SOURCE: Empirix Inc.

December 18, 2006 08:05 ET

Ubiquity Selects Empirix for Speak IP Conference Application Testing

High Performance Application Server Vendor Chooses Voice Testing Leader Based on Expertise in Load and Functional Testing

BEDFORD, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 -- Empirix® Inc., which helps organizations adopt complex communications solutions with confidence, today announced that Ubiquity Software (LSE: UBQ), creators of the most widely adopted standards-based Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) deployment platform, has selected Hammer testing solutions from Empirix for load and advanced functional testing. Ubiquity uses Empirix solutions to test its innovative Speak IP conferencing application to verify product functionality, reliability and scalability.

Built on Ubiquity's award-winning SIP Application Server, the Speak IP conferencing application is a highly scalable, carrier-class solution that enables service providers to offer hosted audio and web conferencing services.

Ubiquity chose Empirix for its breadth of test coverage for infrastructure manufacturers, telecom application developers and service providers across the entire development and deployment lifecycle. "Thorough testing of the applications we deliver is critical to meeting the performance and scalability requirements of our world-class carrier customers," said Brian Campagnola, Vice President at Ubiquity Software. "As we move customers through the entire product life cycle from development, to trial, to broad-scale commercial deployment, predicting quality and reliability is essential to ensuring success. Hammer plays a fundamental role in this testing process."

The Empirix solution at Ubiquity includes:

--  Hammer FX - Highly configurable signaling and comprehensive media
    capabilities for functional, interoperability and negative testing
    scenarios; and
--  Hammer NXT - A load test platform that combines carrier-class volumes
    of signaling and bearer traffic with comprehensive test capabilities, call
    generation of more than 150,000 simultaneous calls, and detailed analysis.
"Ubiquity should be commended for its proactive approach to quality assurance," said Duane Sword, Vice President of Product Management at Empirix. "Conferencing is a critical, customer-facing application, and Ubiquity clearly understands that not only are user expectations getting higher, but next-gen applications also have even more stringent quality and availability requirements than those of yesterday. We are proud to be working with the company."

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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

About Ubiquity Software

Founded in 1993, Ubiquity Software (LSE: UBQ) is revolutionizing the communications marketplace with solutions that enable service providers to quickly develop and deploy innovative revenue-generating services. Ubiquity offers deployment platforms, applications, development tools and integration technology for converged voice, video and data services. Ubiquity's SIP Application Server (SIP A/S) is a preferred services deployment platform standard for the world's leading telecommunications carriers. Through the Ubiquity Developer Network (UDN), Ubiquity partners with leading network equipment vendors, system integrators, ISVs, and developers to bring new multimedia communications solutions to a rapidly changing global market. Ubiquity is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales with corporate offices in Ottawa, Canada and Redwood City, CA, with sales offices in Japan and China. For more information, visit or email

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