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OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet

The network engineer’s all-in-one analyzer for portable WLAN and network infrastructure troubleshooting.

  • Used with nGeniusONE, OptiView XG provides infrastructure diagnostics from the access layer to WAN to data center
  • All-in-one network infrastructure analyzer – complete wireless and wired network discovery and troubleshooting
  • Full 802.11ac WLAN lifecycle management - plan, deploy, troubleshoot, secure
  • Instant network mapping and network path analysis speeds "time to know"
  • Quickly find root cause of network infrastructure-related performance problems
  • Line-rate network packet capture and analysis (1G / 10G) with zero loss
  • Troubleshoot remote sites without travel – use remote user interface for collaborative troubleshooting
  • End-to-end path performance testing to confirm service provider SLAs, troubleshoot network bottlenecks, validate new infrastructures, and assess network quality for new technology deployments such as unified communications

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The OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet is the first all-in-one analyzer specifically designed for the network engineer for portable WLAN and network infrastructure troubleshooting. By automating the analysis of wired and wireless network infrastructure problems, it helps engineers save significant time on their daily tasks leaving more time to tackle other initiatives and projects.

The OptiView XG network analyzer supports the deployment and analysis of new technologies, including 802.11ac WLANs, 10 Gbps Ethernet, unified communications, and virtualization. The result is that new initiatives get up and running faster and networks stay productive even in these days of smaller teams and budgets.

OptiView XG combines multiple functions and technologies so engineers can analyze the network from the access layer to the data center and other sites. Headquarters or data center engineers can access the analyzer remotely for collaborative troubleshooting or for direct analysis of the problem area when there is no on-site IT staff or instrumentation. Field engineers appreciate OptiView XG as their “one tool” – ideal for traveling to and troubleshooting remote locations.

  • Network Analysis and Advanced Discovery
  • Wireless Network Analysis: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WLAN + Spectrum Analyzer
  • AirWISE intelligence engine provides instant answers to ANY wireless network connectivity, Wi-Fi signal strength, wireless network performance, roaming, interference and wireless network security issue
  • Auditor-ready Wi-Fi security compliance reporting for multiple verticals including wireless PCI compliance, SOX, ISO and many more
  • Network Traffic and Packet Analysis: 1Gig – 10Gig Wired (full line-rate)
  • Network Mapping and Network Performance Testing

"OptiView XG allows us to quickly identify key switch anomalies, use packet capture features for troubleshooting performance issues, and conduct wireless analysis, all through the same portable unit. This tool truly does have the potential to save our team great deal of troubleshooting and network audit time."

Jeffrey Irving
Telecoms Perimeter Security Manager
EDF Energy




Intuitive user interface with customizable dashboards, smart navigation and easy reporting

customizable dashboardsUser Configurable Dashboards
Present the relevant data to the right audience. OptiView XG network analysis tool has extensively customizable dashboards that help transform collected data into an actionable presentation. The dashboard can be customized to a particular user or for the entire enterprise. Create dashboards for keeping a close eye on network and applications by site or even by business function. These dashboards can be saved and exported to different members of your team. The dashboard provides an at-a-glance overview of the current status of your network, with critical metrics from routers, switches, firewalls, servers, services, application, and other infrastructure devices.

Remote users can also set up dashboards to get their own view of network operations.

Performance Health Checks
Every day, your business depends on a reliable, secure and fast network. Already stretched IT resources are being asked to do more with less, and network maintenance and optimization are often overlooked. The results are unhealthy networks that are improperly utilized, misconfigured and vulnerable to cyber threats.

At-a-glance visibility provided by Health Checks will help you put your critical network infrastructure and applications back on track and keep their performance optimized and running smoothly.



Infrastructure Health

Virtualization Health
Enterprises are virtualizing servers to obtain cost savings and flexibility. Along with the benefits of virtualization comes the new complexity of managing the virtualized network. The OptiView XG network analysis tool has built-in capability to analyze Virtual Machines and their host VMware ESX servers. This gives you the capability to quickly track virtual server health at-a-glance and ensure your mission critical applications never fail. OptiView XG’s discovery also gives the capability to find and analyze new virtual machines that are added to ESX host servers.

Quickly check the health of your VMware ESX Server by monitoring CPU, memory utilization, number of virtual machines configured and running, and much more. View VM name, guest OS, and VM state, and detailed virtual machine health statistics including processor, memory, and network usage.




Visualization health check

Network and Application Issue Reporting Engine
OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet offers a number of built-in reports, making it quick and easy to report on application and network problems. These reports help you track performance and utilization statistics. While viewing a screen, pressing the Reports key will generate HTML or PDF reports on Protocols, Top Hosts, Top Conversations, Devices, Networks, Problems and many more.

The intuitive interface facilitates customizing the out-of-the-box reports and also enables creation of completely customized reports using the configurable dashboards in just a few clicks. The ability to choose what data to populate in a report enables users to quickly see data exactly the way they need. You can even create reports for specific user profiles, making it easy to generate reports for specific departments or recipients.




customizable reporting

Automated, guided analysis makes anyone an expert problem-solver

Network Monitoring with Performance Health Checks
Every day, your business depends on a reliable, secure and fast network. Already stretched IT resources are being asked to do more with less, and network maintenance and optimization are often overlooked. The results are unhealthy networks improperly utilized, misconfigured and vulnerable to cyber threats.

