Unisphere Networks' Announces Second Order for its Edge Routing Switch from Korea Telecom as it Continues its Quest to Build One of the World's Largest Broadband Networks.Business/Technology Editors
SEOUL, Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2000
Unisphere Networks Unisphere Networks was a leading networking equipment manufacturer founded in 1998 and later acquired by Juniper Networks in June of 2002. Unipshere was inititally comprised of three other key networking equipment manufacturers:
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KTC Key Translation Center ) has placed a second order for Unisphere's ERX-1400 Edge Routing Switch See layer 3 switch. with Subscriber Access Feature Pack(TM). In June, Unisphere announced Korea Telecom's plans to deploy the ERX-1400 to terminate more than 1.6 million Digital Subscriber Line See DSL.
(communications, protocol) Digital Subscriber Line - (DSL, or Digital Subscriber Loop, xDSL - see below) A family of digital telecommunications protocols designed to allow high speed data communication over the existing copper telephone lines between end-users and (DSL DSL
in full Digital Subscriber Line
Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary ) customers by the end of this year (see Unisphere's June 6 announcement). To reach its goal, Korea Telecom, the seventh largest telecommunications company See telecom company. worldwide, has purchased additional ERXs to achieve one of the largest Broadband Remote Access (BRAS) deployments in the world.
Unlike other DSL access concentration products available today, Unisphere's ERX ERX Electronic Prescribing
ERX Early Registration Transfer
ERX Electronic Remote Switching
ERX Energy Recovery Experiment (LANL)
ERX Edge Routing (X) Switch (Unisphere) combines subscriber management functions with Tier One routing and IP Quality of Service (QoS) to enable service providers like Korea Telecom to deliver new IP services to their DSL subscribers, without the need for an adjunct product. Korea Telecom's DSL customers benefit from wire-speed performance, IP service support and full Internet routing functionality.
In its initial ERX deployment, Korea Telecom realized savings in capital investment and simplified network management, while also having the ability to support up to 32,000 concurrent DSL subscribers from a single platform.
"The ERX has allowed us to conserve point-of-presence (PoP) space while supporting more subscribers on a single platform than other products in the market. This translates into a rapid return on our investment," said Mr. B Mr. B may refer to:
"Unisphere is very proud to continue serving as Korea Telecom's primary network vendor," said Adam Judd, vice president, Asia Pacific, Unisphere Networks, Inc. "When a customer such as Korea Telecom places a second order, it speaks volumes about their level of satisfaction with our product and customer support. We can explain the multi-faceted capabilities of our edge router Also called an "access router," it is a router that sits at the periphery of a network. Contrast with "core router," which is a router that resides in the middle of the network. See router and WAN router. See also edge device. , but when a customer puts the product to the test, deploys it and then comes back to us for more, it reinforces our confidence that we provide one of the most complete portfolios of edge network services. We look forward to our continued success with Korea Telecom."
About the ERX
Unisphere Networks' ERX edge router delivers the next-generation IP infrastructure that allows world-class service providers to deploy high-speed Internet connections and value-added IP services to both businesses and consumers. The ERX product family provides wire-speed performance, sophisticated routing capabilities, carrier-class reliability and high capacity port density.
Unisphere's ERX family includes two models - the high capacity ERX-1400 and the mid-range ERX-700. The ERX-1400 provides scalable capacity for tens of thousands of users, making it ideal for service providers that operate high capacity points-of-presence (PoPs). Its modular, 14-slot chassis features a wide range of interface options, including T1/E1, T3/E3, channelized Refers to an architecture that transmits data in channels. It often refers to the 64 Kbps channels in T1 lines, which were originally developed to handle digitized voice streams (TDM). See TDM. and unchannelized OC3/STM-1, OC12/STM-4, and Fast/Gigabit Ethernet. The ERX-700, designed for applications that require mid-range capacity, has the same features and performance of the ERX-1400 in a more economical 7-slot package.
About Korea Telecom
With the 21st century right at our doorstep, the paradigm of communications is undergoing a radical transformation and the market is experiencing fierce competition. Korea Telecom has braced itself to not only meet the winds of change that are lashing the communications market worldwide, but also to tame them. New breeds of services in such fields as the Internet, intelligent networks and ISDN ISDN
in full Integrated Services Digital Network
Digital telecommunications network that operates over standard copper telephone wires or other media. are sprouting almost every day and technological developments are causing the focus of the communications market to shift from wired and voice to wireless and data services. The boundaries between services are disappearing. Korea Telecom will stand firmly to meet all these challenges as a leading communications carrier providing comprehensive information and communications services. With one heart, all KT employees are expanding business areas from every nook and cranny Noun 1. nook and cranny - something remote; "he explored every nook and cranny of science"
nooks and crannies
detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information" of Korea to unknown seas and even outer space, which holds the dreams of humankind. We are dynamically moving forward to offer quality services through more strongly and tightly woven communications networks. For more information, see www.kt.co.kr/english/.
About Unisphere Networks
Unisphere Networks is a market leader of data and voice platforms for service providers. Our edge routing switch, service mediation switch, and network and services management products help service providers create and deliver innovative IP networks. Unisphere Networks also offers service providers the technical expertise and professional services needed to deploy and maintain next-generation networking solutions. For more information, please visit Unisphere Networks at www.unispherenetworks.com.
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