ZTE ZXR10 T8000 router passes MEF tests


ZTE announced that its ZXR10 T8000 was evaluated by the Metro Ethernet Forum
(MEF), passing several tests, including MEF9 and MEF14 standard networking


The routers tested utilize ZTE-developed forwarding, switching and interface chips,
which ensure packet data reception rates and efficient router forwarding and
switching. When multiple overlapping services are employed, the routers are
capable of outstanding long-term reliable performance.


The MEF international functionality and performance certification tests covered
EPL, EVPL and ELAN functions.


ZTE‘s router products passed the MEF9 and MEF14 tests for Ethernet service
functionality and performance, illustrating their competitiveness, compliance
with MEF global carrier Ethernet specifications and the company’s ability to
provide standardized products and services to operators.


The T8000 platform, which went to market in 2009, is one of the core
achievements of the ZTE technology innovation strategy and was created with the
aim of meeting the requirements of core nodes of the Internet and operators’
requirements for backbone and metro networks. The platform also assists
operators in building flat networks and achieving smooth long-term evolution of
unified bearer networks.


“ZTE is dedicated to providing a stable, high-speed and reliable
data communications experience to operators and users, and will continue
investing in the data communications field,” said ZTE Bearer Network
Product Line General Manager Fan Xiaobing.


ZTE’s data communications products ranked third in China with a market share of
16.3 per cent and have risen to the fourth spot in Middle East and Africa with
a market share of 8.1 percent in 2010, accordin to Ovum.


As of the end of first half 2011, ZTE’s products based on the T8000 platform
have been put into commercial use in China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom,
Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, Middle East and Africa, with the total shipment
volume of several thousand.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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