NetSTAR and Cavium Sign Strategic Technology Alliance
SAN MATEO, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NetSTAR, the market leader in Web Filtering and Web Security technologies and services for the OEM market, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Cavium Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home.
As part of the strategic partnership, NetSTAR’s inCompass 4th Generation Web Filtering and Security technology has been highly optimized and integrated into Cavium’s TurboDPI solution, the industry’s first off-the-shelf multi-function security software solution optimized for Cavium’s OCTEON II processors. The resulting solution will allow hardware and solution vendors utilizing TurboDPI within their products to provide highly optimized web filtering and web security solutions, at unprecedented speeds and performance, within their products without the need for additional engineering or development work.
Cavium’s TurboDPI solution consists of carrier-grade, multi-function deep packet inspection including Protocol Detection, URL Filtering, Application Performance Management, Anti-malware and Intrusion Prevention capabilities. The software can be utilized inline or out of band to detect hundreds of protocols such as HTTP, FTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Layer7, Web 2.0, P2P, VoIP, IM, Audio, Video, etc. at wire speed. NetSTAR’s inCompass technology has been optimized to work natively within TurboDPI and the OCTEON II processor architecture.
“NetSTAR’s inCompass Web Filtering and Web Security technology, incorporated into TurboDPI, will provide our customers with the ability to deliver web filtering and security solutions with maximum performance, scalability and coverage,” said Safa Alkateb, general manager for Cavium Solutions and Services.
“NetSTAR constantly works to provide solutions to meet industry needs. Accurate URL categorization and web security remains a core strength of NetSTAR, and we are in a unique position to partner with Cavium, a market leader in providing hardware and solution providers with technology that addresses wire speed performance with a powerful and unique filtering solution,” stated Akira Nakayama, Executive Director of International Business for NetSTAR.
NetSTAR specializes in the development of URL filtering software and services and in the collection and categorization of URLs by content. Recognized in the industry for high performance with low false positive rate, inCompass by NetSTAR technology is currently utilized by mobile phone operators, large enterprise appliances and multinational service providers where it is integrated into SMB appliances, embedded into processor firmware, deployed in consumer products, and used as a backbone that many software developers can rely upon for state-of-the-art URL filtering and broad-ranging categorization applications.
For more information, please visit http://inCompass.NetSTAR-inc.com.
Gary Page, VP Global Business
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San Mateo, California 94404
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SOURCE NetSTAR, Inc.