Azimuth Systems

Azimuth Systems

July 11, 2005 08:31 ET

Azimuth Systems Advances Its North American Reach Through Distribution Agreement with Canadian-Based ACA TMetrix

ACTON, Mass.--(CCNMatthews - Jul 11, 2005) -

Leading Supplier of Test Instruments and Design Tools to Resell Azimuth's W-Series 802.11 Test Platform in Canada

Azimuth Systems, Inc., innovators in scalable, automated wireless network test systems, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ACA TMetrix, a leading supplier of test instruments and design tools in Canada. The agreement gives ACA TMetrix exclusive rights to resell the Azimuth W-Series test platform throughout Canada, strengthening Azimuth's position as the leading worldwide provider of wireless network testing and performance validation solutions. In addition to its vast North American presence, the Azimuth W-Series is distributed throughout the Middle East, Asia and Europe.

"For over 40 years, we have provided services and support for leading technology products that are manufactured by the world's best instrument suppliers," said Jim Turner, president of TMetrix. "The W-Series test platform provides repeatable, reliable performance evaluation of wireless LAN equipment under varying mobility conditions and traffic patterns - the perfect solution for our customers that are involved in Wi-Fi and other wireless product development and testing."

The Azimuth W-Series is the industry's first standardized test platform for system level testing of 802.11 wireless access points, clients and other devices. Designed from the ground up as an off-the-shelf, wireless LAN test platform, W-Series systems provide the ability to configure an entire WLAN network in a bench top chassis designed for complete Radio Frequency (RF) isolation and control. The flexibility and programmability of the W-Series allows for the thorough evaluation of wireless LAN equipment under varying mobility conditions and traffic patterns, as well as precise analysis of the results. The system offers an ideal environment to perform software design validation and to test advanced wireless functionality and performance including the latest IEEE standards.

"ACA TMetrix is widely recognized as the leading supplier of test instruments and design tools throughout Canada," said Ray Cronin, CEO of Azimuth Systems. "We are confident that the relationship between Azimuth and ACA TMetrix will provide Canadian customers with unmatched wireless testing products and the local technical support to make them successful."

About ACA TMetrix:

ACA TMetrix ( has provided measurement tools to Canada's leading design engineers since 1959. The company has sales and technical support in Mississauga, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver and provides in-Canada ISO 9001-2000 certified service, repair and calibration from it's labs in Mississauga. As a subsidiary of Allan Crawford Associates, TMetrix offers the level of technical support and service in Canada that would be expected from a local manufacturer.

About Azimuth:

Azimuth Systems, Inc. ( is an innovator in wireless data communications test solutions. Azimuth's W-Series, the industry's first 802.11 test platform, sets the standard for wireless data test solutions by allowing system and semiconductor vendors to provide their customers with higher quality products in a shorter time-to-market. Based in Acton, Massachusetts, Azimuth is a leader in defining widely accepted wireless data communications performance metrics and test environments. Founded in 2002, Azimuth is backed by prestigious investors, including Kodiak Venture Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners.

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