2016 and 2015

Test Lab
Name of Report
Description of test
Tolly
NETSCOUT S-Blade Pro & TestStream V4 Layer 1 Switching (1/10/40GbE) with Intelligent Port Utilization Statistics Evaluation
NETSCOUT commissioned Tolly to evaluate the Layer 1 functionality of the NETSCOUT S-Blade Pro in both 10GbE and 40GbE network topologies evaluating the latency across a full range of RFC 2544 frame sizes as well as with jumbo frames and utilization statistics.The S-Blade Pro delivered ultra-low latency at every frame size tested. Traffic profiles were configured using Spirent TestCenter v.4.66.8916 with a chassis containing 1 FX2-40G-Q3 and 1 DX2-100G-P4 module for 10GbE and 40GbE tests.
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Tolly
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Helion OpenStack Carrier Grade (HCG) NFV Solution Performance and Reliability Test
Tolly engineers evaluated HPE NFV solution performance in various virtual switch configurations and benchmarked recovery time in a variety of scenarios including VM live migration, LAG failure, compute and controller failures.
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Network Test
QFX10002 Performance and Scalability tests
Juniper Networks commissioned Network Test, an independent third-party test lab, to assess its QFX10002-72Q data center switch to validate the ability to meet EVPN, VXLAN, VRF Lite, and Layer-3 VPNs at 40G
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Tolly
Tolly tests Huawei S1700 Enterprise Switch Performance Validation & Features
Tolly engineers evaluated Huawei’s S1700 series switches for performance with Layer 3 hardware-based forwarding, MAC table capacity, VLAN capacity, power saving, Ethernet features, Layer 2 multicast and more
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Tolly
Huawei S5320-EI Series Next-Generation Enhanced Gigabit Ethernet Switch Features, High Availability and Capacity Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified that the Huawei S5320-EI switch supported MPLS L2VPN/ L3VPN/TE, 1:N VLAN mapping and 4,000 1:1 VLAN mapping, ERPS, IP FRR with less than 50ms failover time and much more
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Tolly
Huawei S5720-EI Series Next-Generation Enhanced Gigabit Ethernet Switch Features, High Availability and Capacity Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified Huawei’s S5720-HI series Agile Switches in native wireless AC capability, Super Virtual Fabric (SVF), unified user management, QoS, iStack, high availability, easy-operation, capacity, and the High-speed Self Recovery (HSR) solution
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Huawei S5320-SI Series Next-generation Standard Gigabit Ethernet Switches Feature Validation and Performance Evaluation
Tolly engineers evaluated Huawei’s S5320-SI series switches for forwarding capability, capacity, long-distance and high performance stack, high availability, security, sFlow traffic statistics monitoring and efficiency
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Tolly
Huawei S5720-HI Series Agile Fixed Switches Feature Validation and Capacity Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified Huawei’s S5720-HI series Agile Switches in multiple areas including the native wireless AC capability, Super Virtual Fabric (SVF), unified user management, QoS, iStack, high availability, and more
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Tolly
Huawei E600 Education Network Series Switches Feature Validation and Performance Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified Huawei’s E600 series switches for SVF, iStack, sFlow, policy VLAN, IPv4/IPv6 routing protocols, SEP/ERPS ring protection features, VCMP, EEE power saving feature, security features and various authentication methods
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Tolly
Huawei NE05E Series Mid-Range Service Router High Availability, Features and Capacity Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified that the NE05E series router supported 8K FIBv4 and 2K FIBv6 entries, high availability features including IP Hard Pipe, BFD and FRR, fault detection technologies
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Tolly
Huawei NE08E Series Mid-Range Service Router High Availability, Features and Capacity Evaluation
Tolly engineers verified that the NE08E series router supported 128K FIBv4 and 16K FIBv6 entries, high availability features including IP Hard Pipe, BFD, FRR, NSR, ISSU, hot-swappable MPU and flexible card, fault detection technologies and NQA
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Network Test
Network Test conducts Cisco Nexus 9516 100G Performance Benchmarks
Cisco Systems commissioned Network Test, an independent third-party test lab, to determine how Cisco scales up to handle today’s load and provide a path for future expansion. Network Test assessed the Cisco Nexus 9516 core switch fully loaded with 128 100G interfaces, making this the largest Cisco Nexus 9000 Series evaluation ever conducted
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Spirent Professional Services
Fortinet Firewall Validation
Fortinet leveraged the capabilities of Spirent solutions to validate the performance of the FortiGate®-3810 to demonstrate that the FortiGate-3810D delivers unmatched throughput, flexibility, security and overall performance in its class
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2014 through 2005

2014 

10/14:SDNxCentral NFV Performance Test Validates 80-Gbps for Brocade Vyatta on Mid-Range x86 Server Utilizing Spirent Communications

08/14:Security Testing Summary of Next-Generation Enterprise VoIP Solution: Unify Inc. OpenScape SBC V8

07/14: Ruijie Networks Next-Gen Data Center Infrastructure Solution Feature Validation - N18000 & S6220 Data Center Switches

02/14: Cisco Submits Quantum Virtual Packet Core (QvPC) to Independent Test

01/14: Data Center 40GE Switch Study: Cisco Nexus 9508 DR 140126J

2013

10/13: ZTE ZXR10 5960 Series All 10Gigabit Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: ZTE ZXR10 5250 Series All Gigabit Intelligent Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: ZTE ZXR10 2900E Series Easy-Maintenance Secure Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: H3C 12500 Series Switch Performance Evaluation, Feature Validation and Interoperability Verification with Cisco

10/13: H3C S5800 Series Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: H3C S7500E(X) Series Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: H3C MSR G2 Series Router Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: H3C S5500 Series Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: H3C S5120 Series Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

10/13: Huawei NE5000E Core Router Throughput, Resiliency and Power Consumption Tests Report

10/13: HP MSR Series Router Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

09/13: H3C SR6600-X Series Router Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

09/13: HP 10500 Switch Series Performance Evaluation, Power Consumption and Feature Validation

08/13: H3C CR16000 Series Router 10GbE Ethernet L3 Performance, Interoperability and Feature Evaluation

08/13: Huawei NE16EX Series Multi-Service Enterprise Routers Feature Validation

08/13: EXCLUSIVE TEST: Huawei switch: Good first effort

08/13: H3C S10500 Series Switch Performance Evaluation, Power Consumption Measurement and Feature Validation

07/13: F5 data center firewall aces performance test

06/13: Cisco Nexus 6004 Switch 40 Gigabit Ethernet Performance Validation

06/13: Cisco ASA CX delivers strong application awareness; weaknesses in management, integration and threat mitigation are being addressed

06/13: Cisco 4451-X ISR

05/13: Competitive Testing of the Cisco ISA500 Security Appliance

04/13: HP FlexFabric 11900 Switch Series: Performance Evaluation, Power Consumption Measurement and Feature Validation

04/13: HP HSR6800 Router Series: Data Center Scalability and Reliability Test Results

04/13: HP FlexFabric 12910: Data Center Performance and Reliability Tests

04/13: Read HP blog about test:

04/13: Watch Video

04/13: HP FlexFabric 11908-V: Data Center Performance and Reliability Tests

03/13: H3C S20500-X Series Switch Performance Evaluation, Power Consumption Measurement and Feature Validation

02/13: Next Generation Firewall Comparative Analysis

01/13: H3C S10500 Series Switch Performance Evaluation, Power Consumption Measurement and Feature Validation

01/13: Fluke Networks Visual TruView Performance Monitoring & Troubleshooting

2012 

12/12: Huawei S9700 Series Switch Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation

09/12: Cisco Nexus 3548 Switch Performance Validation

09/12: Gnodal Congestion Avoidance Fabric

09/12: Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Lite Gigabit Ethernet Routing Performance Evaluation Versus Cisco Systems 3925 Integrated Services Router and Juniper Networks J6350

09/12:  Ubiquiti Networks EdgeRouter Lite Gigabit Ethernet Routing Performance Evaluation Versus MikroTik RB1100AHx2

05/12: Check Point, SonicWALL and Fortinet lead the way, but all four products tested are a work in progress

05/12: SonicWall stands tall in SSL decryption testing

05/12: Check Point takes best approach to URL filtering

05/12: Basic firewall functionality: Check Point's maturity shows through

05/12: HP raising the bar on router performance: Tested with Spirent

05/12: Juniper Networks EX8200 Virtual Chassis Performance and Scale

05/12: Next-Generation Firewalls—art 2 (Features)

04/12: Next-Generation Firewalls—Part 1 (Performance)

03/12: A Whole Lot of Ports: Juniper Networks QFabric System Assessment

03/12: Arista 10G Switch: Fast and Flexible

02/12: Juniper Networks MobileNext Broadband Gateway

01/12: Crossbeam Passed Real-World Firewall Performance Test

2011 

08/11: Palo Alto PA-5060 is one fast firewall, but UTM, SSL features put a brake on performance

07/11: Powerful stuff: New Cisco switch delivers 60 watts to the desktop

07/11: Force10 data center switch delivers impressive performance

06/11: Cisco ASA 5585-X vs. Juniper SRX3600

04/11: Cisco Nexus 3064 Lab Test Report

03/11: Network Instruments® GigaStorTM 10 Gb Wire Speed: 10 Gigabit Ethernet Capture Performance Evaluation

02/11: MPLS and Ethernet World Congress 2011 Public Interoperability Event

2010 

11/10: Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Test Program and Showcase

10/10: Cisco FabricPath enables faster, simpler, flatter data center networks

09/10: Testing Cisco's Mobile Core, Data Center and Business Services

09/10: Carrier Ethernet World Congress and CEWAPAC 2010

09/10: Carrier Ethernet World Congress Interoperability Event 2009

09/10: BLADE Network Technologies: Competitive Evaluation of BLADE RackSwitch G8124 vs. Cisco Nexus 5010

09/10: BLADE Network Technologies RackSwitch G8000, RackSwitch G8124 and BNT Virtual Fabric 10G Switch Module: Functionality Certification and Cooperative Interoperability Evaluation with Cisco Nexus 5010

09/10: BLADE Network Technologies: BNT Virtual Fabric 10G Switch Module vs. Cisco Nexus 4001i Competitive Evaluation

08/10: Testing Cisco's Next-Gen Mobile Network

08/10: Cisco Catalyst 2960; 2960-S; 3750-X-48 Test Lab Report

07/10: Cisco goes green with Catalyst 3750-X

05/10: Cisco Integrated Service Router Generation 2

04/10: Enterprise Wireless Solution from HP Procurve

04/10: Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Test Program and Showcase Phase 2

04/10: Cloud Computing Testing

04/10: 03/10: Content Delivery Gateway from Sangfor

02/10: Alcatel-Lucent's 1850 Transport Service Switch

02/10: Carrier Ethernet Global Interconnect Showcase Phase 1 at the Ethernet Wholesale Summit in Paris

02/10: MPLS and Ethernet World Congress 2010 Public Interoperability Event

01/10: Cisco Integrated Services Routers G2

01/10: Arista, Blade win top spot in data center switch test

2009 

11/09: H3C S5800/S5820X Series Flex Chassis 10GbE Switches

11/09: Brocade ServerIron ADX 10000 10 GbE Performance and Scalability

10/09: HP blade takes a stab at Cisco

10/09: Cisco Integrated Services Router Generation 2

09/09: SYNCE: Enabling Convergence of All Traffic over Ethernet

09/09: Cisco WAAS vs Riverbed RiOS WAN Optimization

09/09: Anue Systems, Inc. Anue 5200 Net Tool Optimizer—Performance and Feature Evaluation

08/09: H3C S12500 Data Center Core Switch: Performance, Functionality and Cisco Interoperability

08/09: Cisco Aggregation Service Router 9000 Series

07/09: Switching on Energy Efficient Networks: Ericsson SM 480 and SmartEdge 1200

07/09: Cisco Branch 881GW, 1861, 2851, and 3845 routers

06/09: Testing Cisco's IP Video Service Delivery Network

06/09: Video Experience & Monetization: A Deep Dive Into Cisco's IP Video Applications

06/09: Testing Cisco's Media-Centric Data Center

05/09: BLADE Network Technologies: RackSwitch G8000, G8100, and G8124 Functionality Certification and Cisco Catalyst Interoperability Evaluation

05/09: BLADE Network Technologies RackSwitch G8100 Series: Competitive Performance Evaluation versus Cisco Catalyst 4900M Switch

05/09: Brocade ServerIron ADX 8000 10 GbE Performance and Scalability

05/09: Cisco ASA 5580

04/09: 3Com/H3C switch test

02/09: Juniper SRX 5800 firewall test

01/09: Cisco ASR 1006 router test

2008 

11/08: Anue 5204 Tool Aggregator - Performance and Feature Evaluation

10/08: BLADE Network Technologies, Inc. RackSwitch G8000 Competitive Performance Evaluation versus Cisco Catalyst 4948-10GE Switch

10/08: BLADE Network Technologies, Inc. RackSwitch G8100 Competitive Performance Evaluation versus Cisco Catalyst 4900M Switch

09/08: Coyote Point Systems Inc. Equalizer E350si Competitive Performance and Feature Evaluation versus Barracuda Networks Load Balancer 340

09/08: Juniper IDP 250 and 800 test

09/08: eEye Retina Network Security Scanner

09/08: Third Brigade’s PCI Suitability

09/08: Cisco Nexus 7000 10G switch test

07/08: Juniper EX 4200 access switch test

07/08: 3Com Switch S7900E Family Feature and Performance Evaluation of High-End Multi-Service Routing Switch Family

