QUEBEC CITY, March 10, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that it has signed an exclusive, worldwide reselling agreement with pocketBERT. This agreement allows EXFO to add bit-error-rate testers (BERT) to its wide range of lab and manufacturing testing solutions for customers across the globe.
The reseller agreement targets two of pocketBERT's highly compact and easy-to-use testers, namely the pB10A, a 10 Gbit/s BERT, and the new pB100A4, a quad 24 Gbit/s to 30 Gbit/s BERT. These testers are both feature-rich and budget-friendly, and complement EXFO's existing solutions for network solution vendors (NSVs). EXFO supplies NSVs with an extensive array of lab and manufacturing test solutions from variable attenuators and power meters to switches, light sources and more.
"Thanks to this partnership with pocketBERT, our offer fills the market's current gap in bit error rate testing for network solution vendors worldwide. We are glad to deliver complete, cost-effective 10G and 100G testing solutions for NSVs and transceiver manufacturers in the fast-growing market segment of CFP2, CFP4, QSFP24 and QSFP28 tests," said Stéphane Chabot, Vice-President for EXFO's Physical Layer Test Division.
"pocketBERT is pleased to enter this resellers agreement with EXFO for our 10 Gbit/s and quad 28 Gbit/s BERT products. We are excited to reach a worldwide customer-base through EXFO's local presence and support structure. Clients now have easy access to a comprehensive range of products covering the optical and electrical 10G and 100G test and verification applications," indicated Oswin M. Schreiber, Co-Founder of pocketBERT Inc., based in San Diego.
For a live demo of the pB100A4, join EXFO at OFC, from March 22-24, 2016, in Anaheim, CA, at booth 2119.
For more information on the product, visit EXFO.com/pB100A4.
EXFO enables extraordinary experiences over global networks. Our test, service assurance and network visibility solutions allow network operators and equipment manufacturers to deliver a wealth of services to consumers, while increasing network capacity and reducing operating costs. From a company executive holding a telepresence meeting with overseas staff to a runner transferring data from wearable technology, EXFO's inherent expertise and powerful analytics render these events commonplace. Simply put, we have evolved over our 30-year history to ensure unmatched quality of service and quality of experience on next-generation fixed and mobile networks. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1500 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com and follow us on the EXFO Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube.
pocketBERT Inc. is a privately held company, based in California, USA, focusing on the design and manufacturing of 10G and 100G bit-error-rate testers (BERT) for electrical and optical test, demonstration and verification applications.
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For further information: Marie-Anne Grondin, Corporate Communications, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23417, marie-anne.grondin@EXFO.com ; Vance Oliver, Director, Investor Relations, (418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733, vance.oliver@EXFO.com