Accolade Technology & ipoque Announce Partnership at RSA16 to Deliver High Performance IP Classification Solutions

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Partnership Brings Application Awareness Software and Application Acceleration Technology Leaders Together to Offer Best of Breed Network Security OEM Customer Solutions

Accolade, the technology leader in high performance Application Acceleration NICs, today announced at RSA16, a joint collaboration with ipoque, a Rohde & Schwarz company, that integrates Accolade’s FPGA based NICs with ipoque’s technology leading Protocol and Application Classification Engine (R&S PACE) software for application awareness in Enterprise & Cloud Security Solutions, Data Forensics and Endpoint Protection.

RSA Conference | San Francisco, CA | Feb 29-Mar 4 | Moscone Center

  • Visit Accolade Technology at RSA16 in the South Expo, booth S2334.
  • Visit ipoque at RSA16 in the German Pavilion, booth 4020/20.

Accolade offers the most feature rich, comprehensive PCIe 1-100GE acceleration NICs in the market performing acceleration functions such as flow classification, packet filtering, deduplication, high resolution time stamping and much more. ipoque’s R&S PACE software utilizes real-time pattern matching and behavioral, heuristic and statistical analysis to deliver the highest performing IP classification software available on the market. Accolade’s scalable line of ANIC adapters enable unprecedented host processor optimization in conjunction with ipoque’s R&S®PACE software which adds application awareness to network equipment and security vendors’ products. Embedding PACE in their Network Monitoring and Security appliances enables powerful Layer 7 protocol network management and application awareness capabilities.

The Accolade-ipoque partnership enables OEM network security vendors to accelerate time to market and focus on unique, value-add software innovation. The combined solution enables such customers to quickly gain accurate application visibility and thereby improving how their products manage security threats and prevent network attacks.

“Accolade is privileged to strategically partner with ipoque by leveraging ipoque’s technology leadership in application awareness software and Accolade’s technology leading 10GE &100GE adapters to offer the most compelling, best of breed solutions to our mutual OEM customers,” said Robbie Dhillon, Accolade’s CEO.

“We are proud to have been chosen by Accolade to provide IP application awareness for their acceleration NICs. With this partnership we enable security vendors around the world to develop products with efficient bandwidth control, prioritized quality of service delivery and robust network security - features which are essential for the intelligent networks of the future”, said Dirk Czepluch, Managing Director and CTO at ipoque.

About Accolade
Accolade is the technology leader in high performance FPGA-based packet capture and application acceleration adapters/NICs serving global OEM network security and monitoring appliance customers. Customers integrate Accolade’s ANIC adapters into their network appliances to perform advanced packet capture and processing functions. Accolade’s ANIC series of advanced Adapters are optimized to offload multi-core host CPUs in a variety of target applications including network monitoring, network/cyber security, (IPS, IDS, DPI, DDoS, Network Forensics) network test, latency measurement and video monitoring. Accolade’s NICs offer lossless packet capture at Line Rate, the richest acceleration feature sets at the best value per GigE port in the 1-100G performance spectrum. For more information, visit us at

About ipoque
ipoque, a Rohde & Schwarz company, provides network traffic and subscriber analytics solutions to enable operators to understand traffic patterns, monetize new data services and improve the quality of experience for their subscribers. ipoque’s protocol and application classification and analysis engine (PACE), enables network infrastructure and security vendors to develop products with intelligent bandwidth control, prioritized quality of service delivery and reliable network security. Over 200 customers in more than 60 countries across the globe rely on ipoque's IP network analytics solutions to minimize equipment and operating expenditure, increase profitability and maximize user satisfaction.

Application awareness technology from ipoque empowers Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity products such as the Network Protector next generation firewall that provide companies, organizations and critical infrastructure around the world with protection against cyber-attacks and data theft. For more information, visit

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