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Application Guide: Managing the Carrier Ethernet Service Lifecycle

Carrier Ethernet Solutions: Setup, Monitoring, Fault Management, Repairs

Ensure profitable Ethernet service delivery by streamlining the deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of your carrier ethernet network.

This practical guide describes the various test procedures, along with implementation considerations and recommendations for use at turn-up, ongoing monitoring, and other critical points throughout the service lifecycle to ensure quality of service and maintain Ethernet COS.

The Ethernet service validation tests are based on IEEE 802.3-2005 (formerly 802.3ah), IEEE 802.1ag Ethernet Connectivity Fault Management (CFM), ITU-T Y.1731, RFC-2544, and diagnostic loopbacks.

RAD, a leader in data communications, specializes in carrier Ethernet demarcation, 5G gateway technologies, and industrial IoT solutions.

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