SANTA CLARA, California, September 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The Companies Cooperate to Boost Network Lab Utilization and Performance With a Joint Solution
QualiSystems, a global provider of lab management, provisioning and test automation solutions, and MRV, an international manufacturer of optical networking equipment, combine their strengths to offer a robust and holistic solution for powerful network lab management, incorporating QualiSystems' TestShell lab management and automation software and MRV's Media Cross Connect Physical layer switch.
The integrated solution is offered to network equipment manufacturers, service providers, data centers and enterprises, and provides a powerful lab management platform for optimized resource utilization and lab performance. Among the strong available capabilities are - central inventory management, equipment reservation and scheduling, physical layer switch control, cable-once technology for dynamic equipment setup, drag-and-drop topology creation, peripheral device control and simple provisioning through automated procedures.
Eitan Lavie, VP Product Marketing of QualiSystems, said, "We are extremely pleased with our customers' feedback to TestShell's test lab automation and management solutions that will soon be even more powerful with our expected version release later this month. Lab managers are enthusiastic to replace their static lab environment diagram with a live and active workspace provided by TestShell. The combination of TestShell's great capabilities with MRV's strong layer 1 switching hardware is taking lab management to a whole new level."
Zeev Drear, VP Marketing for MRV, said, "This cooperation demonstrates MRV and QualiSystems' deep commitment to meeting our customers' needs, helping them achieve high usage of existing assets while introducing time, cost and labor savings. Our comprehensive solution enables our joint customers to increase lab efficiency, increase test coverage in a shorter time frame and with fewer resources, while optimizing the lab performance to guarantee the best use of capital expenditures."
Network and lab professionals are invited to learn more about QualiSystems' and MRV's joint Lab Management solutions, at the upcoming TEST LAB AUTOMATION seminars, taking place on September 15th, in London, UK, and on September 20th in Santa Clara, California. Click for more details: Test Lab Automation Seminar.
TestShell is an end-to-end software framework for lab management, device provisioning and test automation. The software is used by carriers, network service providers, data centers, enterprises, and device manufacturers. TestShell provides complete lab management, resource scheduling, automated device provisioning, topology creation, and comprehensive reporting and analysis. The software framework helps organizations to improve product quality, optimize lab performance, shorten release time to market, and significantly reduce capital and operational expenditures.
QualiSystems is an automation pioneer providing organizations with unparalleled Test Automation and Lab Management solutions that drive innovation, efficiency and ROI. QualiSystems TestShell Framework has already proven itself as an industry-critical solution in North America, APAC, Europe and the Middle East, where it is used by market leaders from a wide spectrum of industries including network equipment manufacturers, telecom operators, enterprises and electronics device manufacturers. More about QualiSystems: http://www.qualisystems.com
About the MCC
MRV's Media Cross Connect (MCC) family of products provides Layer 1 protocol-independent, transparent switching at speeds up to 10.7 Gbps enabling customized solutions for test lab or data center testing. As the cornerstone to full test automation, the MCC offers operational efficiency with the reduction of test time, minimized configuration errors and simplified, accurate repeatability of tests. Capital expenses are reduced by sharing expensive equipment among users with no restraints to location. Efficiency in the test lab translates to improved quality and faster time to market for new products.
MRV Communications, Inc. is a leading global provider of carrier Ethernet, WDM optical transport, infrastructure management equipment and solutions, as well as network integration and managed services. MRV's solutions enable the delivery and provisioning of next-generation optical transport and carrier Ethernet services over any fiber infrastructure. MRV provides equipment and services worldwide to telecommunications service providers, enterprises, and governments, enabling network evolution and increasing efficiency, while reducing complexity and costs. Through its subsidiaries, MRV operates R&D centers in North America and Europe, along with support centers and sales
offices around the world. For more information about MRV, visit: http://www.mrv.com