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02/28/2012 - Spirent TestCenter Voted by Communications Industry Peers as the Best Testing Platform


Spirent Receives Test & Measurement World Magazine's 2012 Test of Time Award, Recognized for Providing Industry's Highest Performance in Testing

Sunnyvale, Calif. – (February 28, 2012) – Spirent Communications' flagship test platform Spirent TestCenter™ received the test and measurement industry's most prestigious honor – the Test & Measurement World Magazine's 2012 Test of Time award. Selected based on the greatest number of votes from the magazine's readers and editors, the award was presented to Spirent for excellence in testing and commitment to providing the industry with state-of-the-art testing performance over the long term.

Originally introduced in 2005, Spirent TestCenter is an integrated solution that tests the performance, availability, security and scalability of communications and networking technologies. With more than 1600 customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, financial services and networking, Spirent TestCenter offers the broadest coverage in high performance testing of networks and applications. The platform has constantly evolved to meet the testing needs of users in fast-growing technologies areas such as virtualization, cloud computing, backhaul and evolved packet core for 3G/LTE networks, security and high-speed Ethernet.

"When we first introduced Spirent TestCenter it was ahead of its time - a game-changer that offered an innovative approach to testing," said Jeff Schmitz, vice president, Networks & Applications group at Spirent. "Since then Spirent TestCenter been on the cutting edge of testing innovation, focused on delivering the greatest test coverage with highest performance, with the ultimate goal of helping our customers meet their business objectives."

Spirent TestCenter minimizes risk by mirroring actual network scenarios and traffic patterns and pinpointing problems when they occur. This application of high scale, realistic traffic ensures that networks and components are evaluated accurately and proven to perform as services scale. With support for multiple generations of test modules, Spirent TestCenter provides customer with high a return on investment (ROI) and low total cost of ownership (TCO).

With industry leaders such as Brocade, Cisco Systems, Extreme Networks, Juniper Networks and many others as customers, Spirent TestCenter is the choice of companies employing Layer 2 to Layer 7 IP and Ethernet technologies required to deliver any application over any network and on any device. Spirent TestCenter is also the leading choice of independent test labs such as EANTC, Network Test, UNH-IOL and others, that put customer solutions to the test and develop unique test methodologies. For more information of Spirent TestCenter and the test modules it supports visit www.spirentfederal.com/IP/Products/Spirent_TestCenter/Overview/

About Spirent Communications plc
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement, inspires innovation within development labs, networks and IT organizations to enable customers to deploy communications networks, services & applications, and devices that enrich life. Our extensive portfolio of solutions test data centers, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems. With solutions used by more than 1,700 customers in 30 countries, the world’s largest equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprise and governments rely daily on Spirent to help ensure their success. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Spirent Communications has 1,300 employees worldwide.

Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: SPT). The Company operates a Level 1 American Depositary Receipt ("ADR") program with each ADR representing four Spirent Communications plc Ordinary shares. The ADRs trade in the US over-the-counter ("OTC") market under the symbol SPMYY and the CUSIP number is 84856M209. Spirent Communications' sales to the United States government are made through Spirent Federal Systems Inc (www.spirentfederal.com).

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