Empirix Hammer Test Solution Rated "Avaya Compliant"

28 May 2013
Billerica, MA -- May 28, 2013 -- Empirix today announced that the Empirix Hammer IP test solution is compliant with key unified communications and contact center solutions from Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions.
Empirix Hammer IP provides complete, end-to-end testing of IP-based networks, including contact center, unified communication, and conferencing solutions. With Empirix Hammer IP, organizations can perform pre-deployment validation of new solutions and updates to preempt issues from impacting customers, save on their test investment and improve their time to market. Empirix Hammer IP, which supports the emulation of both SIP and H.323 endpoints and trunks, voice and video media over RTP/RTCP, and data protocols for testing CRM integrations is now compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Aura® Communication Manager 6.2 and Avaya Aura® Session Manager 6.2.
"In today's complex environments, gaining a true understanding of interoperability issues and the effects of changes is critical for successful unified communications and contact center deployments," said Tim Moynihan, vice president  of marketing at Empirix. "Empirix Hammer IP’s compatibility with Avaya Aura ensures that organizations can efficiently and cost-effectively reproduce real-world customer behaviors, and the traffic patterns they create, on their Avaya solutions to enable their smooth deployment and optimum performance."
Empirix is a Technology Partner in the Avaya DevConnect program - an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company's investment in its network.
"Avaya is committed to working with development partners like Empirix to provide our customers with third-party solutions that enhance their communication and collaboration experience," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya. "Empirix's successful completion of DevConnect Compliance-Testing provides customers with increased confidence in product interoperability and rapid deployment of our respective products within their enterprise environment."
Empirix Hammer IP was submitted for compliance testing by the Avaya Solution Interoperability and Test Lab. There, a team of Avaya engineers developed a comprehensive test plan for each application to verify whether it is Avaya compatible. Doing so enables businesses to confidently add best-in-class capabilities to their network without having to replace their existing infrastructure - speeding deployment of new applications and reducing both network complexity and implementation costs.
Empirix Hammer IP is part of the Empirix System Architecture (ESA). ESA unifies the company’s industry-leading testing and monitoring technologies with predictive analytics and business intelligence capabilities and empowers customers to take a modular approach to their deployments. This flexible, integrated solution enables companies to easily add new capabilities, as well as leverage their existing infrastructure investments, to increase the availability of critical systems, delight customers and drive revenue growth. 
About Avaya:
Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. For more information please visit www.avaya.com.  For more information on the Avaya DevConnect program, visit www.avaya.com/devconnect.
About Empirix:
Empirix is the recognized leader in end-to-end network performance visibility with the unique ability to analyze customer behaviors by application in real time. We help service providers, mobile operators, contact centers and businesses master complexities and optimize business processes to reduce operational costs, maximize customer retention and grow top-line revenue. Through testing, monitoring, analytics and intelligence, Empirix helps companies around the world realize the full value of their technology investments. For further information, please visit www.empirix.com.
Empirix, Hammer and Hammer Test Engine are trademarks of Empirix Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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