Tolly Report Archive: 50 Most Recent Reports

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Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220150ZH
华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 10GE 交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 20 November 2020

华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 10GE 交换机是全功能万兆交换机,具有 10GE 下行入端口和 40GE/100GE(部分款型还提供 25GE)上行端口,可广泛应用于企业园区、运营商、高校、政府等应用场。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 10GE 交换机的性能并验证了其功能。基于华为的高性能 VRP 软件平台,CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 10GE 交换机支持 WLAN 无线控制器功能,可管理 1,024 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP),实现网络有线无线一体化。CloudEngine S6730-H 可以在本地配置,也可运行在云管理模式,通过华为 iMaster NCE-Campus 进行管理。CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 10GE 交换机还支持大量的安全功能,并可以和华为 Cybersecurity Intelligent System(CIS)联动实现全网安全协防,进行加密通信分析(ECA)和威胁诱捕。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220152ZH
华为 CloudEngine S5735-L 系列交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 20 November 2020

华为 CloudEngine S5735-L 系列交换机是精简型千兆接入交换机,具有 GE 接入端口和 10GE 上行端口。它们适合部署在企业园区接入、千兆到桌面等多种应用场景。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S5735-L 系列交换机的性能并验证了其功能。基于华为的高性能 VRP 软件平台,CloudEngine S5735-L 系列交换机支持灵活的以太组网,提供多样的安全控制,并且支持基础的 IPv4 和 IPv6 三层路由协议。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220151ZH
华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 25GE 交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 20 November 2020

华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 25GE 交换机是华为公司推出的全新 25GE 盒式交换机,具有 25GE 下行入端口和 40GE/100GE 上行端口,可广泛应用于企业园区、运营商、高校、政府、数据中心等应用场景。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 25GE 交换机的性能并验证了其功能。基于华为的高性能 VRP 软件平台,CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 25GE 交换机支持 WLAN 无线控制器功能,可管理 1,024 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP),实现网络有线无线一体化。CloudEngine S6730-H 可以在本地配置,也可运行在云管理模式,通过华为 iMaster NCE-Campus 进行管理。CloudEngine S6730-H 系列 25GE 交换机还支持大量的安全功能,并可以和华为 Cybersecurity Intelligent System(CIS)联动实现全网安全协防,进行加密通信分析(ECA)和威胁诱捕。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220139
Huawei AirEngine Indoor Wi-Fi 6 WLAN Access Points Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 11 November 2020

Wi-Fi 6 is the latest Wi-Fi standard and is widely used by new mobile devices. Compared with earlier standards, Wi-Fi 6 WLAN access points (APs) can provide higher bandwidth, a larger number of concurrent users, and lower latency.

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. commissioned Tolly to evaluate the performance, IoT integration capability, and other features of its indoor Wi-Fi 6 APs, including AirEngine 8760-X1-PRO, AirEngine 6760-X1, AirEngine 6760-X1E, AirEngine 5760-51, AirEngine 5760-22W, and AirEngine 5760-22WD.

Performance test results show that Huawei AirEngine indoor APs provide excellent performance. The bridging throughput between two AirEngine 8760-X1-PRO APs on the 5GHz radio reaches 5.8Gbps, and the single-client (Huawei P40) performance of all tested APs is higher than 1.4Gbps.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220140
Huawei AirEngine Outdoor Wi-Fi 6 WLAN Access Points Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 11 November 2020

Wi-Fi 6 is the latest Wi-Fi standard and is widely used by new mobile devices. Compared with earlier standards, Wi-Fi 6 WLAN access points (APs) can provide higher bandwidth, a larger number of concurrent users, and lower latency.

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. commissioned Tolly to evaluate the performance, ultra-long distance coverage, and other features of its outdoor Wi-Fi 6 APs, including AirEngine 8760R-X1, AirEngine 8760R-X1E, AirEngine 6760R-51, and AirEngine 6760R-51E.

Performance test results show that Huawei AirEngine outdoor APs provide excellent performance. The single-client (Huawei P40) performance of all tested APs is higher than 1.4Gbps. The AirEngine 8760R-X1E and AirEngine 6760R-51E support external antennas to provide ultra-long distance coverage, with about 40Mbps throughput at a distance of 700 meters.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220128
OpenManage Integration for VMware vCenter (OMIVV) Unified Server Hardware Management Leveraging the VMware Virtualization Platform
Release date: 06 November 2020

VMware virtualization is at the core of countless datacenters globally. VMware vCenter provides the unified management environment for hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) and related systems. Until now, however, initial installation of VMware ESXi hosts on server hardware would need to be performed separately, outside of VMware vCenter. Dell OMIVV fills that gap by bringing Dell EMC server OS installation and firmware upgrades into the VMware vCenter environment.

Dell Technologies commissioned Tolly to compare workflow and processes for deploying ESXi hosts and upgrading firmware using the traditional console approach and Dell OMIVV.

Tolly found that OMIVV provided an intuitive GUI featuring a deployment wizard that automates and streamlines host ESXi deployment providing scheduled deployment with no human intervention required. OMIVV integration into vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) simplifies and automates server firmware maintenance.




Infoblox, Inc Document number: 220141
Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense vs. Cisco Umbrella DNS-Layer Security Evaluation
Release date: 06 November 2020

DNS is used constantly by almost every IP-based device that needs to connect to other IP-based systems (e.g., computers, IoT devices and OT devices), and its presence is essential to the internet and IP networks in general. DNS translates queries for names of resources (like web sites or IoT/OT management servers) and returns IP address information that allows the connection to be established. The whole concept of DNS was to translate IP addresses to common names we can easily remember – like www.infoblox.com or www.tolly.com (each of which requires underlying IP addresses for computers to connect).

Because DNS originated as a relatively simple translation tool, it was considered benign, with DNS traffic typically allowed to pass through security solutions without additional inspection. Unfortunately, cyberattackers have developed new techniques to exploit DNS and use it to steal sensitive data from corporate networks as well as to infiltrate malware into the network.

Infoblox commissioned Tolly to evaluate the effectiveness of the Infoblox BloxOne® Threat Defense solution in key DNS-layer threat scenarios and compare those results against the Cisco Umbrella solution. Two scenarios were created to replicate real- world situations. The first scenario was to infect a point-of-sale (PoS) system with malware, and the second scenario was to attempt the exfiltration of data over DNS (which would typically occur after a system was infected). Additionally, engineers reviewed global and locale-specific threat intelligence options offered by each vendor, as well as ecosystem integration with third-party management solutions designed to streamline security operations and incident response. The Infoblox Threat Defense solution demonstrated greater effectiveness than Cisco Umbrella, as will be detailed shortly, and provided broader threat intelligence and ecosystem integration than the Cisco Umbrella offering.




