EXFO is a provider of test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and network solutions vendors in the global telecom industry. EXFO offers solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks. EXFO is a publically traded company with headquarters in Canada.
The focus of this profile is on service assurance solutions and its most recent solution Xtract.
In the service assurance market, EXFO competes against, Netscout Systems, Inc. (including the 2015 merger of Netscout Systems and Tektronix Communications), Viavi Solutions (formerly a division of JDS Uniphase Corporation), Spirent Communications plc, Guavus, IXIA, and Astellia.
The Xtract Agile Architecture provides a self-service analytics environment enabling users and administrators to optimize, customize and extend their Xtract analytics platform in several dimensions. The agile architecture enables Xtract to become seamlessly integrated into next-generation service architectures based on NFV and SDN technologies. Some of the key aspects of the Xtract Agile Architecture are:
• Universal Data Connector
• Dynamic Data Modeling
• User Configurable Real-Time Dashboards & Historical Reports
• User-definable KPIs, KQIs and Indexes
• SOAP and REST based APIs
Major customers include AT&T, Telus, Level 3, and Verizon