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Reseller
Senior System Engineer with 51-200 employees
Aug 05 2018

What is most valuable?

The DDoS testing module is useful and quick to use. In a normal test, the level of each configuration flow and the realism of generated traffic is something that we like to use.

How has it helped my organization?

Our customers use it to troubleshoot their existing solution. They use it for acceptance testing.

What needs improvement?

I would appreciate some preconfigured network neighborhoods, which are predefined settings for testing networks. The flash GUI has room for improvement.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

For a small company, they have subscription license for a year, and bigger companies also buy subscription licenses. Thus, there is no differentiation in licenses for Breaking Point. For one license, you will get all the features. There is… more »

What other advice do I have?

If you want to deploy it on OpenStack, you should start with the support question about how you should do it.
Consultant
Product Developer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Application Simulator: For simulation of Layer 7 traffic over LTE Network elements.

How has it helped my organization?

BPS VE evaluation was used for testing LTE Network elements with a focus on user plane testing BPS VE along with its UI and new concepts to reduce the complexity of manual testing to a large extent… more »

What needs improvement?

Currently BPS VE's REST API was just developed (some specific functionalities are implemented) and can be improved for better control over the tool using scripts, which help in test automation.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

No. We didn’t use a different solution prior to BPS VE.

What other advice do I have?

We did not had the chance to evaluate all the products available in the market, but the performance of BPS VE, it was very satisfying.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No.

What is Ixia BreakingPoint?

By simulating real-world legitimate traffic, distributed denial of service (DDoS), exploits, malware, and fuzzing, BreakingPoint validates an organization’s security infrastructure, reduces the risk of network degradation by almost 80%, and increases attack readiness by nearly 70%.

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