Phonoscope moves fiber rings to IPv6 via Juniper Networks routers

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) says that fiber-optic MAN service provider Phonoscope routers to support IPv4/IPv6 addressing transition and coexistence across its 46 multi-gigabit Ethernet fiber-optic rings.

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) says that fiber-optic MAN service provider Phonoscope will use its routers to support IPv4/IPv6 addressing transition and coexistence across its 46 multi-gigabit Ethernet fiber-optic rings.

Houston-based Phonoscope, which touts itself as owning the largest MAN in the country, supplies a variety of commercial and residential grade services to customers across five Texas counties. Established in 1953 as a cable TV provider, Phonoscope services range from cable-TV to IP telephony and a host of business services.

To maintain these services into the future, Phonoscope has deployed Juniper Networks MX960 3D Universal Edge Routers to support IPv4/IPv6 transition.

"As a technology pioneer in providing advanced services for our customers, Phonoscope has consistently been an early leader and innovator in making sure that our services are ready to support all of the network traffic requirements of our customers, including support for IPv6 addresses," said Robert Jacobs, network director at Phonoscope. "Juniper Networks has been a committed partner in helping us make educated, practical decisions as we prepared to build a smooth migration path to continue support for IPv4 while supporting new IPv6-based traffic."

"Phonoscope is an excellent showcase of how the transition to IPv6 address support can be managed simply and cost-effectively while ensuring continued network support and operation," said Robert Krohn, vice president for marketing and general manager, Router Services Business Group, Juniper Networks.

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