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Ethernet Testing


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EXFO’s innovative and comprehensive IP/Ethernet testing solutions empower network operators and service management test crews to tackle any of the challenges they face—throughout the lifecycle. Whether you are assessing Ethernet backhaul, Ethernet business services or packet transport networks, there’s a solution for you.

Adapted Solutions and Revolutionary Test Methodology

EXFO’s state-of-the-art Ethernet testing solutions stem from our unique approach in addressing our customers’ challenges: to provide them with the most comprehensive and technologically advanced offering. Our 25+ years of close collaboration with our customers have helped us develop the game-changing EtherSAM test methodology (ITU-T Y.1564), which is redefining the way operators are deploying and validating Ethernet services.

EXFO’s Ethernet Innovations

The combination of EXFO’s innovating testing solutions with its unique service-activation methodology gives network operators the ability to enhance their network performance by drastically reducing the time and complexity in turning-up, monitoring and troubleshooting IP/Ethernet services.


10 Mbit/s to 100 Gbit/s Ethernet Testing

  • Remote and local testing capabilities
  • Portable and centralized solution
  • EXpert VoIP and IP test tools
  • Complete lifecycle assessment (from the lab to field)


Unprecedented Simplicity

  • User-friendly GUI
  • Pass/fail indication
  • Intelligent Auto Discovery mode
  • Smart Loopback feature and device
  • Simplified reporting


Adapted to Today’s Reality

  • EtherSAM (ITU-T Y.1564)
  • Unique simultaneously bidirectional testing
  • In-service troubleshooting of live traffic
  • Complete service-level agreement (SLA) validation