At-a-glance visibility provided by Health Checks helps put your critical infrastructure and applications back on track and keep their performance optimized and running smoothly. OptiView searches through your switch and router infrastructure to proactively look for problems such as port errors, discards, excessive utilization, high memory/CPU utilization, device reboots, and FHRP state changes. Once detected, OptiView can notify staff via SNMP trap, syslog message, or push notifications to your Apple or Android device (see HeadsUp XG mobile notification app.)

customizable dashboards

Granular Data for Proactive Analysis
Get granular, real-time network and application performance statistics and errors– essential for analyzing intermittent and past problems and determining if traffic bursts are the cause of performance problems. This granular data can be gathered proactively and stored for 24 hours so that you can go ‘back in time’ to analyze the data collected when the problem surfaced.

customizable dashboards

Automated Problem Detection
OptiView™ XG Network Analysis Tablet automatically scans for errors in the network infrastructure. These errors are collected in a Problem Log that can be categorized and sorted. Examples of problems detected are: performance problems, duplicate IP addresses, incorrect subnet masks, default router not responding and many more.

With the new HeadsUp™ XG mobile app for Android (available via Google Play) and Apple iOS (available free via the Apple iStore), get real-time notifications from your OptiView XG network analysis tablet(s). Instant notification means you're always "in touch" with your network, and seeing critical problems even before users start calling the help desk.

HeadsUp XG mobile app

Guided Analysis
There are a lot of different errors and problems that can occur on your network and not having the probable cause and resolution readily available increases the time required to solve problems. The built-in “Guided Analysis” expert reduces the time required to identify the root cause and fix the issue, increasing staff efficiency. Clicking on any problem in the problem log immediately shows you the probable cause, potential impacts, and possible solutions for the problem.

customizable dashboards


Integrated WLAN deployment and analysis

Wireless Infrastructure Analysis
Through its wired-side network discovery and analysis, the OptiView XG network analyzer discovers and categorizes wireless LAN controllers, lightweight access points (AP), intelligent access points and wireless clients. Detailed device information is provided from Cisco, Aruba, and Meru Wireless LAN controllers (WLCs) and LWAPs, including the wireless networks associated with the controller, the SSIDs, security and QoS parameters, the light-weight APs being controlled and the 802.11 protocol in use.

OptiView XG network analyzer uses data from wireless LAN controllers (WLCs) to create wireless connectivity maps. The content of the map can be filtered by selecting one or more SSIDs, desired WLAN frequency bands, device and security types. Map details are user configurable, including link rates, channels used, AP mode and capacity, client count by AP, and more wired infrastructure connections show the entire network - from end-to-end - so you are never without updated documentation of your wired and wireless network.

Expand your wireless analysis power with three optional capabilities, now fully enabled for complete analysis of 802.11ac WLANs (also backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n).




Wi-Fi Analysis
AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer is the industry standard tool for mobile auditing and troubleshooting enterprise Wi-Fi networks. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer helps IT staff quickly solve end-user issues while automatically detecting security threats and wireless network vulnerabilities. The solution enables network managers to easily test and diagnose dozens of common wireless performance issues including throughput issues, connectivity issues, device conflicts and signal multipath problems. AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer includes a full compliance reporting engine, which automatically maps collected network information to requirements for compliance with policy and industry regulations. It's a solution that simplifies key wireless network tasks such as:

  • Provides "root-cause" for reported Wi-Fi problems
  • Wi-Fi based discovery of wireless access points and clients
  • Maximize 802.11 efficiencies and investment
  • Complete visibility of all Wi-Fi traffic
  • Detection and location of rogue devices or security threats
  • Independent ROI analysis of WLAN Infrastructure options
  • Audit-ready compliance status
  • Active client-based connectivity testing
  • Instantly troubleshoot BYOD induced security and performance issues
  • Packet captures and decode for complete analysis of 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN's

Spectrum Analysis
AirMagnet Spectrum XT 802.11 Spectrum Analysis

The AirMagnet Spectrum XT option provides in-depth RF analysis combined with real-time WLAN information for quicker and more accurate troubleshooting of performance problems. Spectrum Analysis offers real-time detection, identification and location of a number of non-WLAN sources that interfere with WLAN networks and their performance. Industry's largest RF interferer classification database to obtain automated answers to performance problems Prioritize issues/interferers with Wi-Fi impact analysis capability Custom signatures allow an instant response to interference problems and provide independence on classification updates Spectrum analyzer will troubleshoot WLAN issues caused by RF interference at remote locations faster by avoiding costly 'truck rolls'.

In-Building Spectrum Analysis

AirMagnet Spectrum ES (AM/A6001) is an affordable, professional-grade RF spectrum analyzer that can be added to the OptiView XG network analyzer to speed in-building cellular deployments. Rich spectrum graphs with next generation visualization and enhanced in-field productivity features provide intuitive network visibility needed to validate and troubleshoot at every project stage. Scans frequencies between 698 MHz & 2690 MHz (supports 2G/3G/4G). AirMagnet Spectrum ES includes the industry's first automated classification and location of RF interference sources, automated location-specific carrier and technology spectrum scan setup which is needed to verify and troubleshoot at every stage of the project lifecycle. These features help ensure offload deployment and troubleshooting are done quickly and correctly.

Survey and Planning
AirMagnet WiFi PlannerThe AirMagnet Survey and Planner option on the OptiView XG network analysis platform ensures optimal wireless network performance, security and compliance using the Survey capabilities in the OptiView XG network analyzer to collect "live and real-world" signal, performance, and spectrum data during wireless network site surveys, allowing the IT staff to measure wireless network performance and RF coverage in the most scientific way possible to design the WLAN network for an optimal AP count, placement and configuration.

  • Design and deploy the most accurate indoor & outdoor wireless LAN network (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) correctly the first time and prevent costly rework & IT complaints
  • Collect real-world data by performing unique true end-user experience (WLAN throughput, data rates, retries, losses) measurements
  • Minimize expensive wireless LAN performance impact due to RF interference sources by performing simultaneous spectrum analysis in a single walk through Simulate "What-if" scenarios to prevent or minimize costly repeat survey walks
  • Single-click WLAN network readiness verification for Voice over WiFi and Location Services
  • Confidently certify the network for any design/application requirements using customer-ready pass/fail assessment reports
  • Customize reports enabling efficient hand over of results based on WLAN design/application requirements
  • SurveyPro version 8.6 (for PRO and EXPT models of OptiView XG) is fully compatible with the latest Wi-Fi technology, 802.11ac. With the use of an external USB .11ac radio, SurveyPro 8.6 and the OptiView XG network analyzer can be used to do comprehensive site surveys and simulations for .11ac networks.

