Ixia Upgrades Layer 4-7 Testing

Calabasas-based Ixia said today that it has released a new update to its Layer 4-7 network testing suite. The company's new IxLoad software provides testing for content-aware devices such as load balancers, firewalls, proxy servers, email servers, and streaming media servers. The company said that the new software provides new support for email protocols (SMTP, POP3), streaming protocols (RTP, RTSP), and detailed real-time statistics.