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Dell Networking N-Series Ethernet Switches – Interoperability

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. Download Interoperability Report here

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Dell Networking N-Series Ethernet Switches

The Dell N-Series switches deliver line-speed throughout performance on all ports with no loss. Nearly 36 million packets per second were forwarded, and total throughput neared 24 Gbps. Download Tech Brief here

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WatchGuard Firebox M500

The WatchGuard Firebox M500 delivers the security and performance required by small and mid-sized enterprises need, while reducing network security costs. This solution uses anti-virus and intrusion prevention to stop advanced malware treats from attacking the network. Download Report here

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Check Point 4800 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance with Sandbox Analysis

The Check Point 4800 Next Generation Threat Prevention Appliance with Sandbox Analysis Service beat the competition on accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness. All threats that were forwarded to ThreatCloud for emulation were correctly identified, classified, and mitigated. Download Report here

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McAfee NGFW 5206

McAfee NGFW 5206 handles sustained throughput over 10 Gbps, one of the highest firewall throughputs with DPI enabled. Additional McAfee NGFW 5206 nodes in a cluster increases aggregate throughput considerably. A second node in a cluster boosts throughput from 25 to 100 percent depending on traffic mix and enabled firewall features. Download Report here

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Check Point Next Generation Threat Prevention Receives Highest Scores in Recent Miercom Testing

Posted on 21 November 2014

“In today’s business, data is a company’s most valuable asset, and IT professionals need to ensure that their networks are safeguarded against leaks and malicious attacks,” said Robert Smithers, CEO, Miercom. “Check Point’s solution was the most accurate of all products tested capturing the most known and unknown malware, and also had the fastest emulation [...] Continue Reading

Industry Experts Speak Out: The Network Performance and Security Trade-Off

Posted on 30 October 2014

Businesses of all types demand high performance speeds for their employees and customers. When a network goes down or is running slowly, it can mean anything from an overwhelmed IT help desk and reduced productivity to lost data and transactions. Often, the solution is to disable some of the firewall’s security features to increase throughput. [...] Continue Reading

ADTRAN Accelerates Gigabit Service Delivery to the Enterprise

Posted on 22 October 2014

“Miercom is impressed with the feature set, robustness and performance of the ADTRAN NetVanta 5660 router,” said Robert Smithers, CEO, Miercom. “Hands on testing verified symmetric line rate throughput with five 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports active, and observed an aggregated throughput of 3.9Gbps. The ADTRAN NetVanta 5660 router offers remarkable performance, flexible connectivity options and [...] Continue Reading

Unify Delivers Highly Secure Solutions Resilient Against Malicious Cyber Attacks

Posted on 14 October 2014

Unify, a leading communications software and services firm, and Miercom, a leading, independent security product test center, announced today that Unify’s OpenScape Voice, OpenScape Branch, and OpenScape Session Border Controller have all been certified secure by Miercom for their resiliency against the pressure of malicious cyber attacks. For the certification, Miercom ran more than 10 [...] Continue Reading

Miercom Reports Xirrus Dual 802.11ac Wi‐Fi Access Points

Posted on 14 August 2014

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 [...] Continue Reading

Konica Minolta bizhub vCare 2.8 Certified Green

Posted on 13 August 2014

Miercom was impressed with the energy efficiency and ecologically intelligent design of the bizhub products tested, as well as the positive environmental impact of bizhub vCare version 2.8. Download report here Continue Reading

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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."

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Director of WatchGuard Technologies

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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."

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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."

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3Com Corporation

Avaya Inc.

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Avaya inc.