How the DPI engine R&S®PACE 2 helped Nubewell’s secure SD-WAN to rapidly gain recognition

About Nubewell

Nubewell is India’s first enterprise product company with Octeon, Nitrox and Intel processors with Tri-O-Core architecture that equips service providers with a scalable high throughput cybersecurity network function gateway.

Business areas
IT security, SD-WAN security, inline traffic management, next-generation firewalls, SSL interception


Securing company policies for traffic flows (allowed and blocked traffic) and eliminating obfuscation and network abuse

Embedding the DPI engine R&S®PACE 2 within Nubewell’s Smart SD-WAN solution to facilitate high throughput cybersecurity network functions


Enhanced architecture for securing SD WANs, reduced time to market, focus on core competencies, the challenges of company security policies can be addressed and network misuse through obfuscation can be eliminated

The need: reliable traffic classification for DPI-enhanced security

Today, developers of SD-WANs face multiple challenges. One of these challenges is ensuring that modern networks are fully enabled to manage company traffic policies to allow or block traffic. A second challenge is managing obfuscated traffic flows. Obfuscation is the use of advanced methods to hide potentially disruptive protocols or applications. Meeting these challenges requires sophisticated traffic monitoring and DPI.

Nubewell relies on DPI software from ipoque

Nubewell relies on R&S®PACE 2 — the industry leading deep packet inspection software by ipoque, including behavioral, heuristical, and statistical analysis — to classify network protocols and applications and extract metadata in real time. Nubewell decided on the DPI software from ipoque based on its professional quality and the close and versatile working relationship between the companies. By integrating the next-gen DPI engine into their Smart SD-WAN solution, the company can rely on the best-performance and highest classification accuracy on the market to reliably classify network traffic. At the same time, they are able to concentrate their efforts on developing their own hardware and software architectures more efficiently.

“We appreciated ipoque's support from our startup days and we knew that there were many others globally working with their solutions. For us, this meant that the DPI library from ipoque would keep growing, enabling us to secure SD-WANs proactively and in real time.”

-Ramakrishnan Govindhan, Co-Founder and Chief Technologist at Nubewell-

Providing DPI-enhanced security across SD-WANs for cloud and branch offices

Nubewell’s SD-WAN solutions simplify WAN architecture to provide cloud application optimization and acceleration with traffic steering and shaping for large enterprises and even Work-from-Home (WFH) users. With the ability of R&S®PACE 2 to identify and analyze network traffic, Nubewell’s clients now benefit from high-speed DPI-based classification, combined with Nubewell’s HFA engine — the first in the industry to create real-time custom-defined signatures interactively using a custom GUI. Running seamlessly on Nubewell’s Octeon core, R&S®PACE 2 integration was smooth and the results exceeded performance expectations.

With the power of Nubewell’s Smart SD-WAN and seamless DPI resourcing from R&S®PACE 2, the challenges of company security policies can be addressed and network misuse through obfuscation can be eliminated. Thus, Nubewell’s Smart SD-WAN is able to serve the needs of enterprises migrating to the cloud.

“Our investment in R&S®PACE 2 has paid off early because of their knowledge of DPI and the high-value support that ipoque provides.”

-Ramakrishnan Govindhan, Co-Founder and Chief Technologist at Nubewell-

With R&S®PACE 2 and the ipoque team at their side, Nubewell was able to enter the SD-WAN market swiftly, securely, and successfully.

For further details on the smart SD-WAN solution by Nubewell solution and all benefits of integrating the DPI software library from ipoque, check out our case study.

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