Tellabs enhances 7100 Optical Transport System, touts enterprise networks success

JUNE 25, 2009 -- Tellabs has announced a new optical transport network multiplexer module and an industry-recognized certification for the Tellabs 7100 Optical Transport System targeted at enterprise network applications.

JUNE 25, 2009 -- Tellabs (search Lightwave for Tellabs) has announced a new optical transport network multiplexer module and an industry-recognized certification for the Tellabs 7100 Optical Transport System targeted at enterprise network applications.

The Tellabs 7100 system supports Carrier Ethernet, SONET/SDH, and optical transport technologies over a reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer (ROADM)-enabled network.

Tellabs is introducing an additional wavelength service feature for efficient delivery of new services where and when they're needed. The new optical transport network (OTN) multiplexer module offers guaranteed quality video delivery, the company asserts.

The module is designed to make timing and service transparent and offer protection options. It supports flexible service connections with any-rate interfaces for 100 Mbps to 2.7 Gbps and video signals such as SDI, HD-SDI, and DVB-ASI. The module is designed to enable networks to migrate from 2.5 to 10 Gbps.

The Tellabs 7100 system also is now Interoperability Certified by EMC, the company announced. The certification is designed to assure customer that the platform can support SAN applications meeting the industry requirements for high-quality services performance delivery.

Tellabs Business Services Solutions, of which the Tellabs 7100 is a part, serve more than 34 enterprise networks, the company says. Most of these are provided by carriers as managed services, according to Tellabs sources. The company lists Verizon as one of its carrier partners in addressing this space.

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