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Announcing Spirent OCTOBOX 2.5


PRODUCT UPDATE                                                                                                                                        

OCTOBOX Release:


As we all know IPv6 is the most recent internet protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet. With the expansion of the internet, mobile devices, and the IoT more IP addresses have been required expanding the workload for ISPs offering internet service. Therefore, support for IPv6 has become a deal breaker at Tier 1 ISPs.

In this release Spirent OCTOBOX 2.5 adds a user interface to a feature introduced in 2.4 called Delay Histograms. This feature allows for analysis of statistical properties of one way delay.

The 2.5 release aims to support: ISP, their vendors, enterprise vendors.


Key New Features


  • Ability to support devices that assign or use IPv6 addresses.

  • ISPs and enterprises are rolling out gateways that assign both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

Delay Histograms

  • New user interface now available.

  • Feature for ease of use for measuring the statistical properties of delay.

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Software Availability

The latest OCTOBOX software can be downloaded from the Spirent Customer Service Center via the Download tab by selecting: General Release > OCTOBOX

Associated technical documentation, including release notes, can also be found under the Related Resources link for that software version.

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