Sunday, November 27, 2005

Redback Teams with HP for MPLS VPNs

Redback Networks an HP will offer an integrated solution for managing MPLS virtual private networking services. The solution combines the edge routing, Ethernet aggregation and subscriber management capabilities of the Redback SmartEdge Service Gateway with the management capabilities of the HP OpenView Service Activator, simplifying operations support system (OSS) integration and reducing time-to-market for new IP services.

The SmartEdge platform supports both Layer 2 and Layer 3 MPLS VPN services in conjunction with virtual routers to create a flexible and powerful service offering. Combined with HP's OpenView Service Activator, Redback's SmartEdge platform enable carriers to rapidly deploy and manage VPN services in any environment. MPLS VPN services can be delivered over ATM, Frame Relay, or Ethernet.