Introducing Agilent N2X Computing and Networking Solutions Electronic Products & Solutions Group The most  comprehensive  ...
Agenda <ul><li>Next generation services and converging network infrastructures are driving a new test paradigm </li></ul><...
Converging Network Architecture Carrier Edge Carrier Access CP Edge MSSP (Historically ADM & DXC) Metro via xDSL, Cable or...
Evolving Test Challenges –  Service Delivery Over a Variety of Networking Technologies <ul><li>Majority plan Ethernet serv...
Evolving Test Challenges –  Service Delivery Using Multi-Function Networking Devices Cisco 12816 Core Routers Cisco 15454 ...
Evolving Test Challenges –  Economics of Service Delivery Determines Technology  <ul><li>Services can be delivered over a ...
Agenda <ul><li>Next generation services and converging network infrastructures are driving a new test paradigm </li></ul><...
Multi-Services Testing for Converging Network Infrastructures Next generation testers must be able to test multiple servic...
Introducing Agilent N2X  Combining Agilent’s Industry Leading Router Tester 900, OmniBER XM and SAN Tester into an Integra...
Agilent N2X  New Capability   <ul><ul><li>Infrastructure coverage   leadership   through new interfaces: </li></ul></ul><u...
Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Example:   Ethernet Services <ul><li>Infrastructure co...
Ethernet Services: Protection and Restoration Validation Edge Services Testing (Black Box) Agilent N2X verifies Ethernet s...
Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Wide   Breadth of leading edge services test coverage ...
Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures   Breadth of device types: Enterprise, Access, Edge, C...
Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures   Testing across the Enterprise, Access, Edge and Core...
Agilent N2X - Summary: The most comprehensive  multi-services test solution for converging network infrastructures <ul><li...
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  • Agilent N2X is the industry’s most comprehensive test solution for testing the development and deployment of network services for converging network infrastructures. S ervice providers, network equipment manufacturers, and component manufacturers can verify service attributes of entire networks end-to-end, while also isolating problems down to individual networking devices and subsystems.
  • Part A (pages 1-16)

    1. 1. Introducing Agilent N2X Computing and Networking Solutions Electronic Products & Solutions Group The most comprehensive multi-services test solution for converging network infrastructures Under embargo till June 21, 2004
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Next generation services and converging network infrastructures are driving a new test paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Agilent N2X - Multi-services testing for converging network infrastructures - The most comprehensive network services and infrastructure test solution - Solving a wide range of test challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Agilent N2X – Companion solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix </li></ul>Agilent introduces the most comprehensive multi-services test solution for converging network infrastructures
    3. 3. Converging Network Architecture Carrier Edge Carrier Access CP Edge MSSP (Historically ADM & DXC) Metro via xDSL, Cable or Wireless Carrier Core EdgeRouter Optical Switch (Future) MSSP Core Router Transport Routing Routing overlay on transport network Storage Area Network Access Switch or MSPP MSPP DWDM ADMs WDM Residential / SOHO Enterprise IP/MPLS Core: converges legacy voice, frame and ATM. Packet switching core provides most flexible and cost effective transport mechanism for IP Services Next Gen Optical Transport Core: Provides high capacity, low cost bandwidth; optimized for packet transport; on-demand sizing of pipes and intelligent control plane Multi-service edge/access: provides access to enterprise and residential customers; supports existing TDM, ATM, FR connectivity to preserve revenue streams; Now supports edge services e.g.: VPN, IP, Ethernet, Multicast, FC Fabric Switch FC to IP Gateway Voice, Data, Video Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet, IP, VPN, Multicast Si Si
    4. 4. Evolving Test Challenges – Service Delivery Over a Variety of Networking Technologies <ul><li>Majority plan Ethernet services over more than one architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Strong votes for WDM, MPLS, SONET/SDH, RPR </li></ul><ul><li>Majority also plan Ethernet overlay network </li></ul><ul><li>Major problem to deliver end-to-end QoS </li></ul>Network Infrastructure test drivers Source: Infonetics Research Inc. Service Provider Plans for Metro Optical and Ethernet, North America & Europe, 2004&quot; .
