Why YOU Need a WAN Emulator

If you’re a network administrator or IT manager, you need a WAN emulator in your test toolkit. Here’s why… Your applications are primarily running on servers at headquarters, but need to be accessed by users dispersed everywhere, from teams in regional Continue reading Why YOU Need a WAN Emulator

Trac Report on Network Emulation

We’ve just released a report by TRAC Research on the value of Network Emulation.  The report consists of four short case studies based on interviews with some of our users, and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.apposite-tech.com/assets/pdfs/TRAC-Report-NetworkEmulation.pdf. As Continue reading Trac Report on Network Emulation

Why We Don’t Make a Software WAN Emulator

As a manufacturer of WAN emulation appliances, we’re often asked, “Why don’t you make a software version that I can install on a Windows PC or even Linux?” The short answer is that it is not possible to make a Continue reading Why We Don’t Make a Software WAN Emulator

A Short Pre-History of Apposite Technologies

Before Apposite Technologies, there was an obscure company named Mentat.  Lost in the sands of time now, behind the scenes Mentat was the OEM provider of TCP/IP and other networking protocols to most of the operating system vendors – Sun, Continue reading A Short Pre-History of Apposite Technologies

Just what is a WAN Emulator?

While we at Apposite use the term ‘WAN emulator’ or occasionally ‘network emulator’ as the best description of our products, there’s no standard industry name, and customers and competitors refer to the same thing as a ‘link emulator’, ‘network impairment Continue reading Just what is a WAN Emulator?