Albis Technologies’ ACCEED Access Solutions Receive MEF CE 2.0 Certification

18. September 2013

ZURICH — Sept. 10, 2013 — Albis Technologies announced today that its ACCEED family of Ethernet Demarcation Devices (EDD) have received Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). The company’s ACCEED copper and fiber access devices are now MEF CE 2.0 certified for E-Line, E-LAN, and E-Access services.

"Achieving MEF 2.0 certification for our ACCEED family of Ethernet Demarcation Devices guarantees that our customers are deploying a state-of-the-art solution capable of delivering reliable Ethernet services in a multi-vendor environment," said Patrik Schoenenberger, head of Access Solutions and vice president of Albis Technologies. "Based on our longstanding support of the MEF CE 1.0 standard, combined with this latest certification, Albis Technologies leads the industry in supporting the development of next-generation standards and specifications to enable increased service deployments and revenue opportunities for telco operators and service providers."

The MEF’s CE certification standardizes Carrier Ethernet technology based on a set of strict quality constraints, ensuring that service providers and operators in the telecommunications industry can reliably deliver end-to-end Carrier Ethernet services without experiencing any impact on performance. CE 2.0 defines several new features such as support for multi-CoS (multiple classes of service), improved manageability, and simplified interconnect capabilities for eight standard service types.

Prior to receiving MEF CE 2.0 certification, Albis Technologies’ ACCEED EDDs underwent an extensive authorization process in an independent laboratory, passing each test unconditionally. The ACCEED family of EDDs supports high-speed Carrier Ethernet services on a variety of platforms. Utilizing the high-performance devices, service providers and operators can implement high-revenue services spanning a wide range of applications, including high-speed business access, network demarcation for wholesale solutions, reliable mobile backhaul, and utility solutions.

More information on Albis Technologies’ EDDs and other products is available at http://www.albistechnologies.com/en/access-solutions/access-home.php

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About Albis Technologies (www.albistechnologies.com) As a leading provider of access solutions for Ethernet and Carrier Ethernet transport, Albis Technologies supports a wide range of applications including business access (TDM and Carrier Ethernet), mobile backhaul, wholesale, and utilities and infrastructure. Its ULAF+ platform has been deployed by a large number of operators and utilities around the world, including many Tier 1 companies. Albis Technologies is headquartered in Switzerland and focuses on partnerships and customer satisfaction. All trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.


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