Multiple Radios
Multiple radios on the OptiView XG enable you to run AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer and Spectrum XT together to view non-WLAN interference for every channel in the RF spectrum. The multiple radios also let you run Spectrum Analyzer along with Survey Pro to detect interference during surveying eliminating a second walk through for interferences after surveying.

Managing Network and Technology Changes

Device and network discovery

Advanced network discovery – finds devices, networks and problems in seconds
As soon as OptiView XG is connected to the network, it automatically begins to discover devices on the network, with no interaction required, by monitoring traffic and actively querying hosts. IT staff can immediately see what is on the network and where it is connected, by switch, slot and port number. They can investigate and quickly locate “suspect” devices and with minimum effort and identify problems associated with device misconfigurations.

The OptiView XG categorizes devices by type: interconnect (routers, switches), servers, hypervisors, virtual machines, printers, SNMP agents, VoIP devices, wireless devices, and other hosts. Additionally, networks are classified by IPv4 and IPv6 Subnets, VLANs, NetBIOS Domains and IPX Networks, and Wireless Networks together with host membership within each classification. Network devices that may be experiencing problems are also discovered.




Wireless infrastructure discovery

Most network analyzers and troubleshooting tools have limited visibility in today’s networks: usually a single broadcast domain or VLAN, but the OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet can also be configured to perform a discovery of up to 30,000 devices on an off-broadcast domain subnet to extend its discovery beyond the broadcast domain or local VLAN boundaries, across your enterprise network, into remote sites and users. Generate up-to-date HTML and PDF format inventory reports of devices both on the attached network and also on networks at remote sites.






Automated network mapping

The faster engineers can "see" what is going on in their network, to know who is on the network and where they are connected, and what the path is from "here to there", the faster they can get to root cause when troubleshooting performance issues. This is especially true for maintenance organizations or system integrators who often troubleshoot an "unknown" network. The problem is that traditional methods (CLI or element managers) take too long and present complex data that's often hard to interpret and difficult to correlate.

Using OptiView's patented discovery engine, users now have a network analyzer with mapping features that can interact with the network in a flexible map-based user interface to quickly visually identify configuration and topology issues, speeding problem solving.



Version 13 provides two new key capabilities for network mapping. First, v13 provides visibility of unmanaged, unknown devices – including WLAN access points. View these potential 'rogue' devices in both the discovery list and see them in a network map, along with the devices connected to them. Secondly, mapping of VoIP phone endpoints provides complete documentation for Unified Communications deployment projects.

Documentation is an essential step for any project, such as pre-deployment network assessments and new technology rollouts, but it can take too much time to complete. From the graphical map-based user interface, one click sends the map data through a Visio file generator, creating instant, professional network documentation. Ideal for enterprises or service organizations, OptiView XG's network mapping function saves hours of manual labor, allowing documentation to keep up as the network changes, or provide instant maps for client projects.



Discover and test through wireless connections
OptiView XG has the unique capability for fast discovery through a wireless connection. This keeps you aware of the network around you even when you moving through your site. You can unplug from the network and still be confident that the tablet is analyzing your critical devices through a wireless connection, even when moving to a different location – without losing any data. This offers a perfect solution for testing roaming handoffs.

VoIP and wireless device discovery
The OptiView XG will discover VoIP devices including call managers and IP phones from Cisco®, Nortel®, Avaya® and Mitel®. Device capabilities and configurations may be viewed, allowing the user to easily identify and correct configuration issues during VoIP deployment.

The OptiView XG also discovers and categorizes wireless LAN controllers, lightweight access points, intelligent access points and wireless clients. Detailed device information is provided from Cisco Wireless LAN controllers and LWAPs, including the wireless networks associated with the controller, the SSIDs, security and QoS parameters, the lightweight APs being controlled and the 802.11 protocol in use.


IPv6 networks, apps and devices

IPv6 Discovery
The OptiView XG will discover and display complete IPv6 network and device inventory including routers, switches, wireless AP's, DHCP6 servers and hosts. It enables you to identify active IPv6 devices in the network and those that may have problems in single-stack IPv6 networks. Router advertisements are analyzed and the OptiView XG displays detailed router information and settings. Easily identify applications that may be communicating using both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols.

Detect devices using tunneling mechanisms and identify the tunnels in use. Undetected or unauthorized tunneling could represent a serious security risk.






Network Navigator
Whether troubleshooting performance problems or making changes, engineers need to understand "who and what" is on the network and where they are connected. This is especially true for maintenance organizations or system integrators who often troubleshoot an "unknown" network. The problem is that traditional methods (CLI, or element managers) take too long and present complex data that's often hard to interpret and difficult to correlate. OptiView XG's Network Navigator uses Link Layer Discovery Protocol data (LLDP, and CDP for Cisco switches) to generate a simple diagram of a switch's "network neighborhood". In/out interface IDs are shown along with device names. If OptiView XG detects any problems, they are indicated on the device.
The engineer simply clicks through the diagram to navigate the devices and paths to see whether any problems exist in a particular network area, showing exactly where further analysis is needed. The diagram can instantly be saved as a PDF or HTML formatted report.




Real-time multiport stats

Real-time in- depth infrastructure device analysis speeds analysis. Get granular, real-time (updated every 30 seconds) interface utilization and errors for determining if excessive traffic is the cause of performance problems. This granular data can be collected for 24 hours. Interfaces can be quickly sorted by I/F index, utilization, broadcasts, errors, or collisions.


