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Ethernet Extenders & LAN Extension

Metrodata offers a comprehensive range of solutions for Managed Ethernