Communications

Tektronix Communications Ensures Operational Readiness of LTE Networks and Services

18th February 2011
ES Admin
Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications test and Network Intelligence solutions, announced the company’s Iris suite of solutions has been deployed by a major Tier 1 service provider in their live LTE production network, as well as in a number of LTE trials with other service providers. Tektronix Communications’ Iris suite of solutions is supporting these early adopters of the technology to enable their operational readiness; assisting these service providers in meeting their launch date commitments, and in delivering on the promise of LTE performance by ensuring quality of experience to subscribers from day one. As the number of LTE subscribers increases and the range of services expand, Iris is continuing to successfully assure these service providers’ live and reliable LTE networks.
LTE operational readiness is a key area of focus for service providers in their goal to capture early adopter subscriber gains and to satisfy their subscribers’ expectations for service quality of experience. Service providers need a fully integrated LTE assurance solution that grows with their LTE deployment, while maintaining insight into how services are performing over LTE and their existing networks. By delivering high service quality rather than just hype, service providers can increase the number of subscribers to their network, ultimately allowing the company to meet their return on investment goals.

“Ensuring operational readiness of LTE networks is imperative not only during the initial technology launch, but also as the network and LTE services continue to grow and mature,” said Mark Driedger, Vice President and General Manager, Network Management, Tektronix Communications. “Tektronix Communications offers a solution that bridges the gap of traditional monitoring systems by integrating service and network-centric insight together, providing carriers with a single pane of glass solution that minimizes the complexity of managing and assuring their multi-technology network and services environment.”

Tektronix Communications’ Iris suite is capable of assuring services delivered over multiple technologies (LTE, 3G, CDMA, etc.) and ensures mobile broadband launches are market-ready by providing visibility into user quality of experience, identifying and resolving problems faster with a single unified tool, and optimizing network infrastructure investments as traffic exponentially grows. By deploying the Iris suite, carriers are able to guarantee services from packet to people by gaining intelligence and real-time performance analytics from handset to content in a complex IP environment.

About Tektronix Communications’ Iris Suite of Products
The Iris suite of products provides multiple organizations within service provider real-time and historical information for all service troubleshooting and performance monitoring needs. The Iris family of products includes:

GeoProbe G10 – Based on the industry-leading GeoProbe, the new high-speed, high-density 10GE probe features a distributed architecture optimized to handle high bandwidth IP traffic.
Iris Analyzer toolset –includes Iris Protocol Analyzer (PA), Iris Session Analyzer (ISA) and Iris Traffic Analyzer (ITA), which provides L2 to L7 troubleshooting by characterizing IP traffic by links, applications and servers.
IrisView – Easy-to-use, configurable software framework that provides a single, integrated platform for all applications, including feeds to customer experience management (CEM) systems and third party OSS, BSS applications.
Iris Performance Intelligence – Provides unmatched end-to-end analysis and reporting capabilities coupled with an extremely flexible and powerful KPI/KQI modeling engine that allows operators to better link desired business outcomes to events that occur at the network level.
For details on the Iris portfolio please visit: www.tektronixcommunications.com/iris.

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