GL Communications, Inc. Datasheets for Network Test Equipment

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MAPS™ LTE eGTP Interface Emulator -- PKS142 eGTP, also called evolved- GPRS Tunnelling Protocol (GTP) or GTP version 2 (GTPv2), is primarily used in LTE for exchanging user traffic over GTP tunnels across the...
Portable USB T1 E1 Analyzer -- UTE001 Complex T1 E1 testing just got simpler with GL's new portable USB based T1 E1 analyzer ! GL's new USB based T1 E1 Analyzer is the world's most powerful, compact,...
Analog Phone Simulator -- APSCB-24 MAPS™ APS is the high capacity Analog 2-wire Bulk Call Generator used to test a Central Office (CO), PBX, ATAs, Gateway or other telecommunications equipment, which provide local loop interfaces.
MAPS™ MAP Emulator -- XX694 Mobile Application Part (MAP) is an application layer protocol used by various elements in GSM, UMTS, and GPRS mobile core networks to provide services to mobile phone users. MAP can...
Multi Stream Traffic Generator and Analyzer -- PXE108 Multi Stream UDP/TCP Traffic Generator and Analyzer is a hardware-based Ethernet tester capable of generating multi-stream Ethernet traffic of varying packet length and also analyze the loopback traffic. It has...
Packet Data Analysis (PDA) -- XX136 Packet Data Analysis (PDA) is an outstanding tool for live monitoring of signaling and traffic over IP. Packet Data Analysis (PDA) is distributed with GL’s Packet Analyzers, allowing users...
SIP Bulk Call Generator -- PKG100 PacketGen™ is a PC-based real-time VoIP bulk call generator (including both SIP signaling and RTP generation) for stress testing and precise analysis of the VoIP network equipment. PacketGen™ is based...
MAPS™ UMTS for IuCS, IuH Interfaces Emulator -- PKS103 Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a 3rd generation mobile technology that can support greater data rates for voice and video data to the wireless end users. The underlying transport...
T3/E3 Analyzer -- TE3001
T3/E3 Analyzer -- UT301/UT302
A T3 line is an ultra-high-speed signal capable of transmitting data at rates up to 44.736 Mbps. An E3 signal is situated at the third level within the Plesiochronous Digital...
PacketLoad™ High Density Mobile Traffic Simulation -- PKS172 As traffic intensity increases, network elements within wireless network (including switches, routers, gateways and transmission) can impart various impairments such as errors, excessive delay, congestion, blocking, loss, and degrade quality.
OC-3 / STM-1 and OC-12 / STM-4 Analyzer for ATM Mode -- LTS200 Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is a flexible network protocol carrying voice, video, and data in fixed length cells. ATM network has two kinds of interfaces, UNI (Interface between ATM User...
ATM Protocol Analyzer -- XX160
ATM Protocol Analyzer for OC-3 / STM-1 and OC-12 / STM-4 -- LTS204
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) is a flexible network, which carries voice, video, and data in the same way, i.e. fixed length cells. It has generated a number of revenue opportunities...
MAPS™ BICC over IP Emulator -- XX695 BICC (Bearer Independent Call Control protocol) is a call control protocol based on ISUP and is used between the serving nodes to support ISDN services independent of the bearer and...
Analysis of Fax over IP, TDM, & PSTN - FaxScan™ -- VBA038 Call-center quality engineers, brokerages, government agencies, and other entities have a need to monitor fax transactions. Monitoring is done by recording the analog or IP traffic using suitable call capture...
PacketScan HD™ Network Monitoring Appliance -- PKV120p Capturing and analyzing high volume calls is increasingly important to Wireless Carriers, Internet Service Providers, and Equipment vendors to ensure that quality of experience does not degrade with call intensity,...
CDMA 2000 Protocol Analyzer -- XX142 CDMA technology has undergone many stages of revolution to offer improved voice and data service to the end users. In order to deliver both voice as well as data service...
Channel Associated Signaling Analyzer -- XX092
Channel Associated Signaling Simulator -- XX625
Channel Associated Signaling (CAS) is a method of signaling in telephone networks where each channel or timeslot carrying speech also carries with it the signaling and addressing to set up...
