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Fact Sheet

Networks in general

  • Document primary, secondary, and tertiary cables
  • Lay cables between different locations
  • Display LAN, fiber optics, WAN, phone and electricity connections
  • Wizards for patching, line connections, wiring and more
  • Graphic display of your network – point-to-point per level (location, building, floor, room)
  • Plot your entire physical network pathway with all passive intermediate distributors (panel, outlet, strip etc.)
  • Extensive print, report and export functions

Patching / Wiring

  • Visual and interactive display of patches with cable colors of your choice
  • Display of port status (patched, reserved, defect, available)
  • (Re) patch by Drag & Drop
  • Wizard for single and multiple patches, patch changes
  • Map port adapters
  • Display cable sharing (e.g. AMP) and port splitters
  • Map Y- cables and 1:n patches
  • Change plug allocation (e.g. TX, RX) with every patch
  • Support of system connectors
  • Cable properties, including length, quality etc.
  • Generate patch lists
  • Import patches by csv list
  • Automatic naming of patches with definable rules
  • Plausibility checks (plugs, loops, etc.)

Lines

  • Support of the following network types: fiber optics, copper (IT, phone, video, audio, electricity etc.), special networks (fire detection network, management etc.)
  • Support of the following topologies: star, bus, and ring (only physical)
  • Management of location and inhouse networks as well as cabling between locations
  • Wizard to create routes and cable connections
  • Fiber optica cables with multi- and monomode display
  • Calculation of fiber and line types and connection status for each line
  • Calculate cable and line resources

Components / Devices

  • Manage all assets (active/passive components, racks, dsitributors etc.)
  • Graphic display of components, modular devices, chassis, slide-in cards, GBIC, blades and power supplies, like data outlets,  (including modular outlets), floor tanks, distributor cabinets and racks, patchpanels and rails, switches, routers, (rack) servers, storage systems, final devices and more
  • Enter additional information per network element, e.g. name, description, IP or mac address, inventory data, cost centre, maintenance data
  • Wizard to duplicate racks
  • Wizard to support moves (cabinet and single component)
  • Wizard for exchange of components and new assignement of patches
  • Automatic naming of components with user defined naming rules
  • Display of changes for every component
  • Printable device lists
  • Import components via csv list

Tag System

  • Individual key words for components and ports
  • List selections of components and ports
  • Predefined sections for telephony, VLANs and services
  • Graphic display of tags in the cabinets, on components and ports

VLAN Maps

  • Manual management of VLANs for each component and port
  • Display of tagged and port based VLANs
  • Inheritance of tagged VLANs along the entire network pathway

IP Address Management

  • Manage networks and subnetworks (IPv4) of any size
  • Scan networks and dissolve host names, MAC addresses, operating systems and manufacturers
  • Supports dissolving of names via local ARP, local and remote DNS, IMPC, Ping
  • Split and merge subnetworks
  • Recognizes conflicts when splitting networks
  • Manage IP addresses
  • Cleanup feature for changed IPs based on host names
  • Allocates IP addresses to devices
  • Export sub networks to Excel
  • Reserve IPs

Reporting

  • Predefined reports for network pathways, patches, lines, network ends, device lists and connection overviews
  • Individually design your own reports using the rule wizard, then save and export
  • Free definition of SQL reports

Document Management

  • Deposit documents (binary) or connections (link) for objects (e.g. data points, configuration, images etc.)
  • Drag & drop documents into document management
  • Recognizes conflicts when a file is simultanously altered

Location

  • Manage real estate (location, building, floor, room)
  • Display of tertiary cabling and visual display of the location (diagram)
  • Assign drawings for graphical navigation and location based network documentation
  • Connect locations using any kind of document via Document Management
  • Save location and floor plans as rastered images (png, bmp, jpg) or vector graphics (dwg, dxf, svg)
  • Access AutoCAD level and change the display
  • Interactive designer for creating location, building, floor and room plans with continuous zoom
  • Freely position devices in rooms
  • Place components to scale
  • Reuse floor plans as room plans: create room borders
  • Graphic library with component symbols helps with quick orientation in rooms
  • Wizard for room import from AutoCAD-dwg-drawings
  • Import locations using csv lists
  • Printable plans

DCIM

  • Interactive display of cabinets (racks, distributors, bay cabinets)
  • 4 manageable levels per cabinet (front, rear, left and right side)
  • Zoomable view, drag & drop support
  • See ports, port availability, cable connections, port status (available, reserved, defect)
  • Visual placing of components (also in rear)
  • Display of patch connections (different colors for different cable types)
  • See line connections
  • Active and passive devices are displayed location based
  • Simultanous display of multiple components and cabinets
  • See which height units are in use or available and calculate rack population
  • Save consumption estimates and limits and calculate power consumption (kW), weight and heat radiation (BTU)
  • Cabinet legends showing device names, descriptions, keywords, and key data
  • Plan installations (see Module Order Management)
  • Move components
  • Create reports on cabinet population and connection lists
  • Printable  cabinet manual

Catalog

  • Component library with more than 5000 devices of well-known manufacturers and standard components available online
  • Individual definition of components (active/passive terminal devices) with ports, slots, internal connections and views
  • Support of modular components (line cards, GBICs, blades, power supplies)
  • Description of cable structure with bundles, supported line types, and connections for line and patch cables
  • Individual definition of port, slot, and line types as well as transmission quality
  • Designer to visualze your components
  • Save additional information, SNMP-Mibs, height units and measurements, graphics and documents, weight, heat dissipation and performance
  • Display devices exactly to scale
  • Bay cabinets and different size cabinets
  • Library can be extended to the user’s needs
  • Continuously growing online catalog
  • Support: request new components

Import / Export

  • Help with import of csv lists for infrastructure data (e.g. device lists, cabinets) and connections (lines and patches)
  • Wizard for import of component definitions to the library by access to the online catalog and XML definition files
  • Export via the reporting system

Navigation

  • Manage 4 levels: location, building, floor, room
  • Navigation tree
  • Navigation path
  • Drag & drop between levels
  • Delete recursively

General

  • Manage users and groups with login and password identification
  • Functional authorization system (Administrator to Read-Only)
  • Single-Sign-On via Windows-Domain-User
  • Search for all saved features
  • Protocol of modifications (history)
  • Transaction-secured database access
  • Portable application (usb or network sharing)
  • Can be virtualized
  • Terminal server compatible

Interface

  • Modern and intuitive Windows GUI
  • Many wizards
  • Conveniant and self-explanatory
  • No frills
  • Contextual menus
  • Comprehensive Online-Wiki with video tutorials