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Avoid Downtime with Intelligent Bypass

Application and monitoring traffic often passes through multiple security elements – firewalls, next-gen firewalls (NGFWs), intrusion prevention or detection systems (IPS/IDS) – which can increase vulnerability and obscure performance issues. With high speed and availability at a premium, Ixia's Net Optics family of iBypass Switches provides complete redundancy for inline security and monitoring tools, without adding complexity or new points of failure.

The suite introduces the industry's first serial inline solution and delivers faster monitoring for higher bandwidths. During link, application, or power failure, intelligent bypass switches reroute traffic, effectively removing the inline tool from the data stream. The industry’s fastest heartbeat technology detects failures and re-routes traffic within nanoseconds, while redundancy allows tools to be taken down for planned or unexpected maintenance without bringing down the entire link.