MAPS™ LTE SGs Emulator -- PKS146 CSFB is a technology devised to allow Voice and SMS services to travel over LTE (packet-based all-IP) networks, which cannot normally handle circuit switched services. So, when a LTE device...
DCME Analyzer -- DC007 DCME testing, analysis and verification is easy with GL's DCME Analyzer. The DCME Analyzer is a PC-based system (Desktop/Laptop) with GL's Dual port USB E1 pod to connect non-intrusively to...
T3/E3 Frame Relay Protocol Analyzer -- TT3130 Frame Relay is another commonly used data link protocol based on packet switching technology. It is mainly incorporated by the corporate data networks due to its cost-effective data transmission, and...
Frame Relay Protocol Analyzer -- XX130 Frame Relay is commonly used data link protocol based on packet switching technology. It is mainly incorporated by the corporate data networks due to its cost-effective data transmission, and flexible...
MAPS™ Automated Analog Terminal (FXO) and Network Port (FXS) Testing -- PTE015 FXS and FXO are ports used by analog phone lines or phones. A Foreign Exchange Subscriber (FXS) port supplies ring voltage, battery current, dial tone and voice signals. Foreign Exchange...
IP WAN Emulator (IPNetSim™, IPLinkSim™) -- IPN502 / IPN502p Generally, today’s applications are intended to work on different networks such as enterprise networks, storage, cloud services, web services, ftp, audio/video streaming, etc. Typically, such applications have a client and...
System for Decoding and Analysis of Fax and Modem Communications Over PSTN or IP Networks, GLInsight™ -- FXT001 GL Insight™ enables decoding and analysis of pre-recorded modem and fax transmissions. The transmission signals can be recorded from PSTN or IP media. It is a unique system used by...
Dual UTA HD -- VQT251 GL offers next generation Dual UTA HD hardware unit, which supports all the interfaces and telephony devices as that of Dual UTA unit in a smaller (compact) design, with most...
Multi-Channel TRAU Tx/Rx Emulation and Analysis -- XX646 GL provides client –server based TRAU Record/Playback, and TRAU Emulation & Analysis modules The WCS TRAU Tx/Rx Test (TrauTerr) module is a GUI based client as well as command-line based...
RTP Traffic Simulation -- PKS102 GL’s RTP Core allows creating, managing and deleting RTP sessions. RTP Core is a stand-alone application that acts as an interface between RTP Dll and the integrating applications such as...
ISDN Emulator w/ Command-line Interface -- XX629 GL’s ISDN Emulator for T1E1 network is available as GUI based as well as Command-line based applications through which the various ISDN configurations can easily be created, thereby allowing the...
VoIP Analysis and Simulation, PacketExpert™ 10G/1G -- PXG100 GL’s PacketExpert™ 10G provides comprehensive testing of 10 Gbps wirespeed Ethernet/IP networks. It has two 10 Gbps Optical ports, and two 10/100/1000 Mbps Electrical/Optical ports capable of BERT, Smart Loopback,...
Hand Portable FXO Calls with VQT, vHandi -- VQT290 GL’s vHandi™ is a compact portable hand-held FXO simulator (Foreign Exchange Office) that can simulate an analog phone. The vHandi™ call and voice tests can be completely automated or...
Dual T1E1 Express (PCIe) Analysis & Emulation Boards -- XTE001 GL's Dual T1 E1 Express (PCIe) Boards are high-density dual T1 or E1 boards with newer PCIe (x1) bus interface. These cards are identical to the portable tProbe™ units, except...
IPNetSim™ Handheld -- IPN701 GL's IPNetSim™ Handheld is a hand-held battery operated instrument that can simulate the real-time IP and Carrier Ethernet network dynamics by means of hardware controlled packet delay, loss, jitter, errors,...
LTE (Long Term Evolution) Protocol Analyzer -- PKV107 GL's LTE Protocol Analyzer within PacketScan™ - All IP Protocol Analyzer is capable of capturing, decoding and performing various test measurements across various interfaces i.e. S1, S3, S4, S5 (or...
