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Carrier Ethernet Demarcation

Part of RAD’s Service Assured Access solutions, the ETX-2i line of next-generation NID/NTUs and carrier Ethernet demarcation device options enables advanced networking demarcation for SLA-based, L2 and L3 business services, wholesale services and mobile backhaul. The ETX-2i offers a variety of Ethernet network products supporting 1-GbE, 10-GbE (10GB Ethernet) and 100-GbE connections. MEF 3.0 certified.

MEF 3.0
Network Demarcation: License-enabled, remote upgrades up to 100G

The ETX-2i provides MEF 3.0 demarcation and aggregation over any access, including over LTE/broadband. Its FPGA architecture flexibly adapts to future customer needs.


Key Take-Aways


with embedded physical network functions in a single device to optimize inventory

Full suite

of Carrier Ethernet demarcation and aggregation capabilities, up to 100 GbE rates


Carrier-class operating system uses interoperable NETCONF protocol


Networking performance while preserving CPU resources for instantiation of additional VNFs 


CE 2.0 and IP service delivery over any access infrastructure


Data Sheet

  • ETX-2i 100G Devices Data Sheet
  • ETX-2i 10G Devices
  • ETX-2i 1G Devices


  • RADinsight PM Presentation
  • Carrier Ethernet H.QoS

White Papers

  • Cloudify, RAD Develop Reference Stack for Mass uCPE Deployment
  • Intel's Paper on RAD's uCPE Solution
  • Service Assured vCPE
  • Commercializing NFV: vCPE as a first step
  • vCPE Market Outlook
  • RAD-HPE vCPE Solution Testing
  • RAD’s vCPE Solution Brief at Intel’s Network Builders


  • Virtualizing the Enterprise Edge – Paradigm Shifts in Enterprise IT
  • RAD Webinar: NG-EADs
  • RAD Webinar: 5G RAN Faster
  • RAD Webinar: vCPE Market Trends, Drivers and Use Cases
  • A RAD Intel Webinar: The Time for vCPE is Now!
  • Webinar: Boosting White Box Performance
  • Commercializing NFV – is vCPE the First Step?

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