Cable Plant Monitoring System

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Cable Plant Monitoring (CPM) is a real-time network device management tool for your DOCSIS and GPON network. CPM handles all of your DOCSIS Cable Modems-EMTAs-Wireless Gateways, the ONTs/ONUs of the PON network, and the corresponding Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS) and Optical Line Terminals (OLT), along with monitoring fiber nodes and other network components. This allows you to readily see network problems, troubleshoot customer access issues, and easily deal with difficult management efforts, including upgrading CPE firmware on a very large scale.

CPM includes CableLabs Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) integration, as well as industry-first HFC Upstream Noise detection with the Network NoiseHawkAI module. PNM completes the monitoring puzzle, adding proactive monitoring to CPM's real-time, reactive and historical network monitoring software toolbox. Follow below for more information about our DOCSIS and GPON network monitoring software with PNM.

Enterprise Level Application

CPM has recently been updated to an enterprise application that helps you:

  • Manage your network efficiently, thereby controlling network operational costs.
  • Increase the network uptime, helping to increase revenues.

The bottom line = a more profitable business.

Our Cable Plant Monitoring system is a network management software that:

  • Polls and/or passively collects information from the DOCSIS and GPON network
  • Gathers and displays device status
  • Creates alerts and alarms
  • Stores data for later analysis
  • Links to other internal systems through a powerful API library

Hierarchical network displays in this network monitoring software show at-a-glance network component status. By drilling-down and selecting individual items, you see a detailed view of parameters for nodes, amplifiers, cable modems, eMTA, CMTS, ONTs, OLTs and other equipment. System map integration provides a deep-dive look at network impairments, allowing for speedy diagnosis.

DOCSIS and GPON Network Monitoring Software with PNM Functionality

CPM includes PNM functions like Tap Energy, Frequency Magnitude, Tap Phase, Frequency Group Delay, Symbol Rate/Micro Reflection Level, Frequency Phase, used to identify groups of impaired modems and identify their source on a system map. Also included are downstream and upstream Full-Band capture, Main Tap Compression and much more. These PNM tools show these metrics from CM and CMTS perspectives. Overall, PNM gives operators a new view into network components and impairments that allows for the ultimate preventative maintenance to keep customers happy and to reduce truck rolls and inbound call center.

Proactive Network Maintenance

Highly Scalable

The Cable Plant Monitoring System has been designed to be massively scalable, with support for millions of CPEs. Scalable architecture supports any number of administrators or operators running the CPM console, creating a centralized view of the health of the network, and leading to coordinated, accelerated troubleshooting and problem-fix operations. Through the distributed capabilities of the system, CPM can be used at many sites, while being managed from central locations. Our dependable DOCSIS and GPON network monitoring software with PNM can work for you, call Promptlink for more information today.

Modular Design

The CPM software is built from Java code, with a pure Java client and a web client for ubiquitous access. It features a modular design and architecture designed around API’s, allowing CPM to be easily tailored to integrate with any applications in your OSS environment.

Fast and Efficient

CPM stores and manages the network device information in an embedded object database, for optimum performance. CPM runs on Linux-based platforms and can be run in a VM environment or in a standard server deployment.

The network monitoring software is easy to install, to operate, and to get to a high return on your investment!

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Promptlink tells Advanced Television about their Network NoiseHawkAI solution and other developments in CPE testing and network monitoring.

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