Ixia, a Keysight Business, introduces new TLS 1.3 support for the CloudStorm applications and security testing platform enabling customers to validate the functionality and performance of network devices working with the newly ratified TLS 1.3 protocol standard.
TLS 1.3 is a major overhaul of the protocol standards that secures the world wide web from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). TLS 1.3 promises to make the web experience faster and more secure. However, TLS 1.3 introduces behavioral changes and challenges for network devices that perform tasks such as inspection, proxying, and load balancing. These issues require network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) to perform comprehensive feature functionality and performance tests to ensure that their equipment supports TLS 1.3.
CloudStorm offers NEMs, enterprises and data center operators unmatched encrypted application performance to assess the impact of TLS 1.3 at cloud-scale volumes. CloudStorm with TLS 1.3 support also enables data center operators and enterprises to test their security solutions to validate device performance with the new protocol accelerating the adoption of TLS 1.3.
The feature will be available to all users who have a current Ixia hardware such as PerfectStorm or CloudStorm
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $3.2B in fiscal year 2017. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.