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. (http://online.wsj.com/articles/how-we-eat-the-gluten-free-craze-is-it-healt hy-1403491041?KEYWORDS=gluten). Continue reading Apposite’s Gluten-Free WAN Emulators

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

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