NETGEAR, Inc. Document number: 220143
NETGEAR M4300 Intelligent Edge Switch Performance, Stacking & Power Consumption vs. Aruba & Cisco Systems
Release date: 02 November 2020

Edge networks carry critical applications for businesses large and small. In these deployments resilience and reliability can be as important as performance. Increasingly, edge switches need to have the type of reliability usually associated with chassis-based switches. NETGEAR’s M4300 Intelligent Edge Switch family combine high performance with non-stop forwarding (NSF) to provide enterprise-class reliability.

NETGEAR commissioned Tolly to benchmark the performance, stack failover and power consumption of the NETGEAR M4300-52G LAN switch and compare that to the Aruba 2930F-48G-4SFP+ and the Cisco Systems SG550X-48P switches. Testing was performed both on single switches and a stack of three switches from each vendor.

The NETGEAR M4300 switch demonstrated line rate performance at all frame sizes for both GbE and 10GbE ports. This performance was better than the Aruba 2930F and matched that of the Cisco SG550X.




GreatHorn, Inc. Document number: 220142
GreatHorn Cloud Email Security Platform vs. Microsoft Defender for Office 365
Release date: 02 November 2020

Threat actors are always seeking new methods to access and compromise corporate data. Email is a preferred path into organizations for many hackers as virtually every organization depends upon email and, almost universally, email is a communications path between outside and inside. As companies strive to erect barriers to hackers, the hackers strive to find new and often very sophisticated ways to overcome those barriers and access corporate data.

GreatHorn’s Cloud Email Security Platform is a purpose-built security solution focused on meeting the demands of today’s cloud- based email offerings. As organizations have shifted to cloud email platforms (Google G-Suite and Microsoft Office 365), and phishing attacks have evolved to include zero-day attacks and increasingly complex social engineering tactics, a multi-layered approach to more effectively respond to risk across each stage of the entire email lifecycle is required.

GreatHorn commissioned Tolly to evaluate the email security feature set and capabilities of its solution and compare that with capabilities of Microsoft’s native, two-component Office 365 security solution which consists of basic Exchange Online Protection (EOP) augmented by Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220140ZH
华为 AirEngine 室外款型 Wi-Fi 6 无线接入点 性能评估和功能验证
Release date: 28 October 2020

Wi-Fi 6 是最新的 Wi-Fi 标准,被目前新发布的各类无线终端广泛采用。相较之前的标准,Wi-Fi 6 无线接入点(AP)能提供更大的带宽、更高的并发用户数、以及更低的时延。

华为技术有限公司委托 Tolly 评估其 Wi-Fi 6 室外无线接入点 AirEngine 8760R-X1、AirEngine 8760R-X1E、AirEngine 6760R-51 以及 AirEngine 6760R-51E 的性能、超远距离覆盖以及其它功能。

性能测试结果显示,华为 AirEngine 室外款型 AP 性能卓越。所有受测 AP 真实终端(华为 P40 手机)的单用户性能均达到 1.4Gbps 以上。AirEngine 8760R-X1E 和 AirEngine 6760R-51E 配置外置天线提供超远距离覆盖,在 700 米远距离为华为 P40 手机提供了约 40Mbps 的吞吐量。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220139ZH
华为 AirEngine 室内款型 Wi-Fi 6 无线接入点 性能评估和功能验证
Release date: 28 October 2020

Wi-Fi 6 是最新的 Wi-Fi 标准,被目前新发布的各类无线终端广泛采用。相较之前的标准,Wi-Fi 6 无线接入点(AP)能提供更大的带宽、更高的并发用户数、以及更低的时延。

华为技术有限公司委托 Tolly 评估其 Wi-Fi 6 室内无线接入点 AirEngine 8760-X1-PRO、AirEngine 6760-X1、AirEngine 6760-X1E、AirEngine 5760-51、AirEngine 5760-22W 以及 AirEngine 5760-22WD 的性能、物联网 (IoT) 集成能力以及其它功能。

性能测试结果显示,华为 AirEngine 室内款型 AP 性能卓越。两个 AirEngine 8760-X1-PRO 接入点之间在 5GHz 射频上的桥接吞吐量达到 5.8Gbps;所有受测 AP 真实终端(华为 P40 手机)的单用户性能均达到 1.4Gbps 以上。




Infoblox, Inc Document number: 220145
Webinar: Infoblox BloxOne DDI: The Key to Management and Control of the Borderless Enterprise
Release date: 21 October 2020

Networks continue to expand, particularly at the edge, as organizations add tens, hundreds or more locations as BYOD, mobile & IoT usage increases. As a result, traditional network topologies and management models are falling short, and resource limitations continue to loom as a major barrier to success. So, the need for optimized operations across these environments have become a top priority.

This is a unique opportunity to hear experts Kevin Tolly, Founder of the Tolly Group, and Kanaiya Vasani, EVP at Infoblox, present on how Infoblox, the industry leader in enterprise DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (or DDI), recently introduced BloxOne™ DDI, an innovative cloud-managed solution, that optimizes the deployment, and management of expanding environments, with centralized visibility, automation, and administrative control of core network services.

Infoblox Webcast View On-demand Landing Page.

The Tolly report can be downloaded from here.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220130
iDRAC9 Telemetry Streaming Visualization with Splunk Use Case: Using Telemetry Data to Assure Superior User Experience
Release date: 06 October 2020

iDRAC9’s Telemetry Streaming, available with the Datacenter license, is architected to provide highly granular, high-value data using resource-efficient data streaming of server performance data. The true value of that data, however, can only be realized when it is collected and analyzed for multiple servers where trends and anomalies are more easily discerned. iDRAC9 data can deliver fact- based answers for important questions, such as: “Is my power usage linear or bursty?” Or “Do I have ‘zombie’ servers in my datacenter?”

Dell Technologies commissioned Tolly to demonstrate the end product use of iDRAC9 Telemetry Streaming data when used in conjunction with the Splunk “big data” analysis solution. Given that delivering superior user experience is a universal goal of IT, this report will focus on examining several key system elements and performance indicators provided by iDRAC9 streaming data that can be used to assure the quality of user experience.

Tolly found that iDRAC9 Telemetry Streaming provides essential information for analyzing large scale performance of enterprise datacenters.




Keysight Technologies Document number: 220134
Network Packet Broker Performance & Features Gigamon GigaVUE-HC3 Versus Keysight Vision X
Release date: 30 September 2020

Network visibility is essential to network security and performance management. In practical terms, visibility relies heavily on a packet broker’s ability to process tapped traffic reliably and intelligently. All tapped traffic from switched port analyzer (SPAN) and test access point (TAP) ports must have duplicate packets eliminated and be delivered without loss to network security tools. Another key to complete visibility is application intelligence. Network packet brokers (NPB) are required to detect, report, filter and present application metadata to security monitoring tools in a reliable and consistent way.

