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TMCNet:  Frost & Sullivan Names Spirent Communications the Global Leader in Ethernet Testing

[November 13, 2012]

Frost & Sullivan Names Spirent Communications the Global Leader in Ethernet Testing

Nov 13, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Nov 13, 2012 Spirent Expands Ethernet Testing Market Share; Focus on Innovation, Comprehensive Portfolio of Solutions and Global Reach Were Key Contributors, Says Frost & Sullivan Sunnyvale, Calif.-- (November 13, 2012) -- Spirent Communications, the leader in testing networks, devices and services, has received Frost & Sullivan's 2012 Market Share Leadership Award for Ethernet testing . With a market share of 30.9 percent, Spirent is significantly ahead of its closest competitor. Frost & Sullivan also recognized Spirent as the market leader in each segment (1GbE, 10GbE and 40/100GbE) that it tracks.

According to Frost & Sullivan's recent market report, Spirent's focus on product advancements such as density, scalability, performance, flexibility and ease of use gives the company a competitive edge over others in the sector. The continual development of the flagship Spirent TestCenter and Spirent TestCenter Live product lines has helped the company address the requirements of changing enterprise networking and service provider markets by delivering tools that validate the performance, availability, security and scalability of data center, cloud computing, and mobile broadband and backhaul technologies.

"Spirent continues to successfully address the market challenges with its technological prowess and customer-centric approach," said Prathima Bommakanti, industry analyst, Test & Measurement Practice at Frost & Sullivan. "Through its strong focus to innovate and enhance its product portfolio, and its utmost commitment to delivering cutting edge solutions to customers, the company has increased its market share." Spirent is the preferred provider of high-speed, high-scale, high-density converged solutions for Ethernet testing and has played a prominent role in some of the largest public tests to date. For example, Spirent's solutions were used by industry leaders including: Alcatel-Lucent to test its FP3 400G network processor Cisco to conduct performance benchmark tests for the Cisco Nexus® 3548 Juniper Networks to validate 1536 ports of 10GbE on the QFabric(TM) NTT Communications Corporation and Internet Initiative Japan to conduct Japan's first 100G Ethernet IXP interoperability test "Frost & Sullivan's research clearly demonstrates that Spirent continues to deliver on its strategy of addressing the needs of today's growing markets, such as data center networks, virtualization, cloud computing and mobile broadband," said Jeff Schmitz, chief marketing officer at Spirent Communications. "With an emphasis on product development we are providing customers with leading edge solutions to validate the performance and scale of next-generation networks." On November 27 at 3:00 pm (Eastern)/12:00 pm (Pacific) Schmitz will join Frost & Sullivan analyst Prathima Bommakanti in a webcast to discuss the market trends and challenges in1/10/40/100G Ethernet network testing. To register visit http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/analyst-briefing-detail.pag mode=open&sid=269279761 To learn more about Spirent's Ethernet testing solutions, visit http://www.spirent.com/ethernet ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at http://www.presswire.net on the world wide web. Inquiries to info@m2.com.

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