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Service Aggregation Switch

The 5160 changes the economics of 10GbE services, addressing the need to efficiently deliver and aggregate large quantities of data while meeting stringent SLAs.

Features and benefits

  1. Features industry-leading 10GE density in a non-blocking, wire-speed architecture with 24 10GE/1GE multi-rate SFP+ ports

  2. Offers dual hot-swappable 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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