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MantisNet was founded by industry veterans, engineers, and technologists with deep experience in systems architecture, security, signals intelligence, and high-speed monitoring systems. 

MantisNet is a network and endpoint intelligence software company that simplifies the process of continuously accessing and extracting network intelligence in real-time, regardless of the protocol, speed, or location for detection, analysis and response for cybersecurity and network operations teams.

Our software opens up the data plane for full inspection and programmability to identify and extract network communications, to organize and create streaming metadata as key-value pairs that can be efficiently ingested into analytic systems and event-driven architectures. MantisNet software helps clients reduce the time to identify, detect and respond to performance and cybersecurity challenges in real-time.

Our solutions are deployed at leading telecom, service providers, NEM labs and government sites. We work to make network intelligence actionable for a broad range of DevOps, network and application performance testing, streaming analytics, and cyber security applications. 



MantisNet Team


Kevin Fecher

President &Co-Founder

25+ years of experience selling networking and communications into the commercial and public sector: CEO & Co-Founder Mimetrix, Vice President Federal Sales OnPath Technologies, CEO Open Air Technologies. 


Elliott Starin

CTO & Co-Founder     

25+ years of experience researching and developing advanced networking, signal processing and communications systems: CTO & Co-Founder Mimetrix, CTO & Founder TekTonos, Inc. Senior SIGINT and Systems Engineer for commercial and intelligence agency applications. 

MantisNet Company Timeline

  • April 2012 - Company Founded
  • March 2013 - Develops First Product: 10G Ethernet Replicator
  • July 2013 - Files Patent for Monolithic TAP Assembly
  • October 2013 - First SDN-Based Packet Broker, Reconfigurable Frame Processor (RFP)
  • April 2014 - Introduces 100G Multi-Cast TAP Regenerator
  • June 2014 - Awarded Support Contract for National Cyber Range
  • March 2015 - Introduces High-Density Slim Line TAPS Series
  • December 2015 - Record Profitable Business Year
  • April 2016 - Releases Programmable Packet Engine (PPE)
  • August 2016 - Changes Name to MantisNet
  • September 2016 - Michael Reed Joins MantisNet as VP of Engineering
  • May 2017 - Releases Next-Generation Reconfigurable Frame Processor (RFP-NG)
  • April 2018 - Releases Virtual PPE (vPPE)
  • October 2018 - Announces v2 of the Next-Generation of the Reconfigurable Frame Processor (RFP-NG)
  • April 2019 - MantisNet Joins SAS Alliance Program
  • October 2019 - MantisNet and STORDIS announce technology partnership
  • March 2020 - Launches Network Stream Processor (NSP) App for Splunk
  • May 2020 - Announces the Containerized Visibility Fabric (CVF)
  • March 2021 - Selected to Participate in the 5G Open Innovation Lab Spring Cohort

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