Late last year, we talked about the ATLAS-1000 Platform in a blog post. As we mentioned, this platform is very flexible and can be used for a variety of unique and interesting applications. This week we will explore using the ATLAS-1000 platform as a Flow Exporter.
Capturing flow records is an important monitoring function in computer networks and the de-facto standard format is NetFlow. In some cases, switches or other devices in the network can output NetFlow records. However, there are often points in the network where records are not available or perhaps must be output in another format. In this case, a standalone Flow Exporter appliance is very useful and with ATLAS-1000 the OEM vendor only has to supply the requisite software; leaving all the hardware and advanced packet processing responsibilities to the Accolade platform.
To learn more about how ATLAS-1000 can be used as a Flow Exporter please read this case study – ntop and Accolade Deliver Innovative Flow Exporter Solution.