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MiNID

Miniature Programmable Network Interface Device


MiNID is a field-programmable miniature L2/L3 network interface device (NID), available as an SFP sleeve and in a standalone enclosure.

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MiNID: Miniature Programmable Network Interface Device
 
Carrier Ethernet and IP VPNs

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  • Complies with MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 specifications for EPL, EVPL services
  • Zero-touch Provisioning for fast and simple installation
  • Ethernet OAM, performance monitoring and wire-speed RFC-2544 capabilities; L2/L3/L4 diagnostic loopbacks
  • UDP Echo responder for IP SLAs
  • Standalone form factor with a variety of user and network port options for maximum interface flexibility
  • Managed as a standalone device via CLI and web interfaces, or integrated into host equipment’s management

MiNID is a field-programmable miniature L2/L3 network interface device (NID), available as an SFP sleeve and in a standalone enclosure. Part of RAD’s Distributed Network Functions Virtualization (D-NFV) portfolio, it enriches the Service Assured Access offering with software-defined functionalities for enhanced demarcation, remote monitoring, fault isolation, and more.

The MiNID provides instant upgrade for legacy switches and routers to help service providers, mobile operators and wholesale carriers introduce new services quickly and with better quality of experience (QoE) while increasing operational efficiency and lowering costs. Remotely managed via CLI, web interface and SNMP, it features zero-touch provisioning for fast and simple installation and does not require dedicated training.

MiNID Sleeve

The MiNID SFP sleeve is easily pluggable into SFP ports of switches and routers and eliminates the need for standalone demarcation devices. It seamlessly hosts standard FE and GbE SFP modules, and delivers substantial OpEx savings by eliminating additional power, space and cabling expenses.

  • Plug & Play installation
  • Compatible with standard fiber and copper SFPs in a variety of ranges
  • Fits small cells, macro cells, switches, routers, DSLAMs, and more

MiNID Standalone

The MiNID is also available in a miniature standalone enclosure, with a variety of user and network port options for maximum interface flexibility. Optional bypass-relay functionality ensures fail-safe operation and Power over Ethernet (PoE) support eliminates the need for an additional power supply.

  • Two ports with flexible user or network functionalities
  • Combo ports automatically select between Fiber and copper/RJ-45
  • Internal bypass-relay for copper interfaces offers service continuity in the event of power failure
  • Bypass PoE enables powering both the MiNID and the end-device

The MiNID features a fully programmable, FPGA based firmware for maximum flexibility. It enables easy download of demarcation and networking applications using the RADview D-NFV Manager or other 3rd party management systems.

Supported applications include:

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Description

Demarc

Service demarcation, PM and diagnostics for MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and IP services with SLA assurance.

AppAware

Application-aware demarcation with service monitoring providing up to L7 visibility and policy enforcement to improve Quality of Experience.

 
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MiNID Ethernet Demarcation SFP .
 

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