Spirent partners with Login VSI BV for cloud testing

August 23, 2012 // By Nick Flaherty
UK test house Spirent Communications has partnered with Login VSI in Belgium on realistic emulation of cloud-based systems.

The deal gives enterprises and network system developers the ability to conduct realistic user emulation to determine optimal performance of private or public cloud based deployments. It will use the Login Virtual Session Indexer (VSI) tool for benchmarking Server Based Computing (SBC) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI)
The companies will jointly identify and develop VDI related testing opportunities in public and private cloud computing environments and Login VSI BV will be responsible for delivery, installation and support of the testing too.
"Spirent's global reach, allows Login VSI to grow more quickly into international markets," said Eric-Jan van Leeuwen, CEO of Login VSI BV and responsible for worldwide sales of the Login VSI tool. "Spirent's large installed customer base for cloud and data center testing offers a great opportunity for Login VSI to enter new markets and to gain new customers and to accelerate our worldwide adoption in general."
"As the leading SBC and VDI performance and scalability testing tool, Login VSI enables us to expand our cloud testing capabilities," said Dave Sheaffer, director of Strategic Alliances at Spirent. "Login VSI along with Spirent's cloud testing solutions offers customers a comprehensive approach to validating performance, availability, security and scalability of the public or private cloud deployments."
Login VSI can be used to test virtual desktop environments like Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, Microsoft VDI and RDS (Terminal Server), VMware View, Quest vWorkspace and other VDI/SBC solutions.