The time it takes for a packet of data to travel from one point in a network to another. Round-trip latency is the time taken for a packet to travel from source to destination and back again.

Latency can be critical to IoT applications, where a sensor detects a condition, such as a leak, that requires and immediate response, such as the closure of a valve. Cheetah Networks PulseView™ Solution can measure the latency of a network from the edge the cloud in real time to alert a network operator of latency affecting issues before an IoT application is affected.
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