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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Zip-Sip-Go!.....II-1
Current and Future Analysis.....II-1
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   Eyes Set on VoIP Pie .....II-2
VoIP Testing – Undaunted Fervor.....II-2
2006 – Lifting the Veil of Protocol Standardization?.....II-2
1$100
   North America – The Stage Set for Star Wars.....II-3
VoIP Test Equipment Wired for a Starry Performance.....II-3
Residential VoIP Take off Spikes Sales to SP&C’s and NEP’s.....II-3
Europe – Slowly, Yet Steadily Picking Up.....II-3
Asia: Push Vs Pull – Bolstering Growth for the VoIP Test Equipment.....II-3
2$200
   Dampeners to the Early Adoption of VoIP Testing Kits.....II-5
Test Equipment Off takes Curtailed by Budgetary and Technology Constraints.....II-5
Slow Uptake by Large Businesses .....II-5
Low Call Traffic Masked Need for Testing.....II-5
Set back by Old Solutions for New Problems.....II-5
Regulatory Issues Dampen Test Equipment’s Global Expansion Drive.....II-5
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   VoIP Testing Drivers.....II-6
Alleviating Quality Concerns Zooms Test Market.....II-6
Growing Integration of Platforms – A Breather for Test Equipment.....II-6
Engaging the Customer Through Quality: Upsurges Market Interest towards
  Testing.....II-6
Co-Existence of Multiple Standards and Protocols: Undeniable Opportunity for
  Testing.....II-6
1$100
   Magnified Impact of QoS Issues Sparks Interest for Testing Equipment.....II-7
Communication of Benefits Spurs Equipment Sales.....II-7
Test Flight on VoIP Wings.....II-7
The Unfurling .....II-7
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   Quality of Service – The Trump Card.....II-8
Convergence Lights up the Road Ahead.....II-8
A Local Mobile Anywhere in the World – Just Around the Corner.....II-8
IP-based Video Conferencing – A Boon for MNC s.....II-8
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   Network Complexity & Convergence - Impact on Test Equipment.....II-9
Haunting Halts .....II-9
Upcoming Challenges.....II-9
Taxing the Future of VoIP?.....II-9
Blended Systems: A Kaleidoscope of Challenges.....II-9
Interoperability – Feasibility Questioned.....II-9
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   Complex Networks – ‘Out of Pocket’ Expectations.....II-10
‘Open’ Challenges to VoIP Monitoring.....II-10
Technology Fragmentation – Keeping Test Developers on Toes.....II-10
Ready for the ‘Play’?.....II-10
Dealing with Regulation & Public Confidence – A Key Challenge.....II-10
1$100
   Meeting the Market Timeline.....II-11
Drawing the Line between Price and Performance – A Strive for Efficiency.....II-11
Staying Ahead of the Finish Line.....II-11
Modular Test Solutions – Building Blocks of Confidence.....II-11
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   ‘Soft’ Challenge - Hard to Pre-empt?.....II-12
VoIP Availability – Managing Security Concerns is Must.....II-12
Market Trends and Issues.....II-12
Research & Manufacturing Equipment – Respite After Hectic Activity.....II-12
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   Still a Sure bet for Test Vendors .....II-13
VoIP Popularity Paints Clear Skies for Installation Equipment.....II-13
VoIP Monitoring Equipment to See Fast Track Growth.....II-13
Remote Monitoring – A growing Trend.....II-13
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   Probes for Performance: Bountiful Prospects.....II-14
End-User Trends.....II-14
‘Fit’ or ‘Fine’ .....II-14
Enterprise Market Drives VoIP Testing towards Efficiency.....II-14
Carrier VoIP Test Equipment Shoos Off Innovation Lull.....II-14
1$100
   Convergent Thinking Rules the Roost.....II-15
Pricing.....II-15
Two-Tiered Market.....II-15
R&D Test Equipment – The Costliest of All.....II-15
Brix Picks the Top Tier.....II-15
1$100
   A Terrain of Few .....II-16
Competition Round Up.....II-16
1$100
   Table 1: World Market for VoIP Test Equipment (2004-2005): Market Shares of Leading Players – Empirix, Spirent, Agilent, JDSU, Net IQ, Radcom, Brix, Anritsu, Tektronix and others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Competitive Factors.....II-17
Competition Skyrocketing .....II-17
1$350
   Crossover Synergies .....II-18
A Giant Leap .....II-18
Making a Quick Debut .....II-18
1$100
   Technology Buys for Market Share Spikes Lined Up .....II-19
Strategies.....II-19
Fishing for ‘Complements’.....II-19
1$100
   Table 2: Major Acquisitions Revolutionizing the Industry Landscape: 2004-2006.....II-20
