Deep packet inspection software

R&S®PACE 2 Deep Packet Inspection Software
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R&S®PACE 2 Deep Packet Inspection Software

Key facts

  • Delivers in-depth IP traffic analytics capabilities
  • Layer-7 protocol and application classification
  • Content and metadata extraction
  • Heuristics and behavioral analysis
  • Ideal for low-power equipment

About R&S®PACE 2

R&S®PACE 2 adds IP traffic analytics capabilities to network analytics, traffic management and network security solutions. The software classifies thousands of applications and protocols, provides content and metadata extraction and delivers metrics and heuristics from IP traffic.

Features & benefits

Protocol and application classification

Layer-7 protocol and application classification

Classification of thousands of applications and protocols, including:

  • Protocols such as HTTP, SSL or BitTorrent
  • Applications such as Facebook, Skype or Tor
  • Application Attributes such as Skype video call or Skype text messaging

Content & metadata extraction

Support for over 5500 content and metadata parameters, including the extraction of:

  • Content such as URL’s and executable files
  • Metadata such as bandwidht usage, traffic volume, connection duration and attachment types
  • Qos/ QoE indicators such as jitter, throughput and packet loss
  • SSL/TLS certificates

R&S®PACE 2 also provides full protocol decoding for Web, Email, FTP, SIP/RTP and many more.

Use-Case-Centric Traffic Inspection

Optimized for Analytics, Management and Security

Besides pure IP classification, Content & Metadata Extraction R&S®PACE 2 provides a variety of advanced features and KPI’s for use cases such as:

  • Network & Subscriber Analytics
  • Traffic Management & Policy Control
  • Application Control
  • Anomaly & Malware Detection

This includes unique features such as "NAT / Tethering Transparency" that help network equipment vendors to increase network visibility and differentiate from competition. Find out more in ...

Technical aspects and support

Optimized for network equipment

  • Fast performance: up to 10 Gbps per core
  • Ultra-small memory footprint: provides superior scalability
  • Weekly signature updates
  • Easy to integrate: highly flexible API for integration
  • Deployed globally as OEM: ensures visibility of new applications
  • Platform flexibility: runs on anything from Android cell phones to the cloud

Want to know more?

For more information how R&S®PACE 2 can support you in your business case, read one of our white papers, scan our case studies or go through our solution guide.

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