The Valid8 2G GSM Network Emulator enables testing of the A interface over IP towards the BSC.
The Valid8 3G Network Emulator is a comprehensive solution for 3G UMTS network emulation and load testing. It enables testing of the Iuh inferface towards the HNB Gateway and the IuCS and IuPS interfaces towards the RNC/HNB Gateway. Options are available to include real or simulated HNBs.
The Valid8 4G Conformance Test Suites are available for many protocols and interfaces including S1, Diameter, GTP, SIP, H.323 and many others.
The Valid8 4G LTE Network Emulator is a comprehensive solution for 4G network emulation and load testing. It can provide either the complete emulated EPC and IMS layers or just the nodes that are needed for a specific test. There are options available to include either our real eNodeB if you need to use real UE devices with real web-browsing, or our simulated eNodeB in software if you don't need the RF interface. It is cost-effective and ultra-portable, and is ideal for demonstration, testing and training purposes.
The Valid8 4G UE Emulator provides a cost-effective solution for generating realistic UE calls in testing scenarios. It is a scalable solution that enables the generation of up to hundreds of calls over the Uu interface. It is useful for eNodeB feature and capacity testing and any use case where real call generation is needed. It provides many advantages over using real UEs or basic simulators, including:
Software based UEs are much more flexible in terms of adding new features than real UEs.
Real UEs often become obsolete within a few years
Easier to execute scripts over large numbers of virtual UEs than on real UEs
The HW doesn’t need to change when increasing the number of virtual UEs
The band for software based UEs are fully configurable, unlike real UEs
TCO (total cost of ownership) for software based UE solution is less expensive than real UEs
SIP is an IETF standard that defines the protocols for audio-visual communication sessions over IP. It is widely implemented by voice and videoconferencing equipment manufacturers.
AS SIP is an acronym for Assured Services (AS) Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). AS SIP network entities include Local Session Controller (LSC), Softswitch, Edge Boundary Controller (EBC)
The Valid8 AS-SIP Feature Tester allows you to test AS-SIP capable equipment. It enables continuous testing through the network to report quality and find issues. It is useful for equipment manufacturers, small and large carriers: ILECs, CLECs, ASPs, ISPs, as well as enterprise customers. It automates deterministic verification of features, saving time and increasing effectiveness and coverage of testing. Test modes are selected via the UI or the API. It reports on media received, call connect time, call duration, jitter, packet loss. It verifies equipment is working and configured as it should.
BICC is an ITU-T standard that defines the protocols for ISUP over IP.
The Valid8 BICC Load Tester allows you to test switches and gateways, and test load and feature interaction for audio and video.
Captiv8 is an easy to use capture appliance that autonomously captures and stores IP, ISDN and SS7 data. It is designed to be integrated into automated testing environments, captured data can be queried and retrieved as PCAP via an HTTP API.
It can be used standalone or in conjunction with a Protocol Engine where it augments the built-in Captiv8 Lite functionality.
Captiv8 Lite is an easy to use protocol analysis system for monitoring ISDN BRI, PRI, SS7 and Ethernet. Based around small USB probes and NICs it can be installed on any PC including notebooks making it very lightweight and convenient solution. Many links can be monitored simultaneously, including multiple Ethernet interfaces, making it ideal for PSTN - VoIP gateway analysis.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a standard protocol defined by RFC 2131 (which obseletes RFCs 1541 and 1531) that allows a server to dynamically distribute IP addressing and configuration information to clients
The Valid8 DHCP Load Tester allows you to test DHCP Servers. It enables continuous testing through the network to report quality and find issues. Rules are set up in the tool to cycle through multiple network destinations according to the test plan. It reports on responses received and transaction time.
Diameter is an authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) protocol for computer networks, and is an alternative to RADIUS.
The Valid8 Diameter Load Tester allows you to test Diameter clients and servers. It enables continuous testing through the network to report quality and find issues. Rules are set up in the tool to cycle through multiple network destinations according to the test plan. It reports on responses received and transaction time.
Our Educational Packages provide the network elements and instructional materials needed to get your students working with mobile neworks. The package includes our mobile network emulators (3G, 4G) along with the 4G UE Emulator and instructional materials designed to give the user real-world experience in working with mobility networks. There are options available to include either our real base stations if you need to use real UE devices, or our emulated base stations in software if you don't need the RF interface.
The Education Package - Mobile is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students alike. For undergrad students, there is the ability to run and look at standard call flows on a real network with real phones. For graduate students, the abilities open up for development using the fully editable core network emulators.
The Valid8 Fixed Network Tester provides an all-in-one, cost-effective and scalable test system for comprehensive testing of converged IP telephony networks. It tests scalibility, performance, interoperability, and call quality in IP telephony networks and IMS. Voice Quality Measurements utilizing real voice streams can also be analyzed using standards such as PESQ.
The Valid8 Internet of Things (IoT) Load Tester provides an all-in-one, cost-effective solution for emulating and testing against large numbers of IoT devices. It is a fully automatable solution that addresses the unique challenges brought by IoT testing by supporting a wide range of protocols, industries, and manufacturers.
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) is an ITU-T standard that defines the protocols to carry voice, video or data over the PSTN.
The Valid8 ISDN Load Tester allows you to test PBXs, switches and gateways, and test load and feature interaction.
The Valid8 Megaco Load Tester enables testing of the interface towards the MG (gateway) or MGC (softswitch).
In the P25 network, the Inter RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI) is an open interface that enables RF Subsystems (RFSSs) from different vendors to communicate with each other.
The Valid8 P25 ISSI Load Tester enables testing of SIP and RTP IMBE on the ISSI G interface. The related conformance test suite is also available
RADIUS is an IETF standard that defines the protocols for AAA. The Valid8 Radius Load Tester allows you to test client and server devices, test load and feature interaction with a variety of authentication methods.
H.323 and SIP are standards that define the protocols for audio-visual communication sessions over IP. They are both widely implemented by voice and videoconferencing equipment manufacturers.
The Valid8 VoIP Load Tester allows you to test Endpoints, PBXs Gateways, and test load and feature interaction for audio and video. It enables continuous route testing through the network to report quality and find issues. It is useful for small and large carriers: ILECs, CLECs, ASPs, ISPs, as well as enterprise customers. It automates deterministic verification of routes and phone numbers across VoIP networks, saving time and increasing effectiveness and coverage of testing. Rules are set up in the tool to cycle through multiple network destinations and phone numbers according to the test plan. It reports on media received, call connect time, call duration, jitter, packet loss. It verifies equipment is working and configured as it should and helps check that SLAs are being met.
The WebRTC conformance tester is designed to support the testing of the signaling component of WebRTC solutions. WebRTC does not define call control signaling leading to a variety of vendor specific solutions.
The flexibility of the Protocol Engine allows rapid prototyping of these protocols whether they are based on SIP, JSON, XML, REST/HTTP or other methods.
Multi-protocol support allows testing of complex scenarios including authorization APIs, interaction with standard based network elements based on SIP or other VoIP based products, AAA and EPC infrastructure.
The Protocol Engine ICE stack is available for testing media features including codec negotiation, RCTP Mux, DTLS, SDES
WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an open standard for real-time, plugin-free video, audio and data communication.
The Valid8 WebRTC Load Tester is capable of simulating WebRTC clients to test WebRTC proxies replicating conditions that are hard to manage manually.
Conformance Test Suites are available for many protocols and interfaces including Diameter, SIP, H.323 and many others.
Specifications subject to change at any time