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Jul 17 2019   5:32PM GMT

deep packet inspection (DPI)

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Deep packet inspection (DPI) is an advanced method of examining and managing network traffic. Continued…

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“DPI enables IT administrators and security officials to set policies and enforce them at all layers, including the application and user layer, to help combat malware and other threats.” – Lee Doyle

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Where SDN and DPI technology meet: Centralized control and automation
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