Network/Service Performance Analysis Software offers KPI dashboard.

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Iris Performance Intelligence solution helps operators identify network, service, and IP performance issues, drill-down to their root cause, and fix them before customers are aware of problem. Multiple voice and data applications are included and program lets user-defined applications be associated to specific URLs, IP addresses/port numbers, application protocols, and APNs. It also monitors performance of key network elements associated with legacy, 3G, and 4G/IP networks.

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Tektronix Communications Introduces Performance Intelligence Portfolio as Part of Its Iris Suite of Products

New Iris Performance Intelligence Solution Enables Network Operators to Proactively Monitor and Improve End-to-End Network and Service Performance

NICE, France - Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Network Intelligence and communications test solutions today unveiled its Iris Performance Intelligence (IPI) solution. Designed for teams that are responsible for network, service and IP performance, the IPI solution provides unmatched end-to-end analysis and reporting capabilities coupled with an extremely flexible and powerful KPI/KQI modeling engine that allows operators to better link desired business outcomes to events that occur at the network level.

"Realizing that every customer and every network is different, Tektronix Communications developed its Iris Performance Intelligence solution to enable specialized user workflows for unprecedented speed and efficiency in proactive network management and root cause path analysis," said Mark Driedger, vice president and general manager of Tektronix Communications' Network Management business. "IPI provides multiple departments within an operator the ability to monitor and report on applications that provide the highest return on investment by ensuring the successful launch of end user services in a proactive and efficient way. This addition to Tektronix Communications' Iris suite of products further strengthens the company's unparalleled offering of Network Intelligence solutions to simplify operators' business and operational objectives."

IPI is a powerful real-time and historic KPI dashboard solution that provides operators the capability to identify network, service and IP performance issues, drill-down to their root cause, and proactively fix the issue before customers are even aware there is a problem. IPI allows multiple departments within an operator to develop their own Key Quality Indicators based on the industry standard categories of accessibility, retainability, integrity and performance.

As a new addition to the Iris suite of products, IPI offers a wealth of information needed by various departments within an operator to capture and manage the performance of networks and services in real-time to include:

- Alarming

- Proactive network and service management

- Troubleshooting

- Bandwidth utilization by protocol and application

- User plane traffic volume distribution by network element

- Quality of Service baselining

- Application user experience

- Application usage

- Handset usage

- Handset performance

Applications within IPI include voice and data applications such as Web Browsing, E-mail, SMS, MMS and other services traversing on the data/IP network. User-defined applications can be associated to specific URLs, IP addresses and port numbers, application protocols and APNs. IPI can also monitor the performance of key network elements associated with legacy, 3G and 4G/IP networks.

About Iris Suite of Products

The Iris suite of products provides multiple organizations within a service provider real-time and historical information for all service troubleshooting and performance monitoring needs. In addition to IPI, the Iris family of products includes:

- GeoProbe G10 - Based on the industry-leading GeoProbe, the new
high-speed, high-density 10GE probe features a distributed
architecture optimized to handle high bandwidth IP traffic.

- Iris Analyzer toolset - includes 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

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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

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.

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