Press Release: GL Announces PacketScanWeb™ Software
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - February 9, 2010 - GL Communications Inc. announced today the release of
an enhanced PacketScanWeb™. A real-time network monitoring
system for VoIP networks. Speaking to the press, Mr. Vijay Kulkarni, CEO of the company said, "PacketScan™ is a
powerful tool that captures live IP traffic, and segregates into SIP, H323, Megaco, or MGCP type calls. Hundreds of calls
can be monitored in real-time including detailed analysis of selected voice band streams". He added,
"PacketScanWeb™ is a network monitoring extension of
PacketScan™, wherein multiple PacketScans 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".
Mr. Kulkarni, further added, "Using any browser-capable-device, a user can access the network status and call details
from anywhere in the world. The application also 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".
He added, "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, Average Mean Opinion Score (MOS) Display, Call Completion Ratio,
Call Failure Cause, Session Request Delay (SRD), Failed Calls Display, Calls Answered Display, and Average Paid Minutes
- 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
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
For more information about GL's complete line of products,
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