Technology Fragmentation Forces Diversification in the Industry.....II-20
Hitting the Right Target.....II-20
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   All Roads Lead to Convergence.....II-21
Freebies: NetClarity’s Audit My VoIP Entices Network Equipment Vendors.....II-21
Alliances Rule the Roost .....II-21
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   Key Alliances Forged in Recent Years.....II-22
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   Profile of the ‘New wave’ of Communications.....II-23
Tracing the Roots .....II-23
Share of ILD Services.....II-23
Benefits offered by VoIP.....II-23
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   Stumbling blocks for VoIP.....II-24
Pre-requisites for a Viable VoIP Network.....II-24
Functioning of VoIP.....II-24
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   Components Needed.....II-25
Signal Flow.....II-25
Protocols.....II-25
Implementation of VoIP.....II-25
VoIP Service Categorization.....II-25
Business-Hosted VoIP.....II-25
Broadband VoIP.....II-25
VoIP over IP VPN.....II-25
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   Common Problems Encountered.....II-26
Access Link Congestion.....II-26
Backhaul Congestion.....II-26
Route Flapping.....II-26
Quality of Service.....II-26
Quality Metrics.....II-26
International Standards for VoIP.....II-26
Future Controls .....II-26
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   VoIP Pricing.....II-27
VoIP Number Speak.....II-27
Growth of VoIP Networks.....II-27
Striding from Pure Play of Economics to Pure Place.....II-27
Resilience Amid Recession Spells A Breather.....II-27
Improving Sales of VoIP Devices Characterize Market Interest.....II-27
Changing Market Dynamics Boost VoIP Demand.....II-27
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   Bringing Home the New Technology .....II-28
Gaming on the VoIP Play Station: Building New Expectations.....II-28
Interesting Possibilities.....II-28
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   Regulatory Environment.....II-29
The Regulators’ Woes.....II-29
Telecom Biggies Lobby for Imposing Restrictions.....II-29
Telecom Operators Comeback with a Vengeance.....II-29
‘In-Secure’ Concerns.....II-29
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   Regional Snapshots of Regulation on VoIP.....II-30
USA: Favorable Stance .....II-30
Canada – Ensuring a ‘Fair’ Competition.....II-30
Russia – Rushing Towards VoIP is a Crime .....II-30
China – Chaining Competition .....II-30
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   Taiwan –VoWiMax up for Ban .....II-31
VoIP ‘Problems’ & Testing ‘Solutions’.....II-31
From Noise to Music - Winning the Quality Game .....II-31
Scalability – Looking Before Leaping.....II-31
High-profile End Users Lobby for Efficient Testing Tools.....II-31
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   VoIP Investment Fend offs: Testing Can Help .....II-32
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   Need for VoIP Testing.....II-33
VoIP Testing – Definition & Testing Life Cycle.....II-33
Testing at Various Stages of VoIP Lifecycle.....II-33
Pre-Deployment Testing.....II-33
1$100
   Research & Development Testing.....II-34
Manufacturing Testing.....II-34
Installation and Maintenance Testing.....II-34
Post Deployment Testing.....II-34
1$100
   Flow of VoIP Testing.....II-35
Common Tests Performed.....II-35
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   VoIP Monitoring Options.....II-36
Active and Passive Call Quality Monitoring.....II-36
In-line and Mirrored Port Monitoring.....II-36
Centralized and Distributed Monitoring.....II-36
Functional Probing for Network Adjustment.....II-36
1$100
   VoIP Test Equipment Types/Segments.....II-37
Pre-deployment Test Equipment.....II-37
Market Prospects.....II-37
Leading Players.....II-37
R&D Test Equipment.....II-37
1$100
   Market Prospects.....II-38
Market Leaders.....II-38
Manufacturing Test Equipment.....II-38
Market Prospects .....II-38
1$100
   Equipment Used:.....II-39
Market Leaders.....II-39
Post Deployment Testing Equipment.....II-39
Installation Test Equipment.....II-39
Market Prospects.....II-39
Market Leaders.....II-39
Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment.....II-39
1$100
   Market Prospects.....II-40
Market Leaders.....II-40
Network Convergence – The Concept.....II-40
Makeover from Cost Cutter to Revenue Generator.....II-40
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   Converged Networks Lure Carriers.....II-41
Operational Challenges Remain.....II-41
A Snapshot of Key Test Tools.....II-41
