Overture Drives Innovation on the 1400 1GigE Multi-access Platform and Ethernet over Copper Product Family

Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:01am EDT

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Overture Drives Innovation on the 1400 1GigE Multi-access Platform and Ethernet over Copper Product Family

Latest software features enable new functionality and new applications while preserving existing carrier infrastructure investments and faster time to service

Overture, innovating at the metro edge for service providers and network operators worldwide, today unveiled expansive software updates for its award winning Overture 1400 and Ethernet over Copper (EoC) product lines. Both sets of releases deliver significant feature and functionality improvements, extend overall product life, and protect network infrastructure investment. Additionally, the releases enable a new generation of innovation based on the company’s Ensemble Open Service Architecture™ for software-defined services at the Metro Edge.

Among new features and functionality introduced for the Overture 1400 multi-service EAD are:

  • Enhanced remote fault management
  • RFC 2544 service activation testing
  • Zero touch provisioning and operations
  • Enhanced performance assurance

Among the upgrades and enhancements to Overture’s EoC product line unveiled as part of the new software releases are:

  • Enhanced Y.1564 service activation testing
  • VLAN loopback on all user ports
  • Enhanced performance assurance
  • Up to 24 bonding groups on 4000cp
  • 24-hour OAM test result storage

“Across the globe, Carrier Ethernet continues to grow at an aggressive rate and has service providers looking for new ways to maximize the value of their legacy network investments in new architectures. Concurrently, they are embracing nascent cloud technologies to help deliver software defined services at the metro edge,” said Vijay Raman, vice president of product management and marketing, Overture. “With these new product releases and those that will follow, Overture is continuing to give carriers innovative tools to seize new revenue opportunities and reduce operational expenses.”

For more information, please visit Overture’s website at www.overturenetworks.com or follow @OvertureNews on Twitter.

About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for the metro edge. Known for innovative solutions that enable high-capacity Ethernet services over any media including fiber, copper and TDM, Overture has extended its commitment to innovation with Ensemble OSA™. Ensemble OSA is the industry's first open architecture that brings the benefits of the cloud, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and open innovation to the metro edge. By leveraging Overture’s Carrier Ethernet expertise and this new open architecture for software-defined services, network operators and service providers worldwide can maximize operational efficiencies and introduce new revenue-generating services on a scale never before possible.

Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with sales offices around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.

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