Keysight commissioned Tolly to evaluate the advanced packet processing capability (deduplication, in particular) and the application intelligence of its Vision X network packet broker and compare them with Gigamon GigaVUE-HC3 with Control Card version 2 (CCv2) multi-purpose visibility fabric.

Test results indicate the clear architectural advantages and feature completeness of Keysight Vision X. As shown in Figure 1, each module of Keysight Vision X utilizes two pipelines of the switch silicon; allowing it to double the size of its filter storage. In addition, Keysight Vision X has greater packet processing capacity and, more importantly, does not drop packets under load. Keysight Vision X provides stable and consistent application intelligence even when the CPU is overloaded.




New H3C Technologies Co., Ltd Document number: 220129
H3C Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Access Points Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 29 September 2020

Wi-Fi 6, the sixth generation of Wi-Fi, using new technologies and designs, provides the fastest Wi-Fi wireless speed. By optimizing the physical layer and link layer, this protocol improves multi-client concurrent access efficiency, enables efficient spectrum utilization, and increases throughput in dense client environment in both indoor and outdoor scenarios.

H3C commissioned Tolly to test the performance, maximum number of clients, features, and IoT integration of its WA63 and WA66 series Wi-Fi 6 access points. The test results show that H3C's Wi-Fi 6 access points provide high single-client and multi-client performance. The H3C WA6628 access point delivers single-client throughput as high as 4.176 Gbps on the 5GHz radio.




Xena Networks Document number: 220132
Safire Enterprise Firewall Testing Evaluation of Enterprise-Class Firewalls
Release date: 23 September 2020

Security is an essential element of every network and the firewall is at the core of network security. Firewall architecture, platform and services configuration can impact both security and performance. Thus, to ensure delivering a superior user experience, it is necessary to benchmark firewalls to establish their performance limits. Xena Networks’ Safire Enterprise Firewall Tester has been designed to provide exactly this benchmarking capability.

Xena Networks commissioned Tolly evaluate the capabilities and ease-of-use of the Safire Enterprise Firewall Tester. This was accomplished by running a series of tests on a leading enterprise firewall deployed as a virtual appliance. Additionally, Tolly established the raw throughput limits of the Safire solution.

Tolly tests confirmed the need for benchmarking firewalls as the Safire tests showed dramatically different firewall throughput levels based on the security policy and functions performed by the firewall. Back-to-back tests between ports of the Safire confirmed 10Gbps of throughput. Finally, testers noted the simplicity with which a test could be configured and run with automatic analysis of the raw results.




Infoblox, Inc Document number: 220120
The Business Case for Infoblox BloxOne DDI
Release date: 14 September 2020

We've all recently witnessed how critical distributed networks have become for businesses. Many organizations have had to assess, act, and add tens, hundreds and even thousands of remote sites and locations to their networks in a matter of days. These activities were more than just important, they were essential to business continuity. Decentralization of the enterprise is the “New Normal”, and this trend is showing no signs of slowing as the number of locations, devices, and users continue to increase.

This growing importance of distributed business locations is at odds with traditional, long-standing hierarchal deployments that made the headquarters the center of the universe. In that model, branch-office and satellite sites relied on the central site for services. In many cases, if the WAN access between the remote location and the central office was unavailable, the branch office could see services limited or unavailable, including core networking services such as DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (or DDI). This model is no longer feasible, as the need for continued business operations at distributed locations has become a top priority in nearly every environment. Infoblox BloxOne DDI provides the industry’s first comprehensive core network services solution to address these challenges, while streamlining the deployment, administration, and control of distributed enterprises, through a centralized cloud-based interface.

Infoblox commissioned Tolly to analyze key challenges facing enterprise IT organizations, and to identify if and how BloxOne DDI could meet their expanding requirements. Tolly analysts assessed the BloxOne DDI solution in a lab deployment and reviewed technical documentation during the course of the project. Tolly found three key areas where BloxOne DDI enhances the management and control of today's distributed enterprise networks: 1) Centralized Administration, 2) Mobility & Cloud Optimization, and 3) Distributed Site Survivability. Additional benefits include simplified deployments, streamlined operations, reduced TCO, and flexible physical or virtual deployment options provided by the BloxOne Platform.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220137ZH
华为 Wi-Fi 6 无线接入点 IoT 集成 Tolly 认证
Release date: 07 September 2020

华为 AirEngine 8760-X1-PRO、AirEngine 5760-51、AirEngine 6760-X1、AirEngine 6760-X1E 无线接入点支持第三方 IoT 插卡(RFID、蓝牙、ZigBee、UWB 类型),提供 IoT 应用.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220133ZH
华为 CloudEngine 数据中心交换机 RFC 8239 数据中心基准测试结果
Release date: 31 August 2020

Tolly 工程师根据 RFC 8239 数据中心基准测试法,对华为 CloudEngine 12800 (CE12800) 系列数据中心核心交换机和华为 CloudEngine 6800 (CE6800) 系列数据中心接入交换机测试线速转发、缓存、微突发、头端阻塞以及有状态和无状态流量。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220133
Huawei CloudEngine Data Center Switch RFC 8239 Data Center Benchmarking Results
Release date: 31 August 2020

Tolly engineers evaluated Huawei CloudEngine 12800 (CE12800) series data center core switches and Huawei CloudEngine 6800 (CE6800) series data center access (ToR) switches based on RFC 8239 Data Center Benchmarking Methodology for line-rate forwarding, buffering, microburst, head-of-line blocking, as well as incase stateful and stateless traffic.

Devices under test include the CE12808 switch chassis (with the CE-L48XS-FD line card, the CE-L36LQ-FD line card, the CE- L36CQ-FD line card), the CE6870-48S6CQ-EI switch, the CE6870-48T6CQ-EI switch, and the CE6865-48S8CQ-EI switch.




