Validation of OpenFlow Networks

Spirent OpenFlow solutions are the industry’s leading offerings that will enable you to validate and deploy SDN opportunistically in a multitude of real-world scenarios of Functional and Performance testing. Spirent offerings help you speed up your SDN/OpenFlow deployments, reduce TCO of testing resources, and optimize infrastructure utilization across both physical and logical boundaries.

Spirent SDN and OpenFlow Testing Solutions

OpenFlow Controller Emulation

Gives you the ability to stress-test OpenFlow network switches, providing insight into the throughput and capacity under load with Spirent’s support of TLS 1.2 secure OpenFlow Channel. Validates the forwarding performance of your OpenFlow switch and measures end-to-end SDN application scale by defining millions of flows and exercising them with traffic patterns and behavior.

View OCE data sheet →

OpenFlow Switch Emulation

Overcome many testing challenges for OpenFlow Controller testing at scale and the need to assemble switches or activate and interconnect many virtual switches. Spirent allows you to stress-test the Controller by emulating various topologies and test thousands of real OpenFlow switches at high scale—as well as the number of switches in network, number of networks, and number of Packet-Ins.

View OSE data sheet →

3D Topology Suite

Industry-leading solution that allows you to visualize and optimize the performance of new cloud-enabled network services and innovations like SDN. It provides you with an interactive 360° view of complex network topologies to easily visualize, monitor, and tune how the network infrastructure performs at full scale and in real-time, prior to deployment.

Explore 3D Topology →

Moving SDN Forward: Deploy with Confidence

Explore how Spirent can help provide the configurations and tests that must be performed in order to guarantee a trouble-free SDN deployment.

Download white paper →

OpenFlow Performance Testing

Learn why it is important to test whole systems or components for OpenFlow performance and the test methodologies and core concepts used.

Download white paper →

NFV Validation Across Boundaries

NFV offers many advantages over dedicated network devices, it’s crucial for NFV infrastructure to be validated and integrated as a system.

Read white paper →

Suggested Products

Spirent TestCenter

Using Spirent TestCenter for testing

An end-to-end testing solution that delivers high performance with deterministic results. Organizations of all kinds use TestCenter to test, measure and assure IP networks and deploy services with confidence.

Explore TestCenter →

Spirent TestCenter OpenFlow

Spirent TestCenter OpenFLow

A complete solution that tests and validates the compliancy with OpenFlow standards and the performance of controllers, switches and end-to-end OpenFlow network designs.

Explore OpenFlow →

Spirent TestCenter SDN

SDN Validation

Programmability and management of network resources are effective only if they are accompanied by network visibility and control. Spirent’s SDN solutions visualize, monitor and manage cloud-level traffic in real-time.

Explore SDN →

Questions for Spirent experts? Submit a request for information.

Contact us →