    5. 5. Evolving Test Challenges – Service Delivery Using Multi-Function Networking Devices Cisco 12816 Core Routers Cisco 15454 MSPP’s Riverstone Networks RS 8000/8600 Edge Routers Extreme Alpine 3804 Enterprise Switches
    6. 6. Evolving Test Challenges – Economics of Service Delivery Determines Technology <ul><li>Services can be delivered over a variety of architectures and utilizing a variety of device types . </li></ul><ul><li>Services testing requires new procedures and advanced capabilities that go beyond those of “packet blasting” including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service Transparency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QOS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection & Restoration </li></ul></ul>This report can be downloaded from: http://www. iometrix .com
    7. 7. Agenda <ul><li>Next generation services and converging network infrastructures are driving a new test paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Agilent N2X - Multi-services testing for converging network infrastructures - The most comprehensive network services and infrastructure test solution - Solving a wide range of test challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Agilent N2X – Companion solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix </li></ul>Agilent introduces the most comprehensive multi-services test solution for converging network infrastructures
    8. 8. Multi-Services Testing for Converging Network Infrastructures Next generation testers must be able to test multiple services over a converging network of multi-function networking devices. <ul><li>Test multiple services - Ethernet , IP/VPN, ATM, Frame Relay. </li></ul><ul><li>Test a variety of network infrastructure implementations across the edge / access thru metro transport and core. </li></ul><ul><li>Test multi-service network devices – core routers, edge routers, enterprise switches, MSPP’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Emulate converging network infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Isolate problems anywhere in the network </li></ul>Agilent N2X is a next generation tester that, for the first time, combines leading edge services testing with carrier grade infrastructure testing and emulation.
    9. 9. Introducing Agilent N2X Combining Agilent’s Industry Leading Router Tester 900, OmniBER XM and SAN Tester into an Integrated Product Family for Next Generation Multi-Services and Infrastructure Testing Router Tester 900 OmniBER XM SAN Tester Agilent N2X Industry’s most scalable multi-port protocol & traffic test system Industry’s first multi-channel SONET/SDH switching tester Industry’s most scalable SAN test system <ul><li>Simultaneously tests a wide variety of network services and the enabling infrastructure in a single solution set. </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-service testing including L2/3 VPNs & Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-technology and multi-layer testing including Ethernet, IP, MPLS, FR, ATM and Sonet/SDH </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-device test coverage for core & edge routers, Ethernet, ATM & SAN switches, multiservice transport platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Interfaces for all major LAN, WAN & SAN technologies from 10/100 Ethernet to 40G. </li></ul><ul><li>Highest scalability (ports, channels, protocols, traffic) </li></ul><ul><li>Unique ease of use features </li></ul>
    10. 10. Agilent N2X New Capability <ul><ul><li>Infrastructure coverage leadership through new interfaces: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Industry First 40G OC-768c leading scalability test challenges in the core </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10Gb Ethernet test card with hot-swappable XENPAK transceiver provides the industry’s highest port density per rack unit. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tri-rate Ethernet 10/100/1000 test card providing cost effective Ethernet test coverage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem isolation new unique capability: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethernet services disruption measurements for MPLS, GFP or RPR based architectures. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-stream Ethernet packet BER for layer 2 data integrity testing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real time per-stream measurements enabling QoS verification on multiple VPNs services simultaneously </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overhead sequence generation in thru and terminal mode for testing the transparency of control plane protocols across the transport network. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Common Instrumented payload between N2X and companion products (OmniBER OTN) to isolate problems from within the telecom network. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Services coverage expands: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metro Ethernet test procedures for E Line and E LAN services created by Iometrix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VLAN transparency can be verified via unique real-time per-stream mismatch statistics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>L2oMPLS support for ATM & Frame Relay providing a single card solution for testing MPLS over Ethernet, POS, ATM or Frame Relay. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multicast IPV6 support for testing next generation IP services </li></ul></ul></ul>NEW!
