Network Analyzer tests VoIP, IMS, and SIP protocols.

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Scalable and multi-user platform, Spectra2 XL, can be used for testing SIP, IMS, and VoIP protocol conformance; validating interoperability; or verifying performance. Able to generate test call traffic under real-life scenario conditions, integrated application also provides video telephony and converged network testing features in one system. Solution also provides support for passive monitoring, protocol testing, and load generation.



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Tektronix Provides Unmatched Capacity for Testing VoIP, IMS Protocols with Enhancements to Spectra2 Platform



Spectra2 XL Extends Tektronix' Leadership with Increased Load Capacity, Speed, Productivity

BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 19 -- Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK), a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics solutions, announces the availability of Spectra2 XL, its enhanced Spectra2 VoIP and IMS test platform. Spectra2 XL offers customers a new platform with up to an 800 percent increase in load generation capacity for SIP testing, as well as increased capacity for the testing of other VoIP and IMS protocols.

Spectra2 XL builds on the scalable, easy-to-use and multi-user Spectra2 platform, adding capabilities to address the test challenges of maturing VoIP networks while accommodating the needs of the emerging IMS market. Spectra2 XL leverages the same Spectra2 footprint, software and interfaces with the added ability to generate more test call traffic under real-life scenario conditions with speed and accuracy.

"Spectra2 has been the test platform of choice for VoIP, IMS and converged networks functional and load test. We continue to evolve Spectra2 with customers in mind, creating test environments to meet their changing test needs and goals for introducing new technologies," said Richard Kenedi, General Manager, Network Diagnostics, Tektronix. "With Spectra2 XL, Tektronix raises the bar by providing customers increased performance and productivity with improved processing and faster response times to accommodate testing of next generation VoIP and IMS networks."

In addition, Tektronix announces its continued commitment to IMS, VoIP and converged test with its Spectra2 6.1 software release. The release provides new protocols and the introduction of additional multi-rate codec support in its tester, generator and media Quality of Service applications.

Tektronix will showcase Spectra2 XL at Fall VON in Boston, October 30-31. Learn more about Spectra2 XL by visiting the Tektronix booth # 655 or by visiting http://tektronix.com/Spectra2.

About Tektronix' Spectra2

The Spectra2 solution provides comprehensive VoIP, video telephony, IMS and converged network testing features in one system. The solution provides support for passive monitoring, protocol testing and large-scale load generation, delivering versatility and flexibility in an integrated application. Spectra2 is the solution customers turn to for meeting the challenge of converged and next generation networks, whether that includes performing protocol conformance testing, validating interoperability or verifying performance.

About Tektronix

Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries -- as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, computing of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is http://www.tektronix.com/.

Tektronix provides network operators and equipment manufacturers a comprehensive and unparalleled suite of network diagnostics and management solutions for fixed, mobile, IP and converged multi-service networks. These solutions support such architectures and applications as fixed mobile convergence, IMS, broadband wireless access, WiMAX, VoIP and triple play, including IPTV. Learn more about Tektronix' communications test, measurement and network monitoring solutions by visiting http://www.tek.com/communications.

Tektronix is a registered trademark of Tektronix, Inc. All other trade names referenced are the service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

CONTACT: Carol DeMatteo of Tektronix, Inc., +1-469-330-4588, carol.dematteo@tek.com

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