In-depth analysis, including:

  • A tabular view of all switch port configurations, including the identity of each host and where it is connected.
  • A graphical view of utilization and error rates on each switch port to see over-subscribed or error ports at a glance.

Quickly determine if performance problems are related to link speed or duplex misconfigurations, over-utilization or excessive hosts on a port.


Discovery of VLAN configurations

VLAN discovery and analysis
Determine if connectivity problems are related to VLAN configuration by seeing information such as:

  • VLANs that are configured on the switch
  • Interfaces that are members of each VLAN
  • Identification of trunk or uplink ports, together with the trunking protocol in use
  • Identification of which hosts are members of each VLAN.






WAN interface analysis

Router and WAN link analysis
In-depth device analysis identifies router ARP cache or routing table errors and also provides visibility to manage and troubleshoot costly WAN links. See WAN link configuration, a graphical display of utilization and error rates and identification of specific error types on ISDN, Frame Relay, T1/E1, T3 and ATM links.
Built-in telnet and web browser allow reconfiguration of devices directly from the OptiView XG.

Network connectivity and link validation
Get an ultra-fast read on where you are connected, the type and speed of link, nearest switch, local traffic, DHCP/DNS services, and whether you have a viable internet connection. This dashboard is ideal for quickly validating moves, adds and changes.

Reporting and Documenting

You can generate reports from virtually any screen the analyzer can display. This includes, dashboards, panels, and any of the main screens, i.e. , Discovery, Problems, Traffic Analysis, etc., with detailed reports. Many reports allow customization of content, as well as header information and logo. Reports can be saved in either HTML or PDF. This makes project documentation fast and easy, and can be used as part of a network assessment and baselining effort, providing comparable data for future reference.



























Automated network mapping

The faster engineers can "see" what is going on in their network, to know who is on the network and where they are connected, and what the path is from "here to there", the faster they can get to root cause when troubleshooting performance issues. This is especially true for maintenance organizations or system integrators who often troubleshoot an "unknown" network. The problem is
that traditional methods (CLI or element managers) take too long and present complex data that's
often hard to interpret and difficult to correlate.

Interface and device inventory reports can be instantly created in CSV format, for use in other systems and documentation processes.

Using OptiView's patented discovery engine, users can now interact with the network in a flexible map-based user interface to quickly visually identify configuration and topology issues, speeding problem solving.

Documentation is an essential step for any project, such as pre-deployment network assessments and new technology rollouts, but it can take too much time to complete. From the graphical map-based user interface, one click sends the map data through a Visio file generator, creating instant, professional network documentation. Ideal for enterprises or service organizations, OptiView XG's network mapping function saves hours of manual labor, allowing documentation to keep up as the network changes, or provide instant maps for client projects.

Wireless Network Mapping

Save HOURS of manual labor! By enhancing the automated mapping feature released in Version 11, OptiView XG can now use data from wireless LAN controllers (WLCs) to create wireless network connectivity maps. The content of the map can be filtered by selecting one or more SSIDs, desired WLAN frequency bands, device and security types. Map details are user configurable, including link rates, channels used, AP mode and capacity, client count by AP, and more. Wired infrastructure connections show the entire network – from end-to-end – so you are never without updated documentation of your network! Clicking the report icon instantly generates a Visio document of your displayed map.

Network Performance Testing

Engineers managing enterprise or service provider networks now have a single tool for measuring performance and analyzing complex network and application problems. The Network Performance Test feature (NPT, available in OptiView XG versions 10 and higher) allows users to test and troubleshoot high performance links across wide area networks, campuses, or within data centers and sites. NPT quantifies the performance of the network in terms of bandwidth, latency, jitter and loss up to line-rate 10 Gbps, giving engineers solid data about the capabilities of their infrastructure and its ability to support current and future applications.

XG's Network Performance Testing is used to:

  • Analyze network and application performance problems
  • Assess network performance prior to deployment of new services such as video or VoIP
  • Validate the performance of new infrastructure elements and critical links within their data center
  • Independently determine if their service providers are meeting agreed upon service levels (SLAs)
  • Test whether required QoS is being maintained end-to-end

More Flexible and Powerful than Other Testing Methods
Based on ITU-T Y.1564, a comprehensive standard for testing real-world Ethernet performance, OptiView XG's NPT provides enhanced performance compared to older standards such as RFC2544, including:
Faster—the NPT capability measures all key performance Service Level Criteria (SLC's)—availability, throughput, frame loss, delay, and delay variation (jitter)—in a single test instead of multiple independent tests.
Fixed Test Times—a single lost frame during an RFC 2544 throughput test requires it be run again, so a test may take many times its set length. ITU-T Y.1564 tests only need to run one time for a complete measurement.
Thorough measurement of SLA requirements — including Excess Information and Excess Burst Rates (EIR/EBR), and availability. Measures delay and jitter on every frame in the test, as opposed to a single frame in the middle of one test period.
More Flexible—supports up to 8 simultaneous flows with independent destinations, acceptance criteria, CoS and VLAN settings.

Additional Capabilities:

  • Graphical Path Analysis pinpoints the location of performance degradation.
  • Bi-directional testing, from operational levels (for troubleshooting) up to full line-rate 10 Gbps (for validation)
  • Flexible Layer 2 and Layer 3 settings including source and destination MAC and IP addresses, VLAN settings, TOS with DSCP or IP precedence, UDP port number and frame contents
  • Complete setting of Service Acceptance Criteria limits for availability, throughput, frame loss, delay, and jitter (delay variation)
  • Thorough reporting with pass/fail indication based on Service Acceptance Criteria
Local connectivity stats

Traffic generation - up to full 10 Gbps

Traffic generation
Assess network readiness for new deployments by determining the impact of a new application, or the addition of network users, by stressing your network with simulated traffic – up to full 10 Gbps.

