BlueLight - Simplifying Testing

Bluelighttec, Inc. is engaged in the business of providing handheld test and measurement(T&M) solutions for the telecommunications industry and commercial and governmental enterprises, which include wired and wireless telecom operators, Metro Ethernet service providers, Internet service providers, network equipment manufacturers, telecommunications infrastructure companies, cable service providers,  enterprises and government.

Bluelight is a US company incorporated in California and its headquarters is located in the heart of Silicon Valley at 6980 Santa Teresa Blvd, San Jose, California, where the company’s main research and development for software and hardware are being carried out. Bluelight Currently offers various configurations of 1 and/or 10 Gigabit Ethernet handheld testers collectively named BlueScope. 

The most popular product models offered under BlueScope are:

BlueScope BL200A / BL400B

1G Ethernet/Fiber Channel Tester

Single RJ45 , Single Optic SFP / Dual RJ45, Dual Optic SFP

Test & Measurement’s SMALLEST, ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT handheld testing solution for Ethernet, & Fiber-Channel networks

 

General Specs 

 

» User-friendly and easy to use Hybrid user interface (UI) with graphical color touch-screen and keypad.
» Supports multi-physical ports such as one or two Optic 1000BASE-SX/LX/ZX, 100FX/LX, and one or two copper 10/100/1000 BASE-T
» Multiple testing capabilities: Ethernet, Fiber Channel, VoIP and IPTV
» New software upgrades can be applied through a USB drive or transferred via FTP.
» File Manager: Print/Save/Copy test results, log files, screen captures and packet capture files to a USB memory card or transfer via FTP.
» Optical power measurement
» Customizable test profiles for quick and efficient test set configuration

Standard Features    

 

» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test up to 4 multi-streams)
» Packet Filtering
» IP Tools (Ping, DHCP, Trace Route)
» Loopback Mode (L1-L4, auto, filtered)
» MPLS (stacking up to 3 MPLSs)
» VLAN, Q-in-Q (up to 3 VLANs)
» Bit Error Test (BERT)
» RFC 2544 (Network Equipment Benchmarking Test)
» Cable Diagnostics
» Remote Control via VNC
» Report Generation – PDF, TXT, CSV
» System Tools

Ethernet / FC 

  

Ethernet

» 32 Multi-stream Traffic Generation & Analysis
» Layer 1/2/3/4
» Y.1564 (Multiple streams)
» Packet Capture/Decode
» RFC2544 (Delay, Jitter)
» PBB/ PBB-TE (Mac-in-Mac)
» Real Time Traffic Monitoring
» Packet Flooding Generation
» Unframed/L1 traffic test
» Wireless LAN (Wifi)
» VoIP / IPTV
» 100FX/LX (Optic)
» IPv6

Fibre Channel

» 1x/2x

Optional Features  

 

» Packet Capture and Decode
» Packet Flooding – Mac/VLAN/IP/User Defined Field
» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test 32 multi-streams)
» L1/Unframed BERT (Cable BERT-RJ45, Unframed BERT-SFP Optic)
» Network Discovery
» 100 FX/LX (Optic)
» VoIP
» IPTV
» Fiber Channel
» PBB/PBB-TE(MAC-in-MAC)
» Y.1564 (SAM)
» IPv6

 

BlueScope BL1400B

1G/10G Ethernet/Fiber Channel Tester

Single Optic XFP, Dual RJ45 , Dual Optic SFP

Test & Measurement’s SMALLEST, ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT handheld testing solution for Ethernet, & Fiber-Channel networks

 

General Specs

 

» User-friendly and easy to use Hybrid user interface (UI) with graphical color touch-screen and keypad.
» Supports multi-physical ports such as one XFP, two Optic 1000BASE-SX/LX/ZX, 100FX/LX, and two copper 10/100/1000 BASE-T
» Multiple testing capabilities: Ethernet, Fiber Channel, VoIP and IPTV
» New software upgrades can be applied through a USB drive or transferred via FTP.
» File Manager: Print/Save/Copy test results, log files, screen captures and packet capture files to a USB memory card or transfer via FTP.
» Optical power measurement
» Customizable test profiles for quick and efficient test set configuration

Standard Features    

  

» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test up to 4 multi-streams)
» Packet Filtering
» IP Tools (Ping, DHCP, Trace Route)
» Loopback Mode (L1-L4, auto, filtered)
» MPLS (stacking up to 3 MPLSs)
» VLAN, Q-in-Q (up to 3 VLANs)
» Bit Error Test (BERT)
» RFC 2544 (Network Equipment Benchmarking Test)
» Cable Diagnostics
» Remote Control via VNC
» Report Generation – PDF, TXT, CSV
» System Tools

Ethernet / FC

 

Ethernet

» 32 Multi-stream Traffic Generation & Analysis
» Layer 1/2/3/4
» Y.1564 (Multiple streams)
» Packet Capture/Decode
» RFC2544 (Delay, Jitter)
» PBB/ PBB-TE (Mac-in-Mac)
» Real Time Traffic Monitoring
» Packet Flooding Generation
» Unframed/L1 traffic test
» Wireless LAN (Wifi)
» VoIP / IPTV
» 100FX/LX (Optic)
» IPv6

Fibre Channel

» 1x/2x/4x/10x

Optional Features

 

