Symmetricom Launches TimeProvider® 5000 Carrier-Grade NTP Synchronization Server to Support Femtocell Deployments
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Symmetricom®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYMM), a worldwide leader in precision time and frequency technologies, today launched the TimeProvider® 5000 NTP Carrier-grade Synchronization Server to support full-scale femtocell rollouts. Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a timing technology ideally suited for femtocell, IMS, IPTV and billing applications.
Richard Webb, directing analyst for microwave and small cells at Infonetics Research, noted in his recent quarterly 2G/3G/4G Femtocell Equipment report that the market has seen a 40 percent jump in global femtocell revenue worldwide from last year, signaling “a growing role for femtocells in supporting coverage and capacity requirements.”
“Demand for data is exploding and more operators are looking to roll out femtocell to offload traffic from their network, and extend coverage to their customers,” said Giuseppe Targia, Head of NWS Packet Networks Partner Product Management at Nokia Siemens Networks. “Working with partners like Symmetricom and having a product such as the TimeProvider® 5000 NTP Server ensures that our customers will be able to scale to meet their needs today and in the future.”
The TimeProvider® 5000 NTP Server is an independent timing reference that enables telecommunication providers to build a more stable, robust and reliable network infrastructure.
“The fast growing femtocell market requires scalable solutions,” said Manish Gupta, vice president of marketing for Symmetricom. “The TimeProvider® 5000 NTP Server is the highest performing carrier-grade NTP server available for the service-provider market to support multiple applications requiring high levels of resiliency.”
For more information visit: http://www.symmetricom.com/products/ntp-servers/modular-ntp-solutions/TimeProvider-5000-NTP/.
About Symmetricom, Inc.
Symmetricom (NASDAQ:SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world’s standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom’s customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company’s advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today’s precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://www.symmetricom.com or join the dialogue at http://www.twitter.com/symmetricom.
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