Cost effective, high performance routers facilitate seamless transition to 4G, enabling carriers to deploy new services
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011
- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) today announced its participation in the Carrier Ethernet World Congress (CEWC) interoperability event taking place in Amsterdam. Extreme Networks will demonstrate its family of E4G mobile backhaul solutions as part of the interoperability testing event, which is organized by the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC).
Some of the largest carriers run their networks on Extreme Networks, including ELISA Links, Korea Telecom, LINX of London, Mobiphone, Reliance Globalcom, and Telefonica. The E4G series mobile backhaul routers enable mobile operators to smoothly transition cells sites to 4G while maintaining existing 2G/3G investment. The solution provides the simplicity and scale of a next-generation, pure IP/Ethernet packet network to enable the cost-effective delivery of motion video, voice and data services.
"More than 60 percent of the world's mobile data traffic flows over the Ethernet infrastructure made by Extreme Networks," said Harpreet Chadha, vice president of product management for Extreme Networks. "With our proven experience in Mobile Backhaul, the E4G family of routers is positioned to power the next round of LTE-based 4G mobile build outs. Our vision and solutions help usher in a new era of mobility to help carriers with service creation and to provide a better experience to users."
The E4G mobile backhaul solution includes the E4G-200 Cell Site Router and the E4G-400 Cell Site Aggregation Router that deliver 4G mobile backhaul by offering 1-10GbE scalability, integrated Synchronous Ethernet ITU-G.8262, support for IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol, and carrier class resiliency with support for Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS) and resilient packet rings (ITU G.8032).
With over 750 attendees in 2011 the CEWC is confirmed as the largest conference and exhibition for the Ethernet network and services industry. A white paper discussing the results of the interoperability testing will be issued on October 10 and is available for download here http://www.eantc.com/cewc2011
The European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) offers vendor-neutral consultancy and test facilities for network equipment manufacturers, service providers and enterprise customers. Primary business areas include interoperability, conformance, and performance testing for Carrier Ethernet, IP/MPLS, and Triple Play technologies and applications. For more information contact Carsten Rossenhoevel, Managing Director, at +49.30.3180595-0 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Extreme Networks, Inc.
Extreme Networks delivers networks for the mobile world. The company's open network solutions enable a seamless user experience providing a platform for improved business agility. From the converged mobile edge of enterprises to virtualized clouds, and from data centers to global carrier networks that backhaul mobile traffic, Extreme Networks extensible services architecture, sets a foundation for mobility, identity awareness and faster performance to empower people and machines to connect and move seamlessly. Extreme Networks is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. For more information, visit: www.extremenetworks.com
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