New H3C Technologies Co., Ltd Document number: 220129ZH
新华三 Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax)无线接入点
性能评估和功能验证
Release date: 25 August 2020

Wi-Fi 6 是第六代 Wi-Fi 标准,Wi-Fi 6 采用全新技术方案设计,是迄今为止最快的 Wi-Fi 无线技术。协议通过对物理层和链路层的优化实现了多用户并发效率的改进,解决了有效吞吐率低的问题,支持室内室外场景、提高频谱效率和密集用户环境下实际吞吐量的提升。

新华三委托 Tolly 对其 Wi-Fi 6 接入点 WA63 系列和 WA66 系列的性能、用户容量、功能特性、物联网融合等进行评估。测试结果证明:新华三 Wi-Fi 6 接入点的单用户和多用户性能卓越,其中 WA6628 接入点 5GHz 射频单用户无线吞吐量高达 4.176Gbps。




Efficient IP Document number: 220131
EfficientIP Smart DDI Return on Investment (ROI) in a Real-World Network
Release date: 11 August 2020

With the advent of IoT, “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD), hybrid cloud, a dramatic increase of applications, WLAN network access to customers and visitors, and virtualized systems the demand for IP addresses has exploded. Even small companies might have to manage more than 1,000 IP addresses, with 10,000 or more addresses spread across many locations not being unusual for larger businesses.

To assist prospective users in understanding the actual ROI of deploying an automated DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) solution, EfficientIP commissioned Tolly to analyze deployment characteristics of actual customers and, applying Tolly’s knowledge and existing research, analyze and outline project ROI scenarios based on customer needs and tasks.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220126
Huawei CloudEngine S12700E Series Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 20 July 2020

Huawei CloudEngine S12700E series switches are the flagship core switches in Huawei's CloudCampus portfolio. With the high- performance Versatile Routing Platform (VRP) software and the cell switching architecture, these feature-rich switches help users upgrade their traditional campus networks to become service experience- centric, intelligent, and simplified.

Tolly engineers verified performance, specifications, and functions of Huawei's CloudEngine S12700E series switches. CloudEngine S12700E series switches support Native AC (built-in WLAN Access Controller) to manage up to 10K (10,240) WLAN access points (APs) and 50,000 online users, achieving wired and wireless network/policy convergence. These switches come with 100GbE, 40GbE, 25GbE, 10GbE, and GbE interface cards, with the CloudEngine S12700E-12 model providing industry- leading 288 x 100GbE high-density ports.

Test results apply to all Huawei CloudEngine S12700E models, including the CloudEngine S12700E-4, CloudEngine S12700E-8, and CloudEngine S12700E-12.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220127
Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H Series Multi-GE Switches and Hybrid Optical-Electrical Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 16 July 2020

Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H series new generation Multi-GE switches provide 24 or 48 Multi-GE ports (100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G Base-T) and provide four 25GE, two 40GE and two 100GE uplink ports (25GE/40GE cannot work simultaneously with 100GE). Each switch also provides one extended slot to support the 2 x 25GE SFP28 / 8 x 10GE SFP+ interface card, or the 8 x 25GE SFP28 interface card. It is the industry's most flexible fixed Multi-GE switch. Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H series hybrid optical-electrical switches provide 24 optical ports and 24 electrical ports. It is the industry's first full-10GE hybrid optical-electrical fixed switch.

Tolly engineers evaluated Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H series Multi-GE switches and hybrid optical-electrical switches’ performance and validated their features. Built upon Huawei’s high performance Versatile Routing Platform (VRP) software, CloudEngine S5732-H series Multi-GE switches and hybrid optical-electrical switches support Native AC (built-in WLAN Access Controller) to manage up to 1,024 WLAN Access Points (APs) for convergence of wired and wireless networks. With up to 48 x 10GE Multi-GE ports and the PoE++ capability, CloudEngine S5732- H series Multi-GE switches and hybrid optical-electrical switches are ideal choices to connect WLAN APs in the Wi-Fi 6 era.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220127ZH
华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列多速率及光电混合交换机性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 08 July 2020

华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列全新一代多速率以太网交换机,提供 24 个或 48 个多速率端口(100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G Base-T)款型,上行 4 个 25GE、2 个 40GE,以及 2 个 100GE 端口(25GE/40GE 与 100GE 不同时使用),同时提供一个扩展槽位,支持 2*25GE 或 8*10GE 光子卡、以及 8*25GE 光子卡,是业界最灵活的万兆盒式多速率交换机。华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列光电混合交换机提供 24 端口(光)+ 24 端口(电)混合接入,是业界首创的全万兆光电混合盒式交换机。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列多速率及光电混合交换机的性能并验证了其功能。基于华为公司统一的 VRP(Versatile Routing Platform)软件平台,CloudEngine S5732-H 系列多速率及光电混合交换机支持随板 AC,可管理 1,024 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP),实现网络有线无线一体化,整机可最大提供 48 个全万兆多速率端口,使其非常适合作为 Wi-Fi 6 时代 WLAN AP 接入交换机。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220126zh
华为 CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 02 July 2020

CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机是华为智简园区网络的旗舰级核心交换机,采用华为自研 ARM 架构 CPU 和 Solar 交换芯片、高性能 VRP 软件平台、以及信元交换架构,帮助用户网络从传统园区向以业务体验为中心的智简园区转型。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机的性能、规格并验证了其功能。CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机支持随板 AC(Native AC),可管理 10K 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP)和支持 5 万在线用户,实现有线、无线网络和策略全融合。CloudEngine S12700E 支持丰富的 100GE、40GE、25GE、10GE 和 GE 线卡,其中 CloudEngine S12700E-12 型号支持业界领先的 288*100GE 高密端口。

测试结果适用于所有华为 CloudEngine S12700E 型号,包括 CloudEngine S12700E-4、CloudEngine S12700E-8、以及 CloudEngine S12700E-12。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220124ZH
华为云管理网络解决方案 功能验证
Release date: 29 June 2020

华为云管理网络解决方案是基于华为公有云上的 CloudCampus 云管理平台,通过云端管理 AP、交换机、路由器和防火墙等云盒设备,实现大中型园区、多分支机构以及 SMB 的快速部署、集中管理和远程运维,在云端实现网络的全生命周期管理,覆盖购买、网规、开局、部署、运维及运营等各个阶段。

传统网络向云管理网络的转型主要体现在三个方面: 架构上:从分散管理到集中管理,传统网络各分支之间独立管理,云管理网络可以实现远程集中管理,提升管理效率。 运维上:从本地运维到远程运维、移动运维,传统网络需要专业 IT 人员去现场,云管理网络可以跨越 Internet 实现远程管理、远程运维和移动运维。 规模上:从固定规模到弹性扩容,传统网络的设备规模受园区网管平台可管理规格的限制,云管理网络通过云化平台,可以实现弹性扩容。 Tolly 从极简、极智、极速和安全几个方面评估了华为云管理网络解决方案的功能。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220116
Autonomous Driving Data Center Network – Huawei CloudFabric Solution Versus Cisco IBN Solution
Release date: 23 June 2020

The ultimate goal of fully autonomous networks is a long-term process that needs to be implemented step by step. Based on the complexity of the communication network, the autonomous driving network levels are defined for data centers from the aspects of customer experience, manual involvement, and network environment complexity.

