View the SharkFest’18 US Sponsorship Form to read about the different sponsorship levels available. If your company would like to sponsor SharkFest, please contact sharkf[email protected].

Host Sponsors

Riverbed® is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Location-Independent Computing.™ Location-Independent Computing turns location and distance into a competitive advantage by allowing IT to have the flexibility to host applications and data in the most optimal locations while ensuring applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues are detected and fixed before end users notice. Riverbed's 24,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 95% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at

Wireshark University delivers quality training on network analysis, security and optimization using the world's most popular open source network analyzer, Wireshark software. Wireshark University also manages the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA) program to confirm individual competencies and knowledge of TCP/IP communications analysis, using Wireshark software to troubleshoot various network issues, identify reconnaissance processes and indications of breached hosts. Visit for more information.

Angel Shark Sponsors

Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 6 million Internet properties. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests for more than 2.5 billion people globally.

Dualcomm has been a proud sponsor of the Sharkfest conference every year since 2010. The company has developed more than 10 unique and cost-effective network tap models that are being used by satisfied Wireshark users and other IT professionals worldwide, and will present its latest products during Sharkfest US '18. Visit for more information.

fmadio is a Tokyo based startup focused on 100% loss less sustained 1G 10G 40G 100G packet capture systems. FMAD 100G packet capture system won Interop Tokyo 2016 Best of Show award, with a rapidly growing world wide customer base including Fortune 500, Finance, Telecoms, Defense and Network Security. Our systems are affordably priced, excellent WireShark workflow and customer support directly by the engineers who built the product. Contact us any time to get an evaluation system.

Garland Technology is an industry leader providing network products and solutions for enterprise, service providers, and government agencies worldwide. Since 2010, Garland Technology has developed the industry’s most reliable test access points (TAPs), enabling data centers to address IT challenges and gain complete network visibility. For more information, or learn more about the inventor of the first bypass TAP, visit

Metamako’s MetaWatch application is designed to simplify network data capture, monitoring and analytics. It combines several components of a traditional network monitoring solution into one powerful device: tapping, tap aggregation, high-precision time synchronisation, nanosecond-resolution timestamping and deep buffering; coupled with comprehensive statistics, telemetry and time-series data. Metamako provides high-performance, low-latency network solutions. Its network platform of switching hardware, FPGA-enabled devices and network applications is built for ultra-high speed, performance and programmability to allow clients to simplify their network stack and increase network visibility. Metamako is based in Sydney, Australia with offices in NY, Chicago, London and Tokyo.

Napatech helps companies to reimagine their business by bringing hyperscale computing benefits to IT organizations of every size. We enhance open and standard virtualized servers to boost innovation and release valuable computing resources that improve services and increase revenue. Our Reconfigurable Computing PlatformTM is based on a broad set of FPGA software for leading IT compute, network and security applications that are supported on a wide array of FPGA hardware designs. Additional information is available at

PROFITAP designs and manufactures network visibility solutions for the security, forensics, deep packet capture, and network performance monitoring sectors. PROFITAP's extensive portfolio of copper and fiber TAPs, packet brokers, and field service troubleshooters, offers tailored solutions for network visibility and monitoring. With the release of the award-winning ProfiShark series, PROFITAP is providing a perfect packet capture solution for network analysis with Wireshark. Visit for more information.

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Wireshark Packet Palooza Sponsor

Endace's 100% accurate, Network History Recording and Playback provides definitive, packet-level evidence for investigating cybersecurity threats, quantifying data breaches and troubleshooting network or application performance problems. Playback integrates with commercial, open-source or custom analytics applications to streamline and automate issue investigation. Network History can be played back through hosted or external analytics solutions for automated, back-in-time investigations. Global customers include banks, hospitals, telcos, broadcasters, retailers, web giants, governments and military.

Honorary Sponsor

LoveMyTool is an Open Internet Community for Network Analysis, Monitoring and Management technology reviews. We review open source solutions to cyber evidence technology and articles from top network and protocol analysts and are sponsored by the finest companies in our industry!