Sunday, January 31, 2010

The DPI Story – Introduction

DPI (Deep Packet Inspection) is many things, even when the discussion is limited to the broadband space. For some people it is a technology; other see it as a solution; supporters of Network Neutrality see it as the enemy; Broadband operators consider it as a must-have tool for proper network management; Security vendors are proud to offer it as part of their solution suite.

Analysts are predicting a very bright future for DPI. Last week Infonetics Research published a report saying that “ .. the market for standalone DPI products to grow rapidly, reaching $1.5 billion worldwide by 2013 ..”

So what is DPI?

This series of posts will tell the story of DPI – the needs that created it, the solutions associated with it, the controversy around it and more.

Stay tuned!

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Broadband Traffic Management

Mobile Broadband - Deep Packet Inspection - Network Neutrality - Smartphones - LTE - Value-Added Services – over-the-top content.

This is my world.

My Broadband Traffic Management blog will cover these hot items, representing the new generation of Internet services. I will look into the business and technology aspects as seen by service providers offering them to the public and the equipment vendors.