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Colasoft Announces the Release of nChronos v5.4

May 20th, 2018 No comments

April 9, 2018-Colasoft Co., Ltd, an innovative provider of network performance analysis and diagnostics solutions, , today announced the release of a new version of its flagship product nChronos v5.4. nChronos combines the nChronos Console with the nChronos Server to deliver the capability of 24×7 continuous packet capturing, unlimited data storage, efficient data mining and in depth traffic analysis solution.

nChronos v5.4 has added full support for VoIP analysis, assisting users in troubleshooting VoIP networks. The new VoIP view includes Summary, VoIP Conversation, VoIP Endpoint, VoIP Endpoint Conversation, Network Segment, Segment- Segment and VoIP Alarms. With metrics such as conversation delay, MOS, jitter, packet loss rate, Colasoft users are able to visualize their VoIP data for troubleshooting.

In addition to VoIP, nChronos v5.4 supports DNS transaction analysis. Colasoft users now can analyze request, responses, success rate, request rate, processing time and transmission time of DNS transactions.

nChronos v5.4 has also added support for ICMP conversation delay analysis, . In IP address, IP conversation, network segment, segment-segment, VLAN, VXLAN, MPLS VPN, DSCP tabs, users can view ICMP response time, ICMP packets loss rate and etc.

“With the addition of VoIP analysis, DNS transaction analysis, and ICMP conversation analysis, nChronos now provides users with more aspects of deep network analysis”, said Eddie Gao, CIO at Colasoft, “We will keep on enhancing nChronos and provide users with great network performance analysis and diagnostics solutions.”

The evaluation version of nChronos v5.4 is now available on the Colasoft website

Colasoft Partners With Demsistem to Resell NPMD solutions in Turkey

May 20th, 2018 No comments

Colasoft has announced a new distributor agreement with Demsistem, a provider of network and application performance management solutions in Turkey.

The partnership enables Demsistem to offer Colasoft’s network performance and diagnostics solutions to Turkish organizations to enable them to monitor, troubleshoot and analyze their wired and wireless networks.

“Demsistem is delighted to be distributing Colasoft’s strong business centric network performance monitoring and diagnostics solutions,” said Murat Nadastepe, CEO of Demsistem. “I believes this agreement is an exciting opportunity for our Turkish customers to troubleshoot, analyze and monitor their highly dynamic and complex network environment by using Colasoft’s quality and reliable nChronos and UPM products in a cost effective manner.”

“Colasoft has established strategic partnerships with over 30 companies in Europe, America and Asia and we value every partner and the opportunities it brings to expand co-operation with various organizations in a wide range of industries, including government agencies, financial services, education, manufacturing, transportation, utilities and energy,” said Kang Lin, CEO of Colasoft. “We are very excited to work with Demsistem to help us further expand our customer base Turkey and help Turkish enterprises improve their network performance analysis and management.”

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Colasoft Named as a Visionary in Gartner MQ for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

May 20th, 2018 No comments

Colasoft is proud to be named as a Visionary in 2018 “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics,” authored by Sanjit Ganguli, Vivek Bhalla, and Pankaj Prasad, published on February 21, 2018.

A Magic Quadrant provides a graphical competitive positioning of four types of technology providers, in markets where growth is high and provider differentiation is distinct: Leaders, Visionaries, Niche Players, and Challengers.(*)

This is the first time Colasoft NPMD products has been evaluated by Gartner, and we could not be more proud to be positioned in the Visionaries quadrant.

Colasoft has dedicated itself to the development of NPMD (network performance monitoring and diagnostics) software and hardware solutions since 2001. Over the past 17 years, Colasoft has developed new and enhanced products to meet the evolving customer needs. Its NPMD solution includes the following products and features:

Colasoft UPM-Focus on business-oriented network performance management. It is capable of monitoring service quality of all respects of a business network and quickly detecting and pinpointing problems affecting performance and stability of key business.

nChronos-Captures 100% of all data captured for real-time analysis as well as historical playback. It deliver the capability of 24×7 continuous packet capturing, unlimited data storage, efficient data mining and in depth traffic analysis.

