OAM


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OAM

(1) See OAM multiplexing.

(2) (Operations Administration Maintenance) Managing and maintaining a network or network device. The P in "OAM&P" adds "provisioning" to the list, which is a telephone company term for setting up a service.
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Ethernet OAM has become a requirement for Ethernet network deployment because it offers the end-to-end service assurance demanded by service providers," said Jim Nerschook, vice president and general manager in JDSU's Communications Test and Measurement business segment.
Mobile operators no longer have to maintain networks with sparse, inaccurate OAM measurements as they move from field trials to full-scale 3G & LTE deployments," explained Patrick Ostiguy, President of Accedian Networks.
The InterPort EFM OAM software module is a portable implementation of all management and control plane components of IEEE 802.
The Fall 2009 LEC testing successfully targeted the interoperability of Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS) using BGP-based auto-discovery methods, comprehensive Ethernet OAM (IEEE 802.
The new InterPort Service OAM software suite is immediately available and provides comprehensive connectivity fault management, alarm notification, trouble shooting, and performance monitoring capabilities to enable carrier- grade Ethernet services utilizing existing infrastructure platforms.
This uniquely full suite of OAM tools creates flexible service awareness and rigid SLAs.
To provide OAM capabilities, Etherjack technology uses a network interface device (NID) based on Ethernet-in-the- first-mile (EFM) parameters.
These new OS900 features provide them with the OAM they need to improve their view of the network at the edge," said Noam Lotan, president and CEO of MRV Communications.
Arvidson noted, "The OAM Purger(TM) can help accomplish this goal for all commercial chillers and is a timely addition to TechLite's line of state-of-the-art energy reduction products and services.
This test suite is the result of integrating Net-O2's ATTEST MEF 21 Link OAM protocol conformance test suites (CTSs) into Agilent's N2X multiservices test solution.
Sovereign Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of John Hancock Advisers, will manage the portfolios in the OAM program.
By employing a unique combination of OAM, service creation & assurance functionality, these units allow service providers to seamlessly deploy, monitor and maintain carrier-grade Ethernet services over multi-vendor, multi-technology and multi-carrier networks.