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Net Optics Launches iTap 2(TM): New Platform Delivering Enhanced Visibility, Ease of Management and Intelligent Network Traffic Monitoring

Innovative Platform Streamlines and Optimizes Performance While Adding Smart Functions for Dramatically Improved Cost-Efficiency, Security and Problem Detection

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Net Optics, Inc., the leading provider of Intelligent Network Access and Monitoring Architecture, today announced the introduction of the innovative iTap 2 Platform, the market's most advanced, intelligent solution suite for network visibility and control. iTap 2 offers advanced security features, greater Enterprise grade control and lower TCO across a spectrum of Net Optics products.

"The flood of new devices and applications is creating explosive growth in traffic," said Daniel Aharon, Senior Director, Product Management. "This poses serious challenges to IT departments tasked with safeguarding and managing the network in a cost-efficient manner. We're excited to offer this new platform to help IT teams deal successfully with network threats and pressures, keeping our customers' networks available and safe."

The iTap 2 Platform encompasses intelligent network Taps, such as port aggregators and bypass switches, equipped with ProPush™ statistics technology that proactively sends data to instrumentation layer tools every second to increase visibility and reduce troubleshooting time.

Customers can use this granular information to identify and address developing trends before business is affected, respond quickly to arising issues, and maintain the integrity, availability and performance of their networks.

To fortify security even further and offer greater Enterprise control, the new iTap 2 Platform supports SNMPv3, SSH and HTTPS access, audit logs for tracking configuration changes, and finer access control. Other enhancements include IPv6 support and a new web-based interface for greater ease of use. Customers can use Indigo Pro™, Net Optics' centralized management system, to manage and configure all products in the iTap 2 product family.

The first iTap 2 solution being released is the iTap 2 Gigabit Port Aggregator™. Additional iTap 2 solutions are planned for release in the upcoming months.

About Net Optics, Inc.

Net Optics is the leading provider of Total Application and Network Visibility solutions that deliver real-time network intelligence for peak performance in network monitoring and security. As a result, businesses achieve the scalable end-to-end visibility they need to optimize network performance of physical, virtual and private cloud environments, and remote branch offices. More than 7,500 enterprises, service providers and government organizations -- including 85 percent of the Fortune 100 -- trust Net Optics' comprehensive plug and play family of application-aware NPM, Network Packet Broker, Virtual/Cloud and Visibility Management System (VMS) solutions to deliver immediate results and quick time to value through an easy-to-use interface. Net Optics maintains a global presence through leading OEM partner and reseller networks.

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