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  • Which L2CP Protocol Should be the Default?

    Which L2CP Protocol Should be the Default?

    With several different Layer 2 control protocol (L2CP) options available, which should a network operator set as the default for Ethernet private line (EPL) service? This is a question posed by Marcus Friman, vice president and co-founder of software-as-a-service provider…
  • VPLS Poses Unique MAC Address Challenges ‬‬

    VPLS Poses Unique MAC Address Challenges ‬‬

    Supporting VPLS service imposes some unique challenges for network operators’ technical staffs, notes Hashiem Croeser, Telecoms Services Architect for South Africa-based network operator Neotel. Croeser explained the issue recently in a post shared with the LinkedIn Carrier Ethernet group and
  • SDN/NFV Plans Drive Serious Operator Interest in Lifecycle Service Orchestration

    SDN/NFV Plans Drive Serious Operator Interest in Lifecycle Service Orchestration

    As network operators move ahead with software defined networking and network function virtualization, they’re coming to an important realization. As Scott Raynovich put it in an interview with Ethernet Academy, the operators are recognizing that “they are really challenged by…
  • Why CIRs Are Averages: The Role of the Policer

    Why CIRs Are Averages: The Role of the Policer

    Why are Carrier Ethernet committed information rates (CIRs) referred to as averages? This is a topic that generated a lively discussion within the LinkedIn Carrier Ethernet user group recently.  The CIR is the maximum throughput that a service provider commits…
  • The Best Ways to Measure Carrier Ethernet Uptime

    The Best Ways to Measure Carrier Ethernet Uptime

    Customers want to know they can count on their Carrier Ethernet service. But what’s the best way to measure network uptime? One option is to follow Carrier Ethernet operations, administration and maintenance (OAM) standards. Another is to use the International…
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