SOURCE: Empirix Inc.

March 19, 2007 08:15 ET

Empirix Ensures Strong Foundation for VoIP and IMS Networks at Spring VON 2007

Company Demonstrates Its Latest Testing and Monitoring Solutions at IP Communications Industry Conference

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 19, 2007 -- FROM SPRING VON 2007, BOOTH #1427 -- Empirix Inc., which helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence, today announced that at this year's Spring VON, taking place in San Jose, Calif. from March 19-21, the company will have a presence across several of the show's mediums -- including on the show floor with product demonstrations and on the speaker circuit, as well as in break-out discussions.

At booth #1427, Empirix will be demonstrating:

--  Hammer for IMS, for advanced feature testing, load testing, and
    analysis of emerging IMS networks and applications;
--  Hammer for NGN, for comprehensive testing of next-generation networks
    and applications, including VoIP; and
--  Hammer XMS, a carrier-class VoIP monitoring solution for next-
    generation services.
    
"Quality Assurance ensures a strong foundation for VoIP and IMS networks, and Empirix's award-winning testing and monitoring solutions help device manufacturers and service providers ensure that they are building in quality at every step of the way," said Duane Sword, Vice President of Product Management at Empirix. "We're very excited to have such a strong presence at Spring VON 2007, which is a terrific venue for knowledge sharing among our customers, partners and peers."

Empirix's participation in three separate technical presentations at this year's Spring VON includes the following:

--  Vice President of Product Management Duane Sword will speak on a panel
    titled, "IMS: Operational Realities and Readiness" from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00
    p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, in room A8;
--  Senior Product Manager Gordon Beith will discuss, "IMS: What's the
    Cable Play" from 10:30-10:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 22; and
--  Also on March 22, Beith will be featured in a presentation titled,
    "GMI 2006 Deep Dive: 3GPP IMS and Mobile Core Network Interoperability"
    from 1:00-1:30 p.m. Both of Beith's presentations will take place at the
    Multi-Service Forum's (MSF's) Theater.
    
Empirix will also accept its latest award at Spring VON: the company recently announced that it has been named to the 2007 "Pulver 100" -- the IP Communications industry's premier listing of privately-held growth companies. It's the company's second consecutive year on the list. Other recent awards Empirix has earned include Internet Telephony's Product of the Year for Hammer FX-Blade and Communications Solutions Magazine's Product of the Year Awards for both Hammer DEX (Empirix's unique device emulation platform) and Hammer XMS.

For 15 years, Empirix's Hammer test and monitoring solutions have helped Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMs), Service Providers and Enterprises successfully transition to new technologies, spanning TDM/PSTN, VoIP, NGN, and now IMS-based networks.

About Empirix

Empirix helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence. We combine the industry's deepest knowledge of telecommunications and self-service applications with award-winning testing and monitoring solutions to ensure our customers realize the promise of their technology investments. Empirix is the only company with expertise that spans the evolution of these advanced technologies across multiple markets -- from testing in R&D labs through monitoring the end-user experience. For over a decade, thousands of quality-conscious network equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprises worldwide have trusted Empirix to reduce the time and cost of integrating new technologies into existing environments. Visit www.empirix.com.

Empirix and Hammer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Empirix Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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