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July 6, 2009  3:21 PM

Welcome to a non multi-million dollar testbed

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
10GbE, Gigabit ethernet, Ixia, Spirent

While I enjoy a fantastic - and fantastically useful - relationship with my two key test equipment partners Ixia and Spirent (the latter, for example, providing a $2m testbed for our soon to be launched mobile handset test labs), it's refreshing to hear of a low-cost alternative in the Ethernet...

November 19, 2008  7:25 PM

Power Consumption Testing – Some Figures

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Broadband-Testing, D-Link, Ixia, power consumption

Care of my mates at Ixia's test labs in Marlow recently, I took a few D-Link switches, including one from its Green Ethernet range, and ran them through Ixia's IxGreen power consumption measurement suite.

Key here was D-Link's "Green Ethernet" range submission - the snappily-named...

November 19, 2008  11:34 AM

Power Consumption – The New Performance Metric?

Steve Broadhead Steve Broadhead Profile: Steve Broadhead
Ixia, MSC, Networks, power consumption

Bob Dylan never sang "The Metrics They Are A Changing" but he might well have done, had he launched himself during the era where IT and 'Green' - an unlikely alliance if ever there was one - finally embraced each other.

I'm getting calls from all...

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