Splashtop Tests Remote Desktop with Linktropy WAN Emulator

Apposite’s Network Simulator Validates End User Experience


LOS ANGELES, CA (April 12, 2012)Apposite® Technologies the leader in enterprise-class network simulation products, today announced that Splashtop has selected Apposite’s Linktropy WAN emulator to test its line of remote desktop applications.

Splashtop Remote Desktop is a software application that allows users to connect to and control their computer from a mobile device. Splashtop offers a frame rate of 30 fps, leading to far smoother video and better responsiveness than competing solutions.

Apposite’s Linktropy WAN emulators simulate bandwidth, latency, packet loss, and other network conditions to test applications performance in the lab. The Linktropy emulators are designed to be intuitive to use and highly affordable, while providing the precision and performance required to guarantee accurate test results.

Linktropy products are widely used to evaluate the end user experience for remote desktop and virtual desktop (VDI) applications. By simulating the network connection between server and end user, Linktropy allows Splashtop’s developers to view the client experience for users in any location running over any type of network.

"We’re dedicated to offering our users the best remote desktop experience on any device from anywhere," explains Tim Cheng, Senior Vice President of Advanced Technologies at Splashtop. "We use the Linktropy WAN emulator in our benchmarking tests to accurately quantify the 5-15x performance advantages that Splashtop has over competing products. It is quickly becoming an indispensable part of our engineering lab."


About Splashtop

Splashtop aspires to touch people’s lives by delivering the best-in-class remote desktop experience – bridging tablets, phones, computers and TVs. Splashtop Remote Desktop empowers consumer and business users with high-performance, secure, interactive access to their favorite applications, media content and files anytime, anywhere.

Splashtop’s products are top-selling apps on Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore for Android, Nook Apps, BlackBerry App World, HP App Catalog, Lenovo App Shop and others. More than six million people have downloaded Splashtop products from app stores, and more than 100 million devices from HP, Lenovo, Dell, Acer, Sony, Asus, Toshiba, Intel and other partners have shipped with Splashtop.

The consumerization of IT and proliferation of mobile devices is leading to adoption of Splashtop by businesses. The Splashtop Bridging Cloud ensures reliable, secure, and high performance connectivity across multiple devices, while offering IT, system integrators and service providers’ policy-driven control.

Splashtop has won the prestigious "Most Innovative Product" award from PC World, the "Best of What’s New" award from Popular Science and the ”Best of 2012 CES” award from LAPTOP Magazine. The company is headquartered in San Jose with offices in Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo. For more information, visit http://www.splashtop.com.


About Apposite Technologies

Apposite Technologies’ award-winning WAN emulation products provide IT professionals with high precision tools for benchmarking the performance of applications across wide area networks. Distinguished by industry-best ease-of-use and unmatched cost-performance, Apposite’s Linktropy and Netropy appliances inform critical decisions impacting bandwidth investment, application deployment, and end-user satisfaction. Apposite’s network emulation products are used by leading enterprises, application and equipment vendors, government and military organization, test labs, and telecommunications carriers around the world.
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