets propagating Facebook and Words With Friends updates every minute. Network administrators are being challenged to identify these bottlenecks and immediately clear a path to restore application services; however, they lack the tools to perform the need for forensics. Scrutinizer was specifically developed to empower network administrators with full visibility into network traffic, so they may identify and quarantine unnecessary traffic to restore business services," Patterson said.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology. Winners will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 during the 7th annual dinner and presentations.

"We are humbled that this year's judges have selected Scrutinizer from considerable network management competition -- it's a prestigious honor," Patterson added.

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.

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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.

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