» Packet Capture and Decode
» Packet Flooding – Mac/VLAN/IP/User Defined Field
» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test 32 multi-streams)
» L1/Unframed BERT (Cable BERT-RJ45, Unframed BERT-SFP Optic)
» Network Discovery
» 100 FX/LX (Optic)
» VoIP
» IPTV
» Fiber Channel
» PBB/PBB-TE(MAC-in-MAC)
» Y.1564 (SAM)
» IPv6

  

BlueScope BL6800B

1G/10G Ethernet, Fiber Channel, SDH/SONET, OTN & PDH Tester

Single Optic XFP, Dual RJ45 , Dual Optic SFP, Single E1/T1, Single E3/T3

Test & Measurement’s SMALLEST, ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT handheld testing solution for Ethernet, & Fiber-Channel networks

 

Key Benefits

» Unmatchable market performance
 Test up to 32-Mulistreams each with customizable traffic profiles.
 Powerful Packet Flooding. Flood nearly any field of a packet including MAC, VLAN, MPLS with Layer 3 & 4 payload options.
 Dual port Packet Capture and Analysis utilizing WireShark engine
 The most compact OTN tester on the market. Supports OTU-1/2
 Unparalleled physical layer testing on all optical transport methods and line rates.
» Software license controlled features for upgrades or maintaining test standards as they are defined, then certified.
 Instant (DIY) remote/field upgradable; via a software only license key.
 Never lose a test capability/feature due to lost, forgotten, or damaged hardware modules.
» Linux Operating System
 Less susceptibility to viruses and malware. Known in the IT industry for being more stable than alternatives.
 Linux the OS choice for hand held testers

Highlights

 

» Handheld test set hardware platform that supports both 1/10 GbE Ethernet, SONET/SDH/PDH, Fiber Channel, OTN, WLAN.
» Rapid Boot-up
» Eight Hours battery stand time and approximate four hours of battery test time.
» Remote control through VNC and a CLI.
» Dual port operation enables performing two tests simultaneously
» Bluetooth support to easily offload test results or transfer test configurations.
» Customisable platform. Avoids technology obsolescence.
» Bluescope is upgradeable platform for future testing requirements.
» A “pay as you grow” handheld test platform. 

General Specs

 

» User-friendly and easy to use Hybrid user interface (UI) with graphical color touch-screen and keypad.
» Supports multi-physical ports such as one XFP, two Optic 1000BASE-SX/LX/ZX, 100FX/LX, and two copper 10/100/1000 BASE-T
» Multiple testing capabilities: Ethernet, Fiber Channel, VoIP and IPTV
» New software upgrades can be applied through a USB drive or transferred via FTP.
» File Manager: Print/Save/Copy test results, log files, screen captures and packet capture files to a USB memory card or transfer via FTP.
» Optical power measurement
» Customizable test profiles for quick and efficient test set configuration

Standard Features    

  

» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test up to 4 multi-streams)
» Packet Filtering
» IP Tools (Ping, DHCP, Trace Route)
» Loopback Mode (L1-L4, auto, filtered)
» MPLS (stacking up to 3 MPLSs)
» VLAN, Q-in-Q (up to 3 VLANs)
» Bit Error Test (BERT)
» RFC 2544 (Network Equipment Benchmarking Test)
» Cable Diagnostics
» Remote Control via VNC
» Report Generation – PDF, TXT, CSV
» System Tools

Ethernet / FC

 

Ethernet

» 32 Multi-stream Traffic Generation & Analysis
» Layer 1/2/3/4
» Y.1564 (Multiple streams)
» Packet Capture/Decode
» RFC2544 (Delay, Jitter)
» PBB/ PBB-TE (Mac-in-Mac)
» Real Time Traffic Monitoring
» Packet Flooding Generation
» Unframed/L1 traffic test
» Wireless LAN (Wifi)
» VoIP / IPTV
» 100FX/LX (Optic)
» IPv6

Fibre Channel

» 1x/2x/4x/10x

SONET/SDH/PDH

 

» Service Disruption Measurements
» Multi-Channel View
» Line Through Mode
» Mappings for SONET/SDH down to VC-4/VC-3 plus BERT payload and multiple PRBS choices 
» Physical layer testing - STM1/4/16/64
» Overhead Byte Manipulation and Analysis
» SDH/PDH Alarm/Error Generation

OTN

» TCM with Error/Alarm Detection
» FEC Testing
» Line Through Mode

Optional Features

 

» Packet Capture and Decode
» Packet Flooding – Mac/VLAN/IP/User Defined Field
» Performance Measurement (Throughput Test 32 multi-streams)
» L1/Unframed BERT (Cable BERT-RJ45, Unframed BERT-SFP Optic)
» Network Discovery
» 100 FX/LX (Optic)
» VoIP
» IPTV
» Fiber Channel
» PBB/PBB-TE(MAC-in-MAC)
» Y.1564 (SAM)
» IPv6

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The company’s founders have over 36 years of combined technical and sales experience. This ensures PlexNet is more than able to meet the needs of its current and prospective clients.

Over the last 15 years we have worked closely with many vendors and technology solutions and this experience defines what PlexNet is today. The demands of the IT and data communications industry across the Australian and global marketplace are constantly changing and we are fully cognisant of these changes and welcome the challenges they present

With major global partners such as NETSCOUT and Spirent Communications, and well supported by a number of other partners, PlexNet has an unparalleled solution and skill set.

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