Protocol type, frame size, frame rate, percentage utilization and number of frames to transmit are user configurable, along with the type of traffic: Broadcast, Multicast or Unicast.

Selecting an IP protocol allows you to select Time to Live (TTL) parameters and TOS (QOS) parameters such as Minimum Delay, Maximum Throughput, Maximum Reliability, Minimum Monetary Cost and Maximum Security to ensure correct routing configurations.

Throughput Testing
In combination with an additional OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet (for 10 Gbps throughput), OptiView Management Appliance or LinkRunner™ AT 2000 Network Auto-Tester (up to 1 Gbps), the XG throughput test measures bidirectional data flow between the two NETSCOUT’ devices to validate LAN and WAN throughput capabilities.

The Throughput test allows you to configure the following parameters:

  • Data speed (up to10 Gbps) – maximum rate is determined by the link speed and duplex.
  • Frame size – choose from seven different frame sizes or select sweep to run the test on seven preset frame sizes. OptiView XG provides support for jumbo frames up to 9000 bytes.
  • Content – select payload for all 1s, all 0s, alternating 1s and 0s or random.
  • Test duration can be 2 seconds to 18 hours.








Throughput testing - up to full 10 Gbps

Test results can be viewed in a tabular or graphical format. The Rate Format tabular view indicates the local and remote transmit and receive rates together with the total percentage of frames received by both devices. Switching to tabular Frame Format view shows the number of local and remote frames transmitted and received, together with the total percentage of frames received by both devices. Learn more

General Features

Remote user interface and access
User account configurationSimply point a web browser at the IP address of a correctly configured OptiView XG Tablet to retrieve saved reports and capture files. You can also install a Remote User Interface (UI) and use your PC to remotely access an OptiView XG over a TCP connection. Once the Remote UI is installed, simply give the interface the IP address of the OptiView XG and see the default dashboards. You can then create your own remote dashboards to get your own view of the network.

Communications between the OptiView XG and Remote UI can be encrypted. A single portable OptiView XG will support thirty-two remote sessions for collaborative troubleshooting or opening of multiple sessions on a PC to provide a remote “NOC” view. The OptiView XG features a separate management port for “out-of-band management” independent of the network under test port. When using the remote interface, all dashboards created are stored on the user’s PC, allowing further customization for each remote user.




Profile Management
User account configuration For engineers who move between sites or different clients, OptiView XG (version 12) enables saving instrument settings as site- or client-specific profiles, speeding instrument reconfiguration when moving between different networks. This makes XG an even more powerful and convenient tool for systems integrators, consultants, security/compliance auditors and other field teams.

User accounts
Through the user accounts screen, you can add and modify security information for each individual OptiView XG user to prevent unauthorized use of certain features for compliance with regulatory requirements. This also allows users access to powerful troubleshooting features such as SNMP, while keeping the community strings hidden. Features that can be disabled include packet capture and decode, traffic generation, remote user interface and OptiView XG configuration.




Context sensitive help
Help is contextually linked to each screen in the OptiView XG. While that help screen is displayed, you may select other information from the table of contents, choose an index entry, or perform a full text search on any help topic or term.


Removable hard drives
See what’s happening on your classified network by connecting one single tool that ensures any sensitive data stored on your network analyzer’s hard drive never leaves that environment. Network information discovered by the OptiView XG Tablet can be stored on the removable hard drive, allowing the OptiView XG to be moved from classified environments of different levels and between classified and unclassified systems by simply removing and replacing the hard drive. Extra, pre-configured drives are available separately.



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Case Studies

RNDC Case Study

Republic National Distributing Company is Buzzing About TruView and OptiView XG

As the second largest alcohol distributor in the United States, RNDC’s network stretches across 23 states and comprises three data centers, 40 warehouses and 20 sales offices. Smooth internal communications, operations, and logistics across all locations are critical to the daily success of the organization. However, with a broadly distributed network running 30 to 40 primary applications, RNDC’s network was prone to network traffic issues across all sites, including the main data center. In order to effectively identify and solve these issues, the network team lacked the visibility and in-depth information needed to troubleshoot accurately and efficiently.

Since deploying TruView, the RNDC network team has used its advanced monitoring and reporting features to become more responsive to tough issues and resolve them with speed. The solution provides them as much as a 97 percent reduction in time and expense for handling routine problems. RNDC is now capable of identifying the root cause of network issues and delays through 24-hour application performance and network monitoring with TruView. The team is excited about plans to expand its current TruView deployment to encompass broader areas of the company.

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Titelive Case Study

Titelive uses TruView™ to Ensure Software and Web Service Availability for Optimized Bookstore Operations

Titelive is the largest software and web services provider for European bookstores and other media providers. The company is an end-to-end web service provider, hosting websites and e-commerce platforms for many of its more than 508 bookstore customers. This is an incredible responsibility, placing a heavy burden on its network technology and support personnel. Recurring issues started to cause problems, ranging from connections to service quality to server loads. The company needed to rethink its network monitoring and troubleshooting approach when its infrastructure surpassed 120 servers across two data centers.

Titelive turned to NETSCOUT and the unique combination of its TruView and OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablets to track specific issues quickly and with certainty. If a client website is running slow, the Titelive IT team can use TruView to analyze network and application performance to pinpoint the root cause before it impacts client sales or user experiences. The OptiView XG adds a layer of mobile troubleshooting that Titelive has found indispensible, especially when the team needs to troubleshoot on each end of the firewall.

