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TMCNet:  KEYMILE announces 40 GbE uplink core unit for MileGate

[March 12, 2014]

KEYMILE announces 40 GbE uplink core unit for MileGate

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Hanover -- The new core unit for KEYMILEs MileGate 2310 and 2510 subracks offers two 40 Gigabit and three 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks for ultra-fast broadband access. At the same time the new core unit will now enable 10 GbE connection of the service units to each core unit. The core unit functions as a central Ethernet switch and controls each of the boards in KEYMILEs MileGate 2310 and 2510 subracks via the back plane and ensures uplink of the Ethernet data. If QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) modules are used, bandwidth of 40 gigabit Ethernet times two are available. With SFP+ modules the factor is up to three times 10 gigabit Ethernet. The new core unit activates the 10 GbE star in the MileGate 2310 and 2510 subracks. The 10 GbE benefits all prepared boards already used by customers for example Ethernet boards. Furthermore, two redundant core units each can be applied to protect data transmission. Network operators can also use the three 10 gigabit Ethernet interfaces to cascade or ring route with further MileGate nodes. Some of the typical scenarios for the new core unit are infrastructures that allow very high bandwidths, such as in FTTC architectures with VDSL2 including vectoring, or FTTH Ethernet-P2P access points. As an alternative, the GPON-OLT card for MileGate is also an option for setting up passive optical FTTH networks. The new core unit makes network operators fit for the future and they can already get their network ready today for rising bandwidth demand, for example for 3D, 4k or 8k TV. Depending on bandwidth requirements, in the beginning network operators can deploy the core unit together with SFP+ modules for the 10 gigabit Ethernet uplink and later with QSFP+ modules for 40 gigabit Ethernet.

The core unit's timing and syncing function offers a 2 MHz reference input and supports synchronous Ethernet as well as IEEE-1588v2 (PTP, Precision Timing Protocol). These options permit synchronous timing and a high level of frequency accuracy in the sub-microsecond range which are required for mobile backhaul applications for example.

The new core unit for MileGate 2310 and 2510 will be available in the middle of the year.

About KEYMILE KEYMILE is a leading supplier of cutting-edge technology for communications solutions in access and transmission systems. The flexible and robust IP-based multi-service access platforms allow telecommunications providers to supply a variety of voice and data services via copper wire and optical fibre. Simultaneous availability of IP/Ethernet and TDM technology guarantees smooth migration to the Next Generation Network. Keymile systems are used for reliable data transmission in mission-critical areas of telecommunications networks used by railway companies and energy suppliers, as well as in mobile and professional mobile radio networks. The company has major business bases in Germany and Switzerland, as well as subsidiaries and partners worldwide. It has installed systems in more than 100 countries.

For further information see http://www.keymile.com KEYMILE on XING: http://www.xing.com/companies/keymilegmbh KEYMILE on LinkedIN: http://www.linkedin.com/company/keymile Press contacts: KEYMILE GmbH Thomas Evers Marketing & Communication Wohlenbergstrasse 3 D-30179 Hannover Tel. + 49 (0)511-6747-668 Fax: + 49 (0)511-6747-88 668 thomas.evers@keymile.com PR-COM GmbH Hanna Greve Account Director Nussbaumstrasse 12 D-80336 Munich Tel. + 49 (0)89-59997-756 Fax: + 49 (0)89-59997-999 hanna.greve@pr-com.de Amtsgericht Mnchen, HRB-Nummer 114932 Geschftsfhrer: Alain Blaes .

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