Thursday, August 15, 2013

Fujitsu Gains MEF CE 2.0 Certification

Fujitsu Network Communications’ FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform and FLASHWAVE CDS Micro Packet Optical Networking Platform have achieved Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF).

Specifically, Fujitsu’s FLASHWAVE 9500 is now MEF CE 2.0 certified for E-Line, E-Access, and E-LAN services and the FLASHWAVE CDS Micro Packet Optical Networking Platform is now CE 2.0 certified for E-Line and E-Access services.  

Fujitsu’s FLASHWAVE 9500 integrates Carrier Ethernet, ROADM, and SONET/SDH technologies. With the addition of the MEF certification, the FLASHWAVE 9500 forms a unified CE 2.0 Ethernet service delivery platform that can deliver any of the MEF services over any type of access network. The FLASHWAVE CDS system is an access and aggregation solution for mobile backhaul and commercial/enterprise Ethernet services.

“Achieving MEF CE 2.0 certification on our FLASHWAVE platforms is an important milestone for Fujitsu. With this certification, we are assuring customers that our solutions enable standardized, interoperable services with which Service Providers can offer world class carrier grade Ethernet connectivity while creating new revenue generating opportunities,” said Rod Naphan, Senior Vice President, Planning, Fujitsu Network Communications.

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