Packet Encapsulation and Link Bonding Protocols

Jun 10, 2013 by Prayson Pate
Overture’s market segment of Carrier Ethernet includes equipment that supports a wide array of protocols and encapsulations.  How these protocols interact with each other can be very confusing.  This blog provides a handy infographic that clarifies the relationships between and among these protocols.


Tags: G.8032, VCAT, MLPPP, EFM

The business case for 10GigE mobile backhaul

Jan 13, 2011 by Scott Knox

In my previous article on this topic, I reviewed the industry projections forecasting mobile backhaul bandwidth requirements of 200Mb-300Mb per cell site for large urban sites by 2015.  And I

Does mobile backhaul require 10GigE?

Dec 9, 2010 by Scott Knox

The industry press is full of headlines about the hundreds of megabits required for 3G and 4G services.

G.8032 is Spot on for Carrier Ethernet

Jul 6, 2010 by Scott Knox

There are a number of things that service providers like about SONET/SDH.  They like the 50ms protection switching, deterministic performance even when the ring is fully loaded and five-9&rsq