Initially BERT will be available in two versions through ASPs: lite and full," said Schuler, "with an intranet version available Q2, 2002.
We are pleased to offer BERT lite for free to our customers, with the full version of BERT available for a small additional monthly charge per user.
In 2007, the traditional BERT market accounted for approximately 63.
With the emergence of new technologies and data rates (such as 8-gigabit Fiber Channel and the deployment of 40 and 100 GbE networks), it is imperative that end users purchase BERTs that feature the capabilities necessary to perform the desired test processes.
The Agilent N5980A BERT is expected to be available April 1, 2006, at a price of $20,000.
More information about the Agilent N5980A BERT is available at www.
The Agilent 100 Gb/s BERT provides the following benefits:
The Agilent E4898A 100 Gb/s BERT front-end is priced at $250,000 and is available now.
The tunable CDR upgrade (option N4903AU-UTR) for the Agilent J-BERT
N4903A Serial BERT
is expected to be available May 1, 2006, priced at $26,500.
Upgradeability from the existing N4903A BERT platform, protecting customer investment.
Prices for the Agilent N4903A Serial BERT start at $120,000 for the 7 Gb/s version and $160,000 for the 12.
The Agilent N4900 Serial BERT
family includes high-performance N4901B/02B Serial BERTs
as well as the new cost-effective N4906B Serial BERT
, with testing up to 12.