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Mapping Devices Target SONET/SDH Metro Nets

Expanding the company’s EtherMap Family to enable dynamic gigabit Ethernet and SAN data transport services for SONET/ SDH MANs, the EtherMap-48 is a four-channel gigabit Ethernet mapper with SONET/SDH framing and add/drop multiplexer (ADM) functionality. The device supports mapping of multiple gigabit or Fast Ethernet traffic and storage area network (SAN) data streams into the SONET/SDH transport network at OC-48/OC-12 rates using generic framing procedure (GFP) or link access procedure for SDH. It supports up to four ports of gigabit Ethernet and up to 24 ports of Fast Ethernet traffic. Mapping of block-encoded clients for SAN applications is also provided to support up to four 8B/10B encoded Fibre Channel or ESCON clients. Price is $550 each/1,000. TRANSWITCH CORP., Shelton, CT. (203) 929-8810.


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