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Spirent MethodologyCenter

Web application for network answer

Boost test productivity

Get network answers faster and increase team productivity by leveraging the expertise built into Spirent MethodologyCenter web application. Choose from a library of over 50 built-in test scenarios that can be configured and run from any popular browser.
Spirent MethodologyCenter

Get answers faster

Spirent MethodologyCenter enables you to quickly configure and perform various scenario-based tests. It allows you to answer your performance, scale, and network configuration questions.

Methodologies are grouped into several packages such as benchmarking, Quality of Service, compliance, etc. and a growing library of common standardized test scenarios like RFC 2544, RFC 2889.

Standardized tests

Spirent MethodologyCenter Standardized Tests




Standard RFC 2544 and RFC 2889 forwarding performance testing

Service turn-up

Y.1564-based service validation and service performance characterization

Service turn-up

BGP Route Reflector performance characterization


Core routing

BGP, IS-IS, & OSPF scale and performance testing

Quality of service

QoS policy validation, verifying proper implementation at Layer 2 (VLANs) and Layer 3 (DSCP)


Simulation of subscribers accessing and changing multiple channels in a multicast IPTV network

Features & benefits

Scenario-based testing

Spirent MethodologyCenter is a SaaS application with all the tools needed for scenario-based network traffic flow validation and diagnosis.

Quality of experience

Improves productivity and user experience with preconfigured topology profiles that help save time and get to meaningful results faster.


Application is up and running with minimal investment through the use of virtual technology, also compatible with existing Spirent hardware.

Enterprise-ready testing suite

Convenient access

Access all your network and cloud testing solutions from a web-based portal on any device, anywhere.

Easy management


Collaborate and share test metrics across all your teams for improved productivity and user experience.

Secure repository


Save test configurations and reports in the cloud for easy sharing and viewing from a secure repository.

RFC 6349 TCP performance testing

Read about current trends for testing throughput performance and the standards that help Service Providers benchmark QoE and validate SLAs.

RFC 6349 methodology pack

Learn how to measure TCP throughput to validate bandwidth levels and ensure policy with Spirent MethodologyCenter’s RFC 6349 Methodology Pack.

Scenario-based testing

Find out what made us simplify the years of network testing expertise into this easy to use web application that enterprise users simply can’t live without.

Network and cloud testing

vSwitch benchmarking

vSwitches are critical in NFV environments. Benchmark your vSwitch according to IETF RFC with Spirent MethodologyCenter’s vSwitch Benchmarking pack.

Learn how Spirent Temeva and its applications offered as SaaS solutions can help simplify your network and cloud testing needs through a single platform.

Additional Spirent information resources

Spirent CloudStress

Achieve virtual and cloud infrastructure readiness

Spirent CloudStress is a synthetic workload generator that can simulate physical footprint of any virtual machine to help validate your NFVi or cloud deployments.

Spirent TestCenter Automation

Automate your test environment

Eliminate the repetitiveness of standard tests with Spirent’s automation solutions designed around Best Practices so once a test is created it can be reused saving time in automating future tests.

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