by Apposite Tech | July 27, 2017
Hear what FileCatalyst CEO, Chris Bailey, has to say about using Apposite WAN Emulators to test their applications.
Any explanation of computer networking generally begins with the seven layers of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. This reference model assists with the interoperability of communication systems by providing a standard set of...read more
Any explanation of computer networking generally begins with the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. This reference model assists with the interoperability of communication systems by providing a standard set of protocols that describe the method by which data...read more
Many DOD agencies and government contractors depend on Apposite Technologies’ network emulation appliances to validate the reliability and scalability of mission-critical applications. Join us at Booth 1040 at MILCOM 2017 in Baltimore, MD October 23-25 as...read more
In regard to network testing, the terms emulation and simulation are often used interchangeably. In most cases, either term will generally get the point across, but there’s a big difference between a network emulator and network simulator, both practically...read more
Ugh, Latency! As network engineers, when we say latency, we’re generally referring to the amount of the time it takes to send a packet of data from one location to another. Users generally aren't affected by the latency itself but by the effect of the...read more
Within a network, packet switching break streams of data into smaller blocks of data. Each of these small blocks are then sent independently over a shared network. Packet switching is different from circuit switching, which provides the basis for traditional telephone...read more
We ran some tests with a few freeware WAN emulators and compared them to a professional appliance. Show your boss this guide to justify your need for a pro appliance. The results were insane! EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Apposite Technologies challenged a...read more
We were excited to get a chance to talk to Derek Granath at VMworld a couple weeks ago. Derek is VP of Product Marketing at Silver Peak. They were using one of our our WAN emulation appliances to demo their SD-WAN solution and perform a torture test to...read more
We sat down with Ashton, a junior engineer, as he described some of his experiences using WANem, an open-source WAN emulation tool. Get a better idea as to why this solutions provides finicky and unreliable results in this short...read more
What’s The Difference Between A Local Area Network (LAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), & Wide Area Network (WAN)?
A Local Area Network (LAN) provides a quick, short link between network devices. Most homes and offices have a LAN which allows personal computers and workstations to easily share data between one another at a high rate of transfer. A LAN also enables...read more