edge concentrator

edge concentrator

A device that connects a LAN to a high-speed backbone or switch such as an ATM switch. See edge device.
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RICHARDSON, Texas -- White Rock Networks, a leading provider of next-generation optical transport systems for metro networks, today announced that Citynet, a facilities-based provider serving retail and wholesale customers in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, has selected its VLX300 Service Edge Concentrator for cost-effective aggregation of T1- based IP services near the network's edge.
The WANport Service Edge Concentrator is part of a family of innovative IP-aware layer-2 switches purpose-built to provide service providers with a high performance, low-cost alternative to costly edge-router line card solutions from Cisco(R), Juniper(R) and other edge equipment vendors.
Earlier this year, Seranoa announced their flagship product, the WANport T3 Edge Concentrator for IP service providers.
The WANport Edge Concentrator family is a non-disruptive, add-on solution to edge routers currently deployed by ISPs.
75 million in its first round of venture capital funding and will be launching a new category of product, the IP edge concentrator, to radically reduce the cost of subscriber aggregation yet improve the performance, capacity, and availability of network service providers' communications services.
Seranoa is developing a new category of networking product, the IP edge concentrator, a subscriber aggregation product that economically enhances the capacity, performance and availability of network service providers' IP communication services by building on existing infrastructure investments.
In the third quarter 2001, ADVA increased its worldwide revenues market share in Metro Edge concentrator kit to 11%, which is only one of the categories in which ADVA ships products.
The IPeX Service Edge Concentrators are a family of innovative IP-aware layer-2 switches built to make a service provider's access infrastructure more cost efficient in transporting popular packet services to business customers.
The IPeX family of carrier-class Service Edge Concentrators from Seranoa Networks allows service providers to more efficiently and cost-effectively deliver popular IP services with traditional TDM-based services to business customers, while leveraging their embedded access infrastructure.
Seranoa's service edge concentrators are designed to help service providers easily transition from TDM-based services to IP-based voice and data services.
Switch Advanced Communications and MECnet Reap the Benefits of the IPeX(TM) Service Edge Concentrators