Profile: Zhone Technologies Inc (ZHNE.OQ)
Zhone Technologies Inc. (Zhone), incorporated on April 21, 1999, provides access products to carriers and services providers across the world. It designs, develops and manufactures communications network equipment for telecommunications, wireless and cable operators across the world.
Its Single Line Multi-Service (SLMS) architecture provides features with support for voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and IP entertainment (IPTV). Within SLMS architecture, its products allow service providers to deliver all of these and other next generation converged packet services over their existing copper lines while providing support for fiber or Fiber to the home or business (FTTx) build-out. With its products and solutions, network service providers can migrate from traditional circuit-based networks to packet-based networks and from copper-based access lines to fiber-based access lines.
The Company launched its flagship MXK IP Multi-service Terabit Access Concentrator (MXK) and multiple new Optical Line Terminal (OLT). Its MXK product is a converged multi-services access platform that can be configured as a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) or Active Ethernet OLT. The MXK GPON line module is ITU-T G.984 compliant, delivering data throughputs of up to 2.5 gigabits per second downstream and 1.25 gigabits per second upstream. Each line card is designed for up to 64 passive splits per fiber. Active Ethernet delivers up to 100 megabits per second point-to-point from a 20-port card. As of December 31, 2013, MXK continues to be deployed by service providers around the world, with over 5,770 total MXK units deployed at over 150 service providers in more than 40 countries. The Company’s MXK product supports the next generation of business and residential FTTx services. MXK has the ability to support both Passive Optical Network (PON) and Active Ethernet fiber technologies to the node, curb or premises. With its MXK product, service providers offer digital or Ratio Frequency (RF) video, high-bandwidth Internet access, VoIP and cell relay services from a single OLT over IP. Additionally, its MXK product provide the Company with industry density featuring an 8 port GPON Module enabling support for up to 9,216 GPON subscribers in a single MXK chassis.
In addition to its product offerings in its core business, the Company has FiberLAN Passive Optical LAN, which provides an alternative to switched copper-based LANs. Target customers of its FiberLAN business include hospitality, government, education, manufacturing and business enterprises. Its FiberLAN Passive Optical LAN consists of its MXK OLT and zNID Optical Network Terminals (ONT), and delivers GPON and Active Ethernet-based LAN services to enterprises. Product Portfolio The Company’s products provide the framework around which it designs and develops communications software and equipment for the access network. Its products span two categories: SLMS Products and Legacy, Service and Other Products. Its SLMS products address three areas of customer requirements. Its Broadband Aggregation and Service products aggregate, concentrate and optimize communications traffic from copper and fiber networks.
Broadband Aggregation and Service products are deployed in central offices, remote offices, points of presence, curbsides, data and co-location centers, and large enterprises. Broadband Aggregation and Service products include MXK, MALC, MXP/MX, MALC-OLT and 4000 /8000 /12000. Its Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), products offers solution for combining analog voice and data services to the subscriber’s premises over a single platform. CPE products include EtherXtend; 15xx, 67xx, 65xx; 16xx, 17xx, 6xxx, and zNID. The Zhone Management System (ZMS), product provides optional software tools to help manage aggregation and customer premises network hardware. ZMS products deliver voice, data and video interface connectivity for broadcast and subscription television, internet routers and traditional telephony equipment. The FiberLAN Passive Optical LAN is an alternative to existing copper-based Ethernet LAN, which is scalable for a single building or large campus environments. The Company’s legacy products support a variety of voice and data services, and are deployed by service providers across the world. Its legacy product during is its IMACS product which functions as a multi-access multiplexer.
Global Service & Support
The Company, in addition to its product offerings, provides a range of service offerings through its Global Service & Support organization. The Company offers programs that offer technical support, product repair, education services and support services. Through its education services program, it offers training courses covering network design, installation, configuration, operation, trouble-shooting and maintenance. Its services offering is a program that provides network engineering, configuration, integration, project management and other consultative support. It provides customers with 24-hour service, seven days a week.
The Company competes with Alcatel-Lucent, Calix, Adtran, Huawei, Tellabs, and ZTE.
Zhone Technologies Inc
7195 Oakport Street
OAKLAND CA 94621