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Miercom Reports Xirrus Dual 802.11ac Wi‐Fi Access Points

Posted on 14 August 2014 by chughes

Miercom Reports Xirrus Dual 802.11ac Wi‐Fi Access Points Outpace Competitors Independent test identifies Xirrus XR‐600 APs advantage in performance and price/performance among leading WLAN providers
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – August 14, 2014 – Xirrus, the leading provider of high‐performance wireless networks, today announced that in tests conducted by Miercom, Xirrus two‐radio 802.11ac APs out‐performed similar competitor products by up to three times in multiple product comparisons. Miercom is an independent product test center and consultancy for the networking industry. The tests compared Xirrus 802.11ac APs to models from four competitors: Cisco, Meraki (Cisco), Aerohive and Aruba.

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Cisco Catalyst 2960-X 1GE Edge Competitive Study

Posted on 22 July 2014 by chughes

In the 1GE Edge Switch Study Cisco Catalyst 2960-X demonstrated superior performances against the competitive switches.

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Cisco ASR 9922

Posted on 10 April 2014 by chughes

Cisco ASR 9922 consistently delivers wire-speed throughput with low latency, while maintaining excellent QoS with 50 percent more complex processing than comparable products.

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Cisco Nexus 9500 Switch Offers Highest Performance and Lowest Latency in Miercom 40GE Competitive Study

Posted on 29 January 2014 by chughes

Cisco Nexus 9500 delivers greater performance, lower latency, and lower power consumption than competitive 40GE switches.

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Cisco Nexus 9516

Posted on 29 January 2014 by chughes

The Nexus 9516 handles full line rate traffic on a fully loaded sixteen slot chassis with 36 ports of 40GE for an aggregate 576 port test. Miercom conducted the industries largest scale 40GE test with the Nexus 9516 using a fully populated switch and Cisco’s latest ACI spine line cards.

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Cisco Nexus 9508

Posted on 29 January 2014 by chughes

The Nexus 9508 is the first in the industry to employ a mid-plane free design. The switch delivered full line-rate throughput on every 40GE port for all packet sizes, with zero packet loss, based on full-mesh, 288-port x 40GE, high-density throughput testing. It also applies very low jitter – Delay Variance – regardless of frame size, based on our fully populated test configuration.

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Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Switches

Posted on 23 January 2014 by chughes

Hands-on testing validated the energy efficiency and the cost to operate edge switches the Cisco Catalyst 2960-X edge switches. Compared to the respective Miercom Industry Averages, the X and XR models saved over 50% in annual energy operating costs and consumed 55% less energy as measured in Watts/Gbps.

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Cisco Aironet AP3702i

Posted on 19 November 2013 by chughes

The Cisco Aironet AP3702i exhibited robust 802.11ac throughput in tests for rate at range, high-density environment and without/with RF interference from nearby 802.11n 5 GHz access points. It also maintained full performance while operating on reduced power, transmitting three spatial streams with all four antennas in both 802.11n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz modes.

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Cisco AP3602i + 11ac Module

Posted on 19 November 2013 by chughes

Cisco AP 3602e/i with 802.11ac module had up to 10.5% better performance when sending up- and down-stream traffic to different clients supporting one, two or three spatial streams in throughput testing. The modular 802.11ac Wave 1 solution for the AP3600 adds additional performance to existing 802.11n deployments without forklift upgrades.

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Cisco Nexus 9508

Posted on 06 November 2013 by chughes

Cisco Systems / Insieme Networks Nexus 9508 proved best in testing for the largest scale data center class switch test review (288 x 40GE) conducted to date. Miercom engineers rigorously tested the Nexus 9508 with an uncompromising battery of IETF RFC based tests and found the Nexus 9508 to perform best in throughput, latency and jitter tests relative to competing products.

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Testimonials

NEC Corporation

"NEC views Miercom as a highly respected engineering organization with their finger on the pulse of the telecommunications industry. Their work is valued by NEC from both a marketing and an engineering perspective. Miercom has helped NEC to shape some core aspects of our product line in the many years that we have partnered with them. Miercom also shares with NEC a deeply rooted passion for technology and innovation which allows our engineering teams to work very well together in a spirit of honesty and openness."

Greg,
NEC Corporation

WatchGuard Technologies

"Testing network security appliances requires in-depth network systems knowledge, security expertise and a keen understanding of how subtle test-bed nuances can translate into real world results. Because of these reasons, we chose to work with Miercom to review our latest UTM appliance. With Miercom's independent evaluation, our engineering and product management teams benefit by having substantive and actionable data based upon an exhaustive and comprehensive battery of tests. Additionally, these same results help our channel partners and customers make better, unbiased and more informed decisions."

Chris,
Director of WatchGuard Technologies

Testimonials

Cisco Systems, Inc.

"We have worked with Miercom on several Voice over IP reviews in the last several years. We have found their reviews to be both insightful and direct. The methods they use to do their testing are thorough and show "out of the box" thinking to develop ways to test items that will be important to the readers. The feedback given to Cisco on areas to work on has been invaluable in pointing out our product weaknesses. These evaluations assist not only the readers, but Cisco's customers as a whole by making our products better."

Jonathan
Cisco Systems, Inc.

3Com Corporation

"We have worked with Miercom on several Voice over IP reviews in the last several years. The methodologies used to perform the evaluations are thorough and we have found their reviews to be both insightful and direct. Their teams are professional and diligent in the manner in which they conduct the evaluations, providing us with invaluable feedback in pointing out our product weaknesses. They take the time to understand the products and write editorials that provide meaningful information to readers. Our experience working with Miercom on these evaluations has been positive, as they provide valuable data to readers and help 3Com to improve our products."

Tom
3Com Corporation

Avaya Inc.

"This review was the most thorough of any we have participated in at your labs and we were very pleased with the attention given by the lab staff to the many features and capabilities of our VPN products. We are anxious to see the full review to see how we stack up against our competitors in your evaluation."

Joe
Avaya inc.