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Saudi German Hospital Case Study

Saudi German Hospital-Dubai Remains the Most Advanced Hospital Network in the Middle East with the OptiView XG

The Saudi German Hospital-Dubai is widely considered the most state-of-the-art hospital in the Middle East. An advanced IT network and hundreds of applications enable an all-digital patient health record management system. The network features 3,500 nodes with virtualized server and end-user client architectures. This advanced network and all-digital environment benefits doctors and patients, but also increases the expectations of the hospital’s IT team. There is no room for error. Doctors must have immediate access to critical records and applications to make the right patient diagnosis and treatment decisions. With life-and-death consequences at stake, the network and applications must perform 24/7 with no downtime and absolutely no exceptions. With each disparate system operating in a silo and requiring different monitoring and management tools, the entire system was unnecessarily complex and time-consuming to administer.

The OptiView XG eliminates the need for each hospital system and application to have a separate management and reporting tool. The device provides complete network visibility across the hospital’s virtualized architecture, helping the IT team see where problems and performance issues arise so they can be addressed quickly before hospital operations and patient care are adversely affected. If a remote problem does arise, the OptiView XG can be taken to that physical location for on-the-spot analysis and troubleshooting.

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DeKalb County Schools Case Study

DeKalb County School District Sees Clearly with TruView and OptiView XG

The DeKalb County School District’s infrastructure includes more than 1,700 switches and routers, three core network sites on a 10Gb fiber ring and 16 head-end locations. The entire system consists of more than 140 locations, including schools and centers that serve 14,000 employees and 100,000 students. The network also supports thousands of personal Wi-Fi enabled devices each day. With a wide range of users and technical abilities, the team needed to be able to quickly identify, isolate and solve network and application performance issues before they impacted the district.

DeKalb County Schools found a winning combination for network and application performance monitoring with TruView and the OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet from NETSCOUT. The addition of TruView allowed the district’s network team to establish a performance baseline for comparing abnormal traffic, which helps them address network and application issues proactively and resolve performance anomalies before students or staff are affected. Once the team identifies a problem, the OptiView XG gives team members a portable solution to isolate root cause and fix the problem in the field.

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Valdosta State University Case Study

Valdosta State University Ensures Application Performance for Students and Faculty with TruView™ and OptiView® XG

Challenge: Valdosta State University has approximately 12,000 students, as well as 1,200 faculty and staff spread across more than 80 buildings on two primary campuses. The university operates an expansive network and data center that delivers key applications for employees and students, such as VoIP, video, and a business intelligence tool the university uses to run modeling algorithms that predict student success. When problems such as unresponsive or slow applications emerge, end users, staff and other IT teams flood the application team with requests to fix the issue, setting in motion a long, tedious troubleshooting process. Determining whether the network or application is the source of the problem often requires the use of complex testing tools. To streamline this process and eliminate finger pointing, the Valdosta IT team realized it needed a solution that could help it proactively collect and correlate key network and application data, support real-time application monitoring, and expedite root-cause troubleshooting.

Result: After implementing the NETSCOUT OptiView XG® Network Analysis Tablet for inline packet capture and network performance testing, Valdosta State University evaluated and deployed TruView™ as well. TruView enables IT teams to proactively monitor key applications and delivers centralized access to both real-time and historical transactional data when troubleshooting or isolating a possible issue.

Whether dealing with an unresponsive business intelligence tool, library database latency, DHCP server problems, misconfigured firewalls or simply troubleshooting the source of packet loss, TruView gives Valdosta instant visibility into the source of the problem, which reduces troubleshooting time, often from weeks to mere minutes.

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The Everett Clinic Success Story

A Quick Q&A with Donald Lester, Network and Telecom Manager

What Networking Challenges Were You Facing?
Any data center or network performance issue can directly impact patient care and we are always striving to eliminate or reduce these issues.

What Led You To Look For A New Solution?
The OptiView XG provides hop-to-hop diagnostics in the data center and integrates seamlessly into TruView.

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Healthcare IT Success Story

A Q&A with Roger Estelle, Network Manager at Hawaii Health Systems

At Hawaii Health Systems we offer medical services at 13 locations spread throughout the Hawaiian Islands. To better meet the needs of our patients and new healthcare regulations, we transitioned to a new electronic health records (EHR) system. This system now connects more than 4,500 employees via wired and wireless networks, and processes patient data back to a hosting location in New Jersey.

Because of the importance of this system to the providers, and the fact that it relies on a high performance network, we can’t afford to have problems linger. We needed a tool that could instantly troubleshoot both wired and wireless network performance problems and help us isolate root cause fast.

Before getting the OptiView XG®, we use to rely on end point devices, such as a laptop to run ping tests for wireless issues. But then we had nothing to verify coverage or end-to-end connectivity. For the WAN, we actually had to go to individual switches to look at ports and see if we could isolate errors that way.

In other words, it was incredibly time intensive and very manual. And for an organization spread across multiple islands, the term “truck roll” takes on an entirely new meaning. Given that we had already deployed a new records system and upgraded the network, we knew we needed to upgrade our tools as well.

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Everett Clinic Case Study

The Everett Clinic Relies on TruView to Ensure Efficient Healthcare Operations and Quality Patient Care

With eight locations and 25 buildings spread throughout the state of Washington, The Everett Clinic’s mission is to provide the best-coordinated patient care – from the trusted family doctor to the skilled surgeon. To do this across multiple communities, the clinic relies on a variety of critical network applications, including the Epic healthcare software suite that helps The Everett Clinic manage clinical (health care records) and revenue information. The performance of these applications is of great importance, and doctors must be able to access the information they need, when they need it; making sure patients get the level of care they’ve come to expect from the clinic. When a problem does arise, the IT team must be able to quickly identify the source of the problem and fix it before it affects the quality of care or health outcomes.

