MEF certifies ADTRAN mobile backhaul equipment

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has certified the Total Access 5000 Optical Networking Edge (ONE) Ethernet Transport Optical Switch (ETOS-1) and the NetVanta 8044M from ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) under its Carrier Ethernet certification program.

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has certified the Total Access 5000 Optical Networking Edge (ONE) Ethernet Transport Optical Switch (ETOS-1) and the NetVanta 8044M from ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) under its Carrier Ethernet certification program. Both platforms are designed for use in mobile backhaul networks. Both the NetVanta 8044M and the ONE solution are now certified MEF 9 and MEF 14 compliant.

ADTRAN's ONE edge-optimized packet-optical transport system comprises packet-optical transport cards that fit into the installed base of Total Access 5000 Multi-Service Access Platforms. The ONE line is designed to provide cost-effective aggregation and transport of mobile traffic.

The NetVanta 8044M Modular Ethernet Access Gateway, when combined with the ADTRAN Total Access 5000, is designed to provide a complete end-to-end Ethernet access migration pathway, including a single operational model regardless of access technology.

“MEF certification is essential in today’s marketplace. Service providers recognize that MEF-certified solutions enable them to provide a consistent service offering throughout their customer base,” said Ken Gold, product line manager, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. “ADTRAN is committed to standards-based solutions that offer unmatched quality and reliability. MEF certification of the Total Access ONE solution and the NetVanta 8044M is a testament to this commitment.”

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