Sylantro Systems Selects Spirent Communication Abacus 5000 Test System.SAN JOSE San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , Calif. -- Spirent's Abacus 5000 IP Telephony The two-way transmission of voice over a packet-switched IP network, which is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite. The terms "IP telephony" and "voice over IP" (VoIP) are synonymous. Test System Employed to Validate Massive Scalability and Reliability of Sylantro's Carrier-Class VoIP Applications
Spirent Communications(TM) (NYSE NYSE
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The comprehensive, high capacity Abacus 5000 IP Telephony Migration Test System incorporates triple play, conformance and security/robustness test methodologies. Triple-play testing provides thorough validation of voice services in the presence of data and video services across the IP and public switched telephone network (PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) The worldwide voice telephone network. Once only an analog system, the heart of most telephone networks today is all digital. In the U.S. ) infrastructures. Conformance testing Conformance testing or type testing is testing to determine whether a system meets some specified standard.
To aid in this, many test procedures and test setups have been developed, either by the standard's maintainers or external organizations, specifically for ensures that products adhere to adhere to
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2. specified standards whilst robustness testing ensures that reliability and dependability concerns are minimized.
"Spirent's Abacus 5000 test system reinforces our customers' confidence that Sylantro is delivering a deployment-ready, reliable and massively scalable platform to the global IP communications A general term for networks that use the IP protocol for voice (VoIP) and video traffic. See IP telephony. service provider community," said David Illing, senior vice president of Sylantro. "The ability of the Abacus 5000 to emulate real-world VoIP and PSTN traffic under virtually limitless converged applications scenarios is enabling us to thoroughly stress and validate the carrier-grade performance of our platform before it ever reaches our customers' hands."
With Spirent's Abacus 5000 Test System, Sylantro can validate a full range of IP communications and signaling protocols in addition to its support of other emerging IP multimedia, and telephony applications and features, all at the highest capacity levels.
"Sylantro's carrier-scale applications server stands squarely in our roadmap to provide industry leading test platforms for network elements and services that are migrating from the PSTN to IP," said Bahaa Moukadam, vice president, IP Telephony at Spirent Communications. "Leveraging our expertise in both PSTN and IP, and ability to test across those boundaries, we will continue to lead in performance validation that is required to propel suppliers like Sylantro and their customers into the triple-play future."
Sylantro's decision to test with Spirent's Abacus 5000 Test System further affirms the momentum of VoIP among Sylantro's service provider customers around the world. As incumbent and competitive local exchange carriers, inter-exchange carriers, wireless carriers, cable operators and ISPs aggressively compete in this emerging market, they and their suppliers must validate the toll-grade readiness of their infrastructure to serve millions of telephony subscribers migrating from the PSTN to a converged network.
Spirent's Abacus 5000 IP Telephony Migration Test System is available to both service providers and manufacturers to verify the performance of applications servers, softswitches, IP/PSTN gateways and other next-generation equipment.
About Sylantro Systems Corp.
Sylantro Systems provides the premier software platform for advanced IP Centrex and hosted communications services for business, residential, wireless and other applications. The company leads the market in deployments, with carriers such as SBC (1) (SBC Communications Inc., San Antonio, TX, www.sbc.com) A large, national telecommunications company that grew from a multitude of local and regional companies, including Southwestern Bell, Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell, into a single, unified brand by 2002. and Verizon, PTTs such as TeliaSonera, and next-generation service providers such as Level 3, SunRocket and Covad using the Sylantro platform. With a unique combination of advanced applications, a carrier-class platform, and proven go-to-market services, Sylantro allows service providers to rapidly deliver high-value, high-margin managed telephony services. These award-winning solutions offer business users sophisticated communications services without the cost and complexity of today's in-house PBX (Private Branch eXchange) An inhouse telephone switching system that interconnects telephone extensions to each other as well as to the outside telephone network (PSTN). and key systems, and give consumers new flexibility in their communications services. Sylantro is a privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. backed by premier investors. On the Web: www.sylantro.com.
About Spirent Communications
Spirent Communications (www.spirentcom.com) is a global provider of integrated performance analysis and service assurance systems that enable the development and deployment of next-generation networking technology such as Internet Telephony, broadband services, 3G wireless, global navigation satellite systems, and network security equipment. Spirent's solutions are used by more than 1,500 customers in 30 countries, including the world's largest equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and governments. Based in Rockville, Maryland, Spirent Communications reported 2004 revenue of $460 million and has 1,700 employees worldwide. The company is the largest business group of Spirent plc, traded on the London and New York Stock Exchanges New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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