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VIAVI Solutions Selected by Frontier Communications to Support Next-Generation Networks and Services

Submitted by cyle.olson on February 1, 2016 - 7:24am

VIAVI’s Assurance Solution for Ethernet Technology Provides Test and Management Capabilities to Enable and Optimize Fast, Efficient and Reliable Networks

Milpitas, Calif., February 1, 2016 – VIAVI Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that Frontier Communications has selected VIAVI’s Ethernet Assurance Solution (EtherASSURE) for ongoing performance management, troubleshooting and service level agreement (SLA) management. EtherASSURE will help Frontier gain critical visibility into network performance to meet the demands of rising applications, increased connected devices, and a surge in mobile video, among other trends. 

Frontier, which delivers high-quality broadband services to markets in 28 states, intends to deploy VIAVI’s EtherASSURE throughout its network to provide end-to-end services activation testing (SAT) and ongoing performance management (PM). EtherASSURE will enable Frontier to conduct remote critical test standards such as RFC 2544, helping to ensure a seamless experience for network traffic. Frontier will use VIAVI’s EtherASSURE solution to support ongoing quality services and two-way active measurement protocol (TWAMP) performance monitoring functionality.

“Frontier is excited to work with VIAVI in deployment of this critical technology for our network. We are confident we made the right choice, with the right functionality,” said Scott Mispagel, Senior Vice President, Network Planning & Engineering, Frontier Communications.

“Frontier is a longtime customer of VIAVI and is clearly dedicated to enabling future networks and services and to delivering a high-quality customer experience,” said Richard Piasentin, General Manager, Visibility, Intelligence & Analytics, VIAVI Solutions. “The selection of VIAVI underscores Frontier’s confidence in our EtherASSURE solution to provide critical capabilities that help ensure successful deployments – performance management, troubleshooting and SLA management, and more. We are honored by the opportunity to collaborate with Frontier and help it bring exceptional next-generation broadband services to customers.”

For Frontier and service providers worldwide, VIAVI offers a fully integrated portfolio of cloud-enabled instruments and systems and software automation that support network testing, performance optimization, and service assurance. VIAVI also provides comprehensive intelligence, visibility and insight about network infrastructure, applications, service delivery and customer experience. 


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