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Keysight Technologies, Ixia Solutions Group Announce Integrated Cellular + WiFi Protocol Verification Solution—Simultaneous Testing Significantly Reduces Time-to-Market

New test platform illustrates the impact Keysight’s acquisition of Ixia is having in the wireless industry

Highlights:

  • Keysight combines Ixia’s portfolio to enable innovative test solutions providing deeper insights into cellular and WiFi coexistence challenges
  • The new Cellular + WiFi Emulation System provides simultaneous cellular and WiFi cellular signaling tests—including full protocol stack, from layer 1 to layer 7, for multi-mode devices

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced a solution that supports simultaneous cellular and WiFi testing. The T5510S Cellular + WiFi Emulation System is a powerful, flexible platform enabled by the combination of Keysight’s UXM network emulator and the Ixia Solutions Group’s Wave Test System. The result is an industry first—a test platform covering a complete cellular and WiFi system, from data traffic generation to physical transmission, layers 1 to 7.

“User experience testing in mobile devices requires evaluation of application performance under real world conditions,” said Satish Dhanasekaran, president, Communications Solutions Group, Keysight Technologies. “This solution combines the technologies of Keysight and Ixia to provide deeper understanding of coexistence challenges as devices interoperate across LTE and Wireless LAN systems.”

“Customers can view the performance of the complete protocol stack with the end-to-end performance verification needed for emerging and demanding applications such as IoT, connected car and 5G,” said Bethany Mayer, president, Ixia Solutions Group.

“With the T5510S system, Keysight now offers industry-leading test capabilities to address interoperability challenges for multi-mode devices.”

The T5510S Cellular + WiFi Emulation System also includes Keysight’s flexible Test Automation Platform and ready-to-use, built-in test cases. This complete system delivers unmatched capabilities for testing with the latest cellular standards (LTE/LTE-Advanced/NB-IoT/Cat-M) as well as all WiFi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) under a wide range of traffic and RF emulation conditions.

By combining the best-in-class capabilities from Keysight and Ixia, the T5510S Cellular + WiFi Emulation System helps customers improve performance and time-to-market by prototyping, evaluating and diagnosing complex interoperability environments.

Additional Information

Product information is available at T5510S Cellular + WiFi Emulation System. An image of the system is available atwww.keysight.com/find/Advanced-WiFi-Test-images.

About Keysight in Wireless

From WLAN to LTE-Advanced to the new 5G technologies, Keysight is focused on tackling the toughest design and test problems in the industry with the broadest range of solutions. With the most advanced electronic measurement solutions consisting of powerful software tied to both benchtop and modular hardware, engineers are able to get greater insight into design and test from simulation to R&D, from validation to manufacturing, from conformance to deployment. With experienced engineers in significant roles in cellular and WLAN standards groups and hundreds of application engineers all over the world, Keysight expertise is there to solve customer problems. Additional information is available at www.keysight.com/find/UXM and www.keysight.com/find/cellular. A knowledge library of application notes, CDs and more is available atwww.keysight.com/find/lte-a-insight

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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