T1E1 Quad and Octal Analysis & Emulation Hardware -- FTE001 GL's Octal & Quad T1 E1 boards are high density and provide Four (4) or Eight (8) RJ-48 T1 E1 ports and multiples thereof. For example, configurations of 8, 12,...
PacketShark™ GbE Packet Capture, Filter, & Aggregation Tap -- PKV201 GL's PacketShark™ is a portable product that can tap packet networks, capture Ethernet packets at wire speed, i.e., in optical or electrical interfaces up to 1 Gb/s and selectively filter...
VQuad™ Probe HD - Self-contained Unit for Voice, Video and Data Testing -- VQT270 GL's VQuad™ Probe HD is an all-in-one self-contained node supporting multiple physical interfaces for connecting to practically any wired or wireless network while automatically performing voice and data testing. This...
PRI ISDN Protocol Emulator -- XX105 GL's ISDN Emulator offers a complete solution for testing, troubleshooting, installation and maintenance of devices and networks implementing PRI ISDN. It is useful to test ISDN products designed for either...
MAPS™ SIP Protocol Emulator -- PKS120 GL's Message Automation & Protocol Simulation (MAPS™) designed for SIP testing can simulate User Agents (User Agent Client- UAC, User Agent Server-UAS), Proxy, Redirect, Registrar and Registrant servers. This test...
T1/E1/VF/Serial Data Analysis and Emulation Hardware, tProbe™ -- PTE001 GL's new tProbe™ is an enhanced version of our popular USB based T1 E1 VF Analyzer / Emulator. This hardware incorporates all the features of the previous analyzer such...
T1 E1 Real-Time TRAU Protocol Analyzer GL's TRAU Analyzer is used to non-intrusively monitor TRAU frames at the A-bis interface (BTS to BSC links), and A-ter interface (BSC to MSC links). Application can automatically detect and...
MAPS™ Gn Gp Interface Emulator -- PKS166 GPRS and UMTS are evolutions of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) networks. GPRS is a 2.5G mobile communications technology that enables mobile wireless service providers to offer their...
GPRS Protocol Analysis (Gb & Gn) -- XX155 GPRS Service was introduced (in the late 90's and early 2000's) to enhance data carrying capabilities of the basic GSM Network. GL Communications supports the following types of GPRS analyzers:...
MAPS™ GPRS Gb Interface Emulator -- PKS131 GPRS, or General Packet Radio Service, was introduced (in the late 90's and early 2000's) to enhance data carrying capabilities of the basic GSM Network. Initially it used the conventional...
Protocol Analyzer, GR-303 -- XX140 GR-303 is a standard interface for Integrated Digital Loop Carrier (IDLC) systems that consists of an Integrated Digital Terminal (IDT) located in the Local Digital Switch (LDS) and a Remote...
GSM Protocol Analysis -- XX150 GSM being one of the first mobile communications standard, was predominantly over traditional TDM network. It continues to be the default standard in many parts of the world. With recent...
MAPS™ GSM A Interface Emulator -- XX692 GSM is a globally accepted standard for digital cellular communications. GSM stands for Global System for Mobile Communication and is an open, digital cellular technology used for transmitting mobile voice...
MAPS™ GSM Abis Interface Emulator -- XX693 GSM stands for Global System for Mobile Communication and is an open, digital cellular technology used for transmitting mobile voice and data services. A GSM network is made up of...
MAPS™ IMS Emulator -- PKV110 Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem, popularly known as “IMS”, is built on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as the base to further support packaging of voice, video, data, fixed, and mobile...
MAPS™ ISDN SIGTRAN Protocol Emulator -- PKS135 ISDN is a very common protocol in the legacy network. There are two types - PRI (Primary Rate Interface or 23B +D) for T1 E1 lines and BRI (Basic Rate...
MAPS™ LTE for X2 Interface Emulator -- PKS141 Mobile networks are in the process of transitioning to Long Term Evolution, a Fourth Generation (4G), all packet network architecture. It will permit vastly higher data rates to mobile smart...
