Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Actus Networks Debuts G.8032 Ethernet Ring Protection for Carrier Ethernet

Korea-based Actus Networks debuted an access ring Ethernet protection solution compliant to G.8032 Recommendation version 1 and version 2, which enables 50 ms protection switching for packet transport in a ring network.

The company said its products open a new market window for PBB-TE, OAM (802.3ah, 802.1ag, Y.1731), MEF E-LINE and E-LAN, and PWE3 services on mobile backhaul and access rings.

In comparison with the IEEE802.17 Resilient Packet Ring Standard, Actus notes the following benefits:

  • 50 ms protection switching using generic standards of IEEE802.1 and IEEE802.3

  • Flexible topology with a single ring and interconnected multi-rings

  • All Ethernet Speed (1/10/40/100GbE MAC)

  • Support for multiple Ethernet services

Actus Networks developed the solution in collaboration with ETRI, an R&D subsidy of the Korean government, and KAIST, a globally renowned research university of Korea.,