5ESS Switch


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5ESS Switch

(communications)
The class 5 electronic switching system sold by Lucent Technologies. The 5ESS Switch is the digital central office circuit switching system many communication service providers use.
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The dominant product was the 5ESS switch that Lucent would attempt to retain as the centerpiece of its network strategy even as circuit switching migrated over to packet switch data networks.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-21 February 2008-US DoD certifies Alcatel-Lucent 5ESS Switch as interoperable with DSN(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The central office is a digital 5ESS switch. Fiber is used for local service and long-distance service.
While based on the same reliable and scalable architecture, the new 5E-XC high- capacity switch delivers three-times the capacity of an existing 5ESS switch in less space and can save telecom customers up to 50 percent each year on the total cost of owning a switch including office space, power, cooling, installation, maintenance and software-upgrade costs.
The new 6,000 SF facility includes a state-of-the-art Lucent 5ESS switch, which represents a multi-million dollar investment by ATG, hosts local and long distance services, as well as providing high-speed Internet service.
The AEC contract, valued at least $252m, calls for AEC to manufacture printed circuit boards and assist AT&T in 5ESS switch integration and testing.
According to the 2001 City of Yakima telecommunications study, there are state-of-the-art switches in the area including two Nortel DMS switches and a Lucent 5ESS switch. The City was the recipient of a U.S.
(Nasdaq: CACS), a provider of broadband digital access equipment solutions, announced that its Wide Bank 28 STS-1 multiplexer has passed Lucent Technologies interoperability tests and has been verified for use with the Lucent 5ESS switch. The tests, conducted in Lucent Technologies' LIVENET test facility, confirm that the Wide Bank 28 STS-1 conforms to all standards necessary to perform STS-1 to DS1 transmultiplexing while connected to a Lucent 5ESS switch system.
What the EPA and Unisys came up with was what Plott calls "reverse ANI." As a call is placed from the Lexington facility, the station's number is carried over to AT&T point of presence in Cambridge, Mass., then over a T3 circuit to a 5ESS switch in New York City.