GWANGJU, Korea and HILVERSUM, The Netherlands, April 12, 2012 — OE Solutions and AimValley announce Smart SFP™ with OC-3/STM-1 over Packet.
OE Solutions and AimValley enable a smooth network migration with the OC-3/STM-1 over Packet Smart SFP™, using Transparent SONET/SDH over Packet (TSoP). The TSoP protocol converts SONET/SDH TDM traffic to a packet stream. Operators now can transport OC-3 or STM-1 traffic across a packet network by simply adding a TSoP SFP to any router or packet switch.
Network operators are currently migrating their networks to a single protocol technology, optimized for packet transport. This transition is already ongoing in mobile backhaul networks where DS1/E1 traffic is handled with protocols such as SAToP. The next challenge for operators is to integrate the installed base of existing SONET/SDH access networks into the same packet network.
“The TSoP Smart SFP™ processes the OC-3/STM-1 signal fully transparent, maintaining payload structure, protection protocols and synchronization end-to-end; this simplifies the configuration and service turn-up of OC-3/STM-1 connections across a packet network,” says Pieter de Boer, managing director at AimValley. “The integration of TSoP into an SFP greatly reduces system and network complexity, and offers lower carbon footprint while generating CAPEX & OPEX savings.”
The TSoP Smart SFP™ is available with OC-3/STM-1 optical interface for dual fiber or bidirectional single fiber. The Smart SFP™ can support reaches up to 80 km over Industrial Temperature range, i.e. -40 ~ 85°C.
OE Solutions and AimValley will demonstrate the new TSoP Smart SFP™ module as well as their recently announced Gigabit Ethernet Demarcation SFP at the Light Reading Ethernet Europe Event in Munich, April 17-18, 2012
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About OE Solutions
OE Solutions is a leading supplier of opto-electronic transceiver solutions for both broadband wireless and wireline markets. OE Solutions provides solutions for wireless backhaul, Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), Local Area Networks (LANs), Storage Area Networks (SANs), Passive Optical Networks (PONs), and HD Video Transport. The company is specialized in BiDirectional, Single Wavelength BiDi & Industrial Temperature Transceivers for Ethernet, CPRI, OBSAI, and Video.
Founded in 2003, OE Solutions has differentiated itself by offering technical excellence and customer-oriented mindset. OE Solutions has grown over the last decade as one of the key suppliers to many systems companies worldwide. The company has its headquarters in Gwangju Photonics Industry Cluster, South Korea. OE Solutions has currently two local support offices located in New Jersey and California, United States. OE Solutions strives to be the “Global leader of the ‘Video Revolution’ in wireless, wireline, and HD video markets.” More information via www.oesolution.com.
AimValley, founded in 2003, helps companies to get a grip on their telecom and data networking technologies. The company does so by providing state-of-the-art technological solutions for telecommunications and data communication systems providers. AimValley offers a full range of system level services including product definition and architecture, software design, systems testing, hardware design, and factory introduction. From stand-alone consultancy to comprehensive turnkey solutions. AimValley builds on its experience at leading telecom suppliers and technology research labs. More information via www.aimvalley.com.