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Flexible, Portable Transport Tester for R&D and Manufacturing of 400 Gbps Network Equipment to be Displayed by Anritsu

Network Master™ Flex MT1100A Provides Test Cost Efficiencies in Products Designed for OTN Applications

Richardson, TX – January 28, 2015

Anritsu Company will show its Network Master™ Flex MT1100A, the first portable transport tester that supports simultaneous measurement of four independent 100 Gbps ports, in its booth (#717) during DesignCon2015, January 28-29, Santa Clara, CA. Combining flexibility, portability, and cost efficiency, the MT1100A can send and receive a variety of 100 Gbps × 4 client signals to support testing of 400 Gbps network and transport equipment being developed for Optical Transport Network (OTN) applications.

Installing appropriate modules in the MT1100A chassis allows the transport tester to conduct performance and functional tests of equipment operating at bit rates from 1.5 Mbps to 400 Gbps during development and manufacturing. Each 40/100 Gbps module supports 40 GigE/100 GigE and OTU3/3e1/3e2/4 interfaces. Detailed client-signal analysis can be made with the MT1100A using its Ethernet frame capture feature. Support of various OTN mapping, including ODUflex, is also provided by the transport tester.

Test results from all four ports can be displayed on the large, 12.1-inch color LCD display, which also features a touch panel with an easy-to-use GUI for simple operation. In addition, remote operation of a full range of test functions can be made over an Internet connection for improved test efficiency and lower test costs. Because of the compact size and portability of the MT1100A, it can be easily transported to various benches in the lab, allowing more operational and economic efficiencies.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Company is the American subsidiary of Anritsu Corporation, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for more than 110 years. Anritsu provides solutions for existing and next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators. Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments as well as operations support systems for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu sells in over 90 countries with approximately 4,000 employees.


Anritsu Contact:
Kim Collins
Director, Americas Marketing
Agency Contact:
Patrick Brightman
3E Public Relations

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