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SonicWall uses CDRouter to test high quality enterprise firewalls

May 5, 2019 · 3 min read

The Challenge: Unifying Security, Connectivity, and Performance with High Quality Enterprise Network Appliances SonicWall has been fighting the cybercriminal industry for decades defending small and medium businesses, global enterprises, and government agencies worldwide. Their award-winning, real-time breach detection and prevention solutions secure more than one million networks in over 215 countries and territories. SonicWall’s solutions in this space are varied and tell a complete story for unifying network security, connectivity, and performance for their customers.

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Fullrate and the need for automated CPE testing (and a CDRouter controlled robot)

5 min read

We had the opportunity to speak with Steen Garbers Enevoldsen, head of Net Research and Development at Fullrate, and blogger, columnist and youtuber in his spare time. Fullrate is a service provider in Denmark who uses of CDRouter for their CPE testing. In this article, Steen tells us why testing CPE is vitally important, why CDRouter is a must have for any service provider, and how he built a 3-D printed robot controlled by CDRouter. Keep reading

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Eero uses CDRouter to test whole home Wi-Fi mesh products

4 min read

The Challenge: Delivering on the promise of fast, whole home Wi-Fi The need for whole-home Wi-Fi had seen an explosion between 2014-2016, and as users themselves, the eero team said that they “couldn’t take it anymore” and set out to build the best of the best. And it’s paying off - eero is proud to claim itself as the best reviewed Wi-Fi solution in the world. “When we were developing the first generation eero product, we were really breaking new ground with our mesh networking technology,” said Tyler Newman, Senior Manager of Engineering Test Services at eero. Keep reading

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Ping Communication Uses CDRouter to Automate, Validate, and Deliver products to ISPs

4 min read

The Challenge: Proving and improving the quality of broadband CPE Ping Communication is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of Broadband Access CPE and home networking products, covering a wide spectrum including xDSL, Fiber, Cable, LTE/3G/CDMA gateways and Wi-Fi. It is Ping Communication’s consistent testing and iterative improvement, particularly when dealing with the IPv6/IPv4 concurrent networks many providers are using, that sets it apart in the complex and demanding world of service provider networks. Keep reading

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Altibox uses CDRouter to guarantee CPE for best-in-class broadband service

3 min read

The Challenge: Providing Premium Broadband Services With over 400,000 delivery points, Altibox is the largest fiber broadband service provider in Norway. For six consecutive years, they have been named with the most satisfied broadband and IPTV customers - a rarity for service providers in the Nordic region. That sort of best-in-class product quality doesn’t come easy, however. “What we’ve done cannot be accomplished without a massive amount of testing,” said Ragnar Anfinsen, Chief Architect of CPE at Altibox. Keep reading

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Netcologne Uses CDRouter to Guarantee High Quality Broadband Services

3 min read

The Challenge: Identifying Quality CPE for Deployment in Customer Networks NetCologne is one of the major regional broadband service providers in Germany, giving high quality broadband services to homes, businesses, and developers of multi-unit dwellings. Serving the Cologne, Bonn, and Aachen regions of the country, NetCologne delivers phone, data, mobile, TV, and businesses level voice services to more than 500,000 subscribers. All service providers need to qualify the CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) that they deploy to their subscribers, including home and enterprise gateways, set top boxes, and more. Keep reading

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Linksys Uses CDRouter to Reduce QA Time and Ensure Home Router Interoperability

3 min read

The Challenge: Automating Rigorous Protocol Testing on the Home Router Everyone knows of the Linksys home router family. The E-series product line of advanced Wi-Fi routers are their most popular, and it’s easy to see why. As more and more “Super Gateways” come onto the market - gateways that have very rich feature sets that can cover a wide variety of consumer and service provider needs - the need to test the protocols and functions that make these devices “super” in the first place has never been more critical. Keep reading

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Technicolor Utilizes CDRouter to Deliver Versatile, Full Featured Gateways to ISPs

3 min read

The Challenge: Finding a Full Featured Test Tool for a Full Featured Gateway Technicolor is a world leader in nearly all areas of the digital home and broadband business markets. Their Service Gateways for both residential and business applications are used by some of the biggest Internet Service Providers all over the world. For this reason, it has been Technicolor’s aim to make their Gateways as versatile and fully featured as possible in order to cover a wide range of customer scenarios easily and efficiently through broad configuration options. Keep reading