IP Multimedia Subsystem Network Simulation Test Set
GAITHERSBURG, MD, March 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GL Communications Inc. , the world’s leading provider of communications testing and metering solutions, press release on the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network simulator tool referred to as the MAPS™ Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) IMS test suite.
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The Multimedia Internet Protocol (IP) Subsystem, known as IMS, is built on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as a base to further support voice, video, data, fixed and mobile packages on a single platform for end users. It provides a unique convergence platform for different types of networks – mobile, satellite, broadband, cable and fixed networks, with the goal of building an efficient interoperability network.
Message Automation and Protocol Emulation (MAPS™) is a multi-protocol, interface simulation software with a common framework to support simulation of a variety of signaling and traffic generation protocols including voice, tones, numbers, fax, data and video. It covers legacy PSTN and next generation VoIP networks, wireless equipment, interfaces, and networks. Interfaces can be analog, TDM, IP/Ethernet, or wireless.
“GL’s MAPS™ SIP IMS test suite provides a complete advanced network environment that enables users to test their applications, devices, and services before deploying to a network in real time. It can be used to simulate all or specific items within an IMS network infrastructure using simple ready-to-use test settings,” Vijay explains. Kulkarni, CEO of GL Communications, said that the network architecture described above defines the core IMS network elements that can be simulated using GL’s MAPS™ SIP IMS test suite.
He also added: “It can simulate many core UE and IMS elements such as Proxy – Call Session Control Function (P-CSCF), Interrogation – Call Session Control Function (I-CSCF), Service – Call Session Control Function (S-CSCF). ), Policy and Shipping Rules Function (PCRF), Media Gateway Control Function (MGCF), and IP SMS Gateway (IP-SM-GW) that provide the IMS backbone.”
GL also provides All-IP Packet Analyzer – PacketScan™ to capture, decode and monitor real-time SIP signals and RTP media on live IMS networks.
Multiple User Equipment Emulations (UEs)
Supports both simulated signaling and traffic (RTP and GTP from simulated UEs) between any two IMS nodes
Supports generation and verification of CS domain traffic over LTE-IMS or 5G – IMS, including VoLTE (Voice), VoNR, and SMS services
Supports basic network simulation, access network, roaming architecture, and interoperability with other networks
IMS Complete Lab for Comprehensive Test Solution
The test environment allows users to test each element of the IMS network independently using single interface simulation or multi-interface emulation.
Any network element within the laboratory environment can be replaced with the equipment under test to verify its functionality
Easily integrate IMS core network with 5G, 4G, 3G, 2G or any PSTN networks to test any call scenario using Remote MAPS™
Build custom communication scenarios where MAPS™ provides a complete script-based solution
Evaluate any application or service using the IMS core network
Remotely control or monitor all interfaces and items with Remote MAPS™
About GL Communications Inc.
GL Communications is a global provider of communications measurement and testing solutions. GL solutions are used to check the quality and reliability of wireless networks (4G LTE, 3G and 2G), SONET/SDH, Ethernet/IP, TDM and PSTN.
Vikram Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-670-4784 x 114
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