San Francisco—June 09, 2016—Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, today announced it will sponsor the ninth annual SharkFest‘16 Wireshark Developer and User Conference at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, June 13 – 16. SharkFest is an annual event, established to bring together the global Wireshark developer and user communities to share knowledge and experience, and advance the evolution of the open source project. Wireshark is the world’s most popular free packet and network analyzer, helping IT professionals analyze, isolate, troubleshoot, secure, and remediate network issues, and assist developers in protocol-debugging exercises, to name a few of its benefits.
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At SharkFest, knowledge, experience, and best practices are shared among members of the Wireshark global developer and user communities. Participants come together to hone their skills in the art of packet analysis by attending a rich and varied schedule of sessions taught by the most seasoned experts in the industry. SharkFest’16 reprises the highly successful “Reef” drop-in mentoring area that will be open each conference day. In The Reef, attendees can:
Additional SharkFest‘16 Highlights:
“SharkFest is all about interaction with the Wireshark community and is set apart by the accessibility among presenters, developers and attendees. Attendees, from beginners to more experienced users, receive dynamic lecture and lab-based sessions in the art of packet analysis delivered by seasoned industry experts in a setting that encourages the interchange of ideas,” said Gerald Combs, Director of Open Source Projects at Riverbed and Wireshark project founder. “The community that comes together at SharkFest is responsible for accelerating the evolution of the 18-year old Wireshark project. Riverbed is proud to sponsor SharkFest and contribute to its educational mission.”
Wireshark is the world’s most popular, free network analyzer with more than 1.5 million downloads per month. Created by Gerald Combs under the original name Ethereal, today Wireshark is maintained by a dedicated group of core developers and sponsored by Riverbed. As the sponsor, Riverbed is committed to maintaining the strong, independent, and community-driven nature of Wireshark.
For more information on SharkFest ‘16 and to register, visit: http://sharkfest.wireshark.org