This report describes the index for determining the levels of autonomous driving data center networks (DCNs). The index is classified into six categories, which are further divided into 44 sub-categories, covering the four phases (Day 0, Day 1, Day 2, and Day N) in the data center lifecycle.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220116zh
数据中心自动驾驶网络 — 华为 CloudFabric 与 Cisco IBN (Data Center) 对比测试报告
Release date: 23 June 2020

根据数据中心自动驾驶网络指数评价体系,Tolly 从数据中心生命周期 4 个阶段(Day0、Day1、Day2、DayN),6 个大类(规划设计、部署开通、业务发放、网络变更、优化调参)、44 个小类通过 100+ 指标测试,华为 CloudFabric 解决方案部署效率和准确性、易用性、可维性、可靠性、管理规模等指标上以整体 2.9 分领先思科 IBN for Data Center 解决方案的 2.5 分。是 Tolly 评估过的业界唯一实现 L3 级自动驾驶的数据中心网络解决方案。

本测试报告对数据中心自动驾驶网络华为 CloudFabric 和思科 IBN for Data Center 进行对比测试和分析,并从 Day0 规划建设、Day1 业务发放、Day2 运维监控、DayN 变更优化四个方面进行阐述。




Viavi Solutions, Inc. Document number: 220104DE
Observer GigaStor von VIAVI Solutions Bewertung der Ethernet-Aufzeichnungsleistung
Release date: 16 June 2020

Heute ist es so schwierig wie nie zuvor, IT-Dienste in angemessener Qualität zu gewährleisten und gleichzeitig auf die nächste Sicherheitsverletzung vorbereitet zu sein. Die Angreifer finden immer neue Wege, um Schwachstellen auszunutzen, sodass sie zwangsläufig Zugang zu kritischen Unternehmensressourcen erhalten. Gleichzeitig erschweren das immer schneller ansteigende Verkehrsvolumen, komplexe mehrschichtige Anwendungen sowie cloudbasierte Implementierungen die Fehlerdiagnose an den Diensten. Die Netzwerk- und Sicherheitsteams können keine Anomalien identifizieren und beheben oder Sicherheitsverletzungen rekonstruieren, wenn ihre Überwachungslösungen das Problem gar nicht erkennen oder die Beweise nicht lückenlos erfassen. Dabei müssen sie über absolut alle Konversationen im Netzwerk informiert sein und auf diese langfristig zugreifen können, um Störungen in den Anwendungen beheben und Sicherheitsuntersuchungen durchführen zu können.

VIAVI hat Tolly beauftragt, die Leistung seiner Produktfamilie Observer GigaStor Gen4 zur Aufzeichnung, Analyse und Speicherung von Paketdaten zu bewerten. Die Tests konzentrierten sich insbesondere darauf, die maximale kontinuierliche Aufzeichnungs-/ Schreibrate der gesamten Pakete ohne Paketverlust zu ermitteln, wobei gleichzeitig die hardwarebasierte Festplatten(Disk)-Verschlüsselung der gespeicherten Netzwerkdaten gewährleistet sein sollte.

Die Tests haben ergeben, dass der Observer GigaStor die Daten bis zu einer Rate von 60,5 Gibt/s bzw. 17,8 Millionen Pakete/Sekunde (pps) verlustfrei aufzeichnet.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220112
Huawei CloudWAN (Intelligent SD-WAN) Solution Feature Validation
Release date: 29 May 2020

With a large number of enterprise services going to the cloud, and the widespread use of network performance-sensitive applications such as audio and video calls, SD-WAN solutions have become the most popular choice for enterprise wide area interconnection due to its advantages of intelligent traffic steering and acceleration, and cloud-based intelligent operations and maintenance. Huawei commissioned Tolly to evaluate its CloudWAN Intelligent SD-WAN Solution.

Test results show that Huawei CloudWAN Intelligent SD-WAN Solution — a bundle of Huawei's next-generation NetEngine AR series enterprise routers and on-premises or cloud-deployed iMaster NCE-WAN — provides a wide range of functions, including simplified deployment, flexible inter-site access topology, link redundancy, application-based traffic shaping, firewall, IPsec encryption, scenario-specific intelligent traffic steering, visualized monitoring of devices, applications, and links, as well as intelligent operations and maintenance (O&M). With these features, Huawei CloudWAN Intelligent SD-WAN Solution provides all-scenario interconnection between the headquarters, branches, data centers, and clouds for enterprises.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220112ZH
华为 CloudWAN 智简 SD-WAN 解决方案功能验证
Release date: 25 May 2020

随着企业业务的大量上云,以及音视频通话等对网络性能敏感的应用的广泛使用,SD-WAN 方案由于其智能选路和加速、以及云化智能运维等优势,成为如今企业广域互联最热门的选择。

华为技术有限公司委托 Tolly 评估了其 CloudWAN 智简 SD-WAN 解决方案。结果显示,华为 SD-WAN 方案基于华为新一代 NetEngine AR 系列企业路由器产品、以及本地或云端的控制器华为 iMaster NCE-WAN,支持极简部署、灵活的站点间访问场景、链路备份、基于应用的流量整形、防火墙及 IPsec 加密等安全功能、多场景的智能选路、基于设备、应用和链路的可视化监控、以及全面的智能运维功能。华为 SD-WAN 方案为企业提供总部、分支、数据中心以及云之间的全场景互联。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220121ZH
华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列多速率交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 12 May 2020

华为 CloudEngine S5732-H 系列全新一代多速率以太网交换机,提供 24 个或 48 个多速率端口(100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G Base-T)款型,及 24 端口(光)+ 24 端口(电)混合接入款型,上行 4 个 25GE 及 2 个 40GE,或 2 个 100GE 端口,同时提供一个扩展槽位,支持 2*25GE 或 8*10GE 光子卡、以及 8*25GE 光子卡。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S5720-H 系列多速率交换机的性能并验证了其功能。基于华为公司统一的 VRP(Versatile Routing Platform)软件平台,CloudEngine S5732-H 系列多速率交换机支持随板 AC,可管理 1,024 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP),实现网络有线无线一体化,整机可最大提供 48 个全万兆多速率端口,使其非常适合作为 Wi-Fi 6 时代 WLAN AP 接入交换机。

此版本的 S5732-H 报告已经更新,最新版本可 在此下载.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220121
Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H Series Multi-GE Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 12 May 2020

Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H series new generation Multi-GE switches provide 24-port model, 48-port model, and 24-port (optical) + 24-port (electrical) hybrid access model, and provide four 25GE and two 40GE uplink ports, or two 100GE uplink ports. Each switch also provides one extended slot to support the 2 x 25GE SFP28 / 8 x 10GE SFP+ interface card, or the 8 x 25GE SFP28 interface card.

