Tektronix Communications Selected by Telstra for Proactive Network Management of its Mobile Broadband Data Network
Tektronix Communications Selected by Telstra for Proactive Network Management of its Mobile Broadband Data Network

Telstra Expands its Existing Tektronix Communications' Network Monitoring Solution with Newly Introduced IP-based Iris Suite of Products to Deliver Quality of Service

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Network Intelligence and communications test solutions, today announced at Mobile World Congress (booth 1B56) that Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications company, will deploy Tektronix' new GeoProbe G10 probe and Iris applications for monitoring its national 3G mobile broadband network, a network with speeds that are unsurpassed by any other national mobile broadband network in the world.

Telstra currently uses the GeoProbe network assurance solution from Tektronix Communications to monitor and troubleshoot its 2G/3G, VoIP and fixed networks, and will now deploy the GeoProbe G10 and Iris applications throughout its nationwide, high-speed mobile broadband network, the Next G ™ network.

The GeoProbe G10 provides real-time information in a single-sign-on interface for all service troubleshooting and performance monitoring functions.

"Our wireless data growth is doubling every eight months, so upgrading to the GeoProbe G10 will enable us to provide the capacity required to monitor the network," said John Romano, director of wireless operations for Telstra. "We expect it will also help us to better understand network traffic patterns and issues that may be impacting our customers' experience when using our Next G ™ services."

"Telstra was looking to expand its network management platform to manage their world-class mobile broadband network, a network with speeds that are unsurpassed by any other national mobile broadband network in the world," said Mark Driedger, vice president and general manager of Network Management for Tektronix Communications. "The Iris suite of products, together with the already installed GeoProbe solutions from Tektronix Communications, will provide Telstra with a scalable platform and toolset for rapidly increasing data-centric customer demand."

About Telstra

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, with one of the best known brands in the country. Telstra offers a full range of services and competes in all telecommunications markets throughout Australia, providing 8.8 million Australian fixed lines and 10.4 million mobile services, including more than 7.2 million 3GSM services. For more information, please visit: www.telstra.com.

About Tektronix Communications' Iris Suite of Products

The Iris suite of products provides multiple organizations within a service provider real-time information for all service troubleshooting and performance monitoring needs. The Iris family of products includes the GeoProbe G10 – Based on the industry-leading GeoProbe, the new high-speed, high-density 10GE probe improves a company's Gi, Gn and data center monitoring offering, and features a distributed architecture optimized to handle high bandwidth IP traffic; the Iris Analyzer toolset – Iris Protocol Analyzer (IPA), Iris Session Analyzer (ISA) and Iris Traffic Analyzer (ITA), which provides L2 to L7 troubleshooting by characterizing IP traffic by links, applications and servers; IrisView – easy-to-use, configurable software framework that provides a single, integrated platform for all applications, including feeds to customer experience management (CEM) systems and third party OSS, BSS applications; and the Iris Performance Intelligence solution. For more information, please visit: www.tektronixcommunications.com/iris.

About Tektronix Communications

Tektronix Communications provides network operators and equipment manufacturers around the world an unparalleled suite of network diagnostics and management solutions for fixed, mobile, IP and converged multi-service networks. This comprehensive set of solutions support a range of architectures and applications such as LTE, fixed mobile convergence, IMS, broadband wireless access, WiMAX, VoIP and triple play, including IPTV. Tektronix Communications is headquartered in Richardson, Texas. Learn more about the company's test, measurement and network monitoring solutions by visiting www.tektronixcommunications.com.


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