Polaris Intros ATCA Tester

Polaris's PNCT-ATCA-300 helps ATCA manufacturers meet interoperability and certification requirements

April 19, 2010

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LEXINGTON, Mass. -- Polaris Networks, a leader in telecom testtools, today released the PNCT-ATCA-300. The coverage and automation provided bythis tester allows providers of ATCA building blocks, system manufacturers and TelecomEquipment manufacturers to comprehensively test the Hardware Platform Managementin their ATCA systems with great ease and in considerably less time.

The PNCT-ATCA-300 is a landmark release in manageability testing of ATCA buildingblocks, such as Shelf Manager, FRUs, carrier boards, mezzanine cards for compliancewith the system management requirements in PICMG 3.0 (AdvancedTCA) Rev 3.0. Thetester also helps to ensure that ATCA systems meet the interoperability and certificationrequirements of CP-TA.

Commenting on this release, Aditya Saraf, VP, Sales & Marketing, Polaris Networksstated, “The xTCA test tools from Polaris Networks have been widely used by companiesin the ATCA ecosystem. PICMG and CP-TA's effort in coming out with newerspecifications and standards will help expedite adoption of COTS platforms, especially innetwork infrastructure for technologies like LTE. The PNCT-ATCA-300 provides themeans to system manufacturers and network equipment manufacturers eliminateinteroperability issues and reduce the time and effort spent on testing hardware platformsbased on ATCA’s open architecture.”

Polaris Networks Inc.

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