Tolly engineers evaluated Huawei CloudEngine S5732-H series Multi-GE switches’ performance and validated their features. Built upon Huawei’s high performance Versatile Routing Platform (VRP) software, CloudEngine S5732-H series Multi-GE switches support Native AC (built-in WLAN Access Controller) to manage up to 1,024 WLAN Access Points (APs) for convergence of wired and wireless networks. With up to 48 x 10GE Multi- GE ports and the PoE++ capability, CloudEngine S5732-H series Multi-GE switches are ideal choices to connect WLAN APs in the Wi-Fi 6 era.

This version of the S5732-H has been updated and the latest version is available to download here.




Broadcom Inc. Document number: 220122
Emulex® Gen 7 LPe35002 Host Bus Adapter NVMe over Fibre Channel vs. SCSI Performance
Release date: 01 May 2020

Innovations in server and storage technologies such as all-flash arrays, NVMe, and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) are delivering record speeds and lower latency to improve application performance. As a result, enterprise datacenters require high performance Gen 7 32G Fibre Channel (32GFC) throughput for server connectivity that also provides extreme reliability and scalability under load.

Fibre Channel leads the industry as the first transport with complete NVMe over Fabrics ecosystem support. Every major server vendor is shipping NVMe standard and offers Emulex NVMe over Fibre Channel (NVMe/FC) capable Host Bus Adapters (HBAs).

Broadcom commissioned Tolly to benchmark the performance of its Emulex Gen 7 LPe35002 32GFC HBAs running NVMe/FC against the performance of the same adapters running in SCSI mode. The series of tests included database TPC-C-like tests using Microsoft SQL Server 2019 and Oracle Database 19c running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8). The Emulex LPe35002 HBA running in NVMe/FC mode demonstrated superior performance in both test scenarios.




Broadcom Inc. Document number: 220117
Emulex® Gen 7 LPe35002 Host Bus Adapter NVMe over Fibre Channel vs. SCSI Performance in VMware ESXi 7 Environments
Release date: 01 May 2020

Innovations in server and storage technologies such as all-flash arrays, NVMe, and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) are delivering record speeds and lower latency to improve application performance. As a result, enterprise datacenters require high performance Gen 7 32G Fibre Channel (32GFC) throughput for server connectivity that also provides extreme reliability and scalability under load.

Fibre Channel leads the industry as the first transport with complete NVMe over Fabrics ecosystem support. Every major server vendor is shipping NVMe standard and offers Emulex NVMe over Fibre Channel (NVMe/FC) capable Host Bus Adapters (HBAs).

Broadcom commissioned Tolly to benchmark the performance of its Emulex Gen 7 LPe35002 32GFC HBAs running NVMe/FC against the performance of the same adapters running in SCSI mode. The series of tests included database TPC-C-like tests using Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Oracle Database 19c running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8). The Emulex LPe35002 HBA running in NVMe/FC mode demonstrated superior performance in both test scenarios.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220115
Huawei CloudEngine S12700E Series Switches Performance Evaluation and Feature Validation
Release date: 27 April 2020

Huawei CloudEngine S12700E series switches are the flagship core switches in Huawei's CloudCampus portfolio. With the high-performance Versatile Routing Platform (VRP) software and the cell switching architecture, these feature-rich switches help users upgrade their traditional campus networks to become service experience-centric, intelligent, and simplified.

Tolly engineers verified performance, specifications, and functions of Huawei's CloudEngine S12700E series switches. CloudEngine S12700E series switches support Native AC (built-in WLAN Access Controller) to manage up to 10K (10,240) WLAN access points (APs) and 50,000 online users, achieving wired and wireless network/policy convergence. These switches come with 100GbE, 40GbE, 25GbE, 10GbE, and GbE interface cards, with the CloudEngine S12700E-12 model providing industry-leading 288 x 100GbE high-density ports.

Test results apply to all Huawei CloudEngine S12700E models, including the CloudEngine S12700E-4, CloudEngine S12700E-8, and CloudEngine S12700E-12.

This version of the S12700E has been updated and the latest version is available to download here.




Broadcom Inc. Document number: 220114
Emulex® LPe35002 Host Bus Adapter 32G Fibre Channel HBA Performance vs. Marvell QLogic QLE2772
Release date: 24 April 2020

Innovations in server and storage technologies such as all-flash arrays, NVMe, and NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) are delivering record speeds and lower latency to improve application performance. As a result, enterprise datacenters require high performance Gen 7 32G Fibre Channel (32GFC) throughput for server connectivity that also provides extreme reliability and scalability under load. Additionally Gen 7 Fibre Channel maintains backward compatibility with existing Fibre Channel infrastructure to ensure streamlined performance upgrades.

Broadcom commissioned Tolly to benchmark the performance of its Emulex Gen 7 LPe35002 32GFC host bus adapter (HBA) against the performance of Marvell’s QLogic QLE2772 32GFC HBA (branded as “enhanced 32GFC”), running database applications and synthetic benchmarks. Both products are second generation, dual- port, 32GFC HBAs. The series of enterprise datacenter-oriented tests performed included synthetic IO, latency, bandwidth, and database TPC-C-like tests.

The Emulex LPe35002 HBA demonstrated superior performance across all test scenarios including up to 5x higher IOPS, as much as 1/2 the latency, and approximately 20% more transactions per minute (TPM) for Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle Database OLTP workloads.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220119
Webinar - Future Proof Your VMware Cloud Foundation Infrastructure for Uncertain Times
Release date: 16 April 2020

Requirements for change on an IT Infrastructure are at an all time high. Unprecedented demand for work from home means further strain on often already strapped server infrastructure.

In this session we actively discuss how customers have been coping with these critical business demands and how to, not only deliver mission critical applications with changing requirements on IT, but also plan for future changes.

We will also discuss how VMWare Cloud Foundation 4.0 validated design on PowerEdge MX delivers cloud infrastructure that is built for unique innovation.

View the on-demand webcast with Kevin Tolly, Founder at The Tolly Group presenting the study results along with Seamus Jones, Technical Marketing and Roger Foreman, Software Product Marketing at Dell Technologies by clicking on the link below which will take you to the Dell webcast landing page.

Dell Webcast View On-demand Landing Page.

The Tolly report can be downloaded from here.




Viavi Solutions, Inc. Document number: 220118
Webinar - Introducing VIAVI Observer v18
Release date: 16 April 2020

Leading the market in meeting the needs of organizations today, the Viavi Observer Platform continues to add features and functions in our latest V18 release. In this on-demand webinar you will learn what’s new and how it can help you and your team with the mission-critical efforts to monitor and maintain network performance and integrity.

