As criticism of potential tracking technologies like deep packet inspection technology causes problems for NebuAd, other companies continue to see great potential in various uses for DPI. IBM, in adding DPI to its BladeCenter server family, is focusing on bring a higher grade of security to a data center solution that telcos may find enticing. IBM is working with CloudShield technologies to integrate the DPI capabilities. The BladeCenter server solution is quickly evolving into an AdvancedTCA-like solution for telco networks that simplifies carriers' work with third-party application developers.
Blade technology providers have been getting more competitive this year
DPI technology has been a hot issue since last year