InfoVista Scores at the Football World Cup

Application Performance Management Solution Adopted to Ensure Network Capacity and Performance for World’s Largest Sporting Event

PARIS, France and HERNDON, Virginia—June 15, 2010—InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions, today announced that one of the largest African communication service providers has adopted InfoVista’s solutions for Application Performance Management to ensure optimal application performance and bandwidth requirement management of the network that is interconnecting the major World Cup event venues, including the ten World Cup stadiums; broadcast compounds; media centers; the International Broadcast Centre; and the headquarter locations.

This is one of the first examples where a service provider is taking Carrier Grade application acceleration to market in Africa. Leveraging Cisco’s application management technologies (NAM), InfoVista’s solution makes it possible to deliver uninterrupted coverage of the event and seamless connectivity throughout.

“InfoVista is proud that our solutions are helping to provide the critical visibility and reporting needed to ensure application performance for this historic World Cup event,” said Pete Shah, senior vice president, Worldwide Field Operations at InfoVista. “This validates the unified application and network performance management approach brought by InfoVista to the business service provider market, already adopted by major communication service providers around the globe.”

The Football World Cup is the largest single sporting event in the world with a cumulative audience of more than 26 billion.  The 2010 World Cup, which will take place from June 11 through July 11, 2010, is the first to be held in the African continent, and will now be delivered to the nation and the world through a fixed-line telecommunications infrastructure.

About InfoVista: 

InfoVista is the leading provider of IP and RF planning, assurance and optimization software solutions and services that enable efficient network and IT transformations. Our award-winning solutions empower communications service providers and IT-intensive enterprises to deliver high-performing and differentiated services, while cost-effectively planning, operating, optimizing and monetizing their networks. InfoVista’s combined expertise and technology innovations in radio and IP networks provide more than 600 customers worldwide with a new level of network intelligence, visibility and control across the entire network life cycle. Using InfoVista solutions, they deliver optimal quality of service, ensure a high-quality user experience, invest appropriately and consolidate their OSS/BSS ecosystems, while keeping total cost of ownership as low as possible. For more information, please visit


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