Tag: Network Test

Benchmarking datacenter KPIs for SONiC

High Volume Traffic Generators

Benchmarking datacenter KPIs for SONiC

Network Apps & Security Blog Team 2021.04.08

By Kamal Sahu | Modern day data centers are simplifying their design by using IPCLOS leaf spine architecture to implement their switch fabrics. Border Gateway Protocol or BGP is the key protocol that

4 min read

#Network Test

Late Testing a Lesson for Every Network Equipment Manufacturer

High Volume Traffic Generators

Late Testing a Lesson for Every Network Equipment Manufacturer

Avik Bhattacharya 2021.04.07

A few months back, one of Keysight’s customers for Layer 2-3 network infrastructure validation asked for a conformance test solution for segment routing (SR) protocols. I was a bit surprised since SR

4 min read

#Network Test

Improving 400/800GE optics: Is your Layer 1 FEC compliance testing enough?

High Volume Traffic Generators

Improving 400/800GE optics: Is your Layer 1 FEC compliance testing enough?

Michelle Havard 2021.04.06

Today, data center optics are rapidly transitioning to 200GE/400GE rates. In fact, the adoption of 400GE pluggable optics in the data center is in full swing, with the deployments anticipated to spark

5 min read

#Network Test

VXLAN, OVSDB, and BGP EVPN – 3 pillars of data center overlay

High Volume Traffic Generators

VXLAN, OVSDB, and BGP EVPN – 3 pillars of data center overlay

Avik Bhattacharya 2021.03.26

Overlay networking is a backbone of modern data centers Hyperscale data centers need to handle the increasing demand of big data, cloud computing, server virtualization, and real-time applications. Th

5 min read

#Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure

Lights out, testing on. How test automation keeps WFH teams productive.

High Volume Traffic Generators

Lights out, testing on. How test automation keeps WFH teams productive.

Manodipto Ghose 2021.03.19

Over the past few months, we have learned the new way of life. Although I am personally in favor of getting a team together in a room to brainstorm a solution to a problem, I was surprised to see the

4 min read

#Network Test #Network Security #Design + Automation

MACsec enabling the secured interconnect for next-gen cloud providers

High Volume Traffic Generators

MACsec enabling the secured interconnect for next-gen cloud providers

Avik Bhattacharya 2021.03.23

Data center interconnect enables hyperscale service – but raises security alerts! In the last decade, we have heard an increasing number of data breaches - including a few high-profile incidents like

6 min read

#Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure