Cavalier selects ADTRAN to deliver Ethernet access for business customers

OCTOBER 1, 2009 -- Cavalier has selected the ADTRAN Total Access 5000 MSAP and NetVanta 800 Series products for its Ethernet offerings.

OCTOBER 1, 2009 -- Cavalier, a provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, has selected the ADTRAN Total Access 5000 multiservice access and aggregation platform (MSAP) and NetVanta 800 Series products for its Ethernet offerings.

"The Total Access 5000 Ethernet solution allows us to leverage our infrastructure for the delivery of advanced Ethernet services while guaranteeing quality of service (QoS) in the access network," says Jim Vermeulen, executive vice president of operations, Cavalier. "We required a carrier-class platform with redundancy and a rich portfolio of advanced Ethernet capabilities to offer our business customers. The ADTRAN solution offers all of this in a platform with significant future capacity."

"The introduction of the Ethernet access solution by Cavalier continues to strengthen our long-term business relationship," says P. Steven Locke, vice president of sales, service providers, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. "Service providers like Cavalier need a logical way to enhance their service offerings while leveraging their installed infrastructure."

The ADTRAN Total Access 5000 combined with the NetVanta 800 Series family provides a scalable end-to-end Ethernet system. The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)-certified offering provides carriers with traffic management, QoS, and measurement capabilities. These features allow carriers to offer flexible service-level-agreement (SLA)-based services to their end-user customers.


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