Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Ciena aiming for converged Ethernet networks

End-to-end Ethernet is big now, and Ciena is the latest to market solutions for end-to-end Ethernet. Yesterday, Ciena inroduced the CN 5060 Multiservice Carrier Ethernet Platform, which it says is currently in trials with service providers. The CN 5060 delivers E-Line and E-LAN services, advanced Ethernet interworking for Layer 2 services, MPLS functionality, and support for TDM-over-packet (TDMoP) capabilities to enable service providers to deliver any service over a performance-grade Carrier Ethernet network.

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