September 12, 2007
RADVISION Launches Version 5.0 of its ProLab Testing Suite
By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributing Editor
RADVISION has released Version 5.0 of its ProLab Testing Suite, a comprehensive testing solution for voice and video over IP, IMS
and 3G networks.
RADVISION's ProLab Testing Suite is deployed worldwide at major device manufacturers, network equipment providers, testing labs and service providers. Vendors and service providers use this Testing Suite to perform the rigorous testing and validation needed to ensure high quality, dependable product deployment. This powerful testing tool is based on RADVISION's protocol toolkits, know-how and technological expertise in IMS, multipoint video over IP
, and across the board interoperability, and complies with the industry's most recent standards.
The latest version of the ProLab Testing Suite comprises an IMS testing solution with both IMS Terminals and IMS Servers. RADVISION’s Version 5.0 includes terminal emulation for High Definition generation and an IMS Server for simulating IMS Core Networks.
Eli Cohen, product manager with RADVISION's Technology Business Unit explains that the ProLab Testing Suite provides a complete testing solution for emerging IMS and IMS SIP
products. ProLab also performs media and protocol analysis, including packet distribution, packet loss, bandwidth, errors, and more.
The company further explains that the media analysis and quality tools support analysis of RTP
traffic and standard-based voice and video quality. The latest version includes support for analysis of expected call flow, including call details and full automation to minimize testing time and deliver faster time-to-market.
Thanks to the ProLab Testing Suite, automated full regression testing can be conducted for components prior to release. Additionally, entire network systems can be emulated and tested prior to deployment, and end user service problems can be evaluated. The advanced tests and analysis reportedly includes analyzing packet or frame loss, delay, and jitter
checking. Moreover, the ProLab Testing Suite simulates different network topologies.
RADVISION is a provider of market-proven products and technologies for unified visual communications over IP, 3G
and IMS networks.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet, covering call centers, CRM and information technology. To see more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
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