    11. 11. Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Example: Ethernet Services <ul><li>Infrastructure coverage through extensive interface range (SONET/SDH through to Ethernet) </li></ul><ul><li>Services depth through comprehensive Ethernet protocol traffic generation and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Problem isolation through unique “per-service-stream” measurement and Ethernet Packet BER capability </li></ul>Agilent N2X is the most comprehensive Ethernet services test solution Agilent N2X emulates/analyses Ethernet services and the network infrastructure that enables it Verify Service Reliability using Agilent N2X’s unique real time per-stream measurements to simultaneously validate QoS attributes and VLAN transparency for each individual customer traffic stream Protection and Restoration Validation of new emerging transport devices by disrupting the Sonet/SDH and/or IP/MPLS network infrastructure and monitoring Ethernet Service performance through native Ethernet ports. PE PE VLAN A Site 1 VLAN A Site 2 VLAN B Site 2 CE CE CE IP/MPLS Core Transport Core VLAN B Site 1 CE CE CE MEN CE Multipoint-to-Multipoint EVC UNI UNI UNI UNI E-LAN Service type NEW! NEW!
    12. 12. Ethernet Services: Protection and Restoration Validation Edge Services Testing (Black Box) Agilent N2X verifies Ethernet services resiliency by testing both end-to-end and within the networking infrastructure. Observe the results, in real time, of the impact on restoration mechanisms as errors are injected on a per channel basis N2X XP (Ethernet Cards) Measure Ethernet service disruption to 50 ms accuracy for MPLS, GFP or RPR based services N2X XP (Ethernet Cards) Generate multiple Ethernet service streams simultaneously Ethernet in Ethernet Out Agilent N2X’s unique service disruption measurements can accurately verify SONET APS & rapid spanning tree restoration along with the effect on layer2/3 VPNs & MPLS services NEW! SONET Trib signals MSPP Looped-back DS-n/PDH Trib signals STS & VT Switch Matrix STS & VT Switch Matrix GFP Encap Map GFP Encap N2X XM (Sonet/SDH Cards) Initiate Protection and restoration event by injecting SONET/SDH Multi-Channel Path Errors & Alarms Multi-Channel SONET/SDH MSPP Multi-channel SONET/SDH
    13. 13. Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Wide Breadth of leading edge services test coverage Details are included in the appendix section
    14. 14. Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Breadth of device types: Enterprise, Access, Edge, Core IP/MPLS 10G Uniphy POS & Ethernet 40G Core Routers IP/MPLSEthernetOC 3/12 ATM/FR Cisco 15454 MSPP’s OC3/12/48 VT/STS SONET Ethernet 10/100/1000 Ethernet IP/MPLS Emerging Edge Routers Extreme Alpine 3804 Enterprise Switches Cisco 12816 Riverstone Networks RS 8000/8600
    15. 15. Agilent N2X - Comprehensive testing of services and infrastructures Testing across the Enterprise, Access, Edge and Core See Agilent N2X at SuperComm: Ethernet services demo at the edge Agilent N2X used in Ethernet services access testing …OAM compliance.. Agilent N2X leading MPLS service testing Live Ethernet Services, over next generation transport network including GFP & GMPLS interworking Agilent N2X Leading Test challenges in the network core through industry first 40G POS interfaces Agilent N2X Multi-Service testing Ethernet services testing
    16. 16. Agilent N2X - Summary: The most comprehensive multi-services test solution for converging network infrastructures <ul><li>Test multiple services - Ethernet , IP/VPN, ATM, FR </li></ul><ul><li>Test a variety of network infrastructure implementations across the edge / access thru metro transport and core. </li></ul><ul><li>Test multi-function network devices – core routers, edge routers, enterprise switches, MSPP’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Emulate converging network infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>Isolate problems anywhere in the network </li></ul>

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