News | May 7, 2020

GL Launches SonetExpert™ Tester For High Speed OC-3/STM-1 And OC-12/STM-4 Networks

Gaithersburg, MD (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - GL Communications Inc., a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, addressed the press regarding the new SonetExpert test platform for High Speed OC-3/OC-12 and STM-1/STM-4 Analysis and Emulation.

GL's SonetExpert is a USB based hardware platform capable of OC-3/OC-12 and STM-1/STM-4 wire-speed processing on optical ports meant for SONET/SDH channelized data carrying many independent unframed/framed T1 and E1 streams.

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“GL’s SonetExpert Channelized Analyzer comprises of hardware and software for capturing, monitoring, emulating and analysing protocols over SONET-SDH links. SonetExpert analyzer - with optical ports supports channelized SONET and SDH mapping of T1/E1 payload. In this mode, SonetExpert supports direct access to all 336 T1 or 252 E1 channels on an OC-12/STM-4 line for analysis and simulation – all within a single PC. Its main advantage is that any of the T1/E1 or DS0 test requirements can be met without resorting to electrical access and cumbersome, expensive and time-consuming cabling and setup,” said Vijay Kulkarni CEO of GL Communications.

“GL's SonetExpert™ hardware platform (USB unit) is capable of OC-3/OC-12 and STM-1/STM-4 wire-speed processing on two optical ports meant for SONET/SDH channelized data carrying many independent T1 or E1 streams.

He further added, “the SonetExpert is connected to a PC USB 3.0 port via a USB 3.0 cable. The hardware is based on the firmware FPGA making it easy to upgrade in the field for application versatility. A unique feature of the unit is the capability to capture, transmit and process at wire speed to and from applications and hard disk on all interfaces”.

About GL Communications Inc.,
GL Communications Inc is a global provider of test and measurement solutions and works with major telecom equipment vendors, service providers, and system integrators to meet the testing requirements arising at various stages of telecom products development life cycle.

GL offers a broad set of test solutions that help perform all types of testing on networks, from initial system design, to fine-tuning, troubleshooting, live deployment, and monitoring. The products are widely used to verify and ensure quality and reliability of Wireless (4G LTE, 3G, 2G), SONET/SDH, IP, TDM, and PSTN networks.

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Source: GL Communications Inc.