Intelligent troubleshooting wherever it's needed

Setting the standard in intelligent compact analyzers, the new Notebook Investigator range provides all the power and flexibility you need to make developing and supporting Fibre Channel devices, systems and storage networks easier than ever before.

As well as providing new intelligent analysis features like topology mapping and an extensive configurable onboard protocol database, Notebook Investigator products are also highly portable. They provide up to four channels of 1 and 2Gbps analysis with traffic generation (depending on which analyzer module is chosen) in a single compact unit.

Two analyzer modules are currently available:

  • FS2000: provides up to 4 channels of analysis with traffic generation
  • FP2000: provides 2 channels of analysis

Both modules are available in 1Gbps only and 2Gbps/1Gbps configurations. The 1Gbps system can easily be upgraded to 2Gbps/1Gbps for maximum flexibility.

The FS and FP analyzer modules integrate with most notebook computers using a PCMCIA 32-bit Cardbus interface, or are available as fully configured systems ready to go out of the box (supplied with Xyratex's FCI Laptop Platform).

Key Features

  • Up to 4 channels of analysis (2 channels for FP2000)
  • 1 and 2Gbps capture at full line rate
  • Traffic generation option (FS2000 only)
  • Latest 'smart triggering' technology
  • Network link topology display using Mapper feature
  • Automatic decoding of over 30 protocols
  • Real-time statistics reporting
  • Ultimate ease of use
  • Integrated power supply (FS2000 only)
  • Impact-resistant design
  • Suitable for lab, field and MIS applications

Advanced productivity features make life easier

Notebook Investigator uses Xyratex's Fibre Channel Investigator TM software platform combining powerful analysis features with the ultimate in ease of use. No matter how complex your test requirements, Investigator has features to make life easier:

  • Comprehensive visual indicators provide constant feedback on link status, link speed, illegal frames, capture buffer and frame count
  • Capture and display data with just two clicks
  • Unique multi-channel display allows rapid and intuitive navigation through many channels on a single screen
  • Display network topology and devices on the link using the Mapper feature
  • Never need protocol reference documents again - automatic decodes are provided for over 30 protocols including FC-VI, FCP-SCSI, FC-SB-2, LLC and IP (or add your own using the protocol editor)
  • Smart triggering technology allows complex trigger and filter conditions to be configured for almost any situation, including triggering on performance events
  • Customize and save all settings for different users with profile manager
  • Share trace files with remote users using free Trace Viewer software

See the power of Fibre Channel Investigator for yourself now by taking the online tour.

Configuration and Interface Options

Please refer to the FS2000 and FP2000 product pages for details of specific configuration and interface options.

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