Ciena's (www.ciena.com) CN 5150 Service Aggregation Switch, the latest addition to its Carrier Ethernet Service Delivery (CESD) portfolio, is designed to provide scalable subscriber capacity and deterministic Ethernet behavior while operating in controlled or uncontrolled temperature environments. It offers a flexible, cost-efficient network solution to support wireless backhaul, Ethernet business service aggregation and delivery, and multi-purpose Carrier Ethernet-based infrastructures.
It features higher port density and advanced features including a wide range of resilient, connection-oriented Ethernet services, including LTE backhaul. Key features include temperature ranges of -40 to 149 degrees F, support for up to 256,000 MAC addresses, support for IEEE 1588v2 Precision Timing Protocol and Synchronous Ethernet, encapsulation options including Q-in-Q, PBB-TE and MPLS, and port density in a 2 RU form factor of 48 x 1Gbps and up to 4 x 10Gbps Ethernet ports.
The CN 5150 offers seamless interworking with Ciena's CN 5410, CN 5305 and CN 5140 Service Aggregation Switches and the entire service delivery switch portfolio.