MEF Certification Awards to Edge-Core Networks
ECS4660-28F Layer 3 carrier Ethernet Switch Certified MEF-9 and MEF-14 Compliant
Moscow, Russia – 14 May, 2012. Edge-Core Networks Corporation, a professional networking solution provider offering a complete range of enterprise-level and service provider/carrier Ethernet networking equipment and services to partners around the world, today announced at Sviaz Expocomm the ECS4660-28F is aligned with carrier-class standards for Ethernet aggregation switches and has been certified as MEF-9 and MEF-14 compliant by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF).
The MEF certification programs are designed to accelerate the deployment of Carrier Ethernet services worldwide by offering assurance to corporate, institutional, and government subscribers that certified services strictly match Carrier Ethernet service requirements. The tests were conducted by Iometrix, the official laboratory committed to providing globally recognized and trusted certifications for Carrier Ethernet. Edge-Core Network's ECS4660-28F Carrier Ethernet Switch succeeded in a number of comprehensive tests determining its readiness to deliver Carrier Ethernet services. The two MEF Carrier Ethernet certifications are:
- MEF 9 which verifies that Carrier Ethernet equipment complies with MEF service delivery and performance at the User Network Interface (UNI).
- MEF 14 which verifies that Carrier Ethernet services comply with MEF service performance and bandwidth profile objectives.
The MEF-certified ECS4660-28F is a Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet carrier-grade switch. It enables voice, video, and data managed services over virtual Ethernet networks. It supports dual AC/DC power and fan hot swappable modules, front panel access, Synchronous Ethernet (Sync-E) and IEEE1588v2. Together with an extended operating temperature range these features meet the rigid requirements of service providers.
About Edge-Core Networks Corporation
Edge-Core Networks Corporation is a professional networking solution provider offering a complete range of enterprise-level and service provider/carrier Ethernet networking equipment and broadband services to partners around the world. Headquartered in Hsinchu Science Park in northern Taiwan, Edge-Core was originally established as part of the Accton Technology Group responsible for global branded business. In 2010, Edge-Core was spun-off into an independent subsidiary. Additional information can be found at Edge-Core Networks (www.edge-core.com).
The MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) is a global industry alliance comprising more than 190 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations.