SOURCE: Digital Lightwave

Digital Lightwave

June 20, 2011 05:09 ET

Digital Lightwave Adds MPLS Test Functionality to NIC Product Line

CLEARWATER, FL--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2011) - Digital Lightwave, Inc. today announced MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) test functionality for the Network Information Computer (NIC) product line. MPLS allows operators of carrier-class Ethernet networks to provide flexible and dependable service options to their customers.

Available as a license-based software upgrade for MSA 2020/2030 modules, MPLS test functionality extends the capability of the NIC to further support Carrier Ethernet testing. This new feature will allow network operators and network equipment manufacturers to test Carrier Ethernet network equipment and services.

The MSA 2020/2030 modules are compatible with the NIC NXG, NIC Plus, NIC BP and NIC EP platforms, bringing the MPLS test functionality to applications as diverse as field-based testing, automated production-line testing, and R&D test applications.

"The NIC platform continues to meet the latest needs of the Carrier Ethernet market," said Tom Newhart, Vice President of Sales. "MPLS is a crucial technology for delivering Carrier-class Ethernet services. Supporting testing of MPLS-delivered services makes the NIC an essential tool for test and turn up of these services."

To find out more about the NIC platform and all Digital Lightwave products, including Network Information Observer (NIO) software, please visit www.lightwave.com.

About Digital Lightwave
Digital Lightwave, Inc. provides the global communications networking industry with products, technology and services that enable the efficient development, deployment and management of high-performance networks. Digital Lightwave's customers rely on its offerings to optimize network performance and ensure service reliability.

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