Valid Testing. No Guessing.

The Spirent Avalanche solution provides 1Gbps to over 100Gbps of capacity, security and performance testing for network infrastructures, Web application infrastructures, and media services ensuring Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) for your customers.

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Types of Tests



Infected host emulation
Binary transfer emulation
Malware testing under load


Network Device Performance

Provides performance and capacity testing for today’s content-aware networking devices including: Next-generation firewalls, anti-virus systems, IDS/IPS, load balancers and more


Network Security

Provides extensive testing for secure network communication, vulnerability assessment with thousands of up-to-date attack profiles, user authentication and advanced IPsec, SSL and RADIUS


Triple Play Performance

Validates QoE for triple play and media services including: Adaptive Bit Rate streaming video, unicast and multi cast streaming video, SIP/VoIP


Web Application

Provides realistic application against real web services and applications with realistic browser and user behavior emulation



Allows hyper-realistic application layer and security traffic testing directly in virtual environments to assure capacity and capabilities of virtual devices, services, and applications

Key Features

Key Features
  • Multi 10Gbps line rate stateful traffic
  • Application-aware traffic generation
  • HTTP/2 services testing
  • Advanced attack generation
  • Configurable and expandable protocol support
  • Video and voice testing with built-in quality analysis
  • IPsec, SSL, 802.1x, Network Access Control (NAC) and RADIUS support
  • Hundreds of real-time statistics to showcase precise network performance and capabilities

Key Benefits

For Product Development Teams
  • Advanced L4-7 testing coverage to pin-point problem areas
  • Deliver more robust and thoroughly tested solutions
  • Realistically determine performance and capacities of your solutions
  • Minimize field issues to reduce support costs and improve customer satisfaction
For Network Engineers
  • Deploy new applications and services with confidence
  • Validate existing network services and infrastructure
  • Find and fix issues before going to production
  • Stop fire-fighting and spend more time on projects that add value
  • Ensure solutions will deliver the performance, scale and security required with real user traffic
For Service Providers
  • Complete the test phase of projects more quickly
  • Identify performance and security issues more quickly for fast resolution
  • Minimize post-production issues and improve customer satisfaction
  • Ensure Quality of Experience for your customers

Virtualization and cloud security

With many business services moving to the cloud, it’s important to understand the impact on customers and end-users. Spirent solutions enable you to test the performance, scalability and security of your cloud-based applications in a wide range of planned and unplanned scenarios.

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Avalanche Storage Testing with NFS

This solution provides real-world NAS testing scenarios to ensure that the performance, availability, security and scalability criteria of the solutions are met with before data center deployment.

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Avalanche CIFS Testing

Understand the performance impact and accuracy of CIFS in actual application

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Avalanche DHCP Testing

Pinpoint how well DHCP services perform—DHCP can be added to tests to poll IP addresses in advanced L4-7

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Avalanche IPSec Testing

Enables Network Equipment Manufacturers, Service Providers and Enterprise customers realistic testing of their IPSec VPN gateways

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Avalanche IPv6 Testing

Provides a full breadth of IPv4 and IPv6 addressing options along with access, applications protocol and attack traffic for testing IPv6

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Avalanche GTP Mobility Firewall Testing

Designed for testing the GTP-tunneled component of devices located in any 3GPP mobile packet core

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Avalanche SAPEE

The Avalanche Scalable Application Playback Emulation Engine (SAPEE) provides the ability to configure, modify, and magnify virtually any application layer network traffic

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Avalanche Extreme Scale and Performance

New high performance rate capabilities for Avalanche and the C100

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Avalanche Application Testing & Enhanced HTTP

Cloud and Web application testing for a Web Application or service, a cloud application or a network device. The Enhanced HTTP option provides support for testing of cookies, redirects, POSTS and content validation.

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Avalanche HTTP Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

This testing solution provides scalability, performance, functional, and interoperability testing of Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming video servers and video delivery networks to ensure the Internet will support bandwidth-consuming video traffic.

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Avalanche Video Quality Analyzer

This comprehensive test solution provides Real-Time IPTV Analysis System allowing NEMs and Service Providers to assess more than ninety metrics related to delivering high quality IPTV.

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Spirent Avalanche SIPNG

This test solution provides realistic multi-play traffic simulation targeted specifically at testing load balancers, WAN acceleration engine, caching proxy, DPI, and firewall for assessing Quality of Service (QoS) of VoIP services.

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BYOD: The Hidden Threat

When employees connect their mobile devices to the corporate network the security implications are potentially staggering

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How Strong is Your Malware Testing?

Malware threats in 2015 increased 43% compared to the same period in 2014. Understand the impact of not testing to network security

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Selecting an App-Aware Testing Solution

How to select an application-aware testing solution to effectively test the scalability, functionality and security of today’s intelligent networks.

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Firewall Testing: Securing your App-Aware Network

This white paper helps explain the true value of network security, the importance of testing and how to determine the proper tools

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Entry-Level Enterprise Firewall Test Report

Discover Spirent’s solutions for testing enterprise firewalls described as “entry level Enterprise product” and the results of independent tests.

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Can Security Testing be Simple?

Does high-level performance testing using application traffic really need to be complex? Download the report to find out for yourself.

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Cloud Security can be Made Simple: A Case Study

Discover how a Cloud Security company used Spirent to convince Security and Infrastructure Managers that Cloud Security does not have to impact performance

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