TFTP vs. FTP: Comparison Testing with a Linktropy Mini2, Wireshark and a Cisco Router

See the Linktropy Mini2 in action, in this video from Network Computing magazine, testing the difference between FTP and TFTP. Using the Mini2, the comparison was completed in a matter of minutes and showed that with 1% packet loss on Continue reading TFTP vs. FTP: Comparison Testing with a Linktropy Mini2, Wireshark and a Cisco Router

Happy Birthday … To Us!

Today marks the official 10 year anniversary of Apposite Technologies.  I’d like to say it’s been a long strange trip, but it’s actually been a pretty straight path. Most tech start-up stories seem to begin, “Once upon a time in Continue reading Happy Birthday … To Us!

The New Netropy N61 and Linktropy 5510 Models Have Arrived!

We’ve been selling the popular 2-port 1 Gbps Netropy N60 and Linktropy 5500 emulators since 2010 and they’ve been great products – small, quiet, and affordable. But now through the magic of Moore’s Law, we’ve been able to upgrade the Continue reading The New Netropy N61 and Linktropy 5510 Models Have Arrived!

Testing Citrix Performance over the WAN: A Joint Apposite/Goliath Webinar

Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop, and VDI in general, are among the most important applications running over a company’s WAN. And like other applications running over the WAN, the performance of XenApp and XenDesktop can be greatly impacted by insufficient bandwidth, Continue reading Testing Citrix Performance over the WAN: A Joint Apposite/Goliath Webinar

Netropy and Linktropy Recorder for Linux

One of the most interesting features of our WAN emulators is the ability to capture the latency and loss conditions from a live network and reproduce those conditions as they change second-by-second (actually up to 10x per sec.) in the Continue reading Netropy and Linktropy Recorder for Linux

Latency and the Fed

In the past few days, there’s been a lot of talk in the news about latency. Working at a company that makes network simulators (www.apposite-tech.com), I spend my day talking about latency, but still I was not prepared to wake Continue reading Latency and the Fed

How to Use Linktropy for Microsoft Branch Office Testing

Microsoft recently published two Test Lab Guides with step-by-step instructions for testing performance between headquarters (or datacenter) and branch offices using the Linktropy WAN emulator. The first guide uses physical hardware for all the clients and servers. It is available Continue reading How to Use Linktropy for Microsoft Branch Office Testing

Exhibiting at NAB

NAB, the National Association of Broadcasters, holds a huge trade show each year in Las Vegas. In the very back of the lower dungeon of the conference center annex, mixed in with cameras, broadcast booth furniture, satellite uplink equipment, and Continue reading Exhibiting at NAB

The APP Test Series: Testing Tango Mobile Video Chat

Hidely-ho, Neighborinos! Welcome to the final test for our series on Mobile Video Chat apps. As you can tell from the title, this time we tested the video chat app “Tango” to see how it would perform under certain networking Continue reading The APP Test Series: Testing Tango Mobile Video Chat