The Everett Clinic selected TruView to gain instant and complete visibility into application performance for Epic and other critical applications. To visualize performance data, the clinic installed large-screen monitors throughout the clinic to give managers a better real-time view of all patient care applications at a quick glance. If a problem does emerge, TruView instantly notifies the IT team and helps isolate the source of the problem – either the network or specific application – so they can quickly fix it before it affects doctors, patients or staff. The detailed information provided by TruView enables the application team to quickly share network or application performance information with other IT teams (such as architecture, desktop, or business intelligence) when solving problems, working on projects or upgrading systems. If further testing is needed, the IT team uses the OptiView XG to perform in-depth, end-to-end site performance testing to augment the testing already done with TruView.

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Bio-Reference Case Study

Bio-Reference Gets Past the Blame Game and Safeguards 35,000 Daily Medical Samples with TruView and OptiView XG

Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. provides clinical testing and laboratory services for physician offices with a focus on esoteric testing, molecular diagnostics, anatomical pathology, women’s health, and correctional health care. The company processes more than 35,000 medical specimens each night. To do this effectively, the company relies on a high-performance network that supports various hardware and software applications used in the laboratory sciences. A network delay of just five seconds can have a big impact on processing critical medical tests. And, any network issues or outages can cause serious concerns with test validity, compromising limited medical samples and short turnaround times for immediate diagnosis. Quickly identifying whether a network or application problem exists, and where it exists, is therefore vital to ensuring operational efficiency and testing accuracy at Bio-Reference.

Bio-Reference deployed TruView from NETSCOUT and immediately saw a dramatic reduction in the amount of time required to identify network or application performance problems. By delivering real-time visibility into the network, staff can quickly respond to trouble tickets and resolve lingering issues. No more finger pointing, just quick problem isolation so teams can mobilize to solve the problem. And, with the addition of OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet, IT’s network management capabilities are extended into wireless and remote access networks, presenting an ROI greater than the company expected and delivering true end-to-end network and application performance monitoring.

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Miami-Dade Library Case Study

The Miami Dade Public Library System Takes Charge of its Network with TruView™ and OptiView® XG

Challenge: The Miami–Dade Public Library System (MDPLS) consists of 49 branch locations and two bookmobiles, along with more than 3.8 million books and 150 databases. The library also provides access to more than 2,000 public computers along with free Internet and Wi–Fi access for all. The network and its more than 3,000 user devices are a big draw for library visitors. Library–owned systems, however, are just the beginning. The network also supports as many as 2,000 Bring–Your–Own–Device (BYOD) devices at a time. With a wide range of users and technical abilities, the team needed to be able to troubleshoot from the user perspective to identify and solve issues.

Results: MDPLS found a solution with the TruView™ from NETSCOUT, teamed with two OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablets. TruView detects performance anomalies by creating a baseline to compare abnormal traffic patterns against. This helps MDPLS take proactive measures instead of simply reacting to issues. In most cases, MDPLS can resolve issues before they cause noticeable performance impacts for the library's more than 500 staff and millions of annual visitors. When problems do occur, the MDPLS team has the information needed to quickly isolate and solve the problem.

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Mitel - Case Study

Mitel Leverages the OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet to Pinpoint the Root Cause of Network Issues with Certainty.

Challenge: Mitel® is a business communications provider with solutions that allow its 60 million customers to connect anywhere, anytime, and on any device through cloud communications, business phones and collaboration software, as well as contact centers. Mitel solutions offer enterprise mobility, unified communications and messaging, and conferencing. Managing multiple communication applications and platforms requires advanced network monitoring and orchestration to ensure optimal network performance. Mitel needed a solid and reliable network testing solution that could provide accurate details in a quick and easy–to–understand format.

Results: Mitel deployed multiple NETSCOUT OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablets into the field to help conduct end–to–end network testing with a dedicated, compact, and easy–to–use solution. With each OptiView XG tablet pre–configured, Mitel simply ships a unit to any customer site to conduct pre–deployment checks, testing, ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting of VoIP and communication services. The engineer only needs to take it out of the box, turn it on, connect, and start running the tests to quickly identify potential issues on the network. End–to–end testing takes less than 15 minutes, cutting support costs while identifying and documenting the real source of root cause issues.

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Borsa Istanbul’s IT network Case Study

NETSCOUT'S OptiView® XG pays dividends for Borsa Istanbul’s IT network

Borsa Istanbul A.S. was established at the end of 2012 to bring together the three existing financial exchanges in Istanbul. This required major changes in IT infrastructure and a significant investment in both the network and software. Serving 150-220 brokerage houses, and with up to 1,200 people connecting to its LAN every day, Borsa Istanbul needed a way to ensure its IT systems were handling the increased traffic and network speeds and to quickly identify and fix any problems as they arose.

Borsa Istanbul uses NETSCOUT’ OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet on a daily basis to monitor the performance of its network and troubleshoot problems immediately as they arise. The mobile device allows Borsa’s IT professionals to examine problems at their source and measure whether the network is running at the required speed. In addition to enabling the IT team to listen to all the network traffic, the OptiView XG provides intelligent analysis that helps them see beyond the immediate issue to identify the root cause of the problems and implement an effective solution.

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Cimarex Case Study

National Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company Uses NETSCOUT’ TruView™ and OptiView® XG to Manage Nationwide Network Needs

Cimarex is a large oil and gas exploration and production company based in Denver, Colorado, with over 1000 employees located across the United States, from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Midland, Texas. With a team of just three engineers, network needs spanning the country, and an average of 600-700 people on the network at any given time, identifying and evaluating delays while providing a quick response time was a key issue for the engineering team. Cimarex needed a solution that could provide visibility into each network center and quickly identify and segregate network issues from application problems, without requiring a vast amount of engineer maintenance.

NETSCOUT TruView™ and OptiView® XG solutions allowed Cimarex to address their responsiveness issues and monitor each network individually, while highlighting any variances in performance. Issues that used to take days to resolve, or were left by the wayside, are now remedied quickly, allowing the engineering team to focus on more productive projects.

