February 23, 2009
Tesla to Reveal the First Draft of Industry-Wide Test Automation Standard
By Jai C.S., TMCnet Contributing Editor
TesLA Alliance (Test Lab Automation), an alliance of IP test lab equipment vendors, has announced that it will be presenting version 1.0 of the TesLA standard, the Industry wide Test Automation industry standards at an upcoming industry event.
According to the TesLA officials, this first draft will address the authoring, reporting and lab management aspects of test lab automation.
TesLA provides a unifying framework for use by test vendors that the company claims is capable of facilitating complete utilization of valuable devices and test equipment. The framework minimizes time to market and ensures customer satisfaction. The TesLA alliance is open for any companies involved in network test and measurement.
Automated test execution is one of the widely adopted ways to ensure testing and quality of modern IP networking equipment. The process ensures complete quality of the products after their upgrades, network modifications, and software patches. TesLA members include; industry experts in test equipment, test automation, layer 1 switching, and test analysis and the members combine to work within a common framework to deliver effective automation for test labs.
"The momentum and delivery of version 1.0 of the Test Automation standards is been an exciting step for the TesLA alliance," said Adam Stein (News - Alert), marketing and membership committee chairman of TesLA Alliance.
"TesLA standards will enable operators and vendors to increase the velocity of their test cycles by double or triple and significantly reduce the time to market of networking products and carrier services," said Stein.
Jai C.S. is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jai's articles, please visit his columnist page.
Edited by Stefania Viscusi