Accuver, drive test solution: XCAL Series

By: Accuver  09-12-2011
Keywords: network performance, drive test, Application Testing

XCAL Series

Data at Your Finger Tips

The XCAL series of tools are a real-time, handset-based air-interface monitoring solution designed specifically to troubleshoot, maintain and optimize wireless voice and data network performance. XCAL delivers a highly intuitive and flexible platform to monitor network performance, assess QoS/QoE and ensure seamless service integration with existing GSM, WCDMA, HSPA, CDMA, EVDO, WiMAX and LTE.

XCAL supports all major wireless standards and technologies and is available in many licensable variations:

  • GSM, GPRS, EDGE
  • WCDMA
  • HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+
  • CDMA2000 1x,
  • EVDO Rev.0, Rev.A, Rev.B
  • WiMAX, and
  • LTE

Further, it is continually evolved and updated to support the latest technology upgrades and client-feedback.

Used extensively on many of the world’s largest networks, XCAL automatically records and deciphers messages from the air-interface to detect network bottlenecks and impediments to delivering high quality voice and data services. The subsequent measurement results are a valuable input across the network enterprise from Network Planning and Optimization, Roll-out, New Service Verification and Maintenance division.

Key parameters from XCAL may be stored for more in-depth analysis in XCAP, Accuver’s leading post-processing solution.

Use XCAL to
  • Perform drive test for service verification and gauge ‘success’ of network upgrades
  • QoS measurements (Voice and/or Video MOS)
  • End to end application testing (SMS, FTP, Ping, HTTP, E-Mail, UDP, VoIP, etc)
  • Minimize OPEX through automating many labor-intensive workflows
  • Intelligently manage massive volumes of drive test data, maps and performance counters
  • Conduct indoor and outdoor network performance analysis
  • Multiple data sessions are possible on each test terminal

Measurement display (L1 to L3) and various quality parameters between segments are graphically represented

Use XCAL to
  • Supports all major technologies: GSM, WCDMA, HSPA, CDMA, EVDO, WiMAX and LTE
  • Single platform for QoS and QoE
  • Intutive - very simple to use and minimal or no training involved
  • Highly customizable, stable and robust
  • User modifications (e.g. new features/functions) are encouraged and delivered through annual maintenance
  • Easy and cheap to maintain

Real time mapping & Route creation indoor plots and user-defined routing

Keywords: Application Testing, drive test, network performance, Wireless Standards,

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