Capsa– a portable network performance analysis and diagnostics tool, performs real-time packet capturing capability, advanced protocol analysis, in-depth packet decoding, and automatic expert diagnosis.

To be named in Gartner MQ is a good beginning of 2018 for us. Colasoft will continue to work hard on network performance and diagnostics solution development to bring new possibilities.

(*) Gartner, Gartner Research Methodologies, Magic Quadrant,

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Colasoft Announces the Release of Capsa Network Analyzer 11

May 20th, 2018 No comments

February 12, 2018-Colasoft Co., Ltd, an innovative provider of network performance analysis and diagnostics solutions, today announced the release of its latest Capsa Network Analyzer, version 11, a real-time portable network analyzer for wired and wireless network monitoring, bandwidth analysis and network troubleshooting.

Capsa 11 has added support for IPv6 packet analysis, including endpoint analysis and conversation analysis based on IPv6 protocol. In the Packet view, if users want to see only IPv6 packets, the Advanced Display Filter can be set to achieve it. Colasoft users can see the information of IPv6 packets in the Packet, IP Endpoint and IP Conversation views.

Besides, Capsa 11 is able to extract and fully reconstruct the files transmitted over FTP, TFTP, and HTTP, as well as SSL certificates. The new version can extract data from captured packets to reconstruct them to corresponding files. SSL Certificate Reconstruction function is to reconstruct the certificates transmitted over the SSL protocol, such as HTTPS, SMTP/SSL.

In addition to IPv6 and File Reconstruction, Capsa 11 has added support to RTP configuration to reconstruct the audio and video in RTP packets without signaling. A Free Trial version is available for download at

“With the release of Capsa 11, Colasoft has met the increasing customer demand in Ipv6 packet analysis and file reconstruction function”, said Brian Young, Vice President at Colasoft, “Colasoft Capsa now offers the Network Engineer one of the most robust Bandwidth and Packet Analysis tools available.”

Capsa 11 is compatible with Windows XP/2003/2008/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012. A free trial is available for download at

Colasoft Announces Release of Capsa Standard 10.0

May 11th, 2018 No comments

November 28, 2017-Colasoft Co., Ltd, an innovative provider of network performance analysis and diagnostics solutions, today announced the release of Capsa Standard 10.0, a special edition of Capsa designed for Ethernet network monitoring, troubleshooting and analyzing.

Capsa Standard captures 100% of network traffic transmitted over a local host and local network, conducts in-depth network traffic analyzing, and provides statistics and diagnosis data in a simple-straight and graphical style so that users can get what they want with less clicks.

“Capsa Standard is an easy-to-use network tool which help network administrators troubleshoot network problems, pinpoint network bottlenecks and ensure a more efficient and secure network”, said Jane Hu, Marketing Director at Colasoft, “We design this special edition of Capsa for small and budget-limited business, and we believe it will serve as the most cost-effective network analyzer with the price of only $295”.

Top Capabilities of Capsa Standard 10.0:

  • Capture and save data transmitted over local networks and conduct both real-time and post-event analysis
  • Identify and analyze 1040 protocols and sub-protocols, as well as network applications based on the protocols
  • Monitors network bandwidth and usage through data packet capture of network transmissions
  • View network statistics at a single glance, allowing easy capture & interpretation of network utilization
  • Map out IP & MAC address details, including the traffic of each host on the network

Capsa Standard 10.0 runs on Win10/Win8/Win7/Vista/2008. A free trial is available for download at

Colasoft Announces the Release of nChronos v5.3

May 11th, 2018 No comments

October 24, 2017-Colasoft Co., Ltd, an innovative provider of network performance analysis and diagnostics solutions, today announced the release of nChronos v5.3. The new release not only provides NetFlow analysis, but also agent analysis, together with other new functionalities and improvements, nChronos makes network troubleshooting and analysis an easier task for IT management.

Colasoft NPMD (Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics) solutions are based on packet sniffing technology. nChronos now supports NetFlow Analysis to collect network traffic information, including summary statistics, network segments, applications, IP conversations, IP type of service information, etc. The same as packet-based network links, customization of network segments, applications, alarms and reports are still supported for NetFlow links, which help users monitor and analyze network anomalies more conveniently.