06/08: Trustwave TS-1000 High-Speed Intrusion Prevention Appliance IPS Performance and Security Effectiveness Evaluation

06/08: NSS Labs to Conduct 10 Gbps Network Intrusion Prevention Group Test

05/08: Approved rating to IBM’s GX6116 Network IPS

05/08: ZyXEL Modular Switch MS-7206 Evaluation of RFC 2544 Zero-Loss Performance with Low Latency and Green Evaluation of Power Consumption

05/08: AX 3200 Ver. 1.2.3 Performance Evaluation of AX 3200 Advanced Traffic Manager with HTTP Caching

05/08: First Media m-Flow Video Analyzer Calibration and Performance Test

04/08: Rohde & Schwarz SIT - SITLine ETH Crypto Device Performance and Interoperability Test

04/08: Carrier Ethernet World Congress (CEWC) in Geneva, Switzerland. (German)

04/08: OnDemand Switch 1 & OnDemand Switch 2 AppDirector Version 1.06 Competitive Performance Evaluation versus F5 Networks BIG-IP 6800, BIG-IP 6400 and BIG-IP 1500

04/08: Radware’s DefensePro Receives "Approved" for Attack Mitigator

04/08: NSS Labs Awards First Product Report on PCI to IBM’s UTM

04/08: Forinet’s Unified Threat Management Product

03/08: Mobile Backhaul Interoperability Test Report in Germany's Funkschau Magazine 04/08 (German)

03/08: 10G access switch test (7 vendors)

03/08: Nortel 8300 Series Competitive Performance Evaluation versus Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series with Supervisor Engine V-10GE

03/08: Vyatta, Inc BGP Performance Evaluation versus Cisco 7204VXR Router

03/08: H3C SR6600 Series Feature and Performance Evaluation of High-End Open Multi-core Router Family

03/08: H3C S5500-EI Series Feature and Performance Evaluation of Enhanced 10GbE IPv6 Switch Family

03/08: H3C S3100-EI Series Feature and Performance Evaluation of Intelligent and Secure Switch Family

03/08: Fujitsu XG2000 Series Switches 10 Gigabit Ethernet Zero-Loss Throughput and Latency Evaluation

02/08: Cisco Systems CSG2

01/08: A10 Networks, Inc. AX 3200 Ver. 1.2 Performance Evaluation of Application Delivery Controller

01/08: H3C SR8800 Series Feature and Performance Evaluation of 10GbE Core Router Family

01/08: H3C S7500E Series Feature and Performance Evaluation of High-End Multi-Service Routing Switch Family

01/08: Cisco Catalyst VSS virtual switch test

2007 

11/07: 'All-in-one' firewalls fall short: Tests show strong firewalls abound, but adding IPS, antivirus slows devices

11/07: UTM performance takes a hit: IPS, antivirus scanning reduce gigabit firewall speeds to megabit levels

11/07: Juniper, Cisco all-in-one devices hit on intrusion-prevention controls

11/07: AV's place is not in the all-in-one security box: Tests indicate antivirus is a UTM performance drain

11/07: Check Point UTM management falters; Cisco, Juniper gain

11/07: Crescendo Networks Maestro Application Layer Processing Performance Evaluation in Multi-tier Application Environments

11/07: Reflex Interceptor 1000 Performance Evaluation of Network Security Switch under Severe Attack Strain and Fail-Open Scenarios

10/07: NETGEAR ProSafe™ GS748TS and GS724TS Gigabit Stackable Smart Switches Feature and Performance Evaluation

10/07: Juniper Networks SSG350

10/07: Juniper Networks SSG320

09/07: NetVanta® 1335 Multiservice Access Router WAN, LAN and Wireless LAN Performance and Feature Evaluation

08/07: WAN acceleration test

06/07: Testing Cisco's IPTV Infrastructure

04/07: Juniper Networks J6350

04/07: Juniper Networks J4350

2006 

03/06: Force10 Tera Scale E-Series versus Cisco Catalyst 6500

03/06: MPLS World Congress (MPLSWC) 2006 Interoperability Test in Paris, France (German)

02/06: Symantec Gateway Security Version 3.0, Firewall Performance and Security Capability Benchmark versus Cisco ASA 5520 and Juniper NetScreen-500

02/06: Juniper Networks SSG550

02/06: Juniper Networks SSG520

01/06: 3Com Outperforms Cisco in Independent Test Conducted by The Tolly Group

2005 

06/05: SuperDemo 2005

2005:MoonV6 Project

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