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Dell Networking N-Series Ethernet Switches – Interoperability

Posted on 15 December 2014 by chughes

The Dell N-Series switches proved to be fully compatible with and supportive of the VoIP endpoints we used, and the diverse VoIP protocols, systems, services and features we tested. Testing also found that Cisco and Dell switches can be intermixed, and STP link failover works between the two different switches.

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Cisco Nexus 7718

Posted on 26 September 2014 by chughes

Cisco Systems Nexus 7718 is the first switch of its kind to ever be independently tested with 192 x 100GE ports. It proved to have incredible power and throughput while providing consistent low latency and minimal latency variation. Solid MPLS support and high-availability features were also verified in testing. In Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) proved system firmware update could be accomplished with ease, with no frame loss, while all ports loaded and 70% load applied.

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Cisco Nexus 7700 Shines in 100 GE Test with Miercom and Ixia

Posted on 25 September 2014 by chughes

Cisco Nexus 9396PX Switch – Buffer Performance Testing

Posted on 27 August 2014 by chughes

The Cisco 9396 switch distinguishes between high-speed (40GE) uplinks and lower-speed (1GE or 10GE) server links, and employs an innovative buffer architecture to accommodate the differences. In addition, the switch’s buffer-management policies can be tailored for different traffic environments.

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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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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."

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."

Director of WatchGuard Technologies


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."

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."

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."

Avaya inc.