RAD Acquires OAM Patents for Smart SFP Devices

Upgrade Existing Network Elements with Fault and Performance Management April 14th 2016 – RAD, the industry pioneer of network hardware miniaturization, has announced that it has acquired two issued U.S. patents and one pending U.S. application relating to operations, administration and management (OAM) functionality in small form factor pluggable (SFP) devices. The two patents, US 8,982,726 and 9,025,490, cover connectivity check and loopback functionality inside an SFP optical module. These capabilities enable network demarcation and service level agreement (SLA) enforcement by upgrading existing network elements with fault and performance management functionalities. RAD’s MiNID® line of miniaturized Carrier Ethernet and

The Kenton Group commences shipments to Carriers and ISP’s of the Comtrend VR-3030, approved for deployment on BT’s Openreach wires only FTTC service

Following BT Openreach’s announcement to cease supply of FTTC modems with new services from March 2016, The Kenton Group are able to offer the Comtrend VR-3030 solution, a fully approved compatible modem. The Kenton Group has commenced shipments to Carriers and Internet Service Provider’s of the Comtrend VR-3030 for BT’s Openreach wires only FTTC service. The VR-3030 is a Multi-DSL router that supports both ADSL2+ and VDSL2. The latter is a brand new standard and technology perfect for triple play (Video, Voice and Data) applications. The VR-3030 comes with one 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port. The VR-3030 is a cost

The Kenton Group Announces New Business Unit: Kenton Optical & Fibre Technologies

4th April 2016 – Global network access specialist, The Kenton Group, has today announced that it is expanding on its already strong presence in providing network access, demarcation and connectivity solutions with the formation of ‘Kenton Optical and Fibre Technologies’. Kenton’s new business unit will provide optical networking and fibre solutions and services to carriers, operators, service providers, enterprises and governmental organisations throughout the UK and EMEA. Heading up this new unit will be industry veteran Andy Howard whose extensive experience will bring a strong vision and focus to this new venture. Kenton Optical and Fibre Technologies was created

ADTRAN Drives 10G Services Across the Enterprise

Next-generation network capacity and reliability helps transform working and learning environments March 8th, 2016 – ADTRAN®, Inc., today announced it is enabling enterprises, small businesses and schools to more quickly leverage Gigabit speeds with the release of its 10G Ethernet Aggregation Switch. The high-performance solution offers more capacity and reliability than traditional switches, making it ideal for businesses looking to support growing demands for high-bandwidth VoIP, world-class Wi-Fi, Gigabit-to-the-Desktop and cloud connectivity. ADTRAN has combined these capabilities in its 10G solution to empower enterprises with networks that are transforming the way schools teach, people work and healthcare is delivered.

RADWIN JET PtMP Wins Most Innovative Product Award

RADWIN JET PtMP Wins MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT AWARD at TESSCO ONE Wireless Innovation Showcase TESSCO panel of expert judges selects RADWIN’s JET Point-to-MultiPoint solution with Smart Beam-Forming Antenna Technology March 2, 2016 – RADWIN today announced that its JET Point-to-Multipoint solution for broadband wireless access won the MOST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT AWARD at the TESSCO ONE Wireless Innovation Showcase which took place Feb. 23-24 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, in Arizona, U.S. Numerous products from exhibiting companies were submitted for consideration as “Most Innovative” in the backhaul, networking and infrastructure areas, and TESSCO’s panel of expert judges selected RADWIN’s

RADCOM Boosts Deployment Automation for Virtual Networks

A full Service Assurance solution deployed at the Click of a Mouse February 23, 2016 – RADCOM Ltd. announced that its solution has been further enhanced to allow Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to deploy a complete MaveriQ service assurance solution on a virtual environment with a click of the mouse. By adding support for Heat Templates, CSPs can instantly deploy RADCOM’s solution. This new agility through orchestration and automation that virtualisation provides is one of the many benefits that is driving the transition to NFV. As a recent NFV study showed, CSPs can save an average of 68% CAPEX and

RADWIN Launches Ultra-Capacity JET Beam-Forming Base Station Delivering 750 Mbps

NEW JET Base Station Geared for Broadband Wireless Applications including Fibre-to-the-Home Extension & Enterprise Last Mile Access. February 17th, 2016 – RADWIN today announced the launch of its ultra-capacity JET Base Station with Beam-Forming antenna delivering 750 Mbps throughput and all-new Subscriber Units providing 250 Mbps and 100 Mbps. The new JET 750 Mbps Base Station is part of the RADWIN 5000 Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) portfolio. RADWIN’s latest solution offers highest system capacity and spectrum efficiency in the 5 GHz band, and supports QAM 256 and dynamic channel bandwidth selection to guarantee optimal system performance. JET’s innovative Beam-Forming

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