UNH-IOL Uses TraceSpan's D-CABLE Xpert™ for IPv6 Validation of DOCSIS 3.0 eRouters
UNH-IOL and TraceSpan expand their partnership to new areas
Ra’anana, Israel, June 25, 2013 – TraceSpan Communications, a leader in broadband analysis and monitoring solutions, announced today the expansion of the company’s partnership with the UNH-IOL to IPv6 validation of DOCSIS 3.0 eRouters. In the frame of this partnership the UNH-IOL will use TraceSpan's D-CABLE Xpert™ multi-layer analyzer as part of their IPv6 test bench solutions.
D-CABLE Xpert is a powerful protocol analyzer which provides full visibility into the DOCSIS network and equipment, including detailed network topology and complete and accurate analysis for DOCSIS product performance, standard compliance and interoperability. D-CABLE Xpert captures and analyzes the signals without using any DOCSIS chipset and has no effect on the data transfer between the CMTS and the CMs. With its unique multi-layer probing capability, it provides comprehensive DOCSIS 3.0 PHY and MAC layer analysis as well as embeded analysis of upper layer protocols, including Ethernet, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, IGMP, DHCP, HTTP and various others.
The UNH-IOL is an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry. The partnership between UNH-IOL and TraceSpan, first announced in February last year, was initially focused on building a world class GPON test environment using TraceSpan's GPON Xpert analyzer and OLT emulator. GPON Xpert has since then been used extensively by UNH-IOL and its customers and has proved to add significant value in the testing process.
"As the UNH-IOL expands its IPv6 Ready Logo services, we identified the need for a multi-layer DOCSIS analyzer for our test environment," said Timothy Winters, UNH-IOL IPv6 Consortium Manager. "As a world-recognized test lab and the leading IPv6 Ready Logo test lab in North America, we found TraceSpan's D-CABLE Xpert as a great fit in our testing environment, which will further improve the IPv6 testing available at the UNH-IOL".
"We are proud to expand our partnership with the UNH-IOL to IPv6 certification and add our D-CABLE Xpert to their testing environment ," said Dr. Hanan Herzberg, TraceSpan founder and CEO. "We are confident that this will help both organizations maintain their leadership in IPv6 and DOCSIS testing as it did in the GPON testing market."
Since its launch in late 2011, D-CABLE Xpert received excellent market acceptance and has been purchased by a number of MSOs and manufacturers. In the last few months a number of new customers have been added to this list, following their evaluation and comparison of different solutions in the market. This comes on top of TraceSpan's proven leadership in the broadband access testing market, with hundreds of customers in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific region Yes Option.
About the UNH-IOL
Founded in 1988, the UNH-IOL provides independent, broad-based interoperability and standards conformance testing for data, telecommunications and storage networking products and technologies. Combining extensive staff experience, standards bodies participation and a 32,000+ square foot facility, the UNH-IOL helps companies efficiently and cost effectively deliver products to the market. For more information, visit http://www.iol.unh.edu/, or connect with the UNH-IOL on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/UNHIOL, on Twitter at @UNH_IOL and on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/unh-interoperability-lab.
About TraceSpan Communications
TraceSpan Communications develops and manufactures innovative broadband testing and monitoring solutions. Empowered by patent-pending breakthrough technology, TraceSpan's performance analysis and Lawful Interception products enable non-intrusive monitoring of data in broadband networks. TraceSpan's multi-layer analyzers are accepted worldwide as the industry's first passive analyzers for vendor-independent testing of GPON, DOCSIS, VDSL2, ADSL2Plus, ADSL2 and ADSL networks. Highly flexible and easy to use, TraceSpan products deliver significant cost savings, faster time to market, and rapid return on investment to Telco's, MSOs and service providers, system vendors, chipset developers, and technology innovators. For more information, visit www.tracespan.com.
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