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Rackmount Ethernet Testing – PacketExpert™

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA – July 28, 2020 - GL Communications Inc., a global leader in telecom test and measurement solutions, addressed the press regarding their PacketExpert™ Ethernet testing platform, which provides cutting edge testing capabilities for Ethernet networks.

Speaking to the press, Vijay Kulkarni CEO of GL Communications said, “The PacketExpert™ can be placed in 1U or 2U rack enclosures. In such a configuration, PacketExpert™ can test up to 24 ports simultaneously with full duplex traffic at 1 Gbps. This allows equipment manufacturers to comprehensively test the performance of their devices from one single testing platform”.

“PacketExpert™ contains many industry standard testing modules. By default, PacketExpert™ includes bit error rate testing capabilities, loopback mode functionality, and RFC 2544 testing.”

He further added, “PacketExpert™ can come in either portable units or as a 1U or 2U rack enclosure. 1U can hold up to 3 PacketExpert™ devices and 2U can hold up to 6 PacketExpert™ devices. The rack enclosure contains a single board computer (Windows 10 Pro 64-bit OS) which controls all the PacketExpert™ devices via USB connections. The computer contains HDMI, USB, and Ethernet ports for both local and remote access via Remote Desktop Protocol. PacketExpert™ is easy to use and can come with both a graphical user interface and command line user interface. PacketExpert™ provides automation and scripting abilities using Python and C#”.

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