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ETX-5 - Ethernet Service Aggregation Platform


The ETX-5 Carrier Ethernet aggregation platform, together with the ETX-2 Carrier Ethernet demarcation device, are the main components of RAD’s Service Assured Access solution, providing SLA-based services, Ethernet business services, legacy TDM service emulation, and mobile backhaul. It is ideal for carrier-to-carrier connectivity applications complying with MEF 26, as well as for high capacity grooming of Ethernet OAM and performance monitoring sessions. This 3U modular system features a high port density for space-restricted facilities.

ETX-5 features non-blocking architecture, allowing wire-speed forwarding of all packet sizes. It is designed for high availability and “Always-On” service. Operating over various topologies (linear, daisy chain, and self-healing G.8032v2 rings), ETX-5 builds a complete color-aware access network.


ETX-5 - Ethernet Service Aggregation Platform


Ideal first-level POP aggregator, E-NNI demarcation device and pseudowire gateway

The ETX-5 delivers aggregated Ethernet and TDM pseudowire traffic from the access network to the PE (provider edge) over 10-GbE links. Part of RAD’s Service Assured solutions for service providers and critical infrastructure, the ETX-5 is ideal for the first-level aggregation at the POP, E-NNI inter-carrier demarcation and as a pseudowire gateway for seamless migration to packet networks.

For enhanced user experience, the ETX-5 is supported by the new RADview management and orchestration system, featuring an intuitive UI/UX to simplify configuration and enable zero-touch service provisioning end-to-end. The ETX-5 is Carrier Ethernet 2.0-certified and includes an extensive toolset to deliver and manage SLA-based services.


Key Features:


  • Carrier-grade white box supporting a wide range of business customers and scenarios with different VNF based applications
  • Maximum up to twenty-four 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports and two 10 GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two expandable LAN modules supporting 1GbE/10GbE/ Fiber/Copper/Bypass (optional)
  • Based on Intel® Xeon® D processor series
  • Support of IPMI/TPM onboard (optional)




ETX-5 - Rad Application 


ETX-5 - Rad Application


ETX-5 - Rad Application



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