Network Information Computer®
Software Defined Testing
56 Kbps-139 Mbps
1-2.5 Gbps
10-11.3 Gbps
40-43 Gbps
100-112 Gbps
OTN Testing
  • All G.709 OTN rates 2.6G up to 112G with FEC generation and analysis
  • OTU4, OTU3, OTU3e1/OTU3e2, OTU2f/OTU1f, OTU2e/OTU1e, OTU2, and OTU1
  • OTL layer testing at 40/100G rates; unframed BERT testing for all rates
  • ODU multiplexing with simultaneous generation and analysis at all levels; ODU0 and ODUflex (support is line rate dependent)
  • GFP-T/GFP-F/Ethernet, Fibre Channel, SONET/SDH, PRBS and Null Client mappings (support is line rate dependent)
  • Multi-Channel generation and analysis for OTU1 and OTU2
  • Complete OTN overhead manipulation and analysis with byte capture, including trace and MSI bytes
  • Intrusive and non-intrusive Pass Thru mode with byte and error/alarm overwrite
  • Error/alarm generation with periodic burst insert and analysis
  • OPU/client justification offset generation and analysis at all layers
  • Service Disruption and Round Trip Delay measurements at any ODTU level
PDH/T-Carrier Testing
  • 1.5M/2M/34M/45M/139M - DS1/E1/E3/DS3/E4
  • Bulk and multiplexed mapping structures; Fractional E1 and 56K/64K Fractional DS1 testing
  • Drop and insert from SONET/SDH
  • External Add/Drop line interface modes
  • Performance monitoring per G.821, G.826, and M.2100
  • Signal level and line frequency generation and analysis
  • Service Disruption and Round Trip Delay measurements
  • Simultaneous and independent interface testing; dual DS1/E1
Fibre Channel Testing
  • All Fibre Channel rates 1G up to 11.3G
  • OTU1f/OTU2f and 1/2/4/8/10G
  • Unframed BERT testing for OTU1f/OTU2f, 8G, 10G
  • Switch Fabric and Name Server login
  • Test stream with user defined addressing, frame parameters, frame size, pattern and rate
  • Error and alarm generation and analysis
  • Primitive sequence generation
  • RFC 2544 like Throughput/Latency/Frame Loss/Performance test
  • Buffer-to-buffer credit / flow control analysis
  • Per-port and per-stream results include: port utilization, counts, and per-stream latency statistics
  • Service Disruption measurement for OTU1f/OTU2f, 10G
Jitter/Wander Generation and Analysis
  • OTU1 (NIC+)
  • 155M-2.5G SONET/SDH (NIC+)
  • PDH/T-Carrier (NIC and NIC+)
Serial Interface Testing
  • RS-530/RS-232 testing with synchronous and asynchronous operation
  • DCE and DTE emulation
  • 25-pin D-type connector
Ethernet/IP Testing
  • All Ethernet rates 10M up to 100G
  • 100G, 40G, OTU2e/OTU1e, 10G LAN, 10G WAN, 1G, 100M, and 10/100/1000BASE-T
  • PCS layer testing at 40/100G rates; unframed BERT testing
  • 32 IPv4/IPv6 test streams with independent addressing, traffic parameters, frame size (up to 16k), pattern, and rate mode (40/100G IPv4 only)
  • Y.1564; RFC 2544 Throughput/Latency/Frame Loss/Back to Back Burst Performance test
  • VLAN and MPLS tags up to 4 levels with QoS statistics (40/100G VLAN only)
  • Per-port and per-stream results include: port utilization, counts, packet size distribution, and per stream latency and jitter statistics
  • Service Disruption Measurement
  • All SONET/SDH rates 52M up to 40G
  • STM-256/STM-64/STM-16/STM-4/STM-1/STM-0/STM-1e/STM-0e; OC-768/OC-192/OC-48/OC-12/OC-3/OC-1/EC-3/EC-1
  • Serial and multi-lane 40G interfaces; STL-256.4 multi-lane logical layer testing
  • SONET mappings: STS-768c, STS-192c, STS-48c, STS-12c, STS-3c, STS-1, VT-6, VT-2 and VT-1.5 (support is line rate dependent)
  • SDH mappings: AU-4-256c, AU-4-64c, AU-4-16c, AU-4-4c, AU-4/C-4 and AU-4/AU-3 C-3/C-2/C-12/C-11; VCAT/LCAS (support is line rate dependent)
  • PRBS, PDH/T-Carrier, and GFP-T/GFP-F/Ethernet clients; unframed BERT testing for all rates (support is line rate dependent)
  • All Path TestingTM (APT) 10G and below – simultaneous testing of all HP/STS containers/SPEs
  • Complete SONET/SDH Overhead and trace manipulation/analysis with byte capture
  • Intrusive and non-intrusive Pass Thru mode with byte and error/alarm overwrite
  • Line frequency offset generation and analysis
  • Service Disruption, Round Trip Delay measurements, and APS Testing
  • Performance monitoring statistics
CFP Testing
  • CFP Health Check
  • CFP MDIO Display
Optical Spectrum Analyzer
  • Wavelength Range: C-band 1528.77 to 1562.23 nm, L-band 1568.77 to 1604.03 nm
  • 50 GHz Absolute Channel Spacing; 85 C-band/L-band channels
  • Maximum Input Power (all channels): 23 dBm, Single Channel: C-Band: -10 to -40 dBm/L-band:-10 to -35dBm
  • Absolute Channel Power Accuracy (include PDL): ±0.7db
  • Power Measurement Repeatability (for fixed polarization): ±0.1 dB
  • Polarization Dependent Loss: <0.3 dB
  • Absolute Wavelength Accuracy: ±60 pm
  • OSNR Measurement Range: 10-25 dB (dependent on channel input power, noise floor, and filter isolation)
  • OSNR Accuracy: ±1.5 dB (noise level ≥ -50 dBm, L-band noise level ≥ -45 dBm)
  • Noise Floor: -60 dBm
  • Power Measurement Resolution: 0.1 dB
For more information:
NIC Datasheet
Multi-Protocol Analyzer
Anytime, Anywhere, Any Bit.
Highlights and Benefits
  • Multi-protocol testing in a compact form factor system (1U x 19 in chassis)
  • Field upgradeable, rack-mounted platform with up to five test modules
  • All ports can be configured independently and operated simultaneously
  • Each port supports 21 rates and protocols
  • Multi-Protocol Module (MPM) supports OTN, SONET/SDH, Ethernet and Fibre Channel
  • Intuitive interface with a simple, consistent setup and workflow across all test modules
  • Every test feature accessible by remote GUI and automation scripting
  • Supports 20 simultaneous users
  • Industry proven platform provides efficient and cost effective support and service
  • Cloud-based management option for each module
  • Most cost-effective compact solution for multi-protocol testing
  • Significantly reduces the amount of testing equipment, required footprint, and test time
  • One single platform for multi-protocol testing requirements which will grow as needs change and expand, allowing modules to be easily added on-site and new capabilities to be downloaded
  • 110/240VAC or -48VDC input power options
  • Compliant with ID-337 FAST Certification Test Plan
For more information:
MPA Datasheet
Digital Lightwave and Telebyte to Provide Test Gear for Industry’s First Cross Chipset Interoperability Demonstration
Multi-vendor Interop Demo at BBWF 2016 enabled by Telebyte and Digital Lightwave’s Testing Solutions
VeEX acquires Digital Lightwave Outstanding Assets
VeEX Inc., a global leader in Telecom, CaTV, Fiber, Transport and Broadband Access, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding assets of Digital Lightwave.
Digital Lightwave to Exhibit at Broadband World Forum 2015
Digital Lightwave will exhibit its Intelligent Network Test Solutions at BBWF 2015, in the Interop Pavilion, in London, UK, October 20-22.
Digital Lightwave to Exhibit at The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition 2015
Digital Lightwave will exhibit its Intelligent Network Test Solutions at OFC, Booth 2611 in Los Angeles, California, March 24-26.
Digital Lightwave to Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2015
Digital Lightwave will showcase its Intelligent Network Test Solutions products at Mobile World Congress, Booth 6G40 in Barcelona, Spain, March 2-5.
October 18-20, 2016
Digital Lightwave to Exhibit at Broadband World Forum 2016
ExCel Convention Centre
Interoperability Pavilion
Booth #D30
London, UK
May 24 & 25, 2016
Digital Lightwave and VeEX to Exhibit at the Big Communications Event 2016
Austin Convention Center
Booth #511
Austin, TX, USA
October 20-22, 2015
Digital Lightwave to Exhibit at Broadband World Forum 2015
Interop Pavilion
ExCel, London, UK
About Us

Digital Lightwave designs and manufactures optical test and measurement products for telecommunications and data communication networks. The company global presence - sales, service, and support offices, as well as distribution partnerships - extends to more than 80 countries around the world.

The company’s Intelligent Network Test Solutions product portfolio includes the NIC® (Network Information Computer®) and the MPA (Multi-Protocol Analyzer).

Digital Lightwave provides the global communications and data networking industry with products and services that enable the efficient development, deployment and management of high-performance optical networks. Digital Lightwave's customers rely on its offerings to optimize network performance and ensure service reliability.