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

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

How to Find Application Performance Problems

The main reason to use a WAN emulator is to test application performance.  But finding the problems are only the first half of the battle – the other half is fixing them.  The folks at Love My Tool (www.lovemytool.com), with Continue reading How to Find Application Performance Problems

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. (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

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