Ixia BreakingPoint Pros and Cons

Ixia BreakingPoint Pros

Pavel Kubik
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
There is a virtual version of the product which is scaled to 100s of virtual testing blades.
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WanArchSD455
SDWAN Architect at a aerospace/defense firm with 10,001+ employees
We use Ixia BreakingPoint for Layer 7 traffic generation. That's what we like.
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reviewer402744
Senior System Engineer with 51-200 employees
The DDoS testing module is useful and quick to use.
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reviewer1005864
Director at a aerospace/defense firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The solution has many protocols and options, making it very flexible.
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Ixia BreakingPoint Cons

Pavel Kubik
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The production traffic simulations are not realistic enough for some types of DDoS attacks.
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WanArchSD455
SDWAN Architect at a aerospace/defense firm with 10,001+ employees
The quality of the traffic generation could be improved with Ixia BreakingPoint, i.e. to get closer to being accurate in what a real user will do.
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reviewer402744
Senior System Engineer with 51-200 employees
I would appreciate some preconfigured network neighborhoods, which are predefined settings for testing networks.
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reviewer1005864
Director at a aerospace/defense firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The solution originally was hard to configure; I'm not sure if they've updated this to make it simpler, but if not, it's something that could be streamlined.
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