ADC and Hekimian Team To Reduce HiCap Testing Costs.Business Editors & Technology Writers
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2000
REACT 2001, Soneplex Remote Test Access Unit Integrated to Deliver
More Efficient, Effective Network Analysis and Diagnosis
ADC (1) See A/D converter.
(2) (Apple Display Connector) A peripheral connector from Apple that combines digital video display, USB and power in one cable. (Nasdaq: ADCT ADCT Adaptive Discrete Cosine Transform ; www.adc.com) and Hekimian (www.hekimian.com) announced today that Hekimian's REACT 2001(TM) testing software now offers full interoperability with ADC's Soneplex(R) system. The innovation means carriers now have an alternative to traditional, costly methods for monitoring and testing remote network sites. The software is designed to provide closer, more convenient management of Soneplex delivered HiCap circuits at substantially reduced cost.
Release 2.310 of Hekimian's industry-standard REACT 2001 remote testing operations support system (OSS Oss (ôs), city (1994 pop. 62,141), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands; chartered 1399. It is a significant industrial center. Manufactures include meat products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipment, and metalware. ) now includes support for ADC's Soneplex Remote Test Access Unit (RTAU) which communicates with REACT through ADC's Shelf Controller Unit (SCU SCU Santa Clara University
SCU Southern Cross University (New South Wales, Australia)
SCU Southern California University of Health Sciences (Whittier, California)
SCU Serious Crimes Unit
SCU Special Care Unit ) for increased intelligent network management. This capability closes the gap between these two market-leading products, letting carriers use REACT 2001 to access HiCap T1s served from Soneplex and perform test sessions using ADCs Soneplex RTAU.
"Historically, many remote sites have not been adequately monitored and tested because carriers could not justify the high expense of a digital test access unit," said Sylvia Ketch ketch, fore-and-aft-rigged sailing vessel with a mainmast forward carrying a mainsail and jibs. It has a mizzenmast aft, stepped forward of the rudder post. In the United States, ketch-rigged vessels are widely used today as yachts. , senior marketing manager for ADC's Broadband Access See broadband and wireless broadband. and Transport Group. "ADC's test access solution with the RTAU is designed to facilitate remote testing and monitoring at a lower cost than using traditional digital test access unit (DTAU DTAU Digital Test Access Unit
DTAU Domestic Terrorism Analysis Unit ) testing practices."
"We're pleased to team with ADC to extend REACT 2001's industry-leading, end-to-end service assurance capability to include Soneplex," said Dave Gellerman, vice president of technology and corporate development for Hekimian. "This latest achievement is yet more proof of our commitment to helping carriers harvest new value from the information and intelligence already present in their networks."
Graphic display of test results speeds diagnosis of network issues
Network operations personnel responsible for testing HiCap circuits can now use REACT 2001 to enter the circuit ID of any T1 HiCap fed from an RTAU-equipped Soneplex shelf and perform intrusive testing (testing) Intrusive Testing - Testing that collects timing and processing information during program execution that may change the behaviour of the software from its behavior in a real environment. using REACT 2001's easy-to-use graphical user interface graphical user interface (GUI)
Computer display format that allows the user to select commands, call up files, start programs, and do other routine tasks by using a mouse to point to pictorial symbols (icons) or lists of menu choices on the screen as opposed to having to . This virtually eliminates training time for the tester, while offering the service provider assurance that 100% of its RTAU-equipped Soneplex shelves are accessible for immediate testing from the Network Operations Center See NOC.
Network Operations Center - (NOC) A location from which the operation of a network or internet is monitored. Additionally, this center usually serves as a clearinghouse for connectivity problems and efforts to resolve those problems. Besides dramatically improving the economics of network testing, this graphical display is designed to allow network professionals more rapidly assimilate information about the status of an increasingly complex and geographically dispersed network infrastructure. Shortened time to diagnosis generally reduces latencies and failures, helping to resolve many service problems well before customers can become aware of them.
ADC Telecommunications ADC Telecommunications (NASDAQ: ADCT) is a communications company located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a southwest suburb of Minneapolis. History
In 1935, Ralph Allison founded ADC Telecommunications in the basement of his south Minneapolis home, inventing ADC's very , Inc. is a leading global supplier of network equipment, software and integration services for broadband, multiservice networks that deliver data, video and voice communications over telephone, cable television, Internet, broadcast, wireless and enterprise networks. ADC's broadband, multiservice network solutions enable local access, high-speed transmission and software management of communications services from service providers to consumers and businesses over fiber-optic, copper, coaxial and wireless media. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota “Minneapolis” redirects here. For other uses, see Minneapolis (disambiguation).
Minneapolis (pronounced IPA: /ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the largest city in the U.S. , ADC has approximately 16,900 employees around the world and annual sales of $2.3 billion. ADC's stock is included in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index. For additional information, visit ADC's Web site at www.adc.com.
Rockville, MD-based Hekimian (www.hekimian.com) creates the information, automation and control solutions needed to deliver and assure voice, data and Internet services across today's virtual networks of multiple providers. The company's service assurance solutions support more central offices and service providers, address more technologies, and monitor more circuit points than those of any other independent global vendor. Founded in 1968, Hekimian is privately held by Axel Johnson Inc., and maintains manufacturing, sales and support offices in Maryland, California and Colorado.