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IDC reports that up to 50% of cloud customers have brought workloads back in house, due to network latency and performance issues, in the cloud. This is an expensive, cumbersome, and counterproductive measure that halts the progress of a company’s technology and growth.

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Test Your Mobile App’s Performance

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Test Under Different Network Conditions Without Ever Leaving Your Office

There’s no question about it—any business that wants to stay relevant these days needs to have a mobile app to keep communication flowing between their clients and their organization. According to a recent Gallup Poll, 52% of the population check their smartphones multiple times per hour and another 20% checks at least once per hour—making the average mobile device a marketing hotspot for businesses.

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Enterprise apps are like sports cars: they promise sleek efficiency, but require the right environment to perform optimally. An app may perform well on an enterprise LAN, but will it perform the same when it is deployed in the cloud?

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Is Your Application Ready For the Cloud?

Posted by Lisa Patel /

You’ve written an awesome app, and the whole company is banking on how well it does. You’ve done the tests; it has passed QA. It’s exactly what everyone says they need. So your company launches the product, and you wait for the awesome reviews to come rolling in.

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Did ASUS X99 Motherboard Testing Miss The Mark?

Posted by Lisa Patel /

ASUS, a well-known electronics manufacturer, has launched a new motherboard, the X99-A/USB 3.1, primarily targeted towards the online gaming industry wherein players participate over the internet. As online video games rely on highly responsive UDP packets, ASUS has set out to verify, assure and prove that its product would perform extremely well in this dimension.

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It’s James Clerk Maxwell’s Birthday

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Monday, June 13th is the birthday of James Clerk Maxwell, the inspiration for our network emulators!

James Clerk Maxwell was born 13 June 1831. Among his many contributions to physics, James proposed a thought experiment called “Maxwell’s demon” that suggests that the Second Law of Thermodyn...

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Joe rises early as he has a busy day ahead of him. The first thing he does is reach for the smart baby monitor on his nightstand. The visual feed tells him that his 3-month-old daughter is still sleeping soundly,and the temperature display for the nursery lets him know that the baby is neither too hot nor too cold.

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Our CTO, Karl Auerbach, On The Internet Of Things

Posted by Lisa Patel /

NTIA has published a Notice for Public comment that is titled “The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things”. This could become ICANN-2, bigger, longer, and uncut; and with a much greater impact on the future direction of the internet.

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Scott’s Rule Of Documentation Efficiency

Posted by Lisa Patel /

How well is the documentation for a product written? What is the measure of “documentation efficiency”?

Given a problem with trying to use a product feature, what is the probability that you can find the answer to the problem by looking in the documentation, without having to search through stackoverflow?

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IWL Quarterly Update: Winter 2016

Posted by Lisa Patel /

Welcome to the IWL Winter Update. Read on to see our latest news and events.

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IWL Quarterly Update: Fall 2015

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Testing the Quality of TCP/IP Inside a Satellite Network

Our newest client, VT iDirect transforms the way the world gets and stays connected. As a global leader in IP-based satellite communications, VT iDirect provides technology and solutions to enable service providers and partners optimize th...

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