How to test SD-WANs

A new Network World article, written by SD-WAN-Experts president and founder Steve Garson, discusses the need to test SD-WAN devices with your specific network conditions and impairments to make sure you’ve selected the best solution for your network when it experiences instability and/or congestion. “Whenever Continue reading How to test SD-WANs

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!

WAN Emulator คืออะไร?

[The following posting is by Worakrit Khumngern of BlueZebra Co., Ltd., a reseller of Apposite’s products in Thailand.] WAN Emulator คืออุปกรณ์สำหรับทดสอบหรือจำลอง แบนด์วิดท์ (Bandwidth), ดีเลย์ (Delay), ค่าการสูญเสีย (Loss) และเงื่อนไขอื่นๆ ที่เกี่ยวข้องกับ wide area network ที่จะช่วยให้สามารถทดสอบประสิทธิภาพ (Application) ของคุณ WAN Emulator นั้นไม่มีคำจำกัดความหรือชื่อเรียกที่เฉพาะเจาะจง บางครั้งอาจจะถูกเรียกว่า ‘Network Emulator’, Continue reading WAN Emulator คืออะไร?

Apposite’s Gluten-Free WAN Emulators

Today’s Wall Street Journal described how due to the popularity of gluten-free foods, food producers are stamping many of their products “gluten-free” even if like milk and yogurt, they never contained any of the grains that include gluten. ( hy-1403491041?KEYWORDS=gluten). Continue reading Apposite’s Gluten-Free WAN Emulators

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

New Netropy 10G1 Model

At the beginning of this month, Apposite released a new model of WAN emulator, the Netropy 10G1. The 10G1 simulates one 10 Gbps link through one pair of 10 gig ports (or up to 15 lower speed links) in a Continue reading New Netropy 10G1 Model

It’s the Speed of Light, Dude!

At the recent Sharkfest conference where Apposite was exhibiting our PCAP replay feature, a number of people walked up to our booth and said, “You’re the dudes who inject latency to simulate all the router hops along the network?” Well… Continue reading It’s the Speed of Light, Dude!

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