IxNetworkVE

Trends such as cloud computing and network functions virtualization (NFV) present new challenges for service providers, constantly changing the way you make use of precious data center and network resources. Cloud computing requires thorough testing to ensure the highest levels of functionality, performance, security, and reliability across applications and devices. 

DESCRIPTION

Testing for success in a virtual world.

PROBLEM: VIRTUALIZATION COMPLEXITIES

Trends such as cloud computing and network functions virtualization (NFV) present new challenges for service providers, constantly changing the way you make use of precious data center and network resources. Cloud computing requires thorough testing to ensure the highest levels of functionality, performance, security, and reliability across applications and devices. And the successful deployment and integration of NFV in a network takes thorough testing and end-to-end network validation.

SOLUTION: WIDE-SCALE NETWORK TESTING

IxNetwork VE makes it easy to perform wide-scale functional testing of Layer 2 and 3 devices. Using scaled protocol emulation, IxNetwork VE tests network infrastructure, capacity, scalability, and convergence to ensure peak performance of data center and cloud computing environments. You can perform wide-scale testing thanks to IxNetwork VE’s flexible deployment of an Ixia traffic generator and protocol emulation, enabling you to achieve seamless infrastructure performance across virtual networks.

The ability to benchmark performance of virtualized servers by simulating data center traffic between virtual machines is unique to IxNetwork VE. By enabling the deployment of virtual test ports inside virtualized network devices, IxNetwork VE supports end-to-end testing of NFV implementations, allowing for more efficient use of network resources.

FEATURES

* Tests the most critical components of virtual switches, including functionality, conformance to standards, and performance

* Delivers elastic-scale performance

* Provides VMware ESX/ESXi and KVM hypervisor support

* Features simple OVA deployment model and restful API support

* Offered as OpenStack compatible

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