|[March 25, 2014]
China Mobile Research Institute Selects Spirent for Evolved Packet Core Network Testing
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Communications, the leader in testing networks, services and
devices, announced today that China
Mobile's research division, China Mobile Research Institute,
Landslide to verify the performance of its Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
network. This selection follows China Mobile's purchase of Spirent (News - Alert)
Landslide to test its 3G packet core.
Spirent Landslide will enable China Mobile to model user behavior and
create traffic over the control and data planes by emulating real-world
calls from millions of smatphones. The solution was selected to test
the performance of the EPC, including MME (Mobility Management Entity),
SGW (Serving Gateway (News - Alert)), PGW (Packet Data Node Gateway) and PCRF (Policy
and Charging Rules Function).
"Spirent Landslide's integrated test cases and GUI-based automation
allow engineers to quickly model carrier specific subscriber behavior at
extreme scale," said Ross Cassan (News - Alert), Director of Product Marketing at
Spirent Communications. "Spirent Landslide allows China Mobile to ensure
that the mobile core network delivers a high quality of service, will
accommodate growth in new subscribers and traffic, and resolves issues
in their multi-vendor ecosystem."
Spirent Landslide is the only solution in the industry which is able to
emulate the complex behavior of today's smartphone subscribers. The
solution enables carriers to generate BHCA (Busy Hour Call Attempt)
models, including VoLTE mobility scenarios, LTE (News - Alert) to 3G to Wi-Fi
handovers, and mobile application traffic, helping them reduce the risk
of network outages and offer a better user experience.
Spirent Landslide is used by the top mobile network operators and
equipment suppliers around the world and is widely recognized as the
leader in the EPC/mobile packet core performance test market.
For more information on Spirent Landslide and testing elements of the
mobile packet core network, visit
About Spirent Communications (News - Alert) plc
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE:SPT), a global leader in test and
measurement, offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to test data
centers, cloud computing and virtualized environments, high speed
Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices,
network and application security, and positioning technologies. For more
information visit http://www.spirent.com/about-us/News_Room/About_Spirent_Communications_plc.aspx.
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