Frost & Sullivan Provides T&M Market Insight to TestMart Web site

Global market consultant publishes news and analysis of the test equipment industry on leading Web site marketplace.

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – January 25, 2000 –
TestMartTM, the leading information and commerce marketplace for the test and measurement industry, announced the addition of a substantial new information service to its growing Web site. Frost & Sullivan, a leading consultant and training firm, has begun to contribute proprietary analysis and commentary on the latest developments in the test equipment technology and markets.

Frost & Sullivan was founded in 1961 to provide consulting on emerging high technology and industrial markets. The company has won a worldwide reputation for high-quality market research, analysis and training in more than 20 major industries. In Test and Measurement, they are the leading independent monitoring firm. Frost and Sullivan employs 500 consultants, analysts, corporate trainers, and support staff members, offering market consulting and corporate training services to clients in more than 50 countries.

Peter Ostrow, TestMart CEO, said, “This is the most recent example of our commitment to provide vital, proprietary information to the engineering community. With nearly four decades of first hand T&M market experience, Frost & Sullivan gives our users significant insight into the rapidly evolving technology and fundamental changes that are reshaping this industry. All of the major manufacturers, service providers and customers have followed Frost & Sullivan’s published market reports over the years, now they can read their latest news and views, including articles developed exclusively for our users, online, at” Arrop Zutshi, Vice President at Frost and Sullivan, commented ” We are very supportive of TestMart’s business model and excited about our partnership. By presenting results of our analysis and monitoring of the industry on the TestMart Web site, we are increasing our exposure, particularly within the end-user community. By linking our Web sites we are creating more useful sites for our users while creating incremental revenue potential for both TestMart and Frost and Sullivan.”

TestMart is the most comprehensive test equipment reference site and marketplace on the Internet. The site features massive databases of unbiased, proprietary and hard to find information and a secure area to buy and sell on-line where users can locate, compare, and select from an extensive offering of new and refurbished instruments. Databases contain detailed specifications on over 10,000 test and measurement products, contact and historical information on more than 500 manufacturers and a Reference section with information on including calibration intervals, life cycles, and Y2K and CE status.