Spirent and NapatechLive 40G Demo at GFirst

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, Aug 2, 2012–Spirent Federal Systems, the leading provider of network, device, and services-testing solutions to the U.S. government and Napatech, the world’s largest vendor of intelligent adapters for network analysis, today announced plans to provide a live 40 GbE demonstration at the upcoming 2012 GFirst conference . The demonstration will feature the Spirent TestCenter with HyperMetrics mX 40G/100G module for full 40 Gbps traffic generation and the Napatech NT40E2-1 intelligent network adapter for 40 Gbps packet capture.

“With the increasing use of cloud computing and virtualization in Federal data centers, there is a lot of interest in efficiently aggregating traffic at 40 Gbps”, stated Erik Norup, Chief Marketing Officer and President, Napatech Inc. “The infrastructure products are now available to support this need requiring efficient solutions to test and monitor 40 Gbps infrastructure. With this demonstration we are showing that we are also ready to support Federal customers in this transition”.

The joint live demonstration will be showcased on the Napatech booth (#24) at the 2012 GFirst conference in Atlanta, GA from the 19th to the 24th of August.

“Both the Spirent TestCenter with Hypermetrics mX 40G/100G module and Napatech NT40E2-1 are award winning products that have been available for more than a year and are deployed in the field today”, said Matt McCook, Broadband Director with Spirent Federal. “Spirent and Napatech provided a series of 40G demonstrations at various shows during 2011 and at GFirst we will be focusing on the needs of the Federal market.”

Spirent Federal will also be exhibiting at GFIRST, demonstrating the full range of Spirent TestCenter capabilities. For more information, visit Spirent Federal at booth 18.

For more information on GFirst 2012 see: http://www.us-cert.gov/GFIRST/

About Spirent Federal Systems Inc

Spirent Federal Systems (www.spirentfederal.com) delivers next-generation test and measurement solutions designed to help government, military, and educational organizations get the highest levels of network security, reliability, and performance. Spirent Federal offers full layer 2-7 network test capability for routers, switches, cyber security, virtualization and data center environments, wireless mobile packet core, voice networks, GPS/GNSS networks, and IP/RF network emulation.

Spirent has a long and distinguished record of supplying IP network test equipment to all sectors of the government and has a purchasing contract with the General Services Administration (GSA). Spirent Federal Systems is a proxy company of Spirent Communications and is headquartered in Yorba Linda, CA.

About Spirent Communications plc

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About Napatech Federal

The Napatech federal office in the Washington D.C. area provides focused sales and support to Napatech federal customers. Napatech has a purchasing contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) and Napatech federal office employees have the required security clearances to provide on-site support. For more information contact:

About Napatech

Napatech is the leading OEM supplier of 40 GbE, 10 GbE and 1 GbE intelligent adapters for real-time network analysis with over 100,000 Ethernet ports deployed. Napatech network adapters provide real-time packet capture and transmission with full line-rate throughput and zero packet loss no matter the packet size. Intelligent features enable off-load of data traffic processing and packet analysis normally performed in the CPU. This results in more processing power for the network monitoring, analysis, management, test, measurement, security or optimization application being supported. Napatech has sales, marketing and R&D offices in Mountain View (CA), Andover (MA), Washington D.C., Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea), Sao Paolo (Brazil) and Copenhagen (Denmark).