MRV Introduces New MPLS Solution
Recently, MRV (News - Alert) Communications’ Optical Communications Systems, or OCS has expanded its OptiSwitch carrier Ethernet access portfolio to now encompass MPLS connectivity. In fact, the complete demarcation-to-aggregation solution includes the OptiSwitch 906G and OptiSwitch 9244-1210G models.
Touted as a provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services, the company is enabling service providers to leverage its newly released products in order to deliver next-generation services for a variety of applications.
“Our customers select our field-proven, low-power, high-density OptiSwitch Carrier Ethernet Access solutions including demarcation and aggregation to enable them to meet their capacity need today and to provide migration path for converged layers along anticipated growth in customers and new service offerings in the future,” said Zeev Draer, vice president of strategic marketing for MRV's OCS division, in a statement.
Featuring built-in flexibility, the OptiSwitch 906G has the ability to address a wide range of deployment scenarios. This next-generation CE2.0 demarcation solution offers a full range of Layer 2 to Layer 3 IP services including L2 carrier Ethernet, multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), and IPv4/IPv6 routing.
Additional capabilities of the OS906G include hardware-based multi-layer operation, administration and maintenance (OAM) tools, and integrated probes for end-to-end proactive speech, video quality and performance measurements.
Further, the second OptiSwitch 9244-1210G model is a 10GE carrier Ethernet packet that offers FE, GE, 2.5G and 10GE speeds and consequently offloads provider edge router ports.
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Edited by Jamie Epstein