SOURCE: VSS Monitoring, Inc.

VSS Monitoring, Inc.

October 30, 2012 08:17 ET

VSS Monitoring Introduces 'Network Packet Brokers for Dummies' E-Book to Help Organizations Learn About Optimizing Security and Monitoring Infrastructure

'Network Packet Brokers for Dummies' Provides Practical Information to Help Organizations Best Save Money and Leverage Network Monitoring and Security Investments

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 30, 2012) - VSS Monitoring, a leader in network packet brokers (NPBs), today announced the availability of "Network Packet Brokers for Dummies," the latest in the popular reference series For Dummies. The new publication, now available for free as an e-book, helps organizations understand the benefits of network packet brokers and how they can save money and best leverage their network monitoring and security tool investments.

"Network Packet Brokers provide unmatched optimization and ROI of network monitoring and security tools in today's complex networks for service providers and enterprises alike," said Rob Markovich, VSS Monitoring SVP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. "As a leader in this rapidly growing space, we are pleased to work with For Dummies and make this valuable resource available for free in the marketplace. Readers will understand the benefits of network packet brokers, and can best determine if NPBs are right for their environments."

When deployed strategically across the network, network packet brokers allow for a more economical tool investment, more efficient and effective tool performance, and a more insightful monitoring infrastructure to keep up with rapidly growing network traffic.

For Service Providers, the e-book describes:

  • Using network packet brokers to ensure a smooth customer experience;
  • Deploying and maintaining tools with no network down time; and
  • Minimizing the problems caused by the change to an all IP network.

Enterprise readers will learn how to:

  • Deploy passive or active security tools with ease;
  • Extend 1G tool life when migrating to a 10G network; and
  • Filter traffic to increase tool efficiency.

For more information, or to download a copy of the free e-book, see:

VSS Monitoring is a leader in brokering traffic for performance and security tools on dynamic networks deployed by enterprises, governments and service providers. With a large and feature-rich family of network packet brokers, VSS Monitoring allows IT professionals to see into the farthest reaches of even the largest networks. VSS Monitoring's innovative Network Intelligence Optimization Systems™ for passive monitoring and active inline tools help prevent problems from reaching end users, and greatly improve the ROI of tool deployments.

About VSS Monitoring
VSS Monitoring is a world leader in network packet brokers (NPBs), providing a visionary, systems approach for optimizing and scaling the connectivity between network switching and the network intelligence universe of performance and security tools. VSS Monitoring network packet brokers improve tool usage and efficiency, simplify IT operations, and greatly enhance ROI from tools. For more information, visit

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