Date Added: Nov 2010
Internet traffic is a dominant traffic in the existing communication networks. Internet traffic has more complexity relative to voice traffic. However, they have an important role in the new networks. Thus software developers have produced many kinds of Internet traffic software. The existing Internet traffic software are divided into three different groups. One is for evaluating the active Internet networks and the other is foe testing the new devices and the last is used in simulator softwares like NS and OPNET. Besides, traffic generators are divided into software and hardware generators. Although hardware generators are more precise the software ones and have also better performance, they are expensive and also produced by the specific vendors.