Improving Test Operations in Validation

Validation engineers often have many manual processes they need to follow in their workflow. From searching for and potentially purchasing new equipment, manually deploying test programs, monitoring the test during run-time, and manually analyzing the data after a test is complete, the inefficiencies and costs can be impactful. To improve efficiency in the workflow and reduce cost, validation engineers must have a solution where they can:


  • Remotely view all test systems, the equipment in them, and which software is currently deployed on the system
  • Identify which equipment is in which test system and how it is being utilized
  • Monitor the status of tests and systems remotely and get notified or receive alarms if something goes wrong
  • Automate reporting of test results and seamlessly analyze and compare results across tests  

SystemLink™ Software in Validation Test

  • Monitor system health and states, receive alarms when systems are close to CPU, memory, and other limits and get notified of upcoming calibration dates to avoid test reruns
  • Always know what you have available for an upcoming test with a complete view of your connected systems, the specific equipment in them, and their utilization
  • Save time by monitoring your tests remotely and set up notifications and alarms so you can take the right action sooner if a test unexpectedly fails
  • Analyze your results faster with ingestion, standardization, and enrichment of data from all your connected testers for automated and interactive data processing

Solution Advantages

“SystemLink software is empowering teams with benefits beyond the traditional focus of test. It ensures systems and assets are healthy, it provides insight with web-based test monitoring, and it gives power to data with enterprise-level analysis and reporting.”

—Darren Jones, DMC


NI offers a variety of solution integration options customized to your application-specific requirements. You can use your own internal integration teams for full system control or leverage the expertise of NI and our worldwide NI Partner Network to obtain a turnkey solution.

NI Partner Network

The NI Partner Network is a global community of domain, application, and overall test development experts working closely with NI to meet the needs of the engineering community. NI Partners are trusted solution providers, systems integrators, consultants, product developers, and services and sales channel experts skilled across a wide range of industries and application areas.

Services and Support

NI works with customers throughout the life of an application, delivering training, technical support, consultation and integration services, and maintenance programs. Teams can discover new skills by participating in NI-specific and geographic user groups and build proficiency with online and in-person training.

SystemLink™ Software

SystemLink software is an intelligent systems and data management software framework. Designed for engineering use cases, it combines test and-measurement-focused applications and data services with a software infrastructure that utilizes market-leading open-source technologies.