Network load test equipment

Tom Ammon tom.ammon at
Wed Sep 2 19:32:32 UTC 2009

We've used Spirent with a lot of success. They have a good lease 
program, too:


Greg Schwimer wrote:
> I'm looking for equipment that can be used to load test network equipment
> such as switches, routers, firewall, and load balancers with pre-defined
> traffic patterns at differing rates.  Ideally, this is only something I
> think I'll need 2-3x a year, so purchasing is not necessarily justifiable.
> I'd prefer to rent.  What products have you used?  Where did you get them
> from?
> I need to be able to run pre-defined traffic patterns at various rates, in
> excess of 10Gbps in most cases.
> Thanks!
> Greg

Tom Ammon
Network Engineer
Office: 801.587.0976
Mobile: 801.674.9273

Center for High Performance Computing
University of Utah 

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