Agilent Speeds UMTS, CDMA2000 Rollout with Real-time Signaling Analyzer

2/27/2004 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced real-time 3G (UMTS and CDMA2000) capability in its new real-time Signaling Analyzer application. This offering, combined with Agilent's Network Analyzer solution family, enables analysis from physical layer to the highest protocol layer in a single platform on all the major interfaces, from narrowband through ATM and IP. The integrated auto-configuration, graphical call trace, truly distributed architecture and exceptional ease of use reduce the time required to perform root-cause analysis on complex, multiport and multiprotocol problems, thereby speeding deployment and improving quality of service.

"3G has been getting a lot of press lately, not all of it positive," said Steve Witt, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Network Systems Test Division. "Our customers must deploy this new technology in timescales and with quality expectations previously unthinkable, with no additional headcount and a lot of press attention. Our new real-time Signaling Analyzer application provides our customers in the mobile arena with an unrivalled toolkit to speed the rollout and increase the QoS of the latest 3G mobile networks. Combined with our solutions for LAN, WAN and recently announced WLAN capability, this application enables Agilent to offer the power, breadth and flexibility required by our customers to help make 3G the success it deserves to be."

The Signaling Analyzer solution offers the following new functionality:

These new features and capabilities enhance the Network Analyzer family's position as the most comprehensive solution for all layer 1-7 testing. Efficient troubleshooting helps network operators solve the most complex network problems fast. Used as both a distributed and single-point test solution, the Signaling Analyzer provides an unprecedented level of flexibility, scalability and ease of use for both network operators and equipment manufacturers who require protocol test.

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