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Hartmannsdorf, Germany, 2011/04/12 - ELCON Systemtechnik, the leading supplier of optimized network access equipment for cable and telecommunication network operators, has become a member of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) - ELCON-System.com.
With its Business Access Gateway products for highly available symmetrical bandwidth ELCON offers network devices which are fully compliant with the MEF-specifications.
The Business IP Gateways (BIG) from the ELCONnect product family enable outstanding options for SHDSL, VDSL2 and Gigabit Fiber roll out. ELCON’s Gateways are the perfect solution for data transfer in a Metro Ethernet scenario, for Internet Cloud Services, such as web-based storage applications, the connection of external locations to a headquarters via virtual local area networks (VLAN), and for prioritized voice and video transmission services.
"Our membership in the MEF will be an important gain for ELCON in the Carrier Ethernet market“, said Marco Dietrich, Vice President Engineering at ELCON. „It enables us to effectively collaborate on the MEF standards, to utilize the acquired know-how in intelligent technology solutions. This makes ELCON a very competent technology partner in the eyes of its customers who have already started with the rollout of MEF-compliant services. In addition, it gives us the possibility to ensure interoperability of our products with those made by other manufacturers. Finally, our customers profit when upgrading their networks."
ELCON (elcon-system.com) as a leading supplier of innovative telecommunication products and networking components for copper, fiber or cable TV infrastructure has already shipped well over 10,000, 000 CPEs in 34 countries. ELCON’s 200 employees serve customers through its offices in Frankfurt, Dresden, Paris, Vienna and Hartmannsdorf. Major European telecommunication network providers in Germany, France, Spain, Austria and many other European countries as well as system vendors and system integrators belong to ELCON’s domestic and international customers.
About The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)
The MEF (metroethernetforum.org) as the defining body for Carrier Ethernet is a global industry alliance comprising more than 150 organizations including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.
The MEF develops technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.
ELCON Systemtechnik GmbH
Lars Bahlmann, T: +49 6196 88716 16 / E: lars.bahlmann[.]elcon-system.com.