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We're pleased to announce the latest releases for Spirent TestCenter and Avalanche, both of which continue to offer marketing-leading test capabilities. The 3.80 release introduces new software packages and numerous enhancements for data centers, mobile backhaul and virtualization testing. In addition, the following new hardware is released:
HyperMetrics mXP (MXP-10G-S2, MXP-10G-S4, MXP-10G-S8)
HyperMetrics mX 100G (MX-100GO-F2, MX-100GO-F1)
HyperMetrics mX 40G (MX-40G-F2, MX-40G-F1)
Avalanche 3100B 8x10G Appliance
View the complete list of release features
Testing 40/100G: Are You Ready?
The two critical steps toward securing virtual and cloud environments.
Spirent is a finalist in Test & Measurement World's "Best in Test 2012" awards. We're honored that our solutions are finalists in the LTE Test and Optical & Network Testers categories.
Winners are selected based on the number of votes from readers and customers. Please support Spirent's innovation by voting for our solutions; click on the following links to place your vote:
For the second year in a row, T&M World has nominated Spirent for the Test of Time Award. The Test of Time award honors a product introduced at least five years ago that continues to provide state-of-the-art service.
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Spirent has once again been recognized for its innovations in mobile backhaul testing with the 2011 Wireless Backhaul Distinction award. The award was presented to the recently introduced Spirent HyperMetrics mX, which was selected based on its ability to help drive exceptional innovation in wireless backhaul deployment.
Washington State Convention Center
Partner on Ethernet Alliance booth # 1501
Spirent will be taking part in Ethernet Alliance's demo proving Carrier Ethernet innovations. Working with the leading vendors, Spirent's solutions will be used to validate interoperability around 40G in the data center.
November 12-18, 2011 Seattle, WA
Spirent will demonstrate our leading lab testing and live monitoring solutions that enable MSO's to build competitive advantage with better performing networks. See Tech X Flex, Spirent TestCenter, and Spirent TestCenter Live at SCTE, booth #1732.
November 15-17, 2011 Atlanta, GA
Spirent will be taking part in EANTC's Interoperability demo proving Carrier Ethernet innovations. Working with the leading vendors, Spirent's solutions will be used to validate interoperability for Managed Services & Transports, Synchronization, MPLS-TP and tests involving Resiliency and Redundancy.
November 30 - December 2 Singapore
Stay up to date. Get the latest tradeshow schedule here.
Infrastructure Test Optimization:
Helping Engineering Leaders Sleep Better at Night
Infrastructure Test Optimization (ITO) provides the path needed to drive innovation, gain a competitive advantage and deliver quality products to market on time. With ITO, organizations benefit from greater test coverage, improved collaboration and more efficient use of resources.
In this webinar, IBM Rational, Spirent and independent analyst firm voke share best practices on ITO. See how you can identify opportunities for your organization to maximize test efficiency, mitigate risk and meet customer requirements.
Avalanche 3.80 Features The latest General Availability build of Avalanche (and Spirent TestCenter) has been released. I won't cover Spirent TestCenter, but for Avalanche, it's a pretty big release.
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Experienced a network outage? I feel your pain. Sort of. By now, all of us in networking have read about the four-day Blackberry outage or experienced our own personal Crackberry withdrawal. We also know it was a core switch failover event and backup-switch-gone-bad that is shouldering the blame for this. According to RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis, the outage occurred "when a dual-redundant, dual capacity core switch failed and its backup switch failed to activate."
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