• Infrastructure Management

    Infrastructure Management

    Monitor your network’s performance

Sol Distribution can provide a variety of solutions to help organisations manage their essential IT infrastructure. From console servers for out of band management, to hardware and software to monitor network performance, Sol can provide you with the tools to effectively manage your estate.

MRV Communications


Infrastructure Management

MRV's infrastructure management products include Physical Layer Switches, Console Servers and Power Management. They enable network managers, lab managers and IT professionals to remotely access and manage fibre ports, serial ports and power from remote locations.  This reduces equipment requirements, saves labour and speeds testing and troubleshooting for complex network environments.


Physical Layer Switches

MRV's physical layer switches are scalable, OSI layer 1 switches that allows users to connect any port to any other port within the system using a non-blocking matrix. The Media Cross Connect is an optical/electrical/optical (OEO) switch used for data rates and media up to 10Gbps. The Optical Cross Connect is an all optical (OOO) switch for single mode fiber rates up to 100Gbps. Deploying these switches in a lab environment allows test commitments to be met without compromising quality or responsiveness, or increasing capital or operational expenses.


Console / Terminal Servers

The LX Series Console Servers support 4, 8, 16, 32 or 48 RS232 serial ports with an optional v.92 modem, dual Ethernet, and multiple AC/DC power options. Rich security and management features are supported, in addition to distributed clustering, sophisticated automation capabilities, very strong encryption, and U.S. government FIPS 140-2 security certification.


Power Management

The LX Power Control Series provides the ability to enable or disable power to managed devices, to reset equipment, enhance troubleshooting, enable redundant equipment, or control power access. The Trigger/Action feature of the LX Series allows site administrators and lab personnel to easily automate power, physical and security infrastructure control. This feature not only enhances troubleshooting but also allows managers to reduce utilities costs by turning off unused equipment extending equipment life span and reducing cooling costs.

Viavi Solutions


Network Performance Management

Network performance management consists of planning, measuring, modelling and optimising networks to ensure that they carry traffic with the speed, reliability, and capacity that is appropriate for the nature of the application and the cost constraints of the organisation. Different applications warrant different blends of capacity, latency, and reliability.

Network performance management generally requires the performance and quality service level of each network device and component to be routinely monitored. Typically, network management platforms must perform many tasks; these include performance measurement, forensic analysis, capacity planning and load-testing or load generation.

Sol Distribution can provide a scalable performance management solution for your network, giving you the ability to monitor a large number of devices, objects, and metrics while maintaining speed of information and keeping costs down.


Viavi’s Observer Performance Management Platform

Critical business processes, from project collaboration to product delivery ­are supported at every point by IT services. Failure of the underlying applications and infrastructure is not an option. For IT to be successful, it must have a method of monitoring operations, optimising performance, and validating investments.

If something goes wrong, you need to know whether the problem was caused by your network, systems, or applications. The Observer Performance Management Platform can answer this question faster, more accurately, and more completely than any other solution on the market today. It's why some of the most successful and well-recognised companies in the world trust the insight of the Observer Platform.


Viavi Observer Gigastor

The undisputed leader in back-in-time analysis, Observer GigaStor eliminates the time-consuming task of recreating problems for troubleshooting, or for investigating possible security threats. Just hit rewind to go back in time and review past network activity. Navigate to the exact moment of the service anomaly to see detailed, packet-level views before, during, and after the occurrence. Read more>>


Observer nTAPs

Access Data with Ease and Speed

nTAPs™ are passive devices installed on critical links for 24/7 access to traffic without disrupting data flow. They keep traffic flowing even when power doesn’t. With streamlined form factors and an array of configuration options, nTAPs feed network analysers, monitoring tools, and security devices while decreasing the risk of dropped data. Quick to deploy and economical to implement, network nTAPs provide devices with the comprehensive visibility needed for optimal performance management. Read more>>


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