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carrier class

Hardware and software used in large, high-speed networks. It implies extremely reliable, well tested and proven. Telephone companies, major ISPs and large enterprises purchase carrier-class equipment. Also called "carrier grade." See enterprise class and common carrier.
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With the introduction of Symmetricom's high performance NTP servers on a card, the BITS platform can now deliver carrier class NTP to meet demanding NGN packet timing requirements, providing performance, scalability, availability and security for delivery of advanced services.
The SmartEdge Service Gateway combines the functionality of carrier class Ethernet aggregation, edge routing and advanced subscriber management to enable service providers to simplify its IP broadband aggregation network.
We have plans to expand Phase Seven's current laboratory interoperability technology by adding carrier class soft switches and network access devices to their existing legacy architecture.
Avici's high performance carrier class routing platforms provide carriers with a solid foundation for supporting the next generation of IP growth from escalating broadband usage and new services as well as the convergence of legacy services to IP.
RADWIN, a member of the RAD Group, is a leading provider of carrier class broadband wireless connectivity systems.
SAFARI C3 is the only totally integrated carrier class switch that incorporates -- at no additional cost -- all of the components that make up the PacketCable(TM) voice switching infrastructure, eliminating the need for operators to purchase, maintain, upgrade and regression test separate Call Management Servers, Media Gateways, Record Keeping Servers, Announcement Servers, Signaling Gateways, Ethernet Switches and CALEA servers.
Both products offer carrier class features including high availability, reliability, and performance, while the decomposed solution architecture offers the independent scalability and location of session border controllers and media server ports.
Accton is the first major ODM provider to offer a carrier class, packet switching solution that will satisfy the growing demands of service providers as they deploy next generation packet networking technology.
SAFARI C(Cubed) is the only totally integrated carrier class switch that incorporates -- at no additional cost -- all of the components that make up the PacketCable(TM) voice switching infrastructure, eliminating the need for operators to purchase, maintain, upgrade and regression test separate Call Management Servers, Media Gateways, Record Keeping Servers, Announcement Servers, Signaling Gateways, Ethernet Switches and CALEA servers.