Telecom Lead America: Ixia, a global provider of
converged IP network test solutions, will unveil support for the new 802.11ac
Wi-Fi protocol standard as part of Ixia’s IxVeriWave Wi-Fi suite of products at
Interop 2012 in Las Vegas.
The company will showcase its latest data center and
cloud network validation solutions focusing on all aspects of data center
deployment and performance.
Today’s data centers must deliver a high level of
application quality of experience (QoE) without compromising on security.
The company said that it will be working with
various vendors to demonstrate its holistic data center validation solutions
for complex cloud topologies, including: SAN storage (Nexsan), switching fabric
infrastructure (Dell Force10), OpenFlow controller and switch (Big Switch
Networks), Application Delivery Controllers (F5), Web gateways (Blue Coat),
next-generation firewall and unified threat management (SonicWALL), and
physical layer switching (ONPATH Technologies).
At the event, the company’s demonstrations will highlight
real-World Storage IO that shows east-to-west iSCSI read/write throughput and
IOPS performance of SAN storage systems.
Furthermore, the company will highlight its cloud
solution’s capabilities such as virtual appliance performance and
The company will also highlight software-defined
switching fabrics, a demonstration of how OpenFlow controller emulation tests
the robustness of software defined networking.
During the demonstrations, the company will highlight
IPv6 migration that shows dual-stack performance and DHCPv6 client
emulation over 40GE cloud and data center interconnects
Ixia unveils new solution for fifth generation of Wi-Fi
Recently, Ixia announced a new architecture that will
support the fifth generation of Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11ac.
The new architecture creates a much more complete and
thorough approach to Wi-Fi device and network validation. Ixia’s 802.11ac
support will be part of its IxVeriWave Wi-Fi suite of products. The company
said that this new technology promises to deliver higher bandwidth and improved
quality of experience for end users.