digital Routersservices offered with the aid of Foundry's NetIron MLX Metro Routers and NetIron XMR Core Routers profit MEF 9 and MEF 14 Certification
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6 /- Foundry Networks®, Inc. (NASDAQ:FDRY), a performance and complete solutions chief for conclusion-to-conclusion switching and routing, nowadays introduced that the start of Ethernet inner most Line (EPL), Ethernet virtual deepest Line (EVPL) and Ethernet LAN (E-LAN) features has been licensed with the aid of the Metro Ethernet forum (MEF) for Foundry Networks' NetIron MLX metro routers and NetIron XMR core routers. The MEF certification program is geared toward guaranteeing community equipment and infrastructure offering features which are compliant with the rising MEF requisites, as well as accelerating the adoption of Ethernet, and offering provider providers, international, a uniform and standardized system for delivering provider class services, carrier stage agreement (SLA), and expanded exceptional of provider (QoS) over Ethernet.
The MEF relies on a complete examine methodology and check tools to make sure adherence to its specifications. The certifying physique, Iometrix, has been tasked through the MEF to perform specific machine trying out and certification inside a test laboratory. The MEF 9 and MEF 14 requirements include all of the check suites released by the MEF thus far. MEF 9 specification addresses compliance with MEF requirements for the person-network Interface (UNI) for beginning of Metro Ethernet functions. MEF 14 enhances MEF 9 via addressing compliance with the MEF necessities for site visitors administration and QoS.
Designed from the ground up for the delivery of Metro Ethernet services, the NetIron MLX metro routers and NetIron XMR core routers are developed for enabling excessive efficiency and excessive scalability Metro Ethernet Networks (MENs) and for giant scale, excessive bandwidth ability network transport. they are a part of Foundry's complete solution for subsequent generation provider company networks offering IPv4/IPv6 internet routing, MPLS-based capabilities, and intra-Metro/inter-Metro Ethernet functions. Foundry's conclusion-to-conclusion service issuer solutions enable suppliers to guide swift subscriber boom with trade leading router performance achieving up to 2 Billion packets per 2nd, whereas controlling CapEx and OpEx past what are achievable the use of common routers.
MEF participants, like Foundry Networks, benefit from a procedure that includes a broad community of experts however additionally the conclusion clients of the technology. Carriers benefit through using the MEF definition of requirements and through participating in the construction of company tools that are important to their success in the Ethernet services market.
"we are completely satisfied to obtain both the MEF 9 and MEF 14 certifications for the metro Ethernet functions offered through Foundry Networks' NetIron MLX and NetIron XMR routers," referred to Ken Cheng, vice chairman and normal supervisor, excessive-end and repair company items enterprise unit for Foundry Networks. "we are able to proceed to work with MEF to support speed up the start of Ethernet-based functions to their valued clientele."
About Foundry Networks
Foundry Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of excessive-efficiency business and service issuer switching, routing, security and net site visitors administration solutions, together with Layer 2/3 LAN switches, Layer 3 backbone switches, Layer four/ 7 software switches, wireless LAN and entry aspects, access routers and metro routers. Foundry's 9,seven-hundred shoppers include the world's premier ISPs, metro service providers, and enterprises, including e-commerce sites, universities, enjoyment, health and wellness, government, monetary and manufacturing businesses. For greater guidance about the company and its products, call 1.888.TURBOLAN or visit www.foundrynetworks.com.
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