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endian openSystems


Technology Partners (A-Z)

Below you can find a list of company with whom we’re doing business such as software licensing or custom development projects.

Endian has changed the network security landscape by providing a Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution with a unique management experience: deploy quickly, manage easily and stay flexible. Products are available as hardware-based, as well as software and virtual appliances and provide a complete security suite including firewall with stateful packet inspection, web content filtering, email filtering, intrusion prevention, voice over IP support, gateway anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware; they also integrate a UTM Hotspot with captive portal, for a secure WIFI connectivity to guests. Founded in Bolzano, Italy in 2003, Endian today has two offices in Italy and branches in the most important markets worldwide, among which Germany, USA and Japan, serving more than 4000 companies in over 60 countries acting in different fields as energy, healthcare, tourism, educational and transports.
IsarNet offers a wide range of service starting with network design, via the application of newest network technologies, customized services to enhance your network’s economic performance to individually customized technological workshops ensuring an efficient knowledge transfer. IsarNet is developing and marketing its product IsarFlow since 2001. IsarFlow is a monitoring solution for enterprise and service provider networks. Based on NetFlow and SNMP data, it provides valuable information about network load, compliance with IP Service Level Agreements and detailed analysis of traffic flows and Quality of Service.
Napatech Napatech is the leading supplier of real-time analysis adapters with over 140,000 Ethernet ports deployed worldwide. Designed for use with Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) servers, Napatech adapters enable rapid development of powerful appliances for high performance analysis. Napatech adapters guarantee real-time delivery of data at speeds up to 40 Gbps. Intelligent features allow network data analysis to be off-loaded, thereby accelerating application analysis for managing, securing and optimizing networks and services. When performance matters, the world’s largest equipment vendors in telecom, enterprise, financial and government markets choose Napatech. Customers depend on Napatech for reliable delivery, complimentary maintenance and upgrades, and experienced global customer support. Napatech is headquartered in Copenhagen (Denmark) with offices in Mountain View, Andover, Washington D.C. (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea) and São Paulo (Brazil).
Well-known enterprises, institutions and NGOs rely on Mission Control Security Services from Open Systems AG to sustainably secure the availability and operational stability of their ICT infrastructure. The services are monitored and controlled 24×7 in over 175 countries worldwide by Mission Control operations centers in Zurich and Sydney. Open Systems was founded in 1990. The company is a full member of the global association FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) and is rated by Gartner as one of the leading providers of managed security services in Europe. Find out more about Open Systems and Mission Control Security Services on
Plixer International, Inc. develops and markets network traffic monitoring and analysis tools to the global market. All of the tools are built from the ground up with valuable feature sets and ease of use in mind. Plixer tools have been used to analyze and troubleshoot irregular traffic patterns by IT professionals with some of the largest networks in the world, such as CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer.
redBorder project pretends to become the best open source based distribution in high end networking environments. In order to do so, it won’t fear to tweak the OS in non standard ways as well as require specific hardware capabilities. The first outcome of the project is redBorder IPS, a high performance IPS/IDS System based on Snort with a centralized web based management system. redBorder is the commercial brand of ENEO Tecnologia S.L. for its Open Source products. ENEO provides commercial services around this project, like ready to go appliances, support, consulting or custom development.
Release 14 is an Open Source organization dealing with fringe networking topics and hard to find information. Having had the experience with mobile operators and government agencies, the product line of this organization was formed around some high profile solutions like SMS Filtering and Lawful Interception. The founders of Release14 have made a decision to break the monopoly on certain software markets and try to fight their competition by using an Open Source approach to cut down costs, and attract interest from their potential clients.
Würth-Phoenix Würth Phoenix, with bases in Italy, Germany and Hungary draws on worldwide experience in business software, IT management solutions as well as many years of expertise in trading, warehouse management and logistics. With ntop Würth Phoenix runs an intensive cooperation for the further extension of the integration of nprobe within the Nagios based monitoring solution WÜRTHPHOENIX NetEye, that can be seamlessly integrated into existing IT infrastructures. Thanks to WÜRTHPHOENIX NetEye customers can react appropriately to the increasing importance of IT for their business activities by ensuring highest availability and reliability. Recent references include renowned companies such as sports article manufacturer Lotto Sport, Tecnica Group, Thun S.p.A. or automotive supplier Mahle/Glacier Vandervell.