PEER 1 partners with InMon for per IP-address network monitoring
PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (TSX: PIX), the global online business hosting provider, today announced a collaboration with Inmon, the main traffic monitoring solution for high speed networks to provide an accurate measurement of width bandwidth and capacity for analysis.
PEER 1 will deploy ® industry standard technology and sFlow traffic monitoring network Inmon’s Sentinel, in its data centers to provide a billing solution in the industry leading bandwidth for its managed hosting customers.
The bandwidth usage is measured in terms of each IP address, so that PEER 1 is able to ignore the traffic that occur within the data center, and provide accurate traffic charges to their customers in a way that not possible through the port or the physical network layer traffic monitoring.
PEER 1 for customers, Inmon power network traffic monitoring and analysis is accessible in real time through the online customer portal with customizable graphs and downloadable data.
Ted Smith, Senior Vice President of PEER 1 said: “We believe our customers should only pay for services they use and our collaboration with Inmon maximizes our network analysis and measurement of the ability that allows us to convey accurately the charges lower cost of bandwidth to customers. Our IP-based or level three approach not only increases the transparency and accuracy of billing, but also allows our customers to accurately re-use of bandwidth from its own customers. ”
“The scalability of the unique solution Inmon sFlow makes it the ideal choice for controlling the largest network of data centers,” said Peter Phall, president of Inmon Corp. “In the expert hands of engineers from PEER 1 , the basis of detailed traffic data on the Sentinel product can be applied to a wide range of applications, from accounting and planning capabilities for troubleshooting and security. ”
About PEER 1
PEER 1 believes in the limitless opportunity of the Internet, and the growth potential of the company that provides its more than 10,000 customers. As a global online accommodation provider, PEER 1 offers a reliable, high performance Internet support scalable managed hosting, Dedicated hosting through the ServerBeach brand, and positioning solutions. Backed by its guarantee uptime of 100 percent and 24 × 7×365 FirstCall Support ™, PEER 1 ensures the online presence of the customer is always fast, always available. Since 1999, PEER 1 has grown to include 16 of the state of the art data centers and points of presence throughout North America and Europe. The company headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada, with European operations based in Southampton, UK. PEER 1 stock is traded on the TSX under the symbol PIX. For more information visit: www.peer1.com or www.peer1hosting.co.uk.
Inmon Corp. is the leading provider of monitoring solutions for high-speed traffic switching and routing networks. These solutions provide the tools and information needed to take control of mission critical today, value-added applications and services. Customers around the world in a variety of sectors including: Enterprise, Service Provider, Health, Education, Government and media are using solutions Inmon Corp.
Inmon Inc. is the pioneer in applying statistical sampling of scalable and cost effective solutions for network wide traffic monitoring, analysis and reporting and has multiple patents pending in this area. As the inventor of sFlow, Inmon Inc. works closely with leading switch vendors to enhance their networking solutions global traffic management. For more information, visit www.inmon.com.
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