Real-time, end-to-end dynamic network intelligence for physical, virtual, SDN and NFV networks.
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Ever wonder what visibility really means to your organization? Hear what Ixia’s Recep Ozdag, VP Product Management, has to say about visibility as and why it matters for your organization’s network.

Dynamic network intelligence from physical, virtual, SDN and NFV networks helps you enhance crucial networking, data center and cloud business assets.

Step 1: Capture all your network traffic by tapping every network link

Step 2: Through non-production links, traffic flows to one or more Vision network packet brokers where duplicate data is removed then filtered using NetStack, PacketStack, SecureStack  and AppStack visibility intelligence capabilities

Step 3: Your security, performance and monitoring tools receive the most appropriate data stream, tailored specifically for that tool; your tools work more efficiently, and most effectively

Ixia network traffic broker

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The foundation of dynamic network intelligence, network taps provide 100 percent visibility and easy access to network data. When a monitoring tool is needed, simply connect the device to the tap instead of taking down the link and interrupting traffic. Taps pass all network traffic—including Layer 1 and 2 errors—without introducing bottlenecks or points of failure. Regardless of interface or location in the network, we provide a tap solution, including copper taps, and multimode and single mode fiber taps at speeds up to 400Gbps with media conversion models available.
Ixia patch taps
Bend-insensitive, built for integration into patch panels
Ixia flex taps
Flexible, modular and 100% passive Taps
Ixia copper taps
Provide complete traffic visibility to copper links
Ixia Aggregation Taps
Use a single tool port to monitor both ends of a bi-directional connection
Regeneration Taps
Make multiple copies of data on a single link

Vision Portfolio: Network Packet Brokers

Taps provide raw traffic to network packet brokers which then filter, deduplicate, decrypt and otherwise streamline it to provide dynamic network intelligence for monitoring, performance and security tools. Known for their easy-to-use web interface, Ixia’s packet brokers do all the heavy lifting when it comes to managing filter rules, making it easy to manage change while freeing up valuable time to focus on other things. Data is then sent to security, performance and analytics tools; these tools can perform at an optimal level because they receive the right data in the right format and at a manageable throughput. In the case of inline deployments, approved data is then sent back into your network. Ixia offers single pane of glass management and configuration options, which allows you to scale in both physical and virtual environments.
Vision X

Scalable visibility for data centers today and tomorrow

Vision ONE

All-in-one tool that provides high-performance, lossless visibility

Vision Edge 100
Cost-effective rack-level visibility for ANY size data center
Vision Edge 40

Cost-effective rack-level visibility for ANY size data center

Vision Edge 1S
Visibility and performance monitoring for the edgeless enterprise
Vision Edge 10S
Cost-effective rack-level visibility designed for branch and remote offices
Vision 7300
High-density, modular platform for high performance, intelligent visibility
Market feed management and tap aggregation for monitoring capital markets
GTP Session Controller 7433
Maximize network probes and capacity while improving visibility into wireless core networks
Vision Edge OS
Cost-effective rack-level visibility designed for branch and remote offices

CloudLens: dynamic network intelligence for Public, Private, & Hybrid Cloud

Migrating mission-critical workloads to the cloud requires dynamic network intelligence for IT security and analytics tools — which are only as effective as the data they see. IT’s challenge is to ensure that the infrastructure delivers applications that are reliable, fast, and secure. Business changes are forcing IT to gain greater insight and understanding of the network to maximize performance. Ixia CloudLens™ delivers end-to-end visibility and provides context-aware data processing across all cloud environments — public, private and hybrid cloud — making applications stronger by providing a high level of network intelligence.

Bypass Switches

When a network monitoring device such as an IPS is deployed inline in a network, it is vital to ensure that traffic continues to flow in all circumstances, even if the IPS loses power, so that mission-critical business applications remain available. A bypass switch is an excellent solution that keeps traffic flowing, for failsafe implementation of inline security tools.
iBypass 100G
Single Segment 100Gbps Intelligent Bypass Switch
iBypass 40G

Single Segment 40Gbps Intelligent Bypass Switch

iBypass 3 Copper

Very high density 12-segment 10Gbps Intelligent Bypass Switch

iBypass VHD

Very high density 12-segment 10Gbps Intelligent Bypass Switch

iBypass HD

8 Segment 10/100/1000Mbps HA Intelligent Bypass Switch

iBypass DUO

Twice the bypass with two management interfaces

Dynamic Network Intelligence Options

Dynamic network intelligence stack feature sets allow you to optimize your traffic analysis and security tool performance. Used with a network packet broker, virtual or cloud platform, stack feature sets allow you to modify, mold and transport traffic specific to tool needs. To learn more, click on a stack feature set below.

Visibility Management

Ixia offers an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface to allow operators to make connections from taps or SPAN ports to their connected tools with network packet brokers. The configuration of filters is streamlined and easy, with overall setup requiring minimal time and effort, even for large shops and complicated networks. No professional services or expensive training is required to master the art of delivering dynamic network intelligence to your tools. This eliminates the need to use time-consuming command line interface (CLI) or web user interface (WebUI) dialogs, or invest hours or days designing complex logic.

Ixia Fabric Controller (IFC) is a SDN controller for visibility that is allows multiple network packet brokers to work collectively within a single plan of glass. IFC extends a full set of API controls and integrates with Cisco ACI, as well as other SDN architectures.

Ixia Fabric Controller

Single pane of glass, scalable centralized visibility management for physical, virtual, and software defined networks