Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Analyzer Hardware accelerates measurement cycles.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 21, 2012 - Available for E5071C ENA series network analyzer, upgrade options E5071CU-041 and E5071CU-042 respectively replace 1.86 and 1.3 GHz Intel® Celeron® processors for 2.53 GHz Intel Core™ i7 processor to accelerate save/recall time. Digital hardware upgrade options also change E5071C ENA storage device from HDD to SSD, accelerating boot time.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

Original Press Release

Agilent Technologies Announces Hardware Upgrade for ENA Network Analyzers

Press release date: Sep 10, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif. –Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the latest upgrade of the company’s E5071C ENA series network analyzer’s digital hardware, with no price increase. The measurement cycle time of the new hardware is two times faster than that of any other competitive RF network analyzer.

“We are giving new and existing ENA customers more performance with our digital hardware renewal program,” said Hisao Yamaoka, marketing manager, Agilent’s Component Test Division. “The new enhancements to the ENA continue to reinforce our commitment to give customers the capabilities they need to handle their high-speed measurement challenges.”

The digital hardware upgrade options are available on all Agilent E5071C configurations. The upgrade replaces earlier 1.3-GHz or 1.86-GHz Intel Celeron processors with the 2.53-GHz Intel Core i7 processor, which delivers 2x to 5x faster save/recall time depending on the previous processer and settings. The upgrade also changes the E5071C ENA storage device from HDD to SSD, which boots more than 30 percent faster.

Additional Information, Pricing and Availability
Agilent’s E5071CU-041 upgrade option (which swaps a 1.86-GHz CPU for a 2.53-GHz CPU), and its E5071CU-042 upgrade option (which swaps a 1.3-GHz CPU for a 2.53-GHz CPU) start under $6,000. See for additional details. Images of the E5017C are available at

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company’s 20,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.6 billion in fiscal 2011. Information about Agilent is available at