Celtro Selects Apposite’s Netropy for Network Emulation
Netropy Simulates Customer Networks to Test Performance of Celtro’s Backhaul Products

LOS ANGELES, CA and TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (December 7, 2010)Apposite® Technologies announced today that Celtro has selected Apposite’s Netropy™ network emulators to simulate customer network conditions for performance testing of Celtro’s mobile backhaul switching products.

Celtro, based in Israel, is a developer of innovative mobile backhaul optimization solutions that helps mobile operators improve service delivery and increase network efficiency while lowering costs. Celtro was faced with the need of testing their products to ensure optimal performance on their customers’ networks.

Working with Testwise, a local provider of test and measurement solutions to the telecommunication industry, they identified Apposite’s Netropy network emulators as a suitable solution to help them meet this need by simulating customer network conditions in their lab. Netropy network emulators enable Celtro to test their products across the full range of bandwidth, latency, jitter, and loss conditions of their customers’ networks.

"We selected the Netropy product not only for its ease-of-use and attractive pricing, but for the responsiveness that Apposite and Testwise demonstrated in meeting our specific requirements," said Uri Shech VP R&D at Celtro. "We've since found Netropy to fit our needs in QA testing of our products, as well as for providing support to our own customers."

Netropy network emulators simulate link bandwidth, latency, loss, congestion, and other impairments to test the performance of networking applications and equipment in the lab. With a unique combination of ease-of-use, test lab-level precision, and unmatched pricing, Apposite’s Netropy and Linktropy network emulators are widely used by leading telecoms carriers and equipment developers, as well as by enterprise IT managers and network administrators around the globe.

About Apposite Technologies

Apposite Technologies’ award-winning WAN emulation products provide IT professionals with high precision tools for benchmarking the performance of applications across wide area networks. Distinguished by industry-best ease-of-use and unmatched cost-performance, Apposite’s Linktropy and Netropy appliances inform critical decisions impacting bandwidth investment, application deployment, and end-user satisfaction. Apposite’s network emulation products are used by leading enterprises, application and equipment vendors, government and military organization, test labs, and telecommunications carriers around the world.
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About Celtro

Experts in mobile backhaul, Celtro provides innovative switching solutions that empower mobile operators worldwide to improve service delivery, increase network efficiency, and facilitate flexible backhaul network evolution. Celtro’s patented technologies combine multi-service TDM, ATM, Ethernet and IP/MPLS backhaul traffic switching to enable risk-free, all-in-one-box migration from ATM networks, through HSDPA offload, to an all-IP backhaul network. Leveraging creative solutions that keep our customers one step ahead in the mobile broadband revolution, Celtro’s field-proven switching solutions are commercially deployed by 80 top tier operators worldwide.
For more information, please visit www.celtro.com.

About Testwise

Testwise is a provider of innovative test and measurement solutions to the telecommunication industry with unmatched customer service and support. Testwise represents products from well respected and technically proficient manufacturers, offering solutions to carry out proof-of-concept evaluations in lab environments as well as at the equipment needed from the edge of the network to the core, at both the physical interface and into the network cloud.
For more information, please visit www.testwise.co.il.

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