Besides, Agent Analysis which realizes cloud-based application performance monitoring and analysis is provided. nChronos now supports collecting network traffic from virtual environment and cloud platform. Users can install Agents in virtual environment and forwards the traffic of the virtual environment to nChronos Server for analysis. An Agent link is provided to make filter rules, define network segments, and customize applications and alarms.

Moreover, a Server Status page is provided in nChronos v5.3 which makes it easy for users to view the server status, including CPU, memory and storage usage.

“We continue to provide an increase in value with additional functionality without sacrificing our easy to use interface. With the addition of NetFlow analysis and Agent analysi, as well as the improved multi-segment analysis function, nChronos now automates the previously tedious process of troubleshooting distributed network issues, with greater efficiency and ease.”, said Eddie Gao, CIO at Colasoft”.

The evaluation version of nChronos 5.3 is available, click here for more information.

Colasoft Announces Update to Capsa v10.0

May 11th, 2018 No comments

July 26, 2017 – Colasoft, a leading provider of innovative and affordable network analysis solutions, today announced the release of Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer v10.0 which comes with significant improvements of VoIP Analysis and TCP Conversation Analysis.

With the improvements of this new version, Capsa v10.0 supports SIP and H.323 protocols, which provides the ability to play back voice and video files and display VoIP call statistics. To show more detailed VoIP statistics, new VoIP charts, VoIP report modules, and VoIP diagnosis events are added to this new version.

TCP Conversation view adds a column Interaction Diagram, which displays the packets interaction status for each TCP conversation. With the new version, TCP flow analysis optimizes the algorism for TCP transactions and adds new metrics for TCP transactions, which facilitate the analysis of TCP transactions.

New Features:

  • An Interaction Diagram column and a Transport Layer Max ACK Time column are added for TCP Conversation view.
  • A Payload column is added for TCP Conversation view and Packet view.
  • Audio and video can be played for SIP VoIP calls based on following codecs: G.711/a, g.711/u, GSM, BV32, Speex, PCM, H.264 (unencrypted), H.263(unencrypted), Mp4v-es.
  • Audio and video can be played for H.323 VoIP calls based on following codecs: G.711/a, g.711/u, GSM, H.264(unencrypted), H.263 (unencrypted).


  • VoIP analysis is improved to support both SIP and H.323 protocol.
  • MAC address library and IP address library have been updated.
  • The calculation for TCP conversation metrics has been updated.
  • Average bps, average utilization, and average pps are added for traffic statistics.
  • Packet timestamp supports nanosecond, and some statistics are accurate to nanosecond.

A free trial of Capsa network analyzer v10.0 is available for download at

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November 7th, 2016 No comments

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Colasoft Announces Release of nChronos v5.2

October 19th, 2016 Comments off

October 19, 2016 – Colasoft, an innovative provider of powerful and affordable network analysis and application performance analysis solutions, today announced the release of its flagship product Colasoft nChronos Network Performance Analysis Solution v5.2. nChronos v5.2 comes with new types of alarms and adds TCP transaction analysis.

nChronos v5.2 provides a baseline analysis feature. Choose a baseline type, and then the baseline will be generated and displayed automatically. Furthermore, users can configure baseline alarms by setting a deviation threshold from the baseline. Also provided are whitelist and blacklist alarms, which allow users to customize whitelist and blacklist. Baseline analysis, together with blacklist and white alarms, makes it easy for network administrators to find out abnormal network traffic and abnormal net

Colasoft Announces Release of UPM v5.1

August 23rd, 2016 Comments off

August 23, 2016– Colasoft, a leading provider of innovative and affordable network analysis solutions, announces the release of a new version of Colasoft UPM today. With the release of Colasoft UPM V5.1, just by a glance, users can know network running status, business running status and whether there are alarms triggered. In addition to business monitor and analysis, UPM 5.1 provides direct traffic monitor and analysis, and automatic network performance analysis. Besides new features, this release brings a lot of improvements, which will help users a lot on both network performance analysis and application performance analysis.

This new version of Colasoft UPM comes with a New Home Page, which could display the overall monitor status in real-time.Also, UPM Center provides a Probe Traffic Monitor page to display traffic trend charts for each probe. And a Probe Traffic Analysis page is add

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