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Qwilt Sets Performance Benchmark for Transparent Caching and Video Delivery
2RU Platform Classifies 20Gbps, Delivers 10Gbps of Video Content in Tolly Group Test
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 27, 2012 06:00 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qwilt, a leading provider of transparent caching and video delivery solutions, today announced that The Tolly Group has certified the performance benchmarks of its QB-100 platform, which successfully classified 20Gbps and delivered 10Gbps of sustained high quality video traffic.
The Tolly Group, a provider of information technology research and product evaluations, was commissioned by Qwilt to test the performance capabilities of its QB-100 platform by recreating the rigorous network conditions commonly seen in a service provider network. The Tolly Group engineers used an Ixia BreakingPoint Systems Storm™ to simulate a high volume of various types of network traffic, while concurrently emulating multiple clients requesting video stream downloads.
Tolly's engineers developed a three-step testing process to benchmark the performance of network traffic classification and video delivery functions. Test results demonstrated that the QB-100 successfully achieved previously unprecedented performance benchmarks:
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"Our testing demonstrates that Qwilt's QB-Series 2RU platform is capable of simultaneously classifying and delivering high volumes of video traffic typical of peak consumption periods in a high performance service provider network," said Kevin Tolly, founder of The Tolly Group. "As video traffic continues to grow and dominate carrier networks worldwide, Qwilt's QB-Series helps operators offload large volumes of OTT video traffic to maintain a robust network environment and prepare their networks for the future of online video."
"The test results further validate our 5x performance advantage, and prove that our product is uniquely positioned to help network operators solve an increasingly growing problem of online video, achieve substantial OPEX and CAPEX savings, and deliver optimal QoE to their subscribers," said Alon Maor, CEO and Co-founder of Qwilt. "We engineered our product exclusively for carrier-grade performance and scalability, and strongly believe that the unprecedented performance advantage, unified key functionality, and seamless out-of-band deployment, make the QB-Series an ideal candidate for operators of all sizes searching for transparent video caching solutions."
The QB-Series: Transparent Caching, Video Delivery, and Analytics Platform
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