NetPOD EVO: The NMS Software

 

 

A complete suite…to manage your broadcast network in a easy and safe way

NetPOD, is the Network Management system, developed with broadcasters, in mind, and according to broadcasters’ requests, it increases the value of your maintenance simplifying diagnostics with an ‘up to the input’ interface. NetPOD is modular, and thanks to a series of Plug-In Modules, and features it can be customized, to fit any network size and maintenance structure.

Any user can start with a very basic and easy to use system, and grow up to a very comprehensive and detailed surveillance system. NetPOD is simple and quick to configure, granting total control! NetPOD is at present supervising over 4850 installations around the world, collecting mission critical data and making it available on demand to operators ANYWHERE.

Don’t lose control!

NetPOD is smart! … it features controlled logging of users, events storing, dispatches warnings to technicians (e-mail, SMS), collects alarms, sets alarm hierarchy, local and remote automation, tools data analysis and reports, providing complete documentation of very event. The user can log into the system only after authentication: access can be achieved with a client application (NetPOD Supervisor) using a TCP socket. Access can be local (LAN) or remote (Internet). The platform is planned to provide the maximum safety and privacy: also for companies that offer the management of the network in outsourcing or as a service. Everyone can gain advantage from NetPOD.

A software module for every need

NetPOD is a modular suite that can grow according to management requirements. PIM “Plug-in modules” is the name of the additional software modules: they do not require additional installations, the activation key is embedded in the license.

 

 

System features

The structure is centralized, with a client-server type:

NetPOD Manager, the server that runs as a system service and gathers information from the remote sites.

NetPOD Supervisor, the client for the network management and supervision.

 

  • Access to the information is controlled by multi-level authentication; access is set site by site, and user by user, granting complete safety.
  • Advanced instruments for data analysis
  • Maximum system configuration flexibility, allows setup of control and monitoring instruments, without needing qualified staff
  • Scalable from a few inputs to thousands of I/Os: easily upgradeable.
  • 24/7/365 screening, with real-time functions to dispatch alarms to the technicians via email, SMS, phone call: totally user customizable
  • Easy and fast configuration management through file ". Dev" that with export and import allow the replication in the system
  • Searching, configuration, updating and controlling devices made simple with an intuitive graphical interface
  • Monitoring made simple using hierarchical maps that can be customized, both in view and hierarchy
  • Shared notes with other users about operations on the network or on the equipment
  • Data export to MS Office™ Excel™ and CSV

 

NetPOD NMS Series

  • Ideal for small and medium installations
  • 1 server application,1 client access, expandable on demand Until 256 Agent with 13000 OID-I/O
  • RDBMS

NetPOD NMS EVO

  • Ideal for medium and large installations
  • No IP limit / no OID limit (limited by license)
  • RDBMS
  • Datacenter

 

License extension

  • At any time, you can expand NetPOD license on:
  • Client number: the maximum number of simultaneous access of clients to the system
  • RDF number: the maximum number of RDF managed by the NetPOD
  • Agent Number: the maximum number of configurable Agent
  • OID: the maximum number of configurable OID
  • PIM: any additional Plug-in Module

 

Server requirements   

  • Windows Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2008 or 2014
  • CPU socket 3.1 GHz (64-bit processor) or faster multi-core
  • Memory (RAM) 32 GB
  • Hard disks available storage space 60 GB
  • Gigabit Ethernet

Client requirements

  • Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10
  • Processor 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • Memory (RAM) 4 GB
  • Hard drive 30 GB of available disk space
  • Some functionality may require Internet access
  • (georeferenced maps)

 

Benefits

  • Improve efficiency and coordination of maintenance activities
  • Optimize sites and equipment management thru the analysis of statistics, and enhance problem solving
  • Efficiently and rapidly manage the economics of your network, leaving the operators concentrated on the problem solving
  • User-friendly and charming user interface: could it be easier?
  • Power and reliability, designed by people that know what broadcasters want.
An investment that will be very quickly repaid!

Managing your network with NetPOD as well as being simple, is beneficial. The constant and continuous control of the whole network, allows to have an efficiency never seen before, saving in terms of time but even more important in terms of money.

 

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Functionality can be achieved with a minimum effort: this is the secret of modern technology.
And this is also the result of uninterrupted development, where research and design push the competitive edge of technology.
ANT's remote control system is the result of this philosophy: "Garda System" embeds in a single product state-of-the-art technology, advanced features and easy of use”

Diego Maioli

ANT Group Srl
President

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