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IPSEC Remote Access Testing using Avalanche and Fortigate – The Sequel

A few years ago I wrote an article on how to test IPSEC on a Fortigate using Avalanche. But the article is largely outdated and only covers Preshared Key Authentication. It so happens that I recently needed to configure a … Continue reading

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Avalanche Now Supports ETag and If-None-Match

With the release of version 4.37 this week, Avalanche now supports the ETag and If-None-Match concept. This will be highly useful for Content Delivery Network (CDN) testing as well as caching devices implementing this concept. Let’s start with a little … Continue reading

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Spirent Launches Avalanche NEXT

TL;DR: Go here. A Brief History of  Time Avalanche When you look back at the history of Avalanche, you realize it was the first ever web testing stateful test tool – that could scale, anyway. It really picked up because it … Continue reading

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Spirent was 76 year old yesterday

(Cross-posted from the Corporate Blog) It wasn’t called Spirent back then, but it’s the same company that was founded 66 years ago. There wasn’t much IP networks back then, but we were already in the high-end of hot technologies of … Continue reading

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Spirent In The News

The last few weeks have been pretty exciting for Spirent with lots of high-end testing: Watch Ankur Chadda introduce PASS (Performance Availability Security Scalability) methodologies to networking blog experts. Do you like switching? The you might be interested in this Arista 10G … Continue reading

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Meet Spirent at CPX 2012

This year again Spirent will be present at the Check Point Experience (CPX), both in Orlando (April 17th-18th) and Berlin (May 30th-31st). We will be in the Performance panel to demonstrate, well, the performance of the 61000 (remember we did this last … Continue reading

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Spirent Test Expert 1.30 released

STE 1.30 was released a few days ago. It’s a free tool containing pre-canned test cases. There are nine new test cases in this release: Applications and Security HTTP Transfer Rate Maximum HTTP Transfer Rate HTTP Adaptive Streaming Video Bitrate … Continue reading

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