Kontron and Napatech to exhibit carrier grade network analysis demo during Mobile World Congress 2012

Kontron and Napatech to exhibit carrier grade network  analysis demo during Mobile World Congress 2012

Interoperable carrier grade off-the-shelf platform illustrates how telecom equipment vendors can speed up system-level designs

Montreal, Canada, and Andover, Massachusetts, February 14, 2012 — Kontron and Napatech today announced a technology collaboration to demonstrate a live telecom network analysis platform based on the off-the-shelf, NEBS-compliant Kontron communication rackmount server CG2100 and Napatech NEBS-compliant adapter cards. The integrated demo platform is targeted at telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) who seek a significantly improved time to market for the design of network monitoring, management, security, and test and optimization applications. Live product demonstrations will be hosted by Napatech at booth 2G28, Hall 2.0 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 1, 2012.

Featured are the carrier grade Kontron communication rackmount server CG2100 with dual 6-core Intel® Xeon® processors and the Napatech NT20E-NEBS 2x10 Gbps NEBS-compliant network adapter and its deep packet capture and throughput acceleration features.

"To effectively manage, analyze, test, secure and optimize telecom IP networks, there is a greater need for real-time network intelligence and dedicated, high performance systems to effectively capture this information," said Henrik Brill Jensen, CEO, Napatech. "With integrated NEBS-compliant Kontron servers and Napatech adapters, TEMs can reliably meet the stringent needs of telecom carriers for broad deployment of network analysis systems."

"Kontron strives to continually meet the unique carrier grade infrastructure requirements of its TEM clients," said Benoit Robert, Executive Director, product management, Kontron. "Working with Napatech to pre-validate the interoperability of its adapters will provide added value to TEMs who seek an even greater competitive edge and a quicker time-to-revenue."
Kontron and Napatech at Mobile World Congress 2012
Barcelona – February 27 to March 1, 2012
Kontron – Hall 2.0 – Booth 2A28
Press and Analysts Appointments Online: http://www.kontron.com/mwc2012
Napatech – Hall 2.0 – Booth 2G28
For demonstration appointments, please email: emeasales@napatech.com

For more information on the Kontron communication rackmount server CG2100, please go to: http://www.kontron.com/products/systems+and+platforms/communication+rackmount+servers/carrier+grade+servers/cg2100+carrier+grade+server.html

For more information about Communication Rack Mount Servers, please go to: http://www.kontron.com/CRMS

For more information on the Napatech NT20E-NEBS please go to:


About Kontron
Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology. With more than 40% of its employees in research and development, Kontron creates many of the standards that drive the world’s embedded computing platforms. Kontron’s product longevity, local engineering and support, and value-added services, helps create a sustainable and viable embedded solution for OEMs and system integrators. Kontron works closely with its customers on their embedded application-ready platforms and custom solutions, enabling them to focus on their core competencies. The result is an accelerated time-to-market, reduced total-cost-of-ownership and an improved overall application with leading-edge, highly-reliable embedded technology.

Kontron is listed on the German TecDAX stock exchange under the symbol "KBC". For more information, please visit: http://www.kontron.com/

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About Napatech
Napatech is the leading OEM supplier of 40 GbE, 10 GbE and 1 GbE intelligent adapters for real-time network analysis with over 80,000 Ethernet ports deployed. Napatech network adapters provide real-time packet capture and transmission with full line-rate throughput and zero packet loss no matter the packet size. Intelligent features enable off-load of data traffic processing and packet analysis normally performed in the CPU. This results in more processing power for the network monitoring, analysis, management, test, measurement, security or optimization application being supported. Napatech has sales, marketing and R&D offices in Mountain View (CA), Andover (MA), Washington D.C., Tokyo (Japan), Seoul (South Korea) and Copenhagen (Denmark).

For more information visit us at: www.napatech.com, or please contact:

Nicholas Arraje
VP Sales
1-888-318-8288 ext. 707

Europe, Middle East, Africa
Stig Bang
VP Sales
+45 4038 3403

Thomas Jørgensen
VP Sales
+81 3 6894 7678 

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Darshna Kamani, Eskenzi PR
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