Endace has once again become a wholly New Zealand owned and operated company following a management-led buyout from its parent company, Emulex Corp.
Founded in 2001, and acquired by Emulex in 2013, Endace has created a global reputation for its packet-capture and network recording technology used to support security and network management applications in some of the world largest and most sophisticated enterprise, government, financial and service provider networks.
Endace CEO Stuart Wilson says the buyout allows Endace to maintain its focus on core technologies while continuing a culture of innovation.
“Operating as an independent company again allows us to continue to deliver innovative solutions to our customers under the Endace brand they’ve known and trusted for more than 15 years,” says Wilson, who has been with the company for more than a decade and led the team tasked with returning the company back to private ownership.
“We still have the same team of great people and we are all committed to continuing to lead our market.”
For more than 15 years, Endace has provided high-speed, network recording and visibility solutions to monitor and protect some of the world’s largest, most complex networks.
Customers include global banks, telcos and service providers, media and broadcast companies, health organisations, retailers, e-commerce and web giants, governments and large enterprises.
“Demand for Endace’s technology is accelerating globally with some very large customer installations in government and commercial sectors already this year,” Wilson adds.
“Wilson attributes this in part to an increase in publicity surrounding high profile data breaches being reported by the media.
“This publicity has forced organisations to look at whether they’re adequately prepared to deal with security breaches.
“When they do, they’re realising a detailed history of network traffic is fundamental to enabling forensic analysts to investigate, quantify and respond to a breach effectively.
“That means being able to capture, store and analyse network traffic accurately even on high-speed, heavily loaded networks, and that’s where Endace excels.”
Going forward, Wilson says Endace is continuing to invest heavily in Research and Development.