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Advanced NetFlow Training – A City Near You

Advanced NetFlow Training is coming to a city near you!  Our Washington, DC class on August 13 is nearly FULL with only 2 seats left.  Check out this crazy agenda covering all of the new NetFlow and IPFIX exports:

What Is The NetFlow Training Agenda:


8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 10:15 am Welcome and Introductions
  • Introduction to Cisco NetFlow, IPFIX & sFlow
  • What devices support NetFlow and IPFIX
  • Methods of collection and distribution
10:15 – 10:30 am Break / Networking
10:30 – 11:45 am NetFlow Impact on the Network/Devices
  • Troubleshooting the network with NetFlow
    • Optimizing BYOD & cloud services
    • Finding specific traffic by leveraging filters
    • Leveraging identity aware flow data
    • Network Access Translation
    • Cisco ASA, Catalyst Switches, ISRs and other hardware vendors
  • Internal network threat detection with NetFlow
    • Tuning behavior algorithms (e.g. DDos, Excessive SYNs, etc.)
    • Creating custom monitors
    • Hunting through the data, finding a breach, where did it come from?
    • Tracking all lateral movements of a threat
    • IP host reputation monitoring
    • Event correlation and setting notifications
  • NetFlow replication
    • Scaling NetFlow collection
    • Distributed NetFlow collection
    • Flow deduplication and stitching
11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch
  • Lunch provided by Plixer International
1:00 – 4:30 pm Hands-on NetFlow Lab
  • Configure Flexible NetFlow
  • Generate traffic within the lab
  • View resulting NetFlow reports and alerts
  • Leveraging new NetFlow and IPFIX technologies
    • NBAR2
    • Performance Monitoring (Medianet)
    • Performance Routing
    • Performance Agent
    • Smart Logging Telemetry
    • Cisco TrustSec
  • Q&A
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break / Networking
4:30 pm Dismissal

Sign up and reserve your seat as soon as possible.  You can’t learn this cutting edge NetFlow stuff at a University.  The labs are truly hands on and you will learn from the best NetFlow minds in the industry.  If you have any questions or concerns, give us a SHOUT!

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Michael Patterson, is the founder & CEO of Plixer and the product manager for Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer. Prior to starting Somix and Plixer, Mike worked in a technical support role at Cabletron Systems, acquired his Novell CNE and then moved to the training department for a few years. While in training he finished his Masters in Computer Information Systems from Southern New Hampshire University and then left technical training to pursue a new skill set in Professional Services. In 1998 he left the 'Tron' to start Somix and Plixer.