The IMS Forum
, the industry association recognized as the voice of IP convergence, completed on January 19th its first IMS Plugfest at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) in Durham, N.H.
The event was attended by Ditech, Empirix, Ixia, Reef Point Systems, NE Technologies, Starent Networks, Tektronix, Tekelec, Sonus, Valid8, and sponsored by Empirix, Ditech, Sonus, GlobalTouch Telecom, Trendium and VOX.
January’s Plugfest is the first in a series of open IMS Forum Plugfests, to be hosted by the IMS Forum at the UNH IOL, which will run through 2008. The events will establish industry-recognized certification for IMS products and services that have achieved the highest level of interoperability.
A second IMS Plugfest is being planned for the second quarter of 2007. This event will build upon the established methodologies and reference environment and continue to grow IMS applications-specific tests for the triple and quadruple play over mobile, cable and fix networks.