Element Management System for Tektronix Digital TV Monitor probes to alert, locate and diagnose video network problems
Provides alarms, logs, trending and reporting of key performance metrics from a system of distributed probes
Identifies services impacted and enables engineers to drill down for rapid root-cause analysis of video service delivery issues
Network-wide diagnostics for video/network operations centers and headend operations teams responsible for video delivery through their networks
Maintaining quality of service and ensuring signal integrity to reduce subscriber dissatisfaction and protect subscriber and advertiser revenues
VQNet is a Tektronix Video Service Assurance Management System that supports all Tektronix Digital TV Monitor probe types. It is a software product which will run on a central computer (not Tektronix supplied) to monitor and report on the status of signals measured by distributed probes across a video distribution network. Up to 500 probes can be supported and placed at any location in the video distribution system. The user can manually direct any probe from the VQNet to analyze an IP video flow/session or tune to an RF frequency preset. Thumbnails can be displayed for multiple services from multiple probe locations and selected video services can be backhauled from the remote probes for visual verification by an operator.
Provides operators with the simplest information necessary to identify and resolve a large percentage of real-time video network errors
Facility and network-wide views across a video network with visual centric paradigm
Ability to view thumbnails or backhaul video content from any probe within the network
Ability to direct/tune the probe from a centralized control system
Allows engineers to rapidly identify the location and root cause of underlying systemic service delivery problems across their headend network
Statistical logging and report generation
Trending analysis for tracking of management performance metrics and service-level agreements
Scalable open-architecture solution to provide an integrated network view of multiple network elements
North-bound interface into Network Management Systems – VQNet aggregation and correlation capabilities can be made available for use with existing NMS
Users can easily install, configure and maintain their own monitoring system
Automatic discovery of probe availability, configuration and diagnostic capabilities
Graphical views created and configured using industry-standard Microsoft Visio® toolset with editing features built into VQNet user interface
Facility and network-wide views across a video network with visual centric paradigm.
View thumbnails or backhaul video content from any probe within the network.
Trending analysis for tracking of management performance metrics and service-level agreements.
Support for reporting through statistical logging and report generation.
PC System Requirements
1x commonly available Intel Dual Xeon CPU or similar
80 GB SATA
Dual Ethernet Interface recommended
Windows XP Professional
Product(s) are manufactured in ISO registered facilities.