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Network Management and Monitoring
VistaLINK® PRO is an advanced end-to-end network management system (NMS) for the broadcast,
cable, satellite, and IPTV industry. VistaLINK® PRO provides a single
interface to manage the entire operational ecosystem to allow for reduction in operational
expenditures (OPEX) and increase in quality of service.
VistaLINK® PRO enables operators to monitor and manage complex systems more effectively than
before. VistaLINK® PRO offers a wide range of functionality including web
access, fault management, configuration management, alarm/event notification, report and log
management, intelligent correlation and root cause analysis, user-defined graphic views/dashboards,
scheduling and automation, auto-response, and much more.
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Most comprehensive end-to-end facility and signal monitoring and management system for
broadcasters and service providers.
Complete configuration and setup for all Evertz products and third party devices.
Centralized alarm management with external alarm notification.
Scale from small single channel systems to large scale enterprise systems that have
1000's of services.
Redundancy model that is fault tolerant and has high-availability.
Intuitive User Interface
Rich graphic allows operators to customize dashboards to span entire operational
environment to quickly identify problem areas and resolve issues quicker.
Monitoring by Exception
Integrated with Evertz multi-viewer products to provide "penalty box" and channel cycling.
Root Cause Analysis
Suppress downstream alarms to identify root cause of alarms
Third Party Support
Has support of hundreds of third party devices.
Full SNMP Support
Uses SNMP to manage and configure devices.
Alarm Log Management
VistaLINK provides full SNMP based alarm monitoring with network element fault alarm notification
and logging. VistaLINK offer fault redundancy configuration and triggering as well as autoResponse
scripting integration for advanced redundancy scenarios.
The VistaLINK configuration client enables direct device control and configuration management,
scheduled service provisioning and device configuration as well as multi-stage configurations for
controlled device setup and template service creation dialogs.
Graphics GUI Client
The VistaLINK® PRO-PLUS graphical client system allows limitless graphical dashboard interface
screens to be designed and linked together to provide an enterprise level graphical network
monitoring solution. Graphical NMS monitoring pages expose device and signal faults better and
provide faster visual fault impact and cause analysis.
HTTP Client (+WEB)
Unlock the capability of a remote system or facility health monitoring solution through
VistaLINK® PRO + WEB clients. Go beyond a firewall to monitor your facility conveniently through
a standard Internet browser application. The VistaLINK® PRO Web Gateway allows graphical systems
created with VLPRO-PLUS to be served out (in HTML format) through a bundled Web Server, allowing
users to connect using standard browsers for operational access. The Web Gateway solution provides a
convenient method for isolating client connections from an internal managed hardware network.
Due to the high reliability requirements of today's management systems, Evertz offers the ability to
setup VistaLINK® PRO in a fault tolerant high availability Master/Slave redundancy model. When
VistaLINK® PRO Server is configured in a redundant mode it will manage failovers internally and
redirect client connections automatically.
Scheduling and Auto-Response (+SCH)
Automate facility monitoring & configuration operations or limit false alarming by scheduling
changes based on times & dates or events. Program hardware and router changes to be triggered by
incoming alarms or exceeded parameter thresholds. The VistaLINK® PRO AutoResponse (+SCH option)
allows customized reaction or scheduled based logic routines to be added and enhance the base
VistaLINK® PRO monitoring systems.
Where to use VistaLINK®?
VistaLINK® PRO is ideal for end-to-end network management system (NMS) for the broadcast, cable,
satellite, and IPTV industry. VistaLINK® PRO as an advanced NMS offers a number of benefits,
- Lower OPEX by improving operator efficiency
- Reduce Mean-time-to-repair (MTTR) and improve service levels
- Proven and mature management system
- Standardized software across entire facility
- Manage system resources more efficiently
- Deploy new technologies faster and at lower costs
Task Oriented Workflows
The combination of VistaLINK® PRO and Evertz' VUE optimizes task oriented workflow. VUE is a
consolidated control client with near field monitoring and advanced control capabilities. With
VistaLINK® specific widgets, VUE provides operators a consolidate view of the system with
graphical dashboards, controls, alarms and high quality video (compressed and/or uncompressed). This
integrated operator workstation is ideal for: hub and spoke multi-channel playout facilities,
headend network operations centers, facility monitoring, transmission departments, remote
monitoring, and quality control for content origination.
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Evertz Compression System Manager (CSM) is a complete compression network provisioning, monitoring
and management solution for configuring Evertz full range of head end and broadcast digital video
compression products. VistaLINK® CSM provides a service oriented view of the network coupled
with a rich toolset in order to provide easy and intuitive management of compressed digital audio
video services and networks.
Evertz CSM management software provides a graphical user interface for building and managing encoder
and transcoder networks. The client software offers easy to use tools for creating network
topologies, building service channel lineups, provisioning services through network elements as well
as monitoring the health of the hardware elements, configured services and overall network.
VistaLINK® Intelligent Resource Management (IRM) software solution was developed for optimizing
and reducing errors and complexity of day to day operational scheduling and control of live, sports
and news events. VistaLINK® IRM will assist transmission operation center (TOC) operators in
scheduling events and assets, reserving devices, configuring signal paths and configuring broadcast
devices within those paths. VistaLINK® IRM allows a customer to intelligently manage pooled
hardware resources, such as receivers and processing modules, which are connected to a central core
||VistaLINK® PRO SNMP configuration-only application software - Free with all Evertz® VistaLINK® controlled modules
||VistaLINK® PRO SNMP alarm monitoring and module configuration application software (for 1 client station with 1 year maintenance support)
||VistaLINK® PRO PLUS SNMP alarm monitoring, with customizable graphics mapping support and module configuration application software (for 1 client station with 1 year maintenance support)
||VistaLINK® PRO automated configuration, scripting & scheduling application software option
||Redundant VistaLINK® PRO server
||Thumbnail Server option
||Third Party TRAP monitoring option
||Remote site VistaLINK® system monitoring client (1) using Internet browser
||Remote site VistaLINK® system monitoring client (5) using Internet browser
||Upgrade existing VistaLINK® PRO client to VistaLINK® PRO PLUS (1 client, 1 year)
||Upgrade existing VLPRO to include automated configuration & scheduling software
||Upgrade for existing VLPRO to include remote site VistaLINK® system monitoring
Training & Yearly Subscriptions
|VistaLINK® configuration & training session (per Diem)
LIC 1, 2 or 3 Year
|Extra 1, 2 or 3 year VistaLINK® PRO PLUS license & support per client