NetFlow generation

Offload processing from routers and other production equipment to increase efficiency consolidate NetFlow sources to reduce network traffic and simplify your monitoring architecture.

IntellaView is an ideal 40G / 100G platform and source for all your NetFlow record generation needs

A better NetFlow solution

Real-time insights

NetFlow is used to visualize traffic patterns on a network-wide basis. The NetFlow set of protocols enables statistics and traffic information for analyzing network data. Network engineers can gain real-time insights into all of the underlying traffic while providing all necessary data feeds to applications, security and operations teams. This allows tracking of network growth based on number of routing devices, ports, or higher-bandwidth interfaces. Likewise, security analysis is augmented by tracking network traffic changes and anomalies.

NetFlow is often generated by routers and switches at key locations across the network. However, there are disadvantages to this approach including the performance impact on key production network routers/switches, the use of network bandwidth to transmit NetFlow records, and added complexity of collecting records from many sources across the network. Luckily, we have better NetFlow generation solutions.


  • NetFlow performance up to 600G

  • Real-time processing across 1G / 10G / 25G / 40G / 100G feeds

  • Aggregate 1G / 10G / 25G / 40G / 100G inputs

  • Full or sampled traffic flow statistics

  • NetFlow v5, v9 and IPFIX

  • Generate up to 16 simultaneous NetFlow streams


  • High performance NetFlow generation

  • Offload production routers/switches

  • Increase efficiency and save costs

  • Reduces network traffic and simplifies monitoring architecture

  • Scalable for very large networks

See it working

Schedule a demo today for access to our online demo center and see how easy it is to use IntellaView to set up NetFLow generation on live data and see how it can take your current monitoring to the next level.

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Netflow hardware

Increase efficiency and lower costs

Our hardware platforms, processing up to 600G of throughput per blade, can be a primary NetFlow source for large networks, offloading processing from your production router network. It is a licensable feature on the following APCON hardware:

Ultra-high performance network visibility


The IntellaView platform monitors high-speed 100G network traffic and is an ideal, scalable source of NetFlow records for monitoring NetFlow traffic statistics on the world's highest speed networks.

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NetFlow generating blades
  • IntellaView

    HyperEngine Packet Processor


    • Real-time processing across 1G / 10G / 25G / 40G / 100G feeds, supporting up to 600G total throughput
    • Six packet processing service engines that can be run concurrently
    • Packet deduplication, NetFlow record generation, and packet slicing
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1G / 10G / 40G legacy platform

IntellaFlex XR

This modular system can scale to process terabytes of traffic for NetFlow, aggregating traffic from any 1G / 10G / 40G Ethernet ports in the system. Connect any traffic to the 16 service points for NetFlow source processing and each can be forwarded to up to 16 collectors.

NetFlow generating blades
  • IntellaFlex XR



    • Performance up to 200G
    • 16 internal service points, 2 40G Ethernet ports
    • Packet deduplication, NetFlow generation, tunnel termination, packet slicing, protocol header stripping, and pattern matching
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IntellaView Solution Brief

Monitoring Cisco ACI fabrics

Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a modernized approach to network management and monitoring that delivers an enhanced level of automation and scale.

Our IntellaView systems accommodate most ever-evolving network fabrics, like Cisco ACI, and the need for increasing port-counts of 40G and 100G environments. Learn how you can leverage APCON's network visibility solutions to maximize the profitability and performance of your tools and technologies.

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