Scripted MTP2 Simulator -- XX643 MTP2 (Message Transfer Part Level 2) protocol operates on layer 2 of OSI. In SS7 network, it is responsible for the reliable transmission of higher layer signal messages over an...
Multi-link Frame Relay (MFR)Emulation with Client-Server -- XX655 Multi-Link Frame Relay, or MFR, is similar to Multi-Link PPP, and both are a form of inverse multiplexing. Users rely on inverse multiplexing when access line capacity does not scale...
PacketRecorder HD™ & PacketRePlay HD™ -- PKV123 Packet capture and analysis is crucial for managing large and small-scale networks. Tools to capture and replay are often useful for service providers who wish to make field captures of...
Quad Port Ethernet / VLAN / MPLS / IP / UDP Tester, PacketExpert™ 1G -- PXE100 PacketExpert™ is a portable (USB based) Quad Port Ethernet / VLAN / MPLS / IP / UDP Tester with 4 Electrical Ethernet Ports (10/100/1000 Mbps) and 2 Optical Ports (1000...
OC-3 / STM-1 OC-12 / STM-4 Analyzer for PoS Mode -- LTS201 PoS is a highly scalable layer 2 protocol that uses PPP encapsulation to carry IP packets directly in SONET/SDH networks. Currently it carries a majority of the Internet traffic because...
VoIP Analysis and Simulation, ExpertSAM™ -- PXE106 s ExpertSAM™ is an optional application with GL’s PacketExpert™, Ethernet / IP Tester that comes in 2 platform variants – ExpertSAM™ 1 Gbps (PXE106) – This is a quad port...
Real-time & Remote SS1 Emulator and Analyzer -- XX626 Selective Signaling "SS-1" is a 2 and/or 3 digit dial system used by the Federal Aviation Administration "FAA" within their National Airspace System "NAS" Ground-to-Ground Air Traffic Control Network. It...
MAPS™ CAS Protocol Emulator -- XX651 Signaling that occurs between switches (such as PBXs, local exchange carrier and interexchange carrier) in telephone networks is sent either within the voice traffic or on a separate dedicated signaling...
SIGTRAN Protocol Analyzer -- PKV105 SIGTRAN protocol decoder software is a VoIP testing tool that permits real-time analysis, call trace, capture, and filtering of SS7 and ISDN signaling messages over IP. SIGTRAN uses a new...
MAPS™ SIGTRAN (SS7over IP) Protocol Emulator -- PKS130 SIGTRAN protocols are an extension of the SS7 protocol family, but carried over IP. A Signaling Gateway (SG) translates the SS7 TDM layers to SIGTRAN IP format. It supports the...
MAPS™ Skinny ProtocolEmulator -- PKS149 Skinny Call Control Protocol (SCCP), also referred to as "Skinny," is a Cisco Systems proprietary signaling and control protocol used to communicate between IP devices and Cisco Unified Communications Manager...
T1 or E1 Real-Time SS7 Protocol Analyzer -- XX120 SS7 (Signaling System 7) separates the information required to set up and manage telephone calls in the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) onto a separate packet switched network (Signaling Network).
MAPS™ SS7 ISUP Emulation -- XX649 SS7 (Signaling System Number 7) defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU- T) is a globally adopted protocol for out-of-band signaling systems. The network elements involved in SS7 networks are...
High-Density Call Generator for IP & Wireless Networks -- PKS109 Testing IP network performance with high volume calls is increasingly important to Wireless Carriers, Internet Service Providers, and Equipment vendors to ensure that quality of experience does not degrade with...
Dual VF Tx Rx Analog Analyzerwith tProbe™ -- XX605 The Dual VF Tx Rx (earlier called as Simplified Audio Client) application is designed exclusively to perform non-intrusive and intrusive VF audio monitoring, VF audio recording, and testing easily. Dual...
ATM IMA Emulator -- XX654 The Inverse Multiplexing over ATM (IMA) Emulator application can simulate the inverse multiplexing of an ATM cell stream over multiple physical links and retrieve the original stream at the far-end...
