Native Packet Optical 2.0 includes significant capabilities in areas such as Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0)-certified services, MPLS-TP, optical transport networks (OTN) and Ethernet transport.
- Ethernet to provide an extremely packet-friendly metro network
- OTN to add a core network-agnostic architecture
- CE2.0 to add a broad range of service options for operators
- MPLS-TP to add traffic engineering, additional protection schemes and scalability
Delivered in a single platform, Native Packet Optical 2.0 creates the ideal metro transport networking solution on which applications such as mobile backhaul, triple-play backhaul and IP distribution, business Ethernet, enterprise and metro/regional core can be delivered.
Add to this a unified software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled management system, the Enlighten™ multi-layer management suite, and clearly Native Packet Optical 2.0 has a number of key values over its competition. Read more in the Native Packet Optical 2.0 Application Note.