View the on-demand webcast with Kevin Tolly, Founder at The Tolly Group presenting the study results along with Brad Reinboldt, Solution Manager and Ward Cobleigh, Product Line Manager at Viavi Solutions by clicking on the link below which will take you to the Viavi webcast landing page.

VIAVI Observer v18 Webcast View On-demand Landing Page.

The Tolly report can be downloaded from here.
(Note: There is no download for this webcast item.)




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220115ZH
华为 CloudEngine S12700E 系列列交换机 性能测试和功能验证
Release date: 14 April 2020

CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机是华为智简园区网络的旗舰级核心交换机,采用华为自研 ARM 架构 CPU 和 Solar 交换芯片、高性能 VRP 软件平台、以及信元交换架构,帮助用户网络从传统园区向以业务体验为中心的智简园区转型。

Tolly 工程师测试了华为 CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机的性能、规格并验证了其功能。CloudEngine S12700E 系列交换机支持随板 AC(Native AC),可管理 10K 台 WLAN 无线接入点(AP)和支持 5 万在线用户,实现有线、无线网络和策略全融合。CloudEngine S12700E 支持丰富的 100GE、40GE、25GE、10GE 和 GE 线卡,其中 CloudEngine S12700E-12 型号支持业界领先的 288*100GE 高密端口。

测试结果适用于所有华为 CloudEngine S12700E 型号,包括 CloudEngine S12700E-4、CloudEngine S12700E-8、以及 CloudEngine S12700E-12。

此版本的 S12700E 报告已经更新,最新版本可 在此下载.




Ruijie Networks Co., Ltd. Document number: 220111ZH
锐捷 Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax)WLAN 接入点
 与 HPE Aruba、华为和 Ruckus 的性能比较评估
Release date: 07 April 2020

Wi-Fi 6 是最新一代 Wi-Fi 技术,可提高单台设备和整个网络的性能。锐捷网络股份有限公司依托其在无线局域网(WLAN)市场超过 15 年的经验,开发了一系列 Wi-Fi 6 接入点,以涵盖不同的应用场景。锐捷 Wi-Fi 6 产品融合了一系列技术,包括第五代 X-Sense 智能天线、用于大数据建模的人工智能深度学习 — WIS 3.0、物联网(IoT)的软件定义网络(SDN)以及端到端(从室内、墙式到室外)Wi-Fi 6 接入点。

锐捷委托 Tolly 对其 Wi-Fi 6 接入点 RG-AP880-I、RG-AP850-I(V2)、RG-AP840-I 和 RG-AP820-L 的性能、用户容量、特性和物联网集成等进行评估。测试结果证明,锐捷 Wi-Fi 6 接入点的性能优越,其中 RG-AP880-I 速度最快,而 RG-AP850-I(V2) 是 Tolly 迄今为止测试过的用户容量最大的 Wi-Fi 接入点。




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220113
Data Center Autonomous Driving Network - Huawei CloudFabric Openness
Release date: 06 April 2020

In recent years, the biggest change within enterprise IT has been the development of traditional physical servers towards virtualization, cloud computing, and containers. The rapid development brings tremendous changes to compute and storage, and drives data center networks (DCNs) towards automation and intelligence. For example, SDN enables dynamic provisioning of network functions and provides elastic networks that collaborate with compute resources to quickly adapt to the development of new services in data centers. This requires DCNs to provide openness at different layers. In this way, customers can quickly customize and change networks based on service requirements to implement quick integration of IT systems and support rapid service rollout.

Tolly evaluated the openness of Huawei CloudFabric Autonomous Driving Network Solution.

Huawei CloudFabric solution consists of the following core components: iMaster NCE-Fabric (the data center autonomous driving network management and control system), and CloudEngine data center switches. Based on standard protocols, the solution implements multi-layer openness of the entire fabric and can quickly integrate and interoperate with third-party platforms and devices.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220102
Tolly Proven PowerEdge MX Reference Architecture for VMware Cloud Foundation and Deployment Best Practices
Release date: 06 April 2020

Large data centers are by nature complex. Deploying and managing data centers consisting of hundreds of compute and storage resources and likely thousands of virtual machines (VM) is no simple task, however. What you need for hybrid cloud is a single integrated solution that is easy to deploy and operate through built-in automated lifecycle management. What you need is VMware Cloud Foundation.

VMware Cloud Foundation is the capstone to the VMware product suite that delivers the data center of today and of the future. Cloud Foundation was born to run on Dell Technologies PowerEdge MX7000 modular, software-defined server infrastructure which, importantly, is a VMware Validated Design (VVD). The PowerEdge MX7000 is a chassis with its eight slots for compute and/or storage resources (sleds) meshes perfectly with VMware’s recommended cluster size of four hosts. Our intent is to describe in a realistic fashion how much infrastructure (hardware), time, and capital investment is required to get it off the ground and expand it down the road. VVD is a set of stringent design criteria established by VMware for SDDC.

In this project, we will build out a production-ready Cloud Foundation built on the Dell PowerEdge MX Modular Server Infrastructure. Our initial system will be built in a single chassis and provide a fully functional management cluster of four hosts running VMware SDDC Manager (Software-defined data center) along with all related VMware features and functions needed to deploy and manage a sophisticated hybrid cloud data center.

Then, we will outline the steps and changes required to grow from our single chassis to a multi-chassis deployment where two or more chassis build upon the initial Cloud Foundation installation. In fact, this solution is easily expandable to up to 10 PowerEdge MX chassis within the same low latency, inter-chassis, scalable network fabric.

The Tolly Group worked closely with Dell Technologies to document a “Tolly Proven” reference architecture/solution for leveraging Dell PowerEdge MX for private cloud deployment. The conceptual guidance provided in this document works hand- in-hand with Dell’s step-by-step cookbook on the topic: “Dell EMC VMware Cloud Foundation for PowerEdge MX700 - Deployment Guide” (Cloud Foundation Cookbook for short).




