As Ethernet is making headway into service providers’ networks, Carrier Ethernet testing becomes essential. With its additional operation, administration and maintenance capabilities, Ethernet can now be viewed as a carrier-grade networking technology.
To deliver carrier-grade Ethernet, network service providers can implement Ethernet-over-SONET/SDH and leverage their existing assets while delivering new services. Or, they can implement a connection-oriented Ethernet access link that will provide them with a network that is as manageable as SONET/SDH, but with the cost-efficiency of Ethernet.
Whatever option is chosen, EXFO speeds up the Ethernet testing process with solutions optimized for turn-up testing, baselining, troubleshooting, monitoring and service-level agreement (SLA) validation.
This use case explores a solution combining EXFO’s Brix Service Assurance monitoring system in conjunction with a partner’s Ethernet demarcation devices and SFP transceiver to provide operators with greater visibility into end-to-end performance and circuit performance for detection of degradation before customers are impacted.
This two-page flyer summarizes the benefits of the combined EXFO/RAD solution for better network visibility, with a detailed summary of each component and its features and functions.
This comprehensive Ethernet service assessment solution lets operators manage their customer’s services through every phase of their lifecycle, on every layer of the service, and at any point in the network.
Discover EXFO’s wide range of smart, field-portable solutions part of any technician’s toolbox to perform proper Iistallation, activation and maintenance of any type of networks.
Packet optical transport (POT) networks are optical super-highways that use the most advanced technological enablers, from reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADMs) to amplifiers—and from very high bit rates to dense wavelength-division multiplexers (WDMs).
The world has moved to IP/Ethernet and service providers have to provide IP services as basic table stakes. Quality is king, however, and customers, partners, subscribers and end users are all extremely sensitive to the quality of service they receive.
EXFO offers various optical testing instruments and system configurations to perform on-demand troubleshooting of any fiber connecting to the equipment in order to help you reduce support- and maintenance-related expenses.
With ever-increasing bandwidth demand and subscriber growth, network operators are turning to packet-based technologies. However, deploying and maintaining a large number of cell sites with limited technical resources, time and budget—without sacrificing network performance or jeopardizing quality of service—is a challenge that they must face.