Tektronix Communications Selected by Avea for Real-Time Mobile Broadband Network & Service Assurance
Iris Suite Will Provide Turnkey Solution for Proactive Monitoring of 3G Network
Plano, Texas, September 22, 2011 – Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications test and Network Intelligence solutions, announced the selection of its Iris suite of products by Avea, Turkey’s fastest growing 1800 GSM provider with nearly 12 million subscribers as of the first quarter of 2011. The Iris suite of products will provide Avea with greater insight and visibility into how their network and services are performing, ultimately enabling Avea to provide a better end user experience for their customers.
“To handle the rapid growth in data traffic following the launch of their 3G network, Avea required a turnkey solution as well as a partnership that would enable market readiness,” said Mark Driedger, vice president, Network Management, Tektronix Communications. “Our Iris suite of products provides Avea a real-time view of end-to-end network and service performance for data services, which facilitates faster resolution of customer-impacting issues.”
Tektronix Communications’ Iris suite of products will allow Avea to monitor their entire mobile network end-to-end to detect any capacity bottlenecks, characterize the traffic and enable faster resolution of network and service issues before they impact customer experience. Despite the challenges brought forth through the surge in mobile data traffic, these products will enable Avea to better understand how their network resources are being utilized through the use of real-time and historical statistics and pre-defined KPIs.
“We initially selected Tektronix Communications’ because of the strength of their Iris suite offering and its ability to collect and correlate data and turn that data into actionable information to better manage our networks, services and customers more efficiently and profitably,” said Avea’s Senior Network Director, Mr. Cemal Baki. “Since our decision to purchase, the team at Tektronix Communications has taken a proactive approach to partner with us to quickly and efficiently get the solution up and running across four of our sites in Turkey.”
Avea has installed the turnkey solution which includes IrisView, the Iris analyzer toolset and the Iris Performance Intelligence solution in Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara to monitor data service traffic across their network. With Tektronix Communications’ solution, Avea should be able to leverage their investment to process raw data collected from their network to generate an enhanced CDR that can be used by customer experience management (CEM) systems and third party OSS/BSS applications now and into the future.
About Tektronix Communications
Tektronix Communications provides service providers and equipment manufacturers around the world an unparalleled suite of network diagnostics and service assurance solutions for fixed, mobile, IP and converged multi-service networks. This comprehensive set of solutions support a range of architectures and applications such as LTE, fixed mobile convergence, IMS, broadband wireless access, WiMAX, VoIP and triple play. Tektronix Communications is headquartered in Plano, Texas. Learn more about the company’s test, measurement and service assurance solutions by visiting www.tektronixcommunications.com.
About the Iris Suite of Products
The Iris suite of products provides multiple organizations within a service provider real-time and historical information for all service troubleshooting and performance monitoring needs. In addition to IPI, the Iris family of products includes:
GeoProbe G10 – Based on the industry-leading GeoProbe, the new high-speed, high-density 10GE probe improves a company’s Gi, Gn and data center monitoring offering, and features a distributed architecture optimized to handle high bandwidth IP traffic
The Iris Analyzer toolset – Includes the Iris Protocol Analyzer (IPA), Iris Session Analyzer (ISA) and Iris Traffic Analyzer (ITA), which provides L2 to L7 troubleshooting by characterizing IP traffic by links, applications and servers
IrisView– Easy-to-use, configurable software framework that provides a single, integrated platform for all applications, including feeds to customer experience management (CEM) systems and third party OSS, BSS applications
Iris Performance Intelligence Solution – the IPI solution provides end-to-end analysis and reporting capabilities coupled with a flexible and powerful KPI/KQI modeling engine that allows operators to link desired business outcomes to events that occur at the network level.
Established in 2004, Avea is the youngest and fastest growing communications operator in Turkey. The company has made technology investments to advance its infrastructure and continue providing customers innovative and quality services. The company has roaming agreements with 626 operators in 199 countries, is part of Turk Telekom. 81.37% stake in Avea TürkTelekomünikasyon A.Ş., 18.63% shares owned by Bank Group.