Voice, Video & Data Quality Testing on All Networks -- VQT010 The VQuad™ software is used to automatically send and record voice, video, and data traffic from four different types of network (Quad refers to 4 network types: Wireless, VoIP, TDM,...
MAPS™ LTE for S1 Interface Emulator -- PKS140 The above diagram depicts some of the internals of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The user (UE) has very high speed RF connection to the nearest local tower. This...
MAPS™ Diameter Protocol Emulator -- PKS139 The Diameter protocol is intended to provide a framework for Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA) applications such as network access, roaming, and IP mobility. The AAA protocols are used to...
Dual Universal Telephony Adapter (UTA) -- VQT241 The Dual Universal Telephony Adapter (Dual UTA) is a comprehensive hardware device designed to interface and test the voice and data quality of telecommunication networks. The Dual UTA features all...
File based HDLC Record/playback & Remote Record/Playback -- XX640 The File based HDLC Record/Playback (Hdlcfunc) module is an optional application that allows HDLC Traffic Capture/Playback. It also allows transmission/reception of *.HDL frames files located on the server and on...
Handheld Dual-port Tester, LinkTest™ -- LTS010 The GL's LinkTest™ Dual E1 is a handheld dual-port tester for E1 and data communications (V.11 / X.24, V.24/RS232, V.35, V.36/RS449, EIA-530, EIA-530A) interfaces. Port A is full featured 2048...
HDLC Protocol Analyzer -- XX090 The HDLC is a protocol operating at the data link layer. The HDLC protocol embeds information in a data frame allowing data flow control and error correction. Each flag consists...
T3/E3 Datacom HDLC Protocol Analysis -- TT3090 The HDLC protocol is a data link layer used for transmitting data between called nodes. The HDLC protocol embeds information in a data frame that allows devices to control data...
HDLC Frames Encode/Decode, and Error Testing -- XX631 The HDLCTerr module performs multi-channel HDLC emulation and analysis. It permits frame error testing and transmission of memory generated sequences of fixed or variable length HDLC frames, GL *.HDL Trace...
MAPS™ ISDN Protocol Emulator -- XX648
PRI-ISDN Protocol Analyzer -- XX100
The Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) system allows voice, data and video to be transmitted simultaneously across the world using end-to-end digital connectivity. ISDN, based on the telephony network, was...
MAPS™ MEGACO Protocol Emulator -- PKS122 The Media Gateway Control Protocol (MEGACO/H.248) is a signalling and call control protocol used between the Media Gateway Controller (MGC) and Media Gateway (MG) for supporting multimedia stream transmission. The...
MAPS™ MGCP Protocol Emulator -- PKS124 The Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP) is a signaling and call control protocol used between the Media Gateway Controller (MGC) and Media Gateway (MG). The MGC uses MGCP to instruct...
PPP Protocol Analyzer -- XX135 The MLPPP Analyzer can be used to capture and decode a host of PPP protocols exchanged between pairs of nodes over T1/E1 links. It provides useful analysis of the PPP,...
Emulation using Client-Server -- MC-MLPPP The Multi-Class Extension to Multi-Link PPP allows a sender to fragment the packets of various priorities into multiple classes of fragments, and allows high-priority packets to be sent between fragments...
Packet Delay Emulation, LightSpeed1000™ -- LTS207 The Network Delay Emulator application provides full duplex delay simulation for PoS and ATM based traffic from 1 ms to 500 ms, with incremental delays of 1 ms. The application...
PoS Protocol Analyzer for OC-3 / STM-1 and OC-12 / STM-4 -- LTS205 The PoS Analyzer captures a host of PoS protocols exchanged between the two nodes over SONET & provides useful analysis, which includes distribution of protocols, protocol fields, frame lengths, and...
T3/E3 PPP Analyzer -- TT3135 The PPP Analyzer captures a host of PPP protocols exchanged between the two nodes over T3/E3 links & provides useful analysis, which includes distribution of protocols, protocol fields, frame lengths...
MAPS™ Remote Controller -- PKS111 The Remote MAPS™ feature is a client server module, designed for multi-node multi-interface simulation from a single GUI. The application has the ability to remotely control multiple MAPS™ Servers running...
