Apposite Announces Linktropy Mini-G WAN Emulator -- Portable Gigabit-Speed WAN Emulator Available for Only $4,975

Apposite Technologies today unveiled the Linktropy Mini-G, the first gigabit-speed WAN emulator available for under $5,000. The Linktropy Mini-G simulates bandwidth, latency, and loss and other network conditions to test application performance.

Apposite® Technologies, the leader in enterprise-class network simulation products, today unveiled the new Linktropy® Mini-G™, the first gigabit-speed WAN emulator available for under $5,000.

The Linktropy Mini-G is a portable, low cost, easy-to-use WAN emulator, designed to simulate basic wide area network conditions to test the performance of applications for product development and customer demonstrations.

The Linktropy Mini-G simulates bandwidth, delay, jitter, and packet loss for WAN links up to 1 Gbps. The device is managed via an intuitive, browser-based interface that makes installation and configuration quick and easy, while the Linktropy traffic monitor displays throughput graphs and statistics to visualize application performance.

Weighing only 1 lb. and containing no moving parts, the Linktropy Mini-G is ideal for reproducing real-world conditions at customer sites and trade shows while its small size and silent operation make it convenient for desktop operation.

An intuitive, browser-based interface makes installation and configuration of the Linktropy Mini-G quick and easy. A real-time traffic monitor displays throughput graphs and statistics, revealing the effects of WAN conditions on application performance. Together, the GUI allows users to grasp the test conditions at a glance and quickly view the results.

For more extensive testing needs, Apposite also offers the Linktropy 5500 and 8510 models and the Netropy advanced network emulators, built with the high level of precision, performance, and functionality required for comprehensive performance testing by network managers, IT staff, product developers, customer support, and QA teams.

The Linktropy Mini-G is priced at $4,975, and is available now from Apposite and local resellers.

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