New Ixia Developer solution reduces development risks and costs; speeds time to deployment
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The Agile Development Trend
Agile development is rapidly becoming business critical, as the time from development to deployment is no longer measured in months, but days or even hours. As such, despite early and continuous testing, products often contain bugs and vulnerabilities that slip through the cracks. In fact, according to the NIST, the annual cost incurred by these vulnerabilities in the U.S. alone is about
Ixia Developer Reduces Costs; Speeds Time to Market
Ixia Developer tackles this problem head on. It generates rich and realistic application traffic along with malicious attacks and automated threats, enabling agile developers to find bugs and vulnerabilities as they write code. Ixia Developer also offers developer-specific functionality, such as a comprehensive built-in debugger, and the ability to import and replay packet captures.
“We really like Ixia Developer, not just because it has many built in debugging and traffic generation capabilities, but its ease of use and VM based-deployment has made adoption by our engineers much easier,” said Aria Eslambolchizadeh, Executive Director Quality Engineering, at SonicWALL. “Ixia Developer has enabled our developers to do the testing themselves, saving valuable time in fixing issues. In addition, the traffic generator has helped both our developers and QA Engineers to validate bugs, while proving the real application monitoring capabilities of our security devices. This is critical for SonicWALL’s network security devices.”
Further, it is easy to automate and/or embed Ixia Developer in continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) frameworks using REST APIs and a rich command line interface. The agile CI/CD model is most effective when disparate teams across service provider, QA, production, development, and vendor can streamline discovery and resolution of issues found in different phases, accelerating time to market.
Ixia Developer customers can also access built-in community features. These include referring colleagues and providing real-time feedback, while receiving monthly updates. As a fully virtualized solution,
Developer Survey Finds the Tool Makes the Test
A recent survey conducted by
“As DevOps continues to pervade into mainstream IT, it's becoming imperative to broaden the testing mindset to include security, which increases IT agility while lowering the impact of vulnerabilities,” said
Ixia’s End-to-End Network Testing Solutions: From Development to Functional and System Testing
Today’s businesses require exhaustive application and security test solutions that can verify the stability, accuracy, and quality of networks and network devices. Ixia’s end-to-end testing solutions deliver the functional and system testing needed by enterprises and service providers.
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Denise Idone, Senior Corporate Communications Manager
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