Welcome!

Mobile IoT Authors: Scott Allen, Elizabeth White, Karyn Jeffery, Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan

Blog Feed Post

LAN Laboratories Cuts Time To Market With Innovative Test Services

Testing acts as 'interoperability catalyst' for G-PON, SmartHome, SmartGrid and other emerging technologies

Amsterdam, 16 October 2012 - Specialist test-house LAN Digital Applications Laboratory is highlighting its new test services for FTTH/G-PON products during the Broadband World Forum event in Amsterdam this week. From pre-testing to full BBF.247 certification of Optical Network Units (ONU), LAN is preparing for the growing demand for interoperability test services in G-PON systems. The company, based in a prestigious, purpose-built technology centre in Tours, Loire Valley, France, is the official test house for a set of key emerging technologies, including FFTH/G-PON, SmartHome and Smart Grid technologies. LAN is now also offering a range of pre-test services to support manufacturers in their cost-effective development of market-ready, interoperable products with an optimal time-to-market.

"The support services we offer now range from pre-testing sessions, analysis, and debugging to full certification," said Hervé Mary, Managing Director of LAN Digital Applications Laboratory. "This gives telecoms equipment manufacturers the best guarantee of interoperability for their solution, with the shortest time to market and lowest possible development costs.

"We see our role as that of an 'interoperability catalyst' on emerging collaborative and complex network ecosystems, ensuring that products develop in the right way towards compliance with the approved standards so that they ultimately achieve the desired certification."

LAN has been selected by the Broadband Forum as the official Test Agency authorised to administer the approved BBF.247 tests and to assess the eligibility of products for the Broadband Forum BBF.247 Certification. The company has also emerged as a leading Certification Lab for a range of other telecom access SmartHome and Smart Grid technologies, including xDSL, PLC, HomePlug and G3-PLC.

LAN works closely with MT2, www.mt2.fr, the leading manufacturer of G-PON testing tools. Designed to meet the BBF.247 ONU Certification program, MT2's OLT emulator and G-PON analyzer are independent of any chipset or other commercial components, thereby offering total neutrality.

"There is now widespread acceptance of Certification programmes as the best means of ensuring interoperability," said Hervé Mary. "G-PON is a prime example of how this has become a critical business imperative for vendors and a key deciding factor for service providers in their choice of G-PON ONUs. The programme continues to draw new participants. We are currently involved in supporting the development of further test plans for the next stages of the Broadband Forum's G-PON Certification Program."

Robin Mersh, CEO of the Broadband Forum, said: "The expertise that LAN Laboratories have brought to our G-PON Certification programme has been instrumental in helping us to achieve the results we have so far, with more and more vendors now taking the certification path. We continue to work closely with LAN as G-PON Certification develops into new product areas, to the benefit of operators, vendors and consumers."

ENDS

About LAN
The Laboratoire des Applications Numériques, based in Tours, Loire Valley, France, is a unique centre which regroups specialized resources, both human and material, to test a diverse range of digital applications. Our services are tailored to correspond to global market requirements whether it be in testing, technical engineering or training. The work we carry out is undertaken by skilled technicians and engineers specialized in wired network technologies (DSL, G-PON) and digital communications for the home environment and smart grids (PLC).
For more information, visit LAN on the Internet: www.lanpark.eu

For further information or to speak to LAN during Broadband World Forum, 16-18 October 2012, please contact Sheila Lashford or Ellis Irwin on +44 (0) 1636 812152 or email [email protected] or [email protected].

LAN contact:
Cécile ROZE
Tel : +33 (0)2 47 43 25 00
[email protected]

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By RealWire News Distribution

RealWire is a global news release distribution service specialising in the online media. The RealWire approach focuses on delivering relevant content to the receivers of our client's news releases. As we know that it is only through delivering relevance, that influence can ever be achieved.

@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Tintri Inc., a leading producer of VM-aware storage (VAS) for virtualization and cloud environments, will exhibit at the 18th International CloudExpo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC Software has been named "Siver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. BMC is a global leader in innovative software solutions that help businesses transform into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. BMC Digital Enterprise Management is a set of innovative IT solutions designed to make digital business fast, seamless, and optimized from mainframe to mo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that EastBanc Technologies will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. EastBanc Technologies has been working at the frontier of technology since 1999. Today, the firm provides full-lifecycle software development delivering flexible technology solutions that seamlessly integrate with existing systems – whether on premise or cloud. EastBanc Technologies partners with p...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, wh...
Companies can harness IoT and predictive analytics to sustain business continuity; predict and manage site performance during emergencies; minimize expensive reactive maintenance; and forecast equipment and maintenance budgets and expenditures. Providing cost-effective, uninterrupted service is challenging, particularly for organizations with geographically dispersed operations.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, Inc., the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Alert Logic, Inc., provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Ful...
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discuss how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. We'll cite examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He'll also highlight how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable...
The essence of data analysis involves setting up data pipelines that consist of several operations that are chained together – starting from data collection, data quality checks, data integration, data analysis and data visualization (including the setting up of interaction paths in that visualization). In our opinion, the challenges stem from the technology diversity at each stage of the data pipeline as well as the lack of process around the analysis.
Designing IoT applications is complex, but deploying them in a scalable fashion is even more complex. A scalable, API first IaaS cloud is a good start, but in order to understand the various components specific to deploying IoT applications, one needs to understand the architecture of these applications and figure out how to scale these components independently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nara Rajagopalan is CEO of Accelerite, will discuss the fundamental architecture of IoT applications, ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York and Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty ...
As cloud and storage projections continue to rise, the number of organizations moving to the cloud is escalating and it is clear cloud storage is here to stay. However, is it secure? Data is the lifeblood for government entities, countries, cloud service providers and enterprises alike and losing or exposing that data can have disastrous results. There are new concepts for data storage on the horizon that will deliver secure solutions for storing and moving sensitive data around the world. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device. For more information, please visit https://www.mangoapps.com/.
18th Cloud Expo, taking place June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises are using some...
SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. With a global footprint of data centers and network points of presence, SoftLayer provides infrastructure as a service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. SoftLayer's modular architecture, full-featured API, and sophisticated automation provide unparalleled performance and control. Its flexible unified platform seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices linked via a world...
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, will provide an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life ...
In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Bruce Swann, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Adobe, will discuss how the Adobe Marketing Cloud can help marketers embrace opportunities for personalized, relevant and real-time customer engagement across offline (direct mail, point of sale, call center) and digital (email, website, SMS, mobile apps, social networks, connected objects). Bruce Swann has more than 15 years of experience working with digital marketing disciplines like web analytics, social med...
Join us at Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo 2016 – June 7-9 at the Javits Center in New York City and November 1-3 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – and deliver your unique message in a way that is striking and unforgettable by taking advantage of SYS-CON's unmatched high-impact, result-driven event / media packages.
SYS-CON Events announced today that ContentMX, the marketing technology and services company with a singular mission to increase engagement and drive more conversations for enterprise, channel and SMB technology marketers, has been named “Sponsor & Exhibitor Lounge Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. “CloudExpo is a great opportunity to start a conversation with new prospects, but what happens after the...
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit y...