Force 10 blade brings SONET support

Hochmuth, Phil
July 2006
Network World;7/24/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launching of module packet-over-Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) blade by Force10 Networks in the U.S. The module would target big companies which require a connection to legacy Wide Area Network substructure but want to stay clear from deployment of stand-alone SONET gear at the network edge. The module can also minimize cost of an optical-based network connectivity by 50% compared to Cisco routers. Furthermore, the module would also convert quickly any traffic from SONET to Ethernet frames.


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