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Carrier Ethernet World APAC Interoperability Event 2009

Singapore, November 2008: "Carrier Ethernet Services - The Future"

For the first time in the APAC-region, EANTC and 10 leading vendors are showcasing the results of the latest interoperability test focused on "The Future of Carrier Ethernet Services".  The network built with all components of a modern end-to-end Carrier Ethernet solution is demonstrated live at the Carrier Ethernet World APAC taking place in Concorde Hotel Singapore November 12-14, 2008.

During the two-week hot staging event at EANTC in August 2008, participating vendors verified realistic multi-vendor test scenarios in 20 different areas creating a single multi-vendor network consisting of backbone, metro and access network components to facilitate any-to-any interoperability testing.

The participating vendors: Alcatel-Lucent, ECI Telecom, Ericsson, Harris Stratex Networks, Ixia, Juniper Networks, Nortel, Spirent CommunicationsTejas Networks, and Tellabs demonstrate the following technologies:

  • MEF Services including E-Lines and E-LAN
  • Video transport over E-LAN
  • E-NNI Mechanisms
  • MPLS, PBB-TE and T-MPLS transport
  • Ethernet OAM
  • Resiliency for all three transport solutions



Participants & Devices

Alcatel-Lucent 1850 TSS-40
5650 CPAM
7450 ESS-6
7705 SAR
7750 SR7
9500 MPR
ECI Telecom SR9705
Ericsson Marconi OMS 2400
Harris Stratex Networks Eclipse (Gigabit) Radio
Ixia XM2 IxNetwork
Juniper Networks M10i
Nortel Metro Ethernet Routing Switch (MERS) 8600
Spirent Communications Spirent TestCenter
Tejas Networks TJ2030
Tellabs 8830 Multiservice Router