The latest from Valid8

Preparing Your Technical Support Teams for 5G and IoT

Service providers and equipment vendors can leverage Valid8's flexible simulation platform to train maintenance and services teams on new technologies. Valid8's ability to not only simulate networks, but devices on the network, can help the teams train in diagnosis and remedies of potential issues that can impact the overall network.

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Testing Platform Provides Training For Tomorrow's Network Professionals

Many institutes of higher learning are exploring ways to move students beyond theory and into controlled, laboratory environments where they can "learn by doing". Valid8's testing platform is a perfect fit to help colleges and universities train students on current and emerging technologies.

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ISSI/CSSI Testing Panel at IWCE 2019

The big takeaway from last month's P25 CAP Testing of ISSI/CSSI Equipment panel at IWCE 2019 in Las Vegas is that the new test standard and test tools will make ISSI/CSSI easier to set up because interoperability issues between vendors will be resolved earlier in the process.

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Valid8 CEO to Speak at IWCE 2019

Ian Carpenter, CEO of Valid8 will speak at the conference in Las Vegas on March 7 at the session titled, P25 CAP Testing of ISSI/CSSI Equipment. Carpenter, along with other panelists, will discuss the results of recent lab and field tests that the DHS S&T invested in. Attendees to the session will learn about the development of a Conformance test laboratory, a test tool capable of automated testing.

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Multi-Industry Testing with Valid8

With the explosion of internet-enabled devices come new challenges. How can networks handle the ever-increasing load of these new IoT devices; which use small amounts of bandwidth but create increased traffic? How can these devices be protected from attacks or hacks from 3rd parties? Valid8 offers a testing solution for industries including Telecom, Automotive, Healthcare, Public Safety and Aerospace.

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Multi-Purpose Mobile Network Testing with Valid8

Valid8 provides comprehensive, Multi-Purpose testing including performance, conformance, load, security, flooding, fuzzing and handover tests.

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Multi-Domain Mobile Network Testing with Valid8

We exhibited at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. At the event, we shared the various capabilities and benefits of our Multi-Domain, Multi-Purpose, and Multi-Industry testing platform. For those of you that were not able to attend this year, we thought it would be worth explaining what we mean by Multi-Domain.

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Valid8 participates in remote Plugtests for MCX Testing program

This was Valid8’s second year participating in the event and the focus was on supporting test cases that involved the diameter protocol of MCX Testing. Specifically, leveraging Valid8's industry leading, conformance, performance and security testing platform to test exchanges and message sequences for some of the participating companies.

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A “4G Renaissance” Means That 4G Testing is Not Going Away Soon

Network operators continue to invest in 4G technology, even with 5G soon to be released. A testing platform that supports both networks has been a challenge for operators since the beginnings of mobile technology. Valid8 makes that challenge go away with our multiple capability testing platform.

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Valid8's Single Platform Offers Multiple Testing Capabilities on Display at Mobile World Congress 2019

Valid8 will be showcasing our multi-testing capabilities at the MWC. In an intelligently connected world, testing tools have become fragmented, often requiring multiple technologies to successfully test. No matter the domain requirement, 5G, 4G, Wi-Fi, IoT, TDM/POTS, cloud-deployment or lab deployment, Valid8 is the solution. Visit our booth (Hall 1, Stand 1G60) at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Project 25 CAP - The Importance of ISSI testing

In emergencies, it is critical that first responders have reliable technology to ensure seamless, efficient communication. The compliance assessment program (CAP) was created to ensure that first responders are able to react and coordinate with each other no matter what type of equipment make or model they are using to communicate. Valid8 delivers efficient, proven, cost-effective ISSI & CSSI testing in support of the P25 CAP.

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Valid8 teams with The UNH InterOperability Lab to Expand IPv6 Testing over a 4G Network

The new collaboration allows customers of the UNH-IOL to use the Valid8 4G Network Emulator, which enables the lab to run IPv6 testing over 4G, to perform their IPv6 testing. The addition of Valid8’s solution expands the types of devices customers can test at the UNH-IOL for the IPv6 testing programs.

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Ending the Cycle of Sexual Violence in Kenya

Valid8 is proud to continue its support of Freely in Hope, a faith-based nonprofit organization focused on programs that equip survivors to lead in ending sexual violence in Kenya, Zambia and South Africa.

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Have a Happy New Year!

Valid8 will be closed on New Years day January 1. We will resume normal hours on January 2. For tech support please email support@valid8.com. Check out the December newsletter featuring articles on our eNodeB Tester and 5G Emulator.

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Valid8's eNodeB Tester Delivers Comprehensive Solution for Base Station Testing

eNodeB's are a critical component of mobile network architecture. The eNodeB element on the base station is the point of connection between the network and mobile devices (UEs). Valid8's single solution for base station testing makes it easier than ever to make sure your network is prepared.

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Mission Critical Push To Talk on LTE Networks

Mission critical push to talk (MCPTT) represents those capabilities that align with the requirements of public safety organizations as part of their rapid-response programs, specifically voice communication. Valid8 has delivered the first testing capability that combines LTE MCPTT and P25 ISSI load and conformance suites in a single solution.

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The Convergence of POTS, SIP, T1 with IMS and 5G

Fixed lines are not going away, but, for many, the testing tools are. Valid8 can test POTS, SIP and T1 with a clear path to new technologies such as 5G

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Testing the newly available B42/B43 Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS)

With CBRS becoming an available spectrum, new technologies will need to be tested for performance, conformance and security in preparation for required certifications

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