Spectra2 Protocol Analyzer & Traffic Generator
Spectra2 is offered by the IP Diagnostics (IPD) unit of the Network Diagnostics group within Tektronix’ Communications Business (CB). Tektronix is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon. The CB and IPD are headquartered in Richardson, Texas. Tektronix sales representatives as well as authorized channel partners are located around the world and serve the following regions: Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA), Asia, and Japan.
VoIP Conformance Testing
PSTN Conformance Testing (TCAP, ISUP, ISDN with Spectra2 v5.2)
IMS Core Network Testing
Voice Quality of Service (QoS) Testing
Load Generation, including Large-Scale Load Generation (a Spectra2 strength)
Video Telephony (Spectra2 version 5.2) and ITU-T H.263/H.263+ (Video Coding for Low Bit rate Communication. This is the actual compressed video bit stream.)
The Spectra2 hardware and software platform is a comprehensive diagnostic solution for Voice-over-IP(VoIP), IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystems), and converged networks. Spectra2 can monitor, test, and generate load capacity over networks and network elements in the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network), VoIP, IMS and converged networks that combine services of the PSTN, VoIP and wireless
technologies. The Spectra2 platform is also the base for Spectra2|VQM, Tektronix’ IPTV Protocol Testing product.
Telecommunications carriers and network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) can use the Spectra2 solution to verify protocol conformance, validate equipment interoperability in a multi-vendor environment, and benchmark product performance under real-world load conditions. In addition, they must always ensure a quality experience for the end-user of their voice, data and video products and services.
The Spectra2 solutions address:
Spectra2 delivers simple but powerful diagnostic tools for testing multiple protocols and network technologies from a single box. Spectra2 customers praise the platform’s easy-to-learn, easy-to-use graphical user interface and scripting capabilities, saying it is the number one reason they use the product. The availability of pre-written conformance test cases and protocol data units (PDUs) lets users quickly become productive with minimal training time. Up to four users can concurrently access a fully configured Spectra2 system.
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