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Press Release: GL Announces Enhanced PacketScanWeb™ Software
(Real-time Network Monitoring System for VoIP Networks)

Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - August 9, 2010 - GL Communications Inc., announced today the release of its enhanced PacketScanWebTM software - A real-time network monitoring system for VoIP networks. Disclosing the news to the press, Mr. Karthik Ramalingam, Project Manager said, "PacketScanWeb™ along with GLís PacketScan™, Listener, and Oracle database, provide the essential elements for a centralized packet monitoring system. PacketScan™ is a powerful tool that captures live VoIP traffic, and segregates into SIP, H323, Megaco, or MGCP type calls. Hundreds to thousands of calls can be monitored in real-time including detailed analysis of selected voice band streams. PacketScanWeb™ is a network monitoring extension of PacketScan™, wherein multiple PacketScanís monitor and provide statistics to a central database. With PacketScanWeb™, users can assess in real-time various network wide statistics using a simple web based interface".

He added, "Using any browser-capable-device, you can access the results from anywhere in the world. The Real-time data consisting of details of all calls captured or measured by various PacketScan™ probes are displayed. PacketScanWeb™ provides various statistics such as, Probe Name, Calling/Called Number, Start Time, Call Duration, Session Request Delay (ms), Session Disconnect Delay (ms), Originating IP Address, and Destination IP Address".

Mr. Ramalingam further added, "Call Detail Records" can be displayed based on time filter or record index and have an option to export into PDF form. Each Call detail is depicted by message sequence which gives ladder diagram of the call flow between the Called and the Calling numbers. And enhanced Graphs & Reports view provides an overall summary of the captured packet traffic over the entire network with the help of useful graphs such as Call Volume Display, Call Failure Cause, Session Request Delay (SRD), Listening and Conversational MOS Display".

Important New Features

  • Ability to Export both Reports view(Graphical) and tabular view into PDF

  • Custom Paging with options like Previous, Next, First, Last and user defined page for navigation of records

  • Check option to generate all/selected kinds of reports at a glance

  • Display of records with an option to select Time filter like calendar day or user defined filter

Other Features Include

  • Accessible remotely via browser based clients

  • Multi-user support, and user-friendly interface

  • Database stores the real-time and historic data collected

  • Supports interfacing with Oracle database

  • Provides database query methods to gather status, statistics, events & query results

  • Results are displayed both in tabular and graphical formats

  • Provides call details such as Call Graph, Frame Summary and Frame Decodes

  • Custom Filters (Day, Time, Called/Calling Number, Probe, Payload, DurationÖ)

For comprehensive information on the application, please visit PacketScanWeb™ web page.

About GL Communications Inc

Founded in 1986, GL Communications Inc. is a leading supplier of test, monitoring, and analysis equipment for TDM, Wireless, IP and VoIP networks. Unlike conventional test equipment, GL's test platforms provide visualization, capture, storage, and convenient features like portability, remotability, and scripting.

GLís TDM Analysis & Emulation line of products includes T1, E1, T3, E3, OC-3, OC-12, STM-1, STM-4, analog four-wire, and analog two-wire interface cards, external portable pods, and complete system solutions. Capabilities include voiceband traffic analysis and emulation across all traffic types (voice, digits, tones, fax, modem), all protocols (ISDN, SS7, GR-303, Frame Relay, HDLC, V5.X, ATM, GSM, GPRS, LTE, etc.), and with capacities up to thousands of channels. Our newest products provide astonishing capacity and capture capability up to and including gigabit speeds.

GLís VoIP and IP products generate / analyze thousands of calls and traffic simultaneously with traffic types such as frames, packets, voice files, digits, video, tones, noise, and fax. Almost all codecs are supported including G.711, G.729, AMR, EVRC-A,B,C, GSM, iSAC, and many more. Additional features include visual analysis, real-time listening, and recording. The product line also includes Ethernet / IP Testing capability that simulates and checks frame transport and throughput parameters of Ethernet and IP networks, including delay, errors and other impairments.

GL's Voice Quality Testing (VQT) product line complements all of GL's products. Using ITU-standard algorithms (PAMS, PSQM, and PESQ), GL's VQT provides a widely accepted solution for assessing voice quality in the telecom industry. Voice Quality Testing across multiple networks (T1, E1, T3, E3, OC-3, OC-12, VoIP, Wireless, and Landline) are all available.

GLís Wireless Products perform protocol analysis and voice quality assessment on GSM, CDMA, UMTS, and LTE networks. Connections can be made to any wireless phone with automated call control, GPS mapping and real-time signal measurements.

GLís Echo Canceller testing solutions provide the broadest range of simulation and analysis, including line and acoustic echo. GLís compliance testing per G.168. G.167 and P.340 across TDM, IP, VoIP and Wireless networks is widely accepted in the industry.

GLís wireless VQT solutions help assessing impairments to voice quality such as poor mobile phone quality, voice compression and decompression algorithms, delay, loss and gain in speech levels, noise, acoustic and landline echo, and other distortions are easily assessed and accurately measured.

GLís Handheld data testers can test a wide variety of communications facilities and equipment including T1, fractional T1, E1, fractional E1, T3 and E3 modems, multiplexers, CSU, DSUs, T1 CSUs, DTUs, NTUs and TIUs and more. The testers provide convenience, economy, and portability for almost any interface, including RS232, RS-422, RS-530, X.21, T1, E1, T3, E3, and many others.

GLís Network Surveillance and Monitoring products include Probes for TDM, IP, VoIP, ATM, and Wireless networks. An open standards based approach provides a scalable, feature rich, real-time access to network characteristics. Centralized or distributed access, efficient transport and database loading allow compatibility with 3rd party and standards based monitoring systems.

For more information about GL's complete line of products,

Contact:

Shelley Sharma
Phone: 301-670-4784 ext. 114
E-mail: info@gl.com

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