Spirent Test Modules

Spirent’s 20 years of experience is embedded in the industry-leading hardware and software platforms which have been proven over multiple generations of network technologies. Whether you are seeking the most cost-effective and highest density platform, a more flexible multi-purpose testing environment, or the most powerful router, switch and application emulation engine, Spirent offers a solution tailored to your testing needs.

Module Families

dX3—Data Density

dX3 module

Industry highest density 400/200GbE and quint-speed 100/50/40/25/10G Ethernet performance test modules. These modules are designed to verify the highest scale cloud data center fabrics without breaking the testing budget.

pX3—Protocol Scale

These modules focus on high density supporting 400/200/100/50G and 100/50/40/25/10G versions with improved higher control and data plane scale, ideal choice for customers requiring both high density and improved performance.

fX3—Flexible Functionality

fX3 module

These optional SEVEN-speed 100/50/40/25/10G Ethernet test modules including support for 16/32G Fibre Channel are the right mix of port density, broad feature set and powerful emulation capabilities, ideal for testing next-gen infrastructure for service providers, cloud data centers or large enterprises.

mX3—Multiprotocol Performance

mX3 module

Highest performing quint-speed 100/50/40/25/10G Ethernet emulation platform ensuring high scale simultaneously across multiple protocols, designed to realistically emulate entire cities for core network and converged multi-play devices and services.

2018 Best of Interop Tokyo

Spirent 400G Ethernet Test Platform received 2018 Best of Show Award at Interop Tokyo. Developed to address today’s IEEE and MSA standards as they evolve, it supports 400/200/100/50GbE on a single test module with support available for QSFP-DD, OSFP, and CFP8 form factors. It is ideal for companies looking to launch products and services dependent on emerging high-speed, high-density technologies quickly and with confidence.

400G Solution for Next-Gen Network Testing

Spirent pX3 400G Appliance is the world’s highest density QSFP-DD tester, designed to validate forwarding performance and quality of service of ultra-high-scale, next-generation enabled, multi-terabit routers and switches - all contained in a single rack space.

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Test Modules

Technology
Test Module Name
Description
400G/200G/100G/50G Ethernet
Industry’s highest density quad speed test modules with support for QSFP-DD, OSFP, and CFP8 port types available with multi-rate support. Suitable for high density and performance testing.
 
The industry’s first quint-speed HSE test modules. Spirent dX3 quint-speed modules offer multi rate support, high density and performance testing
 
Quint-speed module offering multi rate support, high density and performance testing to validate the next-generation data center fabrics and service provider routers.
100G/50G/40G/25G/10G Ethernet
The industry’s first quint-speed HSE test modules. Designed with two QSFP28 ports for mode-switching of the fX3 packet generation and analysis engine to operate at 100G/50G/40G/25G/10G speeds
 
The industry’s first quint-speed HSE test modules. Designed with two QSFP28 ports for mode-switching of the mX3 packet generation and analysis engine to operate at 100G/50G/40G/25G/10G speeds
100G/40G/10G Ethernet
Flexible tri-speed module that supports CFP2 natively and single 100G speed support on Spirent’s available QSFP28 & CFP4 adapters
 
The only 8 port 100G test module available. Supports native QSFP28 or CFP4 interfaces.
100G Ethernet
Flexible 4 port 100G solutions that support CFP2 natively and Spirent’s available QSFP28 & CFP4 adapters
40G/10G Ethernet
10G/1G Ethernet
The most flexible 40G/10G and 10/1G module family available. From the industry’s highest density to the highest application performance on native QSPF+ and SFP+ interfaces
25G/10G Ethernet
The industry’s first native SFP28 HSE test modules supporting 25GbE and 10GbE port speeds to test next-generation server and storage solutions.
 
The industry’s first native SFP28 HSE test modules, supporting 25GbE and 10GbE port speeds to test next-generation server and storage solutions. Spirent mX3 dual speed modules offer the highest available emulation performance, highest stateful protocol performance, and most feature-rich stateless traffic.
10G/1G Ethernet
10G/1G dual-speed test module that reduces the total cost of ownership for testing network devices and deployments
 
 
Test solutions utilizing SFP+ to achieve the highest density 10G test capability available today
10G Ethernet
With 2, 4 and 8-port 10G versions with line rate stateful traffic and high performance Layer 2-3 capabilities
 
With 2, 4 and 8-port 10G versions, scales to 960Gbps of stateful data performance, 6 million mobile subscribers and 1 million BGP sessions
2.5G Ethernet
Supports 16 multi-speed copper RJ45 ports with up to 5 different speeds from a single module, 2.5G, 5G, 10G, 1G and 100M
1G Ethernet
Multi-speed and available in 3 port count variations for testing converged devices such as Provider Edge routers and app-aware devices
 
Multi-speed modules with the highest density, performance and lowest total cost of ownership in its class for Layer 2-7 testing
Fibre Channel
The industry’s first L2-7 converged data center performance benchmarking test solution. The 7-speed Fibre Channel / Ethernet modules enable data center network equipment vendors, system integrators, enterprises and data center cloud operators to test and benchmark the performance of new converged FCoE and native Fibre Channel networks and switches.
ATM/POS
Verify convergence of existing SONET installations with ethernet/IP deployments
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Wi-Fi)
Two-port FX2 Wi-Fi test modules support 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac multi-client emulation and testing
802.11 ac WAVE-2 (Wi-Fi)
Two-port FX2 Wi-Fi test module supporting 802.11 a/n/ac Wave-2 multi-client emulation and testing
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wave-2 (Wi-Fi)
Two-port Wi-Fi test module supporting 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wave-2 testing with Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) radar signal emulation support

Spirent N11U Chassis

Spirent’s mainframe chassis simultaneously scales to the highest port counts and test traffic rates in the industry while incorporating innovative time- and money-saving capabilities such as: built-in touchscreen administration, intelligent power and fan control, and fast booting and system firmware upgrades.

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Spirent N4U Chassis

Spirent’s compact chassis supports a variety of environments where testing requires equipment to be relocated. It supports multi-user functional testing and chassis chaining where higher density is required but a mainframe N11U is not available. It is fully interoperable with the N11U and accepts the same test modules with no modifications.

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MX2 Wi-Fi Performance

MX2 Wi-Fi test module can be used to perform 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi performance testing along with weather radar signal emulation for DFS testing. This solution provides the Wi-Fi performance testing metrics required by NEMs and SPs to reliably validate their Wi-Fi infrastructure equipment and services.

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