ADTRAN NetVanta 850 Carrier Ethernet Access Gateway receives MEF certification



ADTRAN, a provider of next-generation
networking solutions, announced the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) has certified
ADTRAN’s NetVanta 850 Carrier Ethernet Access Gateway compliant to MEF9 and


The certification of the NetVanta 850,
along with ADTRAN’s other certifications of Ethernet solutions, recognizes the
company’s commitment to delivering high-performance Ethernet Anywhere.


“The MEF has seen Carrier Ethernet
deployments continue to grow at an astounding rate, so much so that Carrier
Ethernet has now surpassed the combined total of legacy and alternative
technologies in the market,” said Nan Chen, president, MEF.


“As a result, it is now more important than
ever for companies like ADTRAN to bring certified and innovative solutions to
market that enable service providers to stay ahead of the growing bandwidth
demands,” Chen added.


ADTRAN’s Ethernet solutions enable service
providers to reach any customer with any rate, at any site, for any market
segment, and increasing the addressable market for new revenue-generating


The NetVanta 850, working together with
ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 Ethernet access and aggregation platform, delivers
versatile and flexible Carrier Ethernet solutions to enable scalable deployment
models with the lowest total cost and fastest time-to-revenue.


Optimized for infrastructure backhaul, the
NetVanta 850 Carrier Ethernet Access Gateway helps service providers quickly
respond to the growing demand in 4G wireless and residential broadband


By extending 100 Mbps Ethernet services for
either cell site or DSLAM backhaul, the NetVanta 850 allows service providers
to keep pace with demand for carrier class, high-bandwidth services by leveraging
existing infrastructure as an alternative to high-cost fiber or microwave


“Receiving the MEF certification for the
NetVanta 850 complements ADTRAN’s strong track record of helping service
providers deliver better services to more customers with a broad Carrier
Ethernet portfolio,” said Robert Conger, product line manager for Carrier
Ethernet, ADTRAN’s Carrier Networks Division.


ADTRAN recently announced that Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corp., Tennessee’s largest telephone
cooperative, has selected ADTRAN’s extensive broadband portfolio and Advanced
Operational Environment (AOE) services management solution for use throughout
its network.


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