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About Us

Sly Technologies Inc. is a software company based in Syracuse, New York. The company was founded in 2005 by Mark Bednarczyk and is focused on developing network analysis and capture libraries. Sly Technologies' products are used by a variety of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and educational institutions.

The company's flagship product is jNetPcap, a low-level network capture and transmit library. jNetPcap is used by developers to create network applications, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and network monitoring tools. The library is also used by researchers to study network traffic and develop new security technologies.

In addition to jNetPcap, Sly Technologies also offers a number of other products, including:

  • jNetPcap Pro: A high-level protocol enabled capture and transmit library.

  • Protocol Packs: Hundreds of protocol definitions in module form.

  • jNetWorks SDK: A high performance, libpcap or hardware accelerated multi-CPU and multi-gigabit network analysis, capture and transmit library for in-line packet forwarding, retransmission, filtering and traffic shaping.

  • jNTAPI SDK: A vendor specific library providing access to low level NT_API functionality for SmartNIC adapters.

  • jDPDK SDK: A Data Plane Development Kit library providing access to native DPDK functionality.

Sly Technologies' products are all open source and released under the Apache v2 or Sly Technologies' Free license. The company also offers commercial licenses for usage beyond  the Free License terms.

Sly Technologies is a privately held company and is headquartered in Syracuse, New York. The company has a team of experienced engineers and developers who are committed to providing high-quality software products.

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Our Story

Sly Technologies was established by Mark Bednarczyk in 2005, who had previously worked as a software programmer, network analyst, and global network architect for multiple Fortune 500 companies. With his combined network and software experience, Bednarczyk became a software engineer and developed a keen interest in network security. He saw the need for better tools to analyze network traffic and develop security solutions.

Bednarczyk's goal was to offer open source network analysis and capture libraries of high quality, and to make them accessible to everyone to enhance network security and develop new security technologies. With this mission, Sly Technologies has grown to be a thriving company with a team of skilled engineers and developers. Their products are widely used by Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Bednarczyk remains the CEO of Sly Technologies, and his dedication to providing exceptional software products to improve network security is unwavering. He also advocates for open source software and recognizes its significance in driving innovation in the security industry.

The success of Sly Technologies can be attributed to Bednarczyk's vision for the company and his passion for network security, as well as the company's focus on open source software, high-quality products, and a team of experienced professionals. Their products continue to have a positive impact on the security industry, empowering organizations to improve their network security and develop innovative security solutions.

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