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Supports 10/100/1000 and 10G

Copper or Fiber

Stateful Traffic Generator®

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Features / Benefits

  • IP Stateful Traffic Generation with real time Network Measurements & Reports
  • D-ITG™ Traffic Engine operates in Standard and Turbo using INTEL® DPDK Fast Packet Technology
  • Emulation of Network Traffic to test device capabilities or Quality of Service(QoS)
  • Network Monitoring, analysis and performance evaluation
  • Interface - 4-Ports 10GbE and up to 8-Ports 10/100/1000GbE Interfaces (Copper or Fiber)
  • Embedded System with no software to load and an Easy to use 10/100/1000 Ethernet GUI Interface
  • Real Time Traffic Graphs, Network Statistics, Delay, Jitter, BitRate and Packet Loss
  • Multiple Senders and Receivers allowed
  • Protocols: UDP, TCP, ICMP, DCCP, SCTP (IGMP coming soon) and Pcap Player
  • Distributions: Uniform, Constant, Exponential, Pareto, Cauchy, Normal, Poisson, Gamma, Weibull
  • Handy PCAP player allowing trace statistics with logging information inserted into the packet payload
  • 2U Front Load Rack Mount Enclosure, 90-240VAC


The Stateful Traffic Generator® model STG-10G is based on the well known traffic generation engine D-ITG. The STG-10G is composed of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) that wraps the D-ITG engine, INTEL DPDK Fast Packet Technology and other test tools.

Using D-ITG, the STG-10G is capable of producing IPv4 and IPv6 traffic by accurately replicating the workload of current Internet or typical user applications. The platform supports 8-Ports 10/100/1000 and 4-Ports of 10GbE traffic generation managed via the easy to use GUI. This allows users to perform load tests on hardware prior to deployment and to simulate wired or wireless network traffic behavior.

The D-ITG generation engine provides many interesting and unique features. With D-ITG the STG-10G is also a network measurement tool able to measure the most common performance metrics such as throughput, delay, jitter and packet loss at the packet level. The STG-10G can generate traffic following stochastic models for packet size (PS) and inter departure time (IDT) that mimic application-level protocol behavior. By specifying the distributions of IDT and PS random variables, it is possible to choose different renewal processes for packet generation: by using characterization and modeling results from literature, STG-10G is able to replicate statistical properties of traffic of different well-known applications such as Telnet, VoIP - G.711, G.723, G.729, Voice Activity Detection, Compressed RTP - DNS, network games.

At the transport layer, the STG-10G currently supports UDP, TCP, ICMP, DCCP, SCTP and soon to be released support for IGMP. Additionally an FTP-like passive mode is also supported to conduct experiments in the presence of NATs, and it is possible to set the TOS (DS) and TTL IP header fields. The STG-10G also supports replay of Pcap files with an easy to use Pcap player that allows cyclic repetition and speed scaling.

INTEL® DPDK Fast Packet Technology was integrated into the STG-10G that allows wire line rates even for tiny 64byte packets. The combination of D-ITG and INTEL® DPDK technology allows the STG-10G to generate traffic at comparable rates to FPGA based proprietary systems at half the price. The STG-10G Stateful Traffic Generator® is able to generate multiple unidirectional flows, many senders toward many receivers.

The STG-10G supports two modes of packet transmission. One being the Standard Mode for realistic traffic simulation allowing adjustable data rates. The Turbo Mode allows line rate transmission utilizing INTEL DPDK drivers with Pcap files containing any type of traffic.

ditg traffic generator network diagram



The IP Traffic Generator is designed to generate and monitor IP traffic from clients to servers to stress test routers, servers and firewalls capable of producing extreme network loads. Can also generate and receive traffic to itself to perform network testing at various levels.

Data Interface Up to 4-Ports 10GbE Copper or Fiber Up to 8-Ports 1GbE Copper or Fiber 10/100/1000 Copper: GUI Management
Configuration Ports

10/100/1000GbE Ethernet Port, Supervisor Port and Management Port

Data Rates Up to 10GbE per port, 4-Ports 10GbE capable
Supported Layer-3 Features

IPv4, IPv6

Supported Protocols

UDP, TCP, ICMP, DCCP, SCTP and Pcap Files for Play Back with Statistics

Surge Protection Main power supply
Application Layer Protocols DNS, Telnet, VoIP (G.711.1, G.711.2, G.723.1, G.729.2, G.729.3) CSa, CSi and Quake3
Supported Distributions Distributions: Uniform, Constant, Exponential, Pareto, Cauchy, Normal, Poisson, Gamma, Weibull
Packet level QoS metrics TX/RX Packets, Delay, BitRate, Packet Loss
Permission Keys Sold individually Per Unit Demo and 30 Day Lease keys also available
Power Source AC Mains: 100-240VAC @ 10%, 50/60Hz, 2AMPS, Auto Range
Environmental Operating Temperature....
32º to 104º F (0º to 40º C)

Relative Humidity
5 to 85% Non-Condensing

0 to 10,000 feet
Dimensions Height .... 3.5 inches (49 mm)
Width ..... 17.20 inches (437 mm)
Length ... 14.50 inches (369 mm)
Weight 28 Pounds (12.7kg)
Warranty Three Years, Return To Factory

Part Number: 214000
Model: STG-10G_4
Description: STG-10, Stateful Traffic Generator, 4-Core

Part Number: 215000
Model: STG-10G_6
Description: STG-10, Stateful Traffic Generator, 6-Core

Part Number: 226000
Model: 4-Port 1G Copper
Description: 4-Port 10/100/1000 Copper Interface

Part Number: 226001
Model: 2-Port 1G Fiber
Description: 2-Port 10/100/1000 Fiber Interface

Part Number: 226002
Model: 2-Port 10G Copper
Description: 2-Port 10G Copper Interface

Part Number: 226003
Model: 2-Port 10G Fiber(SFP Included)
Description: 2-Port 10G Fiber Interface


Included with each unit:

1) Operations Manual
2) U.S.A. Grounded Power Cord, Part # 713015
3) Rackmount Kit Ears
4) One Ethernet Cable

Optional Power Cords
A) United Kingdom, Part # 713016
B) Continental Europe, Part # 713017
C) Other: Specify Country on Purchase Order

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