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Noction Launches IRP 3.11, a New Version of its BGP Routing Optimization Software, Featuring the Remote-triggered Blackholing Capability

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Noction Inc., a provider of advanced network optimization and traffic analysis technologies, today announced the release of the Noction Intelligent Routing Platform v 3.11.

This version focuses on the new Remote-triggered Blackholing feature, which allows the redirection of traffic to a non-existent resource (a so-called black hole), or the blocking of the unwanted traffic in a provider’s network, thus preventing such traffic from entering the IRP user’s network. It can be specifically used to understand better and mitigate the effects of the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

“Remote-triggered Blackholing is a proven mechanism used to stop DoS and DDoS attacks to specific targets in a particular network. By implementing the Remote-triggered Blackholing feature in the latest Intelligent Routing Platform version, we made it easy for users to monitor and set up specific blackholing rules when such are required. There is no need for them to SSH to the remote trigger router and type in specific configurations in the middle of the night. Everything becomes much easier and less time-consuming,” said John Strong, CEO. “This IRP version’s capability is just the beginning. The first step in a range of the upcoming DDoS protection and mitigation-related features that will become available in future releases.”

Additionally, IRP 3.11 comes with a whole range of other essential features and improvements:

  • Support for RFC7911 (BGP Additional Paths capability);
  • The introduction of ClickHouse, a fast and hardware-efficient OLAP database management system;
  • The ability to exclude/include the traffic of an unknown origin from IRP optimization;
  • Support for Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa and more.

To get more information on the full set of features and improvements available with IRP 3.11, please contact Noction account representatives at or review the product documentation.

About Noction

Noction is an independent industry-leading technology company with the main area of expertise in network traffic analysis and BGP network performance automation, enabling enterprises to take full advantage of the maximum network performance for business-critical applications such as e-commerce, VoIP, and media streaming across IP networks. For more information, visit