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Viavi Solutions Inc., Network and Service Enablement (NSE) products provide network and service enablement solutions. These solutions deliver the end-to-end visibility, intelligence and insight you need to manage the network.They enable the design, development, deployment and maintenance of communication equipment and networks.

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Observer Suite Analyzer

Observer Suite encompasses all the functionality of Standard Observer and Expert Observer plus includes support for SNMP and RMON device management with Web Reporting tools. Observer Suite is a network analyzer for LAN, wireless, 802.11 a/b/g, low-utilization gigabit, Token Ring, and FDDI shared and switched networks. For maximum analysis performance, Observer Suite is a 64-bit application.


Observer Suite Benefits:

  • Optimize devices with a full SNMP management console
  • Configure and update SNMP device parameters all from a single location
  • Monitor different network segments from a central location using RMON1, RMON2 and HCRMON collection consoles
  • Switch station locator
  • Advanced Web reporting
  • View statistics from any web browser
  • Obtain secure remote access of trending reports
  • Identify client/server relationships automatically
  • Automate report delivery Experts
  • Multi-Probe capability (Multiple NIC's)


Suite Feature Details Below - Click to expand

SNMP Device Management

SNMP Device Management


  • Support multiple views of SNMP device data
  • View readable and writeable SNMP objects
  • Perform trending on time-based SNMP data
  • Baseline data for comparison reports
  • Multiple notifications are available upon trap receptions
  • Includes a MIB compiler to support any vendor
  • Utilize one tool for multi-vendor hardware networks
  • Display names or addresses of devices by switch port


RMON Device Management


RMON Device Management


  • Monitor and control any RMON-standard device
  • Fully compliant with all RMON1/2 specifications
  • RMON console supports high capacity RMON (HCRMON)


Web Reporting


Observer Web Server Reports


  • Share Observer reports with non-Observer users
  • Generate reports dynamically
  • Configure reports based on time, station, switch, or SNMP data
  • Obtain current and historical trends
  • Secure access with password protection
  • Control report access at the administrator level
  • Define different user levels
  • Distribute network “Weather Reports” via your corporate intranet/extranet
  • Quickly publish data with Ready Made or Custom reporting options
  • Drill down inside any report for deeper analysis


Switch Station Locator


Observer Suite Switch Station Locator


Locate devices connected to a particular switch port.


Other Suite Features

Full XML/SOAP Report
  • Obtain access to error, capacity, and historical network data to any application that supports XML or SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)

Custom Decode Kit

  • Add custom, proprietary, or additional protocols to Observer decodes
  • Full wireless support



The Observer product line was originally developed by Network Instruments and was combined with JDSU products to create Viavi Solutions that deliver end to end visibility of the network.