Today, Eurescom, Spirent Communications, and BTexact Technologies announced the completion of a test that confirms the feasibility of performance management for IP Quality of Service (QoS) using Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).
As a result of this test, service providers will be able to employ a simplified methodology for identifying the location of performance problems across multiple operator networks, and for verifying their capability to capture performance information at various classes of service. "This is an important achievement in making multiple operator networks more efficient," underlined Eurescom project manager Anastasius Gavras.
The test, part of Eurescom project P1106 on `E-commerce Impacts on Service and Network Operations and Management`, arose from an increasing need within the service provider community for improved network-performance visibility across the entire service delivery chain. For many applications, a subscriber`s traffic may traverse the networks of several providers in order to reach its destination.
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