October 16, 2012 02:00 ET

JDSU Announces PacketPortal™ CONNECT

Empirix Becomes JDSU Applications Development Partner

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced the introduction of PacketPortal CONNECT, a global partner program for channel partners, system integrators, and application developers that provides a community to expand PacketPortal applications used by service providers, enterprise customers and network equipment manufacturers. PacketPortal uniquely captures network intelligence from previously inaccessible edge devices such as mobile base stations, switches and routers, and remote enterprise office equipment.

PacketPortal CONNECT links together best of breed partners across the communications industry in an ecosystem focused on delivering superior applications, unmatched domain and solution expertise, and ongoing sales and marketing support. The online community helps partners and JDSU accelerate the business value of PacketPortal delivered to customers that are challenged with delivering reliable services and applications as the volume of smart mobile devices, applications, video and other high-bandwidth traffic grows. 

JDSU also welcomes Empirix as the most recent partner to select PacketPortal and the PacketPortal CONNECT program. By leveraging data from PacketPortal-enabled devices, Empirix can enhance their leading fixed line service assurance solution with additional intelligence for speeding time-to-diagnosis, optimizing services and enriching customer experience. 

"We are pleased to further our relationship with JDSU by becoming a new member of the PacketPortal application developer community," said John D'Anna, president and CEO of Empirix. "Our two companies have a long history of collaborating to bring innovative solutions to market. Now, we are excited by the opportunities created by enhancing the breadth and depth of these solutions with PacketPortal."

"Partnering with market leading application partners and system integrators has already enabled JDSU to quickly deliver unique solutions to Tier 1 service providers," said Doug Fantuzzi, vice president in JDSU's Communications Test and Measurement business segment. "The PacketPortal CONNECT program will further enhance our ability to integrate with the growing list of partners vying to leverage PacketPortal's unique access to edge data to quickly solve carrier problems."

JDSU is showcasing PacketPortal and formally launching PacketPortal CONNECT at Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam October 16-18 (booth D52) and SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Orlando, October 17-19 (booth 2346).

About JDSU's PacketPortal
JDSU's PacketPortal delivers in-line intelligence to any monitoring, management or business application using microprobing. A cloud-based technology, PacketPortal decouples data collection from intelligence processing, which can be located in a central location such as a data center. PacketPortal enhances software applications by fueling them with rich intelligent data previously hidden deep within networks. To learn more, please visit To visit PacketPortal CONNECT,

About JDSU
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Our diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. Learn more about JDSU at and follow us on JDSU PerspectivesTwitterFacebook and YouTube.