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Service Aggregation Switch

The 5142 is a compact, high-density packet switch that delivers low TCO in the metro network, enabling profitable delivery of a wide range of synchronization-dependent services.

Features and benefits

  1. Features dense, low-footprint GE aggregation in a non-blocking, wire-speed architecture with 20 100M/1GbE SFP ports and 4 1GbE/10GbE multi-rate SFP+ ports

  2. Offers dual AC or DC power in a high availability, temperature-hardened, 1RU package

  3. Supports Zero-Touch Provisioning to minimize OPEX and accelerate service turn-up while providing a service ‘birth certificate’ with built-in service activation testing

  4. Complies with MEF CE2.0 specifications for E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services

  5. Incorporates flexible transport options, including G.8032 rings, 802.1q VLANs, 802.1ad Provider VLANs (Q-in-Q), IP/MPLS, MPLS-TP, and PBB-TE

  6. Includes on-board, line-rate performance benchmark testing capabilities for end-to-end SLA verification


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