By PR Newswire

JDSU announced today it has earned the Frost & Sullivan 2009 Worldwide Growth Strategy Award for its Gigabit Ethernet test equipment. The Frost & Sullivan Award is presented to the company that has demonstrated excellence in capturing the highest annual compound growth rate for the last three years in Gigabit test equipment.

JDSU offers a single-source Carrier Ethernet test portfolio that facilitates analysis of all seven layers of Carrier Ethernet services. The JDSU portfolio provides the industry's deepest set of test features in an integrated, end-to-end approach to testing Carrier Ethernet products and services, including lab and service verification, development and production, installation and maintenance, troubleshooting and overall service assurance. The portfolio offers NEMs and service providers worldwide the confidence to successfully build, deploy, and manage Ethernet and Business Class solutions.

“JDSU's high level of technical expertise, innovative capabilities and experience in Ethernet test and measurement has led to the company's significant market share gains in the worldwide Gigabit Ethernet test equipment market,” said Olga Yashkova, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “Frost & Sullivan is proud to present JDSU with the 2009 award for Gigabit Ethernet test equipment growth.”

“JDSU is pleased to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the test & measurement growth strategy leader for Gigabit Ethernet,” said Dave Holly, president, JDSU Communications Test and Measurement business segment. “We are also honored to serve as a key partner for network equipment manufacturers and service providers worldwide by providing a single-source Carrier Ethernet test portfolio that offers the confidence to successfully build, deploy, and manage Ethernet and business class solutions.”

Specific JDSU product lines recognized for innovation in the Frost & Sullivan award include:

  --  JDSU portable and rack-mounted test solutions, including:       T-BERD/MTS-6000A Multi Services Application Module, T-BERD/MTS-8000       Transport Module, HST-3000 Ethernet Service Interface Module,       SmartClass Ethernet, FST-2802, ONT, TestPoint, and Hydra   --  Systems solutions for service assurance, such as: NetAnalyst and       QT-600 for centralized test and troubleshooting, and NetOptimize for       centralized historical and performance monitoring   --  JDSU solutions offering from certified partner organizations including       Accedian (EtherNID product line), Calnex (Paragon product line), and       Compass Networks   --  Storage area network (SAN) protocol test tools, software and services       that focus on a wide range of storage protocols, such as Fibre       Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, 10GigE, iSCSI, SAS and SATA

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About JDSU

JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU; and TSX: JDU) enables broadband and optical innovation in the communications, commercial and consumer markets. JDSU is the leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, and network equipment manufacturers. JDSU is also a leading provider of innovative optical solutions for medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications. More information is available at