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220113ZH
数据中心自动驾驶网络 — 华为CloudFabric 开放性测试报告
Release date: 24 March 2020

近几年企业 IT 的最大代际变更无疑是传统的物理服务器向虚拟化、云计算、容器等方向发展,他们的快速兴起不仅仅给计算和存储带来翻天覆地的变化,同时也驱动数据中心网络向自动化和智能化方向发展。通过 SDN 实现网络功能的动态供应,提供与计算协同的弹性的网络,才能快速适应数据中心新型业务的发展,这就要求数据中心网络需要在不同层次实现功能开放,客户可根据其业务的不同要求,快速定制和改变的网络,从而实现 IT 系统的快速集成,支撑业务的快速上线。

Tolly 本次就华为 CloudFabric 数据中心自动驾驶网络解决方案(以下简称 CloudFabric 解决方案)的开放性进行了评估。华为 CloudFabric 解决方案,包括主要的核心部件 iMaster NCE-Fabric 数据中心自动驾驶网络管理控制系统和 CloudEngine 数据中心交换机,均基于标准的协议实现了整个 Fabric 的多层次开放,可以快速地与第三方平台和设备进行集成对接。




Viavi Solutions, Inc. Document number: 220104
VIAVI Solutions Observer GigaStor Ethernet Capture Performance Evaluation
Release date: 24 March 2020

Delivering acceptable levels of IT service while preparing for the next security breach has never been more challenging. Attackers constantly find new ways to exploit vulnerabilities, inevitably gaining access to critical corporate resources. Meanwhile, accelerating growth in traffic volumes, complex multi-tier applications, and cloud-based deployments make service troubleshooting more difficult. NetOps and SecOps teams can't identify and resolve anomalies or reconstruct a security breach if their monitoring solutions don't see the problem or collect all the evidence. They must have 100% real-time awareness and long-term access to every network conversation for application troubleshooting and security investigations.

VIAVI commissioned Tolly to evaluate the performance of its Observer GigaStor Gen4 family of capture, analysis, and storage solutions. Specifically, tests were focused on benchmarking maximum sustained full packet capture/write rates with no packet loss while delivering hardware-based disk encryption of stored network data.

Testing validated that the Observer GigaStor captures data without loss at up to 60.5 Gbps or 17.8 million packets per second.




Ruijie Networks Co., Ltd. Document number: 220111
Ruijie Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) WLAN Access Point Comparative Performance Evaluation vs. HPE Aruba, Huawei, and Ruckus
Release date: 09 March 2020

Wi-Fi 6 is the latest generation Wi-Fi technology that brings improvements in individual device and overall system throughput. Built upon more than 15 years experience in the WLAN market, Ruijie Networks Co., Ltd. developed a series of Wi-Fi 6 access point models to cover different application scenarios. Ruijie’s Wi-Fi 6 products merges a broad range of technologies together, including 5th Gen X-Sense Smart Antenna, AI deep learning - WIS 3.0 for big data modeling, Software-defined Networking (SDN) for Internet of Things (IoT) along with end-to-end (from indoor, wall plate to outdoor) Wi-Fi 6 access point family suite.

Ruijie commissioned Tolly to evaluate the performance, user capacity, features and IoT integration of its Wi-Fi 6 access points including RG-AP880-I, RG-AP850-I(V2), RG-AP840-I and RG-AP820-L. Test results proved Ruijie Wi-Fi 6 access points’ superior performance with RG-AP880-I as the fastest Wi-Fi access point and RG-AP850-I(V2) as the largest user capacity Wi-Fi access point Tolly has ever tested to the date of this test.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220108
Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Windows 10 Scalability vs. Prior-Generation Platform
Release date: 27 February 2020

Virtualization of Windows 10 desktops is increasingly relied upon by organizations to provide a scalable and economical solution for large groups of corporate users. The new Dell EMC PowerEdge R7525 is built around the 2nd Gen AMD EPYC 7002 series CPU which boasts a re-architected memory structure to improve performance for VDI and other applications.

Dell Technologies commissioned Tolly to benchmark the VDI performance of the R7525 and compare that with performance of the prior generation platform. Additionally, tests were run to illustrate that 230 knowledge worker users per node could be supported on a 3-node system as well as graphical performance with GPUs. Tests focused on showing scalable VDI performance from a mid-range CPU.

Tolly found that the PowerEdge R7525 delivered better VDI performance than the predecessor system. Compared to public results from a prior test published in August 2018, the PowerEdge R7525 delivered better response time when lightly loaded as well as when running maximum load across 100, 140 and 200 users on a single system.




Dell Technologies Document number: 220109
Webinar - Dell iDRAC9 v4.0 Telemetry Streaming
Release date: 21 February 2020

The datacenter of the future will rely on artificial intelligence (AI) to drive predictive & proactive management of the server infrastructure. In turn, AI systems rely on ingesting massive amounts of granular data. iDRAC9’s Telemetry Streaming, available with the new iDRAC9 Datacenter license, is architected to provide highly granular, high-value data using resource-efficient data streaming.

View the on-demand webcast with Kevin Tolly, Founder at The Tolly Group presenting the study results along with Rick Hall, Systems Management Product Planning and Strategy, Doug Iler, iDRAC Product Manager and Michael Brown, Distinguished Engineer at Dell Technologies by clicking on the link below which will take you to the Dell webcast landing page.

Dell iDRAC9 v4.0 Webcast View On-demand Landing Page.

The Tolly report can be downloaded from here.
(Note: There is no download for this webcast item.)




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220107
Huawei NetEngine AR6000 & AR600 Series Enterprise Routers SD-WAN Performance Evaluation
Release date: 21 February 2020

NetEngine AR6000 and NetEngine AR600 series are Huawei's next-generation high-performance routers ideal for a wide range of network sizes and application scenarios in various industries. They provide strong SD-WAN forwarding performance and integrate multiple functions, such as SD-WAN, cloud management, routing, switching, virtual private network (VPN), security, voice, 5G, and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). They offer high performance required by enterprises to achieve service diversity and cloudification.

Huawei's next-generation NetEngine AR6000 series routers include NetEngine AR6300, NetEngine AR6280, and NetEngine AR6100 sub-series; NetEngine AR600 series routers include NetEngine AR650 and NetEngine AR610 sub-series. Models of different series are designed to adapt to service networking requirements of enterprises at different sizes.

Tolly tested multiple models of Huawei NetEngine AR6000 series and NetEngine AR600 series routers to evaluate their actual performance in an SD-WAN deployment.




Huawei Technologies, Co.Ltd Document number: 220105
Huawei NetEngine AR6000 & AR600 Series Enterprise Router Performance Comparison Versus Cisco ISR Routers
Release date: 21 February 2020

NetEngine AR6000 and NetEngine AR600 are Huawei's next-generation high-performance routers ideal for a wide range of network sizes and application scenarios in various industries. They provide strong forwarding performance with multiple integrated functions, such as SD- WAN, cloud management, routing, switching, virtual private network (VPN), security, voice, 5G, and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). They offer high performance required by enterprises to achieve service diversity and cloudification.

Tolly tested and compared performance of Huawei routers against similar Cisco routers under the same conditions. Test results show that Huawei NetEngine AR6000 series routers deliver superior performance over Cisco ISR 4000 series routers, and Huawei NetEngine AR600 series routers offer higher performance than Cisco ISR 1000 series routers.