Specification

PerfectStorm Fusion

PS100GE1NG

PerfectStorm

PS100GE1

Ixia Applications Support

IxOS

Yes

Yes

IxExplorer

No

No

IxLoad

Yes

Yes

IxNetwork

No

No

BreakingPoint

Yes

No

TCL API

Yes

Yes

Hardware, Load Module Specifications

Physical Interfaces

 

  • 1-port, 100GbE CXP (native)
  • 2-port, 40GbE QSFP+ via fan-out cable
  • 8-port, 10GbE SFP+ via fan-out cable

Transceiver Support

QSFP+, 40GBASE-SR4 (pluggable transceivers)

 

Memory

64GB

64GB

Hardware Encryption Offload

Yes

Yes

 

Hardware-Based Traffic Capture (available in BreakingPoint)

  • 2GB per 100GbE interface
  • 1GB per 40GbE interface
  • 256MB per 10GbE interface

N/A

Software-Based Traffic Capture Buffer (available in IxLoad) Maximum between 2GB or 2 Million packets, per interface Maximum between 2GB or 2 Million packets, per interface

FPGA Offload

Yes

Yes

IPv4, IPv6, UDP, TCP

Hardware checksum generation

Load Module Dimensions

16" (L) x 1.3" (W) x 12.00" (H)

406 mm (L) x 33 mm (W) x 305 mm (H)

Operating Temperature Range

41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C), ambient air

Chassis Capacity

Cards per Chassis

12

12

Port Density per XGS12 Chassis

12-port, 100GbE CXP

12-port, 100GbE CXP

Chassis Compatibility

XGS12 & XGS2

XGS12 & XGS2

XGS12 Chassis Bundles

  • XGS12-HS (940-0006)
  • XGS12-HSL (940-0016)
  • XGS2-HS (940-0012)
  • XGS2-HSL (940-0014)
  • XGS12-HS (940-0006)
  • XGS12-HSL (940-0016)
  • XGS12-SD (940-0011)
  • XGS2-HS (940-0012)
  • XGS2-HSL (940-0014)
  • XGS2-SD (940-0010)

 

PerfectStorm, BreakingPoint Performance

Performance numbers provided in back-to-back scenario using a pair of blades.

Performance Metric

PerfectStorm Fusion

PS100GE1NG

XGS12 chassis

w/ 12 blades

Applications Throughput

~160Gbps

~960Gbps

TCP Connections per Second

4 Million

24 Million

Applications Concurrent Flows

120 Million

720 Million

SSL Bandwidth

40Gbps

240Gbps

SSL Handshakes Rates

400,000

2.4 Million

SSL Concurrent Flows

2 Million

12 Million

 

PerfectStorm, BreakingPoint Test Components

BreakingPoint

PerfectStorm Fusion (PS100GE1NG)

Test Components

  • Bit Blaster
  • Routing Robot
  • Application Simulator
  • Session Sender
  • Security
  • Security NP
  • Recreate
  • Stack Scrambler
  • Hardware-based Packet Capture, 256MB per port

Labs
  • RFC 2544
  • Session Sender
  • Lawful Intercept
  • Multicast
  • LTE

 

PerfectStorm Performance with IxLoad

Performance numbers provided in back-to-back scenario using a pair of blades.

Performance Metric

PerfectStorm PS100GE1

PerfectStorm PS100GE1NG

XGS12 chassis

with 12 blades

Applications Throughput

125Gbps

125Gbps

750Gbps

HTTP Throughput

80Gbps /

152Gbps

80Gbps /

152Gbps

480Gbps /

912Gbps

HTTP Connections per Second

3 Million

3 Million

18 Million

HTTP Concurrent Connections

60 Million

60 Million

360 Million

SSL Throughput

40Gbps

40Gbps

240Gbps

SSL Connection Rates

400,000

400,000

2.4 Million

SSL Concurrent Flows

2 Million

2 Million

12 Million

IPsec, Concurrent Tunnels

1,000,000

1,000,000

6 Million

IPsec, Tunnel Setup Rates

20,000

20,000

120,000

 

IxLoad, Application Support

IxLoad Application Support

PerfectStorm (PS100GE1 and PS100GE1NG)

Application Delivery

  • AppLibrary
  • TCP Plugin
  • Application Replay
  • HTTP
  • HTTPS
  • FTP
  • SMTP
  • POP3
  • DNS
  • TFTP
  • IMAP
  • Stateless Peer

Video Delivery

  • VoD (RTSP, QoE)
  • RTSP (RTP/TCP)
  • IPTV Multicast IPv4
  • Silverlight
  • Adobe HDS
  • Apple HLS
  • Flash Player
  • MPEG DASH
  • Quality of Video

VoIP

  • Advanced SIP
  • SIP Cloud/SIP Proxy
  • RTP/RTCP
  • SRTP & TLS
  • Audio, Voice, Video
  • Video Telepresence
  • MSRP
  • Quality of Voice / Quality of Video

IPsec

  • IKEv1, IKEv2, IPsec Suites B
  • IPsec Quick Tests

Storage

  • CIFSv1
  • SMB 2.1
  • SMB 3.0
  • iSCSI
  • NFS v3, NFS v4, NFS v4.1

Stack Manager

  • Static ARP
  • GratARP
  • IPv4 / IPv6
  • PPP
  • L2TP
  • DNS
  • DHCPv4
  • DHCPv6
  • IPv6 SLAAC
  • 6rd
  • DSLite
  • 802.1x
  • WebAuth
  • EAPoUDP

PerfectStorm is a highly modular hardware test platform enabling equipment providers, service providers, and enterprises the ability to create real-world, high-stress conditions and user behavior to push new equipment and networks to their limits.

Equipped with powerful multi-core, multi-threaded network processors, PerfectStorm 100GE is Ixia’s fastest architecture designed to satisfy the testing needs of manufacturers driving the cutting edge in network speeds and TCP connections. Networking equipment manufacturers building new equipment or service providers and large enterprises integrating this then benefit from testing and verifying performance and functionality prior to deployment.

KEY FEATURES

  • High-speed, low-latency security attack and traffic load testing
  • Scalable for testing at terabit rates and tens of millions of IP connections
  • Massive scale, easy-to-use and high-fidelity simulations
  • Benchmark and validate performance of network infrastructures and devices
  • Deploy compact cyber ranges with Real-World Traffic™ for training cyber warriors