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EXFO Announces Major Market Milestone For Its Innovative FTB-880 NetBlazer

In only eight months, 10 of the world's 15 largest operators have selected this multiservice test module housed in the FTB-1 platform

QUEBEC CITY, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that since the launch of the FTB-880 NetBlazer eight months ago, 10 of the world's 15 largest operators have chosen this modular multiservice tester for their deployments.

NetBlazer series testers offer fast, intuitive and ultra-portable test solutions designed for frontline technicians. The flagship FTB-880 is a powerful, comprehensive and fast multiservice test module designed for all DSn/PDH, SONET/SDH and Ethernet packet-based services transmitted at various rates, from low speeds up to 10G. It is the smallest and most versatile test solution on the market for deploying multiservice network elements and services used in access/metro links, including mobile backhaul.

What's more, the FTB-880 is unique on the market due to its FLEX configuration, which enables to configure any combination of rates and interfaces on the module to exactly match the requirements of every field technician. It combines maximum configuration flexibility with minimum downtime, meeting the testing needs of today and providing the needed scalability to address future needs.

NetBlazer series modules are housed in the powerful FTB-1 platform, which offers a simple, easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) and unmatched connectivity. The FTB-1 is also compatible with EXFO Connect, a service environment that allows operators to significantly reduce OPEX through advanced software applications. For example, EXFO Connect can manage all EXFO field-testing platforms, ensuring uniform, automated upgrades as well as consistent test configurations throughout the fleet, and enabling test experts to spend more time on value-added tasks; in addition, it can correlate test data throughout the network lifecycle to deliver valuable business intelligence.

"Since its launch eight months ago, the FTB-880 NetBlazer has resonated with our customers as it meets their need for flexible, easy-to-use test equipment to help frontline technicians address multiple technologies. Combined with the advanced FTB-1 platform, it provides an unmatched solution for productivity and OPEX reduction through process automation," said Étienne Gagnon, EXFO's Vice-President—Wireline Division and Corporate Marketing. "The success of the NetBlazer series is also based on the popularity of EXFO's FTB Ecosystem, an innovative testing environment that lets customers pick and choose from a comprehensive range of modules and software applications, enabling them to build a test solution around their specific deployment issues."

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