December 13, 2011
Spirent's focus on innovation, comprehensive portfolio of solutions and global reach are key contributors to market leadership, Says Frost & Sullivan
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 13 — Spirent Communications has been named by Frost & Sullivan as the market leader in the 1/10/40/100G Ethernet and cloud infrastructure test equipment markets, with 28.9 percent and 45.6 percent market shares respectively. According to Frost & Sullivan's recent market reports, Spirent's innovative approach to testing, focus on product enhancements, and capacity to utilize core competencies to leverage new market opportunities, gives the company a competitive edge over other companies in the sector.
Adoption of cloud-based applications along with the mobile Internet revolution are driving deployment of IP/Ethernet infrastructure in data centers and carrier networks, making testing and monitoring of networks and applications in both the lab and live environments critical.
"Spirent's leadership in these two rapidly expanding test equipment markets is a testament to the strong offerings it delivers to its impressive and ever-expanding customer base," said Olga Yashkova, program manager, Test & Measurement Practice at Frost & Sullivan. "Spirent has aligned its test equipment design capability with dynamic customer needs, to provide highly-optimized and converged test solutions with higher scalability, greater density, and increased performance to address real-life network traffic environment."
Spirent is the preferred provider of high-scale, high-density converged solutions for Ethernet and cloud testing and has played a prominent role in some of the largest public tests. Industry leaders such as Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Chunghwa Telecom, Extreme Networks and Juniper among others continue to turn to Spirent to address high speed Ethernet and cloud computing testing. Spirent was the first company to introduce a cloud infrastructure testing solution, pioneering the unique Performance, Availability, Security and Scalability (PASS) test methodology.
"These latest findings from Frost & Sullivan clearly demonstrate that we are delivering on our strategy of addressing the needs of today's growing markets, such as high-speed Ethernet and Cloud, providing our customers with the means to test and understand the performance of next-generation networks," said Bill Burns, CEO, Spirent. "We'll continue to offer the most capable solutions that allow the leading players to succeed in an increasingly competitive environment."
On December 15 at 1:00 pm (Eastern)/10:00 am (Pacific) Spirent's Tim Jefferson will join Frost & Sullivan analyst Prathima Bhoomkanti in a webcast to discuss the market trends and challenges in 1/10/40/100G Ethernet network testing. To register, visit http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/analyst-briefing-detail.pag?mode=open&sid=248191623.
For more information on Cloud Infrastructure testing, visit http://www.spirent.com/Networks-and-Applications/Cloud_Computing.
For more information on Ethernet testing, visit http://www.spirent.com/ethernet.
About Spirent Communications plc
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement, offers an extensive portfolio of solutions to test datacenters, cloud computing environments, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems. For more information visit http://www.spirent.com/about-us/News_Room/About_Spirent_Communications_plc.aspx.
Source: Spirent Communications plc.
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