Fujitsu has announced new capabilities for its Flashwave Packet Optical Networking Platform to allow the system to aggregate, switch, and deliver connection-oriented Ethernet services across any type of access network (EoX). The EoX Gateway on the Flashwave 9500 benefits wholesale and retail Ethernet service providers by increasing the number of addressable customers for differentiable Ethernet and IP services, leveraging existing access networks, and reducing the cost and space of hub central office equipment.

“The greatest challenge in delivering metro, national or global Ethernet services has been the inability to reach all customer locations with a standardized set of Ethernet services regardless of access network technology,” said Rod Naphan, VP of product and strategic planning at Fujitsu.??

A single EoX Gateway can aggregate hundreds of thousands of Ethernet/IP circuits from hundreds of different physical access networks comprised of Ethernet over SONET/SDH, T1/T3, WDM, and fiber. The new EtherMapper EoX Gateway cards and system software transparently terminate a wide variety of access networks, perform connection-oriented Ethernet switching and grooming, and present fully-protected Ethernet or SONET/SDH handoffs to other transport or service delivery networks.

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