Latest testing and diagnostic products - Agilent Technologies' Agilent Advisor network performance software, Acterna NetOptimize OSS Suite and Progressive Electronics' Progressive Electronics PE 950 and PE 960 electronic test devices - Product Announcement
PC-BASED TOOL PROVIDES QUICK, INTELLIGENT NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING. The Advisor Software Edition protocol analysis software for 10/100 ethernet LANs includes analysis capability previously available only in the Advisor hardware-based systems.
The software is a first-response network troubleshooting tool that aids network professionals in isolating and solving complex data communications problems in mission-critical network infrastructures and applications. It allows analysis of application protocol interoperability problems, as well as timing, encapsulation and routing/switching problems. Easily installed on a PC, the software capabilities include full duplex, voice over IP decodes, commentators and the Expert Advisor intelligent GUI. The tool is both scalable and expandable.--Agilent
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SYSTEM OPTIMIZES NETWORK PERFORMANCE. Designed for field service technicians, the NetOptimize OSS Suite is a set of operations support systems that enable service providers to more effectively manage networks and services. Included in the suite are: Alarm Manager, a network surveillance system that filters and diagnoses alarms in real time from more than 150 types of network elements; Service Activator, an automated system that activates circuits and services in multivendor networks, including frame relay, ATM and SONET; Service Monitor, a customer-facing service assurance system that provides QoS and SLA management; and Capacity Manager, an operational support system that maximizes asset utilization through traffic management and capacity planning for voice and data networks.--Acterna
Telephone test set
COMBINING TELCO-GRADE DURABILITY, IMPROVED PERFORMANCE for the analog and digital environment, and an ergonomic design, the PE Series Butt-in Telephone Test Set line comes with a three-year warranty and a choice of models. Standard on every model is: a tone and pulse dial; ringer, with adjustable ring tone; 10 large speed-dial memories, and last number redial; polarity test in any mode; easy-to-talk and monitor keys; audible and visible indicators; low battery indicator; digital safe monitor; and automatic ground start. The PE 950 and 960 models are equipped with a new DigAlert feature that assists users in detecting the presence of inaudible ADSL, ISDN or T-1 transmissions, preventing accidental and costly disruptions. The 960 also is equipped with two-way, hands-free capability.--Progressive Electronics