Transition Networks Expands Hardened Fibre Ethernet Solution Offering with Mini Media Converters

New Hardened Media Converters Enable Cost-Effective Conversion in Small Spaces and Outdoor Environments January 19, 2016 — Transition Networks, Inc., the fibre network integration technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM: JCS), today announced a new family of hardened mini 10/100/1000 Ethernet bridging media converters (M/GE-ISW-xx-01), enabling cost-effective conversion of copper to fibre in extreme or outdoor 10/100/1000 unshielded twisted pair (UTP) environments. The new environmentally hardened mini media converters support a wide temperature range for reliable operation in extreme conditions, such as outdoor enclosures or other challenging locations. Measuring only 1.8 inches wide by

RAD’s Megaplex-4 Multiservice Networking Platform Wins 2015 Fierce Innovation Award for Cybersecurity Technology

For the second year in a row, RAD has won a Fierce Innovation Award for its cyber security technology. The award was presented for RAD’s Megaplex-4 multi-service platform, which features a secure-by-design networking architecture. The Megaplex-4, an essential element in RAD’s Service Assured Networking (SAN) solutions portfolio for critical infrastructure, is widely deployed throughout the world by power utilities, air traffic control, transportation systems and government agencies. Power utilities rely on Megaplex for operational WAN, ruggedised LAN communications and Tele-protection, among other applications. It is strategically designed to serve as a single-point-of-entry to manage all electronic access to substations

OneAccess Presents Product Opportunity with ONE425 Multi-Service Access Router to Replace End of Life Cisco Product

Cisco has announced the end of life for their ISR G2 product for SMB bundled voice and data services. The Cisco 887VA-V-K9 which comes in an ADSL2/VDSL2 with 4 FXS and 2 BRI (+1 ISDN for survivability and optional WiFi) will no longer be available for purchase after the 31st of March 2016. Although OneAccess competes with Cisco more on data projects rather than voice, Cisco will not be replacing this product with another flagship product in the ISRG2 family. This means for customers a hefty price premium as they have to go to the ISR 4000 (ISR4321 or

OneAccess Enables Operators to Expand Market for High Speed Managed Services

Ground breaking ONE2540 CPE router platform delivers 1Gbps connectivity at unmatched price/performance ratio; enables operators to democratise high speed connectivity services November 04, 2015 – OneAccess Networks, a global provider of service-enabling network access solutions, has today launched the ONE2540, an ultra-high performance CPE platform that enables operators and communication services providers (CSPs) to profitably deliver high speed managed services to a far broader range of SMB and enterprise customers than previously possible. As more enterprises invest in bandwidth-hungry public, private and hybrid cloud models, operators and CSPs are being challenged to provide higher speed and more flexible WAN

Accedian Launches FSX Data Packet Capture Solution

Augments ultra-precise latency, micro-burst and SLA monitoring for financial, enterprise and mobile networks Montreal, Canada – 3-Nov-2015 – Accedian Networks, the end-to-end network performance experts, today announced that it has broadened its financial services technology portfolio with the introduction of its FSX data packet capture solution. Accedian’s FSX complements its unique ability to monitor latency, microbursts, and international financial extranet performance. It brings industry-first lossless remote packet capture to financial service providers’ to help them achieve trade flow reporting compliance. Accedian’s FSX uses its industry leading FPGA-based technology to precisely identify, capture and timestamp each trading packet in real

TelecomsTalk Interviews Managing Director John Larkin on the Velocity Lite

TelecomsTalk, Amie-Leigh Claricoats talks to John Larkin about The Kenton Groups Velocity Lite solution for delivering ultrafast broadband access, which can offer speeds of up to 320Mb over bonded Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC).  

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Fibre-free solutions are the key to connecting hard-to-access areas, says The Kenton Group

Leading network access specialist urges Service Providers to take note of fibre alternatives at Broadband World Forum London, 22 October 2015 – Service Providers must seriously consider fibre-free solutions to address the issue of providing ultrafast connectivity to the most hard-to-access areas, the Kenton Group has urged. Speaking at The Kenton Group booth at Broadband World Forum 2015, Commercial Director Lee Palmer said that fibre is not the only ultrafast solution and businesses in particular should be considering their options. “There are still a large number of businesses in areas that are deemed unsuitable for fibre – be it

The Kenton Group to launch fibre-free ultrafast broadband access solution offering speeds of up to 320Mb

London, 07 October 2015 – The Kenton Group, one of Europe’s fastest growing network access specialists, has today announced the launch of its new ultrafast broadband access solution offering speeds of up to 320Mb over bonded Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC). Velocity Lite – on show for the first time at Broadband World Forum in London later this month – offers Service Providers a cost effective and resilient alternative to fibre when delivering ultrafast data access to customers. The solution combines four very-high-bit-rate digital subscriber line 2 (VDSL2) FTTC circuits using industry standard Multi Link PPP (MLPPP) bonding, which allows

New Gigabit Ethernet NIC from Transition Networks Brings Secure Power-over-Ethernet to Fibre-Connected Desktops

Two-Port N-GXE-POE-xx-01 PCIe NIC Enables Use of Powered Device Even While PC is in S1 Sleep Mode September 15, 2015 — Transition Networks, Inc., the fibre access technology expert, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc., today announced a new two-port Gigabit Ethernet network adapter that supports a fibre-optic network connection to a computer and a Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) connection to a voice over IP (VoIP) phone or other powered device. The new Transition Networks N-GXE-POE-xx-01 network interface card (NIC) provides a solution for organisations that have fibre to the desktop for increased data security but still need to

ADTRAN Streamlines Virtual Network Functionality to Accelerate Enterprise Service Delivery

VNF bundle delivers greater flexibility and efficiency for service providers’ vCPE service strategies August 12, 2015 ADTRAN®, Inc., today introduced its Virtual Network Function (VNF) solution suite, empowering telecom and cable service providers to seamlessly transition from embedded customer premises equipment (CPE) solutions to virtualised, software-based networks without compromising performance. The VNF suite is built on ADTRAN’s networking application software and offers the same feature set and proven interoperability found in ADTRAN’s advanced multi-service, multi-functional networking solutions currently deployed in small businesses around the world. With a customisable set of VNFs, service providers are able to improve the efficiency,