Broadband Briefs for 1/16/08
* MetaSwitch enhances MetaView system
By Traci Patterson
MetaSwitch has unveiled the latest addition to its family of softswitch and applications solutions, the MetaView Network Management System.
MetaView – in combination with the MetaSwitch class 4/5 softswitch, and MetaSphere service delivery platform and application server – enhances carriers' ability to reduce operational costs as they introduce new services into the network.
MetaView features include fault management across any multiple network elements, advanced diagnostics, a SOAP/XML provisioning model, accounting and performance reporting tools, and out-of-the-box integrated provisioning.
"With MetaSwitch, MetaSphere and MetaView, we are providing [operators] with all the tools necessary to effectively deploy large-scale VoIP networks and manage the latest services for their users," said Chris Mairs, CTO of MetaSwitch.
* California provider picks Calix
By Brian Santo
Volcano Communications has deployed the Calix E5-100 Ethernet Service Platform (ESP) to deliver DSL and telephony service to customers in its service area east of Sacramento, Calif. Volcano plans to begin offering ADSL2+, followed by VDSL2 and POTS services. This access network architecture allows Volcano to cost-effectively deliver advanced broadband services to its customers.
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