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Lowndes County Case Study

Optiview XG Network Analysis Tablet Gives Lowndes County, GA the Power to Quickly Diagnose, Repair and Even Design Networks

Lowndes County, Georgia has an IT staff of 7 to support 700 users across multiple agencies (including emergency services) on a mixed wired and wireless network running a number of specialized and industry-specific applications. When problems arise, the team struggles to quickly and proactively remediate network or applications issues before they impact end users. Furthermore, when problems involve third-party vendors, the team must constantly prove the network is not at fault. Using a variety of cumbersome tools, this process can be time consuming and difficult to prove the findings.

The county selected NETSCOUT’ OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet to provide network, application and wireless monitoring and troubleshooting. The tablet dramatically shortens the time Lowndes County’s IT staff needs to identify, diagnose and remediate problems, often finding and resolving issues before they are apparent to end users. In addition, the OptiView XG allows the IT department to better leverage its staff by effectively “up-leveling” the capabilities of its junior technicians to handle issues that would previously require a more experienced technician. By enabling the team to generate detailed reports of network activity at the node or device level, the tablet has also made it easier to rule out network or hardware problems when opening trouble tickets with third-party application vendors.

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High Point City Case Study

OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet Keeps Systems Running to Save Time and Money for City of High Point

The City of High Point, North Carolina, has a broad range of critical IT infrastructure it has to keep up and running at all times, including 24 x 7 emergency services. It also has the typical network challenges facing IT departments today: IPv6 and VoIP rollouts, Wi-Fi upgrades, database migrations, VMware deployments and more. And of course, perennially tight budgets. All of which meant the city’s IT team needed an integrated tool that would allow them to remain nimble, quickly address problems, eliminate travel and guesswork, build a case for system upgrades or changes, and more.

The city selected NETSCOUT’ OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet, and in the process cut their troubleshooting time by more than 75 percent. The IT team can monitor existing systems, graphically show the need for changes or upgrades, gain insight on potential problems prior to new deployments, test and manage rollouts as they occur, and quickly identify and solve any issues. In short order, it has become the go-to starting point for any IT issues facing the city, ensuring that time is never wasted.

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Carrollton Case Study

NETSCOUT’ OptiView® XG Helps Carrollton City Schools Identify and Understand How To Fix Network and Application Issues

Carrollton City Schools had routine network and application issues across its sites, yet lacked the appropriate tools to truly understand and fix the problems. What monitoring software it did have would alert the IT team of trouble, but not identify the specific problem or recommend solutions. As a result, the IT team often spent weeks or months chasing down and solving network and application issues. Complicating matters, the district was in the process of creating a BYOD environment, and the inability to pinpoint issues threatened to lose support from administrators and staff for the new capability.

The district IT department selected the NETSCOUT OptiView XG to provide the deep insight and analysis needed to quickly identify and solve its network and application performance challenges. The dedicated network analysis tablet not only provides both a complete system overview and detailed information on particular issues, but recommends the changes and solutions necessary to improve performance. In fact the IT group is now eliminating its other monitoring tools, because the OptiView XG does everything they can do, and more.

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Pruitt Communications Case Study for XG

Pruitt Communications Uses NETSCOUT’ OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet to Verify Network Readiness and Troubleshoot VoIP Deployments for Customers

Pruitt Communications deploys VoIP and unified communications systems for a variety of enterprise, healthcare and government organizations throughout the United States. Key to the process is conducting network assessments to validate the readiness of infrastructure prior to deploying a new system. With the inability to cost-effectively conduct performance testing, Pruitt outsourced these assessments to a specialist, resulting in a loss of service revenue. In addition, following the assessment phase, the company is required to troubleshoot any problems that are uncovered, and once deployed, validate the performance and deliver troubleshooting support services. To accomplish all of this Pruitt used a variety of complex tools that required manual correlations of data, costing the team valuable time and resources.

After seeing NETSCOUT'S OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet in action with a partner, the team at Pruitt Communications knew it was the solution they needed. It allows them to bring network assessments in-house and conduct network performance testing to generate and measure traffic flows across the client and service provider networks, validating the support of a VoIP rollout. The OptiView XG also gives the team automated network and application analysis, so as problems emerge they can instantly isolate and remediate an issue. Finally, once deployed the team can quickly provide ongoing troubleshooting and support via remote access capabilities with the tablet.

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Bosch Group

Bosch Group Automates Network and Application Analysis by Standardizing on NETSCOUT’ OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet

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The Bosch Group has 40 locations throughout its Southwest region in Germany. The sites are networked and supported by seven managers from two different locations. Unfortunately, like many IT teams, managers are overburdened and armed with a variety of complex tools that make the network troubleshooting process cumbersome and tedious. To streamline the work, increase collaboration and speed problem resolution, the company needed a new, single integrated solution for network and application analysis.

The Bosch Group standardized worldwide on NETSCOUT'S OptiView XG Network Analysis Tablet, and has already reduced troubleshooting time by at least two-thirds. In addition, they can now constantly monitor all networks and applications remotely, and collaborate with other managers around the world using the tablet. Finally, when new site acquisitions occur, the team used to spend close to a week trying to inventory the new network. Now, with the OptiView XG, a manager can head into the field with the tablet and do a complete inventory in one day.

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Leicester College Case Study

Leicester College Streamlines Network Troubleshooting, Analysis and Planning with NETSCOUT’ OptiView XG

Leicester College is one of the largest colleges in the United Kingdom, comprised of three main campuses and a large number of outreach centers. As the college continues to grow, its network must scale to meet the needs of its staff and learners. However, this growth requires planning and ongoing maintenance from the IT department. To streamline this process, the college needs new tools that help automate the analysis and troubleshooting of networks and applications.

Leicester College selected NETSCOUT’ OptiView® XG for its extensive range of analysis and troubleshooting capabilities, its portability and support for 10 Gbps, and its integrated wireless LAN (WLAN) capabilities.

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