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L4-L7 Performance Testing

IP networks support more business crucial application services than ever offering a high level of performance, reliability and security.  

EANTC offers test procedures to evaluate service-oriented performance, functionality and reliability for L4-L7 devices such as load balancers, security devices, network accelerators, and servers. Our tests cover most up-to-date application services such as Triple Play, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and Security Devices.

Our performance tests are tailor-made to meet individual requirements of:

Equipment Vendors – you benefit from our unbiased performance tests for internal network quality assurance. With the independent verification by EANTC you demonstrate the high quality of your products to your customers.

Network Operators (Service Providers & Enterprises) – you profit from our performance tests of both single application devices and complete service infrastructures. Our evaluations ensure that your choice of product will meet your individual requirements allowing you to safely deploy the solution in your network.

Services Tests

  • Servers, Load Balancers
  • Web/Content Caches
  • SSL/SSH Accelerators
  • Network Services like
    (HTTP, FTP, SMTP, IMAP, POP3, TELNET)
  • Media Services (Video Head Ends, VoD Servers)
  • VoIP Registrar/Proxy/Middleware
  • Mail Gateways

Security Tests

  • Firewalls
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • SPAM/Virus Filters
  • Radius/LDAP/DHCP Servers
  • Proxy Servers
  • Session Border Controllers
  • Content Inspection Devices

Test Cases

  • Session Capacity - Ensure that the solution supports your capacity needs.
  • Session Rate Performance - Validate the robustness of your solution.
  • Response Performance - Assure constant and fast responses and high availability.
  • Bandwidth Performance - Eliminate questions about performance bottlenecks.
  • Denial of Service Attacks - Avoid unexpected service downtime.
  • Network Resiliency - Prevent device flaws in your network infrastructure.