Kenton’s KBR1645 Delivers Bonded High-Speed Access

The Kenton KBR1645 offers Service Providers a cost effective and resilient alternative to fibre when delivering high speed data access to customers. This is achieved by combining up to four VDSL2 FTTC or ADSL circuits using industry standard Multi Link PPP bonding. MLPPP is a mature bonding protocol that allows dynamic addition and removal of individual links and has low overheads minimising bandwidth wastage. It is well supported in many existing core router platforms, which can help to make deployment of new bonded services easy and fast. “Providing customers with high speed data access enables users to harness the

VARs Think Outside the Box with ADTRAN ProCloud℠ Managed Services

Cloud-based services provide VARs a path to new markets and recurring revenue Nov. 20, 2014 – ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), today announced its ProCloud℠ program is giving Value-Added Resellers (VARs) the ability to expand beyond hardware-only solution portfolios and transform into managed service providers (MSPs). ADTRAN ProCloud℠ is a platform of managed services that includes a turnkey model as well as the flexibility of a partner-branded option. This duality streamlines a path for ADTRAN partners to rapidly launch reliable cloud-managed services and transform their business models by significantly reducing deployment times, helping them become more competitive with a recurring revenue

RAD’s SecFlow Named Top Cybersecurity Product in Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition Competition

Cybersecurity Award, presented by the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. RAD’s SecFlow ruggedised Ethernet switch/router provides resilient, managed cybersecurity controls specifically designed to address the needs and vulnerabilities of power utilities. NERC-CIP compliant and IEC 61850-certified, SecFlow multi-functional devices combine communications and critical-asset protection to enable SCADA, Ethernet and IP security in remote substations. SecFlow uses deep packet inspection, encryption and a distributed service-aware firewall to secure and monitor all industrial protocol commands between RTUs, control stations or HMIs to verify authenticity and validity. Winners of the Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition were selected by a panel of judges

RAD Wins Tele.Sintese Innovation Award for its Distributed NFV Solution

D-NFV Provides the Benefits of Virtualisation Without the Limitations of Strict Centralisation RAD, one of the global leaders in network virtualisation, has won the Tele.Sintese 2014 Innovation Award in the “Virtualisation for Operators” category. Tele.Sintese is one of the communications industry’s major online portals in Brazil and publishes the Tele.Sintese Yearbook of Innovation in Communications. Tele.Sintese Innovation Award is presented annually to companies whose solutions stand out by helping the telecommunications sector increase excellence, productivity and service capacity levels. The award winner is selected by a jury of experts that includes government, academic, operator, and service user representatives led

Brocade Expands the Effortless Network Strategy With New Scale-Out Solutions and SDN Support

Brocade HyperEdge Architecture now includes scale-out networking with the Brocade ICX 7750-based distributed chassis solution. New enterprise stackable Brocade ICX 7450 Switch delivers premium capabilities and ultimate flexibility. OpenFlow 1.3 support in the Brocade ICX product family extends SDN capabilities from the data centre to the end user, offering an end-to-end solution. Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) announced advancements to The Effortless Network™ strategy, enabled by Brocade® HyperEdge® Architecture, including scale-out networking with the Brocade ICX® 7750-based distributed chassis solution, the new Brocade ICX 7450 enterprise campus stackable switch, and the availability of OpenFlow 1.3 support for emerging campus Software-Defined Networking

RADWIN Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions Secure Border of Texas & Mexico

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 30, 2014 – RADWIN, the global provider of sub-6 GHz broadband wireless solutions, today announced that its RADWIN 5000 Point-to-Multipoint systems were chosen by the local Port Authority in Texas to help secure ports-of-entry into the U.S. Every year tens of thousands of illegal crossing attempts are made over the border from Mexico to the U.S (e.g. immigration, drugs and human trafficking). To secure the ports of entry and the surrounding border areas, video cameras were deployed on the international bridge between Mexico and Texas. RADWIN’s PtMP systems were selected to transmit video from the

Tight IT Budgets to Drive Efficiency Demands in 2015, Brocade Reveals

Research Finds Businesses Focusing on Efficiency in the Short Term, but Looking to SDN and NFV for Longer-term Innovation, Supporting the New IP IP Expo, London, October 8, 2014 – Increasing efficiency will be the number one priority for IT departments in 2015, as organisations look to get more value out of their IT spend, according to research released today by Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD). The research, taken from a survey of UK-based IT Decision-Makers (ITDMs), found that increasing efficiency is a top priority for 53 percent of IT leaders in 2015. Budget restrictions are the main driver behind this

Brocade Advances Replication and Disaster Recovery Capabilities for Remote Data Centres

New Brocade Extension Platform Improves Recovery Point and Recovery Time Objectives via Superior WAN Link Utilisation and Unique Failover Functionality; Extends Fabric Vision Technology over Distance to Provide Network Control and Visibility for Non-Stop Business Operations SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 13, 2014) – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), the leader in data centre fabric networking solutions, today announced a new extension platform that enables enterprises to achieve significantly shorter recovery points and faster recovery times for restoring data and applications in the event of a disaster, or when performing routine backup and replication tasks over unreliable Wide Area Network (WAN)

More Bandwidth on Campus: Zhone Technologies Helps Educational Institutions Affordably Upgrade Networks to Meet Broadband Demands

Passive Optical LAN benefits school and university campuses by expanding bandwidth and improving Internet speeds Oakland, CA — October 7, 2014 — The average college student owns seven technology devices according to a recent study. As more devices with Internet capabilities flood the market-a projected 30 billion by 2020-students are rapidly adopting new technologies and connecting to school resources while on-the-go, rather than heading to the library. Students also expect fast and reliable Internet to stream videos and download content in their dorm rooms. The result is a mounting flow of traffic that puts significant pressure on broadband infrastructure

RAD’s Multiservice Access Platform

Deploying Ethernet and TDM Services over Fibre and Copper Access Infrastructure and SDH/SONET and Packet Switched Networks (click the image above for a 3D view) RAD’s multi-service access platform (MAP) is a key component in enabling the smooth transition to next-generation packet-switched networks from TDM access technologies. Comprised of next-generation multi-service access nodes or integrated modular modem racks at the central office, network point-of-presence or sub-station as well as fibre optic multiplexers and SHDSL.bis/SHDSL modem multiplexers at the customer premises or data collection point, RAD’s MAP supports a wide range of data, LAN and voice services over any access