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Miniature Programmable Network Interface Device

MiNID® is a field-programmable miniature L2/L3 network interface device (NID) available in a variety of form factors.

MiNID Sleeve
Virtualization by RAD
MEF CE 2.0
Best-in-class performance monitoring (PM) probe

Part of RAD’s vCPE Toolbox portfolio, the MiNID enriches the Service Assured Access offering with software-defined functionalities for enhanced demarcation, remote monitoring and fault isolation, as well as remote packet capture and micro-burst measurement capabilities. MiNID also provides instant upgrades for legacy switches and routers, as well as for vCPE platforms and COTS servers. This helps 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.

Key Take-Aways


existing networks with Carrier Ethernet Service Assured Access capabilities including service activation testing, SLA monitoring and network diagnostics

Form factors

include miniature standalone device, outdoor device, patent-protected SFP sleeve, and a smart SFP. This introduces savings in expensive floor space and power consumption


as an auto-detectable OAM network probe or a fully managed NID


provisioning for fast and simple installation; no dedicated training required

Field programmable

for maximum flexibility and easy download of demarcation and networking applications

Flexible virtualization of business CPE functionalities across access, aggregation and core domains.
Carrier Ethernet and IP VPNs
Easily plan, deploy, provision, and maintain SLA-based business and cloud access services with the same “look and feel” over any access.
Performance Monitoring for Business
Performance monitoring for L2, L3 VPNs to assure service level agreement (SLA) for businesses.
Performance Monitoring for Mobile Networks
Provides deep visibility to ensure the best experience for the latest business, video, and gaming services, throughout your LTE or LTE-Advanced network.
Wholesale Networking
Provide wholesale Carrier Ethernet transport services to multiple service providers with complete visibility and controlled service hand-off between multiple networks.

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Data Sheet

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