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Service Delivery Switch

Ciena’s 3916 Service Delivery Switch is an advanced Carrier Ethernet demarcation device providing sophisticated Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities for Ethernet business service applications.

Features and benefits

  1. Provides advanced Carrier Ethernet and low TCO, powered by Ciena’s SAOS

  2. Supports 2 GbE NNI/UNI Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) ports

  3. Supports 4 GbE NNI/UNI ports including 2 100/1000 Base-X SFP ports and 2 dual-mode ports: RJ-45 10/100/1000 Base-T and 100/1000 Base-X SFPs

  4. Incorporates on-board RFC 2544 Performance Benchmark testing capabilities, enabling end-to-end SLA verification without a truck roll

  5. Features a state-of-the-art hardware design for advanced Ethernet resiliency and encapsulation capabilities

  6. Features rich flow classifications and service stratification to ensure predictable service delivery and Carrier-class, MEF-14-compliant QoS



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The 3916 software architecture is based on a common Service-Aware Operating System (S...


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