Novus 3-Speed 10G/1G/100M

Industry’s only and highest-density Dual-PHY 3-speed 10G/1G/100M solution

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Highlights

  • Industry’s only and highest-density 10/1/100M Dual-PHY SFP+/10GBASE-T RJ45 solution
  • Feature, scale & performance parity with existing 10GE and 1GE load modules
  • Purpose-built to test high-performance, low-latency devices
  • Full line-rate traffic generation to evaluate ASIC designs, FPGAs, and hardware switch fabrics
  • Ultra-high scale and performance for emulating L2/3 protocols to validate performance and scalability of L2/3 routing/switching and data center test cases using the Keysight’s IxNetwork application
  • Support for testing SFP+ and 10GBase-T RJ-45 copper ports at different speeds simultaneously on the same load module
  • Perform industry-standard RFC benchmark tests and protocol emulation in large testbeds with hundreds of 3-speed ports in a single test
  • 3-speed 10GE/1GE/100M ports provide a low total cost of ownership and high ROI
  • Broader coverage of L4-7 protocols including video, voice, storage, and access
  • 10G, 1G, and 100M line-rate hardware packet capture and decode tools to detect and debug data transmission errors
  • Application support for IxExplorer, IxNetwork, IxLoad, and the related Tcl and automation APIs
  • Novus adds IxLoad L4-7 including voice, video, and access protocols
  • Flexible 4:1 CPU and memory aggregation, for high-scale protocol emulation and performance
  • Flexible custom packet generation
  • Real-time latency with latency resolution of up to 2.5ns
  • Extensive port and traffic flow statistics
  • Advanced sequence checking with duplicate packet detection

Evolve Your Multi-Rate Ethernet Testing

High-Density 10G/1G/100M Multi-Rate Ethernet In One Load Module

Novus 10/1 family of load modules offer complete Layer 2-7 (L2-7) network and application testing in a single system.

Support for Dual-PHY (SFP+ and 10GBase-T RJ45) allows for up to line-rate L2/3 traffic generation and analysis, high-performance routing/bridging protocol emulation, and true L4-7 application traffic generation and subscriber emulation all with one load module. With up to 16 Dual-PHY ports per module, you can create ultra-high-density test environments for 10GE/1GE/100M Ethernet over copper and fiber. Up to 192 10GE/1GE/100M Ethernet test ports are supported in a single 12-slot chassis.

Novus 10GE/1GE/100M load modules are available in three different models to match your requirements and budget:

  • NOVUS10/1GE16DP: A full-featured 16-port, Dual-PHY (RJ45 and SFP+) 10GE/1GE/100M load module designed for high-density requirements.
  • NOVUS10/1GE8DP: A full-featured 8-port, Dual-PHY (RJ45 and SFP+) 10GE and 1GE load module designed for high-density switch testing. To support evolving test needs, users can perform a software field-upgrade to a full 16-port NOVUS10/1G16DP load module.
  • NOVUS1GE16DP: A full-featured 16-port, Dual-PHY (RJ45 and SFP+) 1GE and 100M load module designed for high-density requirements.

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