Observations on the Latest Products and Services

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Our reports preface all results with a thorough background on various products and their intended purposes. Observations are listed in tables and displayed charts for a quick visual of how the product performs. Miercom verifies data specifications and, if requested by the featured vendor, will compare results to those of competing vendors. All results are entered into our industry studies to maintain an accurate depiction of typical performance currently on the market.

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Industry Assessment

Our industry assessments consist of comparative observations of products on the market. Vendors may participate to display their products' strengths against the average performance of similar services. These Industry Studies are updated regularly to best reflect the current averages and comparative measurements. Types of products that we test are listed here, and their measurements are featured in our reports with more detail.
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Featured Reports


The Impact of Configuration Changes on Throughput Performance - Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v

Miercom independently validated the performance of the Cisco Cloud Service Router 1000v, it is designed to run in a third-party-managed cloud environment and allow an enterprise to extend its network security and services into the cloud. The CSR 1000v delivers 40% more throughput as compared to previous models and provides end users an advantage in quick implementation. These aspects and the ability to deliver up to 20Gpbs throughput within a private cloud have earned the CSR 1000v the Miercom Performance Verified certification.

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WatchGuard Firebox T70: Unified Threat Management Comparative Throughput Performance

Miercom independently verified key performance differences between the WatchGuard Firebox T70 and its competitors. The Firebox T70 proved exceptional throughput when running multiple security functions and full-UTM mode. It also delivered the best throughput performance for encrypted HTTPS traffic, more than double the nearest competitors’ in all scenarios earning it the Miercom Performance Verified Certification.

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Dual-Band Wave 2 Access Points Comparative Performance: Cisco Aironet 2800 and 3800 Aruba AP-335

Miercom independently verified key performance differences between Cisco’s 2800 and 3800 Access Points and Aruba Networks’ comparable AP-335. With Cisco’s performance exceeding Aruba’s in the areas tested, the Cisco Aironet 2800 and 3800 Wi-Fi Access Points earned the Miercom Performance Verified certification..

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