MAPS™ IUP Protocol Emulator -- XX682 The SS7 (C7) IUP is UK national standard protocol used to interconnect two Public Network Operators. The IUP feature was derived from the standards of the Public Network Operators -...
T1/E1/J1 USB Controlled Switch -- SWT001 The T1 E1 J1 Switch can be used to control multiple T1/E1 lines to monitor, drop and insert, and perform intrusive and non-intrusive tests simultaneously. One can operate the switch...
PCI Based Ultra T1/E1 Cards -- HDT001 / HDE001 The ULTRA T1 (E1) is an enhanced third-generation product that consolidates the essential pieces of industry-standard test equipment into a powerful, PC-Based T1 and E1 solution. Utilizing familiar computer user...
PCI Based Dual HD Universal T1 E1 Card -- HTE001 The Universal HD T1/E1 is an enhanced PC-Based T1 and E1 solution that utilizes familiar computer user interfaces, to provide comprehensive and versatile T1 or E1 testing capability at a...
T1/E1 Signaling Bits Recorder/Analyzer -- XX050 This optional software provides time stamped indications of all signaling bit changes. The application works with one or multiple Ultra T1/E1 Cards or with the Portable T1/E1 Analyzers. Signaling bit...
T3/E3 Record Playback Data Applications -- TT3020 This software permits the user to transmit and / or capture any signal on T3 or E3 lines with GL's T3/E3 Analyzer. Typical applications include transmission or capture of prerecorded...
MAPS™ CAP Protocol Emulator -- XX696
MAPS™ INAP Emulator -- XX656
Traditional telecommunications networks usually limited to making and receiving voice calls are now supporting enhanced services such as prepaid calling, tele-voting, number portability, call transfer, and so on. Such enhanced...
TRAU Toolbox™ TRAU Toolbox™ is an ideal tool to test network elements at A-bis and A-ter interface. The tool can be used to create, monitor, and terminate multiple TRAU/GSM traffic (TRAU sessions).
UMTS Protocol Analyzer -- XX165
UMTS Protocol Analyzer for OC-3/STM-1 and OC-12/STM-4 -- LTS206
UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) being an access network in the mobile communication area provides a common interface to both GSM and GPRS core network. UMTS is capable of handling...
MAPS™ UMTS for IuPS Interface Emulator -- PKS164 UMTS, or Universal Mobile Telecommunications System is a 3rd generation mobile technology evolved from GSM technology. It uses W-CDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) as radio access. With increased spectral...
V5.x Protocol Analyzer -- XX110 V5.x is a switching and signaling telecommunication protocol between Access Network (AN) and Local Exchange (LE) and operates only on E1 circuits. GL's V5.x analyzer can be used to capture...
Testing ED-137 and ED-138 Interoperability Standards for VoIP Air Traffic Control -- PKS107 Voice communications for air traffic management, whether it is Air-Ground (A-G) or Ground-Ground (G-G) were predominantly over TDM based Air Traffic Management (ATM) networks. With the latest developments in EUROCAE...
Direct Access to T1 E1 DS0 on OC-3/12 STM-1/4 on LightSpeed1000™ -- TT3200
LightSpeed1000™ OC-3/STM-1 and OC-12/STM-4 Analysis and Emulation Card -- LTS100
Voice, data, and video traffic is exploding as smartphones, IP TV, video streaming, and "cloud" based services takeoff. A majority of the backbone transport for these applications continues to be...
MAPS™ SIP I Protocol Emulator -- PKS126 VoIP networks predominantly use SIP to setup and tear down voice calls and increasingly for video and multimedia calls. PSTN networks predominantly use SS7 to do the same. PSTN SS7...
Voice, Video, and Data Testingin Wireless Network -- VQT252 Wireless networks can impair voice, video, and data quality by various means including poor mobile phone quality, voice compression and decompression algorithms, video compression and decompression algorithms, delay, loss or...
PacketScan™ All-IP Analyzer -- PKV100 With most carriers rolling out multi-services, including voice, video, fax, and data transported via packet networks, there is need for constant testing and monitoring of Quality of Service (QoS) and...