Protocol Analyzer.....II-41
Protocol Session Controller.....II-41
Link & Integrated Network Analyzers.....II-41
Network Analyzer.....II-41
1$100
   Quality Assurance Systems.....II-42
Performance Management Systems.....II-42
Voice Quality Testers or Monitoring Tools.....II-42
VoIP Analysis Software.....II-42
Industry Marvels – A Spotlight on Leading Testing Solutions..II-42
Acterna HST-3000.....II-42
1$100
   Azimuth W-Series.....II-43
Chariot from NetIQ.....II-43
Empirix’ Hammer XMS™ VoIP Monitoring System.....II-43
Empirix Hammer FX – IP™.....II-43
1$100
   QuadTex™.....II-44
1$100
   Customer Groups – A Primer.....II-45
Customer Segmentation.....II-45
Market Perspective.....II-45
Table 3: World Market for VoIP Test Tools (2000, 2005 & 2010): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Customer Segment – Service Providers & Carriers, Network Equipment Manufacturers and Enterprises (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-45
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   Table 4: Leading Customer Segments for VoIP Test Equipment Ranked by Growth for the Years 2000-2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46
Service Providers and Carriers.....II-46
SP&C’s Spearhead VoIP Deployment Revolution.....II-46
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   Cable Telephony – Unfurling a World of Opportunities.....II-47
Rationale for Spending on VoIP Testing Equipment.....II-47
Feature-Rich Environment Enlivens Test Demand.....II-47
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   Customer Retention – The Overriding Goal.....II-48
Service Providers’ Challenging Scapes – The Battle for ‘Quality’.....II-48
Monitoring Equipment Helps Track Traffic Growth.....II-48
1$100
   Service Level Agreement – A Key Performance Metric.....II-49
Carrier Class Tools for Monitoring SLAs.....II-49
Enterprises.....II-49
1$100
   VoIP Test Solutions for Enterprises.....II-50
Cost Advantage – The Main Allure of VoIP for Enterprises...II-50
Deploying Monitoring Solutions for Greater Responsibilities..II-50
IP-VPNs – A Hot Rage.....II-50
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   Contact Centers: The New Focus Area.....II-51
VoIP Becomes the Voice of the Global Call Center Employee.....II-51
Mobility and Flexibility Combo: Irresistible Opportunity for Test Vendors.....II-51
Scalability Testing – A HotSpot for Pre-Deployment Testers...II-51
Network Equipment Manufacturers/Providers..II-51
1$100
   Emerging Trends in Service Delivery.....II-52
Quality at Customer Doorstep.....II-52
Service Optimization.....II-52
Triple-Play Testers.....II-52
Cable Companies Gobble up Telecom Business.....II-52
1$100
   Comparison of VoIP Testing Across Customer Groups.....II-53
Need for Testing.....II-53
Testing Requirements.....II-53
Price Sensitivity.....II-53
1$100
   Breakthrough Technology Developments in VoIP Sizzle Interest in VoIP Adoption.....II-54
VoWifi/VoWLAN and VoMAN/WiMax – Set the Industry Wowing.....II-54
1$100
   Industry Leaders Team Up for Enhancing Wi-Fi Standards.....II-55
Asia & Europe - Isles of Growth for Wireless VoIP Testing.....II-55
Comparison of Voice Quality Boosts Market Prospects.....II-55
Powerline VoIP and UWB VoIP: The Next Big Step.....II-55
1$100
   UMTS – Rocks the Market.....II-56
Triple Play Testing Zooms Across the VoIP Test World.....II-56
1$100
   Agilent Standardizes Design Exploration Libraries for ADS EDA Software.....II-57
CT Labs’ VoWLAN Tester Spikes the Market Interest.....II-57
Empirix Patents Dynamic IP-Based Voice & Speech Application Testing.....II-57
Spirent and Lumenare Converge Resources for Advanced Solutions.....II-57
1$100
   Spirent Speeds Up the Development of 10GigE Devices.....II-58
Apparent Networks’ AppCritical Features Automatic Recognition of Problems.....II-58
1$100
   NetIQ Introduces NetIQ® VoIP Security Solution.....II-59
Viola Networks’ NetAlly Lifecycle Manager Unveiled.....II-59
Tektronix Upgrades GeoProbe Network Assurance Solution.....II-59
Agilent Introduces VoIP Test Kit for FrameScope Pro Handheld.....II-59
1$100
   Tektronix Launches Spectra2|VQM Monitoring Solution for IPTV.....II-60
Ixia Launches IxLoad™ 3.0 for Converged Triple Play IP Services.....II-60
Agilent’s N2X Platforms Validate Triple Play Service Delivery and MEF
  Conformance.....II-60
Sunrise Telecom Expands Sunset MTT® Capabilities.....II-60
OPTICOM Launches 3SQM™.....II-60
1$100
   Codenomicon Pioneers VoIP Security Testing Solutions.....II-61
Ixia’s IxWLAN™ 6.00 Station Emulator Expands WiFi Testing.....II-61
WildPackets Enriches OmniAnalysis Platform.....II-61
Anritsu Improves MasterQuest and InterQuest Test Solutions.....II-61
1$100
   Ixia Improves Aptixia Family of Test Applications.....II-62
Brix Networks Rolls Out BrixVision™ IPTV Service Assurance Portfolio.....II-62
Spirent Rolls Out IPTV Quality of Experience (QoE) Test System.....II-62
Ixia Launches New Version of IxVoice™ Test System.....II-62
Azimuth’s New Wi-Fi Desktop Platform Hits the Aisle .....II-62
1$100
   NetScout Unveils nGenius Performance Manager Standby Server .....II-63
Sunrise Telecom Enriches Network Analysis Module of Scalable Test Toolkit.....II-63
Empirix’ Hammer CallMaster 5.0 Flaunts Automatic Script Generation.....II-63
Ixia Introduces Aptixia Test Application Strategy.....II-63
Telchemy Releases New Performance Management Solution for 3G Handsets.....II-63
1$100
   WildPackets Launches OmniPeek .....II-64
JDSU’s DSAM 2.4 Flaunts Improved VoIP Testing.....II-64
Azimuth Improves testMAC™ testing system.....II-64
Legerity Launches VeriVoice Test Suite.....II-64
Sunrise Telecom Releases Newer Versions of MTT Platform.....II-64
1$100
   New Enterprise Voice Version from AppareNet .....II-65
Empirix Adds New Call Analysis Capabilities to HCA .....II-65
New Video Version of Telchemy’s VQmon® .....II-65
Acterna’s NetComplete Rounds up Testing for VoIP.....II-65
Sunrise Rolls Out TAMS 7-VoIP .....II-65
WildPackets’ AiroPeek™ Adds WiFi Capabilities from Cognio.....II-65
1$100
   New VDSL Test Solution from Sunrise .....II-66
Empirix Extends Functional Domains of Hammer FX-IP™.....II-66
Tollgrade’s Cheetah CMD-E Sprints into the Market.....II-66
Empirix Launches Hammer CallMaster 5.0.....II-66
Sunrise Telecom Unveils New Ethernet Module.....II-66
1$100
   WildPackets Releases Enhancements to EtherPeek.....II-67
Empirix Hammer DEX Hits the Market.....II-67
RADCOM Upgrades VoIP Service Management System.....II-67
Visual Networks’ VoIP Planner™ - Time for Getting Ready.....II-67
1$100
   Empirix’ Hammer XMS 1.4 – Winging to New Skies.....II-68
Tektronix Launches Spectra Version 5.2 Software.....II-68
Agilent Unveils J7844A.....II-68
NetTest Launches Advanced Version of MasterQuest Solution.....II-68
DSAM 2.3 - New Add-on Feature from Acterna .....II-68
1$100
   Tektronix Rolls Out MTS400 Series Compressed Video Test System.....II-69
WildPackets Introduces v3.1 of Omni Platform.....II-69
Version 2.1 to Empirix’ Hammer FX-IP™ Unveiled.....II-69
NetTest Launches New VoIP QoS/SLA Monitoring Solution.....II-69
Telchemy’s VQattest™ and SQattest™ on the Aisles.....II-69
1$100
   Spirent’s Abacus to Test VoIP Gateway Message Encryption.....II-70
Ixia Launches Latest Version of IxChariot 6.0.....II-70
Tektronix Introduces Spectra 2 Release 4.4 Software.....II-70
Ixia Launches 10 Gigabit Ethernet Test Module.....II-70
Apparent Network’s AppareNet Voice Hits the Aisle .....II-70
1$100
   RADCOM Introduces Portable Performer Platform.....II-71
Ixia Launches New DDoS Testing Solution for IxLoad.....II-71
NetTest Releases InterQuest Analyzer V 2.6.0.....II-71
RADCOM Launches SIPability Testing Solution.....II-71
Ixia Launches IxVoice for Converged Telephony Testing.....II-71
CT Labs Brings Out UHD VoIP Testing Solution.....II-71
1$100
   WildPackets Introduces Three New Versions of AiroPeek.....II-72
Affiniti Introduces Two New Services.....II-72
JDSU Extends Digital and IP Video Test Features .....II-72
Ixia Rolls Out Upgraded Version of IxANVL.....II-72
Network General Upgrades Sniffer Portable 4.8 Software Troubleshooting Tool.....II-72
1$100
   Navtel Introduces ISUP Performance Testing Solution.....II-73
Agilent Technologies Broadens NgN Analysis System Portfolio .....II-73
Ixia Releases Latest Version of IxRouter.....II-73
New Pre-Deployment Test Tools from Visual Networks .....II-73
Tektronix, Inc.’s Spectra2|SE™ Offers Remote Testing.....II-73
1$100
   Navtel Rolls out SIP-based Analysis Tool.....II-74
Ixia’s IxVoice Steps into VoIP Test Market .....II-74
Navtel Communications Releases SIP Discovery Analysis Tool.....II-74
NetTest Paves Super Highway for VoIP Enterprise Customer QoS/SLA .....II-74
RADCOM Introduces Software Development Kit for SIPSim.....II-74
1$100
   Ixia Releases Triple Play Testing Solutions.....II-75
N-Able’s Latest VoIP Service Manager Creates Storm .....II-75
New Test Software from SupportSoft .....II-75
Visual Networks Gears Up for Select VoIP MRI™ .....II-75
Network General Snaps at Competitors with Sniffer Enterprise Solution.....II-75
1$100
   Empirix and Siebel Launch Siebel Test Automation Framework.....II-76
Brix Rolls Out Brix 4000 Verifier.....II-76
Spirent’s Abacus 5000 Integrates Testing for VoIP and PSTN.....II-76
1$100
   Empirix’ Hammer XMS™ Expands Test Solutions for VoIP Carriers.....II-77
Agilent Enhances Features for E5515C Test Toolbox .....II-77
BrixCall and BrixManage Unveiled .....II-77
New Self-Testing IPTV Tool from Brix .....II-77
New Extended Version of IxChariot® Debuts the Market .....II-77
1$100
   Psytechnics Debuts PsyQ .....II-78
BrixCare Self Service - New Cost-Effective Test Solution from Brix .....II-78
New Extended Version of VQmon® from Telchemy .....II-78
Agilent’s New Tester for Firewall Protection .....II-78
1$100
   Empirix Hammer NXT™ Offers High Density Carrier-Class Load Testing.....II-79
Finisar’s Xgig 2.1 Rolls into the VoIP Test Market .....II-79
Spirent Communications Rolls Out CTM-5000.....II-79
Empirix Releases Feature Enhancement for Hammer FX-IP.....II-79
Navtel’s New Release InterWatch 5.3.2 Hits the Aisle .....II-79
1$100
   Shadow Tap™ - A Next-Generation VoIP Testing Suite from Finisar .....II-80
Spirent Improves CopperMax Feature .....II-80
New Software Version of SQmon® from Telchemy .....II-80
1$100
   New NetAlly Software Test Tool from Viola .....II-81
NetIQ Launches Chariot VoIP Assessor.....II-81
Anritsu’s MD1230A Analyzer Verifies Voice Quality.....II-81
Acterna’s DA-3400 Unveiled.....II-81
Empirix' Hammer PacketSphere Storage Test Platform Launched.....II-81
1$100
   Agilent Technologies’ IP Telephony Reporter Strides into the Market.....II-82
1$100
   Spirent Snaps up QuadTex.....II-83
Spirent Buys Swiss Qual.....II-83
Network General to Acquire Fidelia Technology.....II-83
Agilent Ups Stake in Yokogawa Analytical Systems.....II-83
Ixia to Expand Mobile Video and Multimedia Test Presence.....II-83
Navtel Ties up with CommuniGate on SIP Testers.....II-83
1$100
   Apparent Networks’ AppareNet Software Troubleshoots TalkSwitch Services.....II-84
CounterPath Opts for Telchemy’s VQmon/EP.....II-84
Agilent’s N2X to Test Fiberxon’s EPON.....II-84
Radcom Wins Partner Communications’ UMTS Monitoring Contract.....II-84
Spirent and ADVA Partner on Ethernet Service Assurance.....II-84
Radcom and Viola Combine Technologies for Integrated Test Offer.....II-84
1$100
   WildPackets to Assist Trapeze’ Wireless VoIP.....II-85
Empirix’ Hammer XMS to Monitor NuVox’ VoIP Networks.....II-85
Ditech Interlaces Telchemy’s Vqmon/EP with Packet Voice Processor.....II-85
Spirent’s CopperMax® to Power Telus’ Broadband and VoIP Services.....II-85
Radcom Adds Cognos’ Intelligence.....II-85
Telchemy Wins WildPackets’ Test Suite Order.....II-85
Agilent’s Wireless Test Equipment Gearing up for a Spanish WiMax Test.....II-85
1$100
   Spirent’s SmartBits® Smarten up Huawei’s Routing Switch Testing.....II-86
Telchemy’s VQmon Enhances CounterPath’s Softphone Capabilities.....II-86
Anritsu Affiliate Bags Vodafone’s 3G Network Monitoring Deal.....II-86
JDSU Acquires Acterna LLC.....II-86
1$100
   Computer Associates Pockets Concord Communications.....II-87
Anritsu Snaps Up Net Test.....II-87
Empirix Buys CT Labs.....II-87
Finnish Test Vendor NetHawk Strides into the US.....II-87
Tektronix Cements US & UK Presence through Acquisitions.....II-87
Finisar’s Network Tool Division Integrates I-Tech and InterSAN Businesses.....II-87
1$100
   Psytechnics Joins Symbian Platinum Program.....II-88
Empirix Partners with Audium.....II-88
Wild Packets and Solera Join Forces on Network Monitoring.....II-88
Empirix and BroadSoft Partner on Accelerating Hosted VoIP Services Deployment.....II-88
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   Navtel Signs Agreement with SIPquest.....II-89
Viola Networks’ NetAlly Under Trial at CA .....II-89
NetTest and Psytechnics in Wireless Alliance.....II-89
Empirix and Micromuse Partner on Carrier Class VoIP Test Tools.....II-89
Viola Networks and Soluziona Join Forces .....II-89
Psytechnics Wins Datamat’s Test Solution Supply Deal.....II-89
1$100
   Azimuth Signs Up SpectraLink .....II-90
Acterna & Telchemy Expand Technology Ties.....II-90
Computer Associates Teams Up with OPNET .....II-90
Psytechnics’ PVA Lures Industry Bigwigs – Intel & Spirent.....II-90
Wild Packets Banks Upon Preferred Vendor Programs.....II-90
1$100
   Tektronix’ Unified Assurance Powered by Psytechnics’ PSI.....II-91
Empirix Bags Digium’s Technology Partnership Deal.....II-91
Navtel’s GMPLS Test Solutions Implemented across CTTC.....II-91
Psytechnics Supplies Real-time QoE Solutions to Micromuse.....II-91
Acterna HST-3000 Striding Ahead with Japanese Orders.....II-91
Radcom to Ratify Korean Telecom’s QoS.....II-91
1$100
   JDSU Licenses NetComplete to Saskatchewan .....II-92
Psytechnics Bags Deal from Andrew Corp.....II-92
Audiocodes Equips Media Gateway Products with Telchemy’s VQmon®/EP.....II-92
NetScout’s nGenius Makes a Shanghai Entry.....II-92
Acterna Licenses Telchemy’s VQmon.....II-92
1$100
   Tekelec Licenses Test Platforms to Voicenet Solutions.....II-93
Brix’ Solutions to Pre-Qualify Primus’ TalkBroadband Services.....II-93
Telchemy’s VQmon/SA Selected by Prominence Networks.....II-93
Empirix Wins Cox’ Network Testing Solutions Order.....II-93
RADCOM Adds Telchemy’s Prowess for Enhanced Network Testing.....II-93
Qovia’s IP Telephony Manager to Equip GSA Kansas’ VoIP Network.....II-93
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   Azimuth to Equip Vonage’s Wi-Fi Efforts.....II-94
Telchemy’s VQmon Jumps onto VoIP Chipsets.....II-94
Empirix Wins Siebel’s Endorsements.....II-94
NetIQ Licenses AppManager® to NEC .....II-94
Wild Packets Wins Vocera’s Deployment Deal.....II-94
Qovia Extends Remote Testing Capabilities to Vital’s IPT Monitoring Solution.....II-94
1$100
   Brix Gearing up for New Markets.....II-95
Psytechnics Signs up Optimum Holding to Increase Visibility in US Market.....II-95
Empirix Hammer Monitors Buckeye’s VoIP Deployments.....II-95
Telchemy’s VQmon for NexTone.....II-95
Spirent Lines Up HellermannTyton Division for Divestment.....II-95
WildPackets Revamps UK Distribution Setup.....II-95
Psytechnics Inaugurates North American Headquarters.....II-95
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   WildPackets Boosts Commitment to Network Standardization.....II-96
Viola Starts New Office in London.....II-96
Psytechnics Commissions In-House Test Facility.....II-96
Ixia Embarks on Commissioning of new Offices for Expanding Market Access.....II-96
Finisar Peps Up Presence in Europe .....II-96
Ixia Acquires G3 Nova Technology .....II-96
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   Finisar Pockets Data Transit’s Protocol Analyzers Business.....II-97
Telchemy Partners with OPTICOM .....II-97
Viola Extends Alliance with Mitel .....II-97
Empirix Named Vonage’s Preferred Supplier for Call Analysis Systems.....II-97
Psytechnics Ties Up with NetTest .....II-97
Sunrise®’ Test Equipment Feature Telchemy’s VQmon Platforms.....II-97
1$100
   Telchemy Collaborates with GIPS .....II-98
Brix and Psytechnics Enter into Collaboration Deal .....II-98
Empirix and Siebel Strike a Development Alliance.....II-98
Ixia Acquires Chariot® from NetIQ .....II-98
1$100
   Yokogawa Buys Out Erstwhile Partner – Ando.....II-99
Yokogawa Allies with Ando on Electronic Testing.....II-99
Empirix Ropes in Iwatsu to Sell VoIP Test Systems.....II-99
1$100
   Technology Developers.....II-100
Apparent Networks Inc (Canada).....II-100
Brix Networks (USA).....II-100
Micromuse Inc. (USA).....II-100
N-Able Technologies Inc (Canada).....II-100
Net Clarity (USA).....II-100
1$100
   Net IQ Corporation (USA).....II-101
NetScout Systems Inc (USA).....II-101
Psytechnics Inc. (UK).....II-101
Shunra Software Ltd. (USA).....II-101
Tektronix Inc. (USA).....II-101
1$100
   Telchemy Inc. (Canada).....II-102
Test Equipment Vendors.....II-102
Agilent Technologies Inc. (USA).....II-102
Anritsu A/S (Denmark).....II-102
1$100
   Azimuth Systems, Inc. (USA).....II-103
Catapult Communications Inc. (USA).....II-103
Computer Associates International Inc (USA).....II-103
Delta Protocol Test Solutions (USA).....II-103
1$100
   Ditech Communications (USA).....II-104
Empirix Inc. (USA).....II-104
Finisar Corporation (USA).....II-104
1$100
   Ixia (USA).....II-105
JDSU (USA).....II-105
Minacom (Canada).....II-105
1$100
   Navtel Communications Inc. (Canada).....II-106
OPTICOM (Germany).....II-106
QoS Metrics (USA).....II-106
Qovia Inc. (USA).....II-106
Radcom (Israel).....II-106
1$100
   Spirent Communications Ltd. (Scotland).....II-107
Sunrise Telecom Incorporated (USA).....II-107
Viola Networks (USA).....II-107
Visual Networks Inc (UK).....II-107
1$100
   Wild Packets Inc. (USA).....II-108
Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Japan).....II-108
1$100
   Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-109

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-109
1$350
   Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-110

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment by Product Segment – R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-110
1$350
   Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-111

Table 10 World 10-Year Perspective for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment by Product Segment
  – R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment Markets for 2000, 2005, and
    2010.....II-111
1$350
   Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for R&D Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-112

Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for R&D Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-112
1$350
   Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Manufacturing Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-113

Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Manufacturing Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-113
1$350
   Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Post-Deployment Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-114

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Post-Deployment Test Equipment by Product Segment – Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance and Monitoring Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-114
1$350
   Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Post-Deployment Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-115

Table 18: World 10-Year Perspective for Post Deployment Test Equipment by Product Segment –Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 .....II-115
1$350
   Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Installation Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-116

Table 20: World 10-Year Perspective for Installation Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2000, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-116
1$350
   Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2010.....II-117

Table 22: World 7-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Middle East/Africa and Latin America Markets for 2003, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-117
1$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
VoIP Market in North America.....III-1
A Lucrative Market for VoIP Test Equipment.....III-1
1$75
   Regional Snapshots.....III-2
The United States.....III-2
VoIP Trends & Issues.....III-2
VoIP Zooming Up.....III-2
Table 23: US Market for VoIP (2005-2010): Subscriber Base in Customers Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
Gearing up for the Big Fight: Biggies Shoving Head-on in the VoIP Market.....III-2
Players Betting High on the US VoIP Market: Player Listing by Type.....III-2
1$200
   Independent Service Providers Reap Big Benefits.....III-3
Cable Companies Harness ‘Broadband’ Benefits.....III-3
Time Warms Up the US Telecom world.....III-3
VoIP from Telecom Companies – Clinging onto Revenues.....III-3
Challenges faced by VoIP Providers in the US.....III-3
1$75
   Retail VoIP Portrays Stellar Growth for Test Equipment.....III-4
Table 24: Lucrative Markets for VoIP in the US (2005-2010): Market Segments Ranked by Percentage Growth for Retail/Residential, SMB, and Enterprise Subscriptions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-4
The Federal Government Upholds Prospects.....III-4
JITC PBX1 Certification Boosts Prospects of Test Equipment Sales to NEMs.....III-4
FCC’s Ruling on 911 Services of VoIP Networks.....III-4
1$200
   Lobbying for a Change in the 911 VoIP Ruling.....III-5
Canada.....III-5
VoIP Trends & Issues.....III-5
Canada Witnesses Growth in Residential Market.....III-5
Competitive Landscape.....III-5
Ensuring a ‘Fair’ Competition.....III-5
AOL Blazes a ‘Broad’ Trail.....III-5
1$75
   VoIP Testing Shoots Up: Courtesy Competition and Margin Pressures.....III-6
Product Innovations/Introductions.....III-6
18$750
   Product Launches in the Recent Past.....III-241$75
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-2512$450
   Focus on Key Players.....III-377$275
   B. Market Analytics.....III-44
Table 25: North America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post- Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
1$200
   Table 26: North America 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment, Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-45
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Current & Future Analysis.....III-46
Waiting for the Killer Wave .....III-46
1$75
   Disparities in Consumer VoIP Slice Market’s Prospects.....III-47
Wireless Exuberance Snags VoIP Growth.....III-47
Cellular Giants Spell Singular Growth for VoWiFi Test Equipment.....III-47
Telco’s Move towards Diversification Stirs Market Growth.....III-47
2006 to Pin up Growth .....III-47
Emergence of CATV Operators: Boosting VoIP in Residential and Commercial Segments
  .....III-47
1$75
   Regulation.....III-48
e-Europe Initiative.....III-48
New Regulatory Framework (NRF).....III-48
Regional VoIP Snippets.....III-48
UK.....III-48
Overview.....III-48
Regulation.....III-48
UK Market is Slow as Compared to the US.....III-48
1$75
   Competitive Landscape.....III-49
Telephony Prices Kept Low With Biggies Retaliating VoIP’s Raid.....III-49
Russia.....III-49
A Potential Market.....III-49
Telecommunication Mammoths to Bottle Up VoIP Toddlers.....III-49
Russia – Rushing Towards VoIP is a Crime .....III-49
1$75
   Product Innovations/Introductions.....III-503$175
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-533$175
   Focus on Select Players.....III-562$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-58
Table 27: Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post- Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-58
1$200
   Table 28: Europe 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment, Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-59
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-60
Current & Future Analysis.....III-60
Stepping out of Closed Doors .....III-60
1$75
   Growing Share of Outsourcing Peps Up Lure for VoIP & Testing .....III-61
Lowering of Device Price Pushes up the Demand for VoIP.....III-61
Lucrative Markets.....III-61
1$75
   Convergence to Rule in 2006 & Beyond.....III-62
A Peek into the Regulatory Structure in Select Markets.....III-62
China – Chaining Competition .....III-62
Taiwan –VoWiMax up for Ban .....III-62
Japan – A Key Market.....III-62
Unparalleled Enthusiasm for VoIP.....III-62
1$75
   A Potential Market Over the US Counterpart.....III-63
Raging Battle Between DSL Providers and Cable Operators.....III-63
1$75
   Consumer Market Revels VoIP Test Industry.....III-64
IP Telephony’s Tryst with Mobile Telephony: A Dream Come True?.....III-64
South Korea.....III-64
Rejuvenating VoIP Market.....III-64
Overseas Players Rule Korean VoIP Market.....III-64
1$75
   Regulation.....III-65
China.....III-65
Emerges Key Market for VoIP & Testing.....III-65
ASON Testing – A Boost to the VoIP Sector.....III-65
Regulator.....III-65
VoIP Phone Manufacture Bolsters Demand for Manufacturing Test Equipment.....III-65
India.....III-65
Catching On Swiftly.....III-65
1$75
   Directives Cause Niggling Problems.....III-66
VoIP Players in the Market.....III-66
Taiwan.....III-66
Manufacturing Hub for VoIP Phones.....III-66
1$75
   Local Presence is a Must for VoIP Operators.....III-67
Recent Industry Activity.....III-67
Strategic Corporate Developments in the Recent Past.....III-67
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-68
Table 29: Asia – Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post- Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-68
1$200
   Table 30: Asia – Pacific 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment, Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-69
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-70
Mixed Bag of Opportunities and Challenges.....III-70
Current & Future Analysis.....III-70
Product Innovations/Introductions.....III-70
1$75
   Recent Industry Activity.....III-711$75
   Radcom (Israel) – A Key Player.....III-721$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-73
Table 31: Middle East/Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-73
1$200
   Table 32: Middle East/Africa 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment, Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-74
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-75
Latin America Grows Up for VoIP Challenge.....III-75
Improving Fundamentals Buoy Packet-based Voice Communications Market.....III-75
Abundant Opportunities in Mobile VoIP Testing.....III-75
Current & Future Analysis.....III-75
1$75
   Mexican VoIP Market – An Overview.....III-761$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-77
Table 33: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment and Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post- Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-77
1$200
   Table 34: Latin America 10-Year Perspective for VoIP Test Equipment by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Pre-Deployment Test Equipment (R&D Test Equipment, Manufacturing Test Equipment) and Post-Deployment Test Equipment (Installation Test Equipment and Network Maintenance & Monitoring Equipment) Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-781$200
    
 
 


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