February 6, 2004 Utica, NY--NetTest, a provider of test and measurements solutions for global telecommunications networks, announced that UK telecommunications provider, THUS plc has chosen NetTest's CMA 5000 Gigabit Ethernet module to test its customers' network links.
The CMA 5000 Gigabit Ethernet module facilitates fast, efficient link certification of 10-, 100- or 1000-Mbit/sec Ethernet service. It can identify if there are any network impairments, accelerates network installation, and provides testing capabilities to support the network throughout its life cycle. Its unique channel statistics capability provides statistics for each IP address, Ethernet address, VLAN ID and MPLS label in the network.
"The CMA 5000 Gigabit Ethernet module is an easy to use solution that can quickly and easily test the quality of our customer links and locate any faults," said Stuart Sutton, operations director of THUS plc. "In addition, its MPLS ability to catch headers also allows us to utilize it as an edge tester. THUS has established the CMA 5000 as one of the standard Gigabit Ethernet testers in its network based upon its modular platform design and ability to grow with the network." THUS plc provides communications solutions to business customers throughout the UK under the THUS and Demon brands.
"NetTest is very pleased to be have been chosen by THUS to provide it with the Gigabit Ethernet test equipment needed to ensure the integrity of its network. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship," said Lars Pedersen, vice president and general manager, NetTest Instruments division.