Telefónica Selects Ixia, a Keysight Business, to Deliver Global Network Visibility Architecture

Ixia’s visibility solutions monitor Telefónica’s physical and virtual

SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#telecomlt;/agt;–Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company
that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate
innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that Telefónica
has selected visibility solutions from Ixia, a Keysight Business, to
provide a cost-effective, scalable, homogeneous visibility architecture
for monitoring their physical and virtual networks worldwide.

Mobile operators and enterprises use Ixia’s visibility solutions to
increase quality of experience (QOE), enhance network performance,
detect network anomalies, and improve business intelligence. Ixia’s
solutions provide the real-time, end-to-end visibility and insight
organizations need to protect and improve performance of their critical
networking, data center and cloud business assets.

“With increasing monitoring requirements due to 5G and VoLTE, we needed
a scalable, cost-effective monitoring solution for both our physical and
virtual networks,” said Javier Gavilan, Core Network, Platforms and
Transport Director at Telefónica Global CTIO. “Ixia helps us to deliver
immediate visibility into our network traffic, enabling us to improve
network operations, facilitate use case resolution for service operation
centers and reduce total cost.”

Ixia’s visibility solutions deployed by Telefónica include:

  • Ixia’s Network
    Packet Brokers
    (NPBs), which deliver intelligent, sophisticated
    and programmable network flow optimization and provide visibility and
    security of business assets enabling monitoring teams to quickly
    resolve application performance bottlenecks, troubleshoot problems,
    improving network monitoring and security tools
  • Ixia’s network
    tap products
    , including optical
    fiber taps
    and tap
    , for visibility into network traffic to help maintain
    optimal performance and security
  • Ixia
    Fabric Controller (IFC)
    for centralized management of NPBs to
    create a security and monitoring fabric that operates as a single,
    cohesive layer

“As the growth in data continues and service providers embrace
virtualization, 5G and other new offerings, the need to ensure network
performance, security and quality of experience is greater than ever,”
said Mark Pierpoint, president of Ixia Solutions Group at Keysight
Technologies. “Working with one of the world’s leading service
providers, as well as our local partners, has enabled Ixia to deliver a
worldwide visibility architecture which meets Telefónica’s need for a
cost-effective visibility solution delivering unmatched business

Ixia visibility solution deployments have been completed for Telefónica
in Spain, Germany, UK, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Centro America
(Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama) with ongoing projects in
several other locations.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading technology company
that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate
innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight’s solutions
optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at
a lower cost with offerings 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 $3.9B in fiscal
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