The need to automate test labs
Automating a test lab provides an organization the opportunity to test devices, applications, and services faster and to establish 24/7 operations from anywhere in the world. Test lab automation can greatly improve the cycle time of repetitive test procedures such as regression testing and build, and performance tests. The use of layer 1, or physical layer, matrix switches can help simplify the network by providing instant and reliable topology changes via software, versus the error-prone and time consuming option of manual cable moves.
Test labs: complex, error prone environments
As traditional test labs grow in complexity, organizations face significant challenges in fully utilizing equipment due to limited remote access and sharing. Network and application testing requires speed and agility, but often takes a tremendous amount of time and resources to implement correctly.
Test devices, applications, and services faster
NETSCOUT Test Lab Automation solutions greatly improve the cycle time of test procedures, allowing for dramatically increased lab efficiency, speed, and performance. By providing easy-to-use, intelligent, scalable technology at the lab’s logical core, our test lab automation solution simplifies the network while providing instant and assured moves, adds, and changes. Additional tools and functions can be utilized to expand CAPEX and OPEX savings.
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Traditional Test Lab Environment
Traditional test labs grow in complexity as equipment is added. Manual connections to test tools and network elements become cumbersome, and changes to those connections become time consuming and vulnerable to error. This scenario results in a slow, complex, and error-prone environment, where expensive equipment and personnel resources are poorly utilized.
As equipment is added, traditional test labs grow in complexity creating slow, complex environments
A NETSCOUT Test Lab Automation solution, utilizing the nGenius 3900 Series Packet Flow Switch and TestStream Management Software, simplifies the network while providing instant and assured moves, adds, and changes. A simplified network with a NETSCOUT test lab automation solution
NETSCOUT’s Test Optimization solutions for Test Labs enable you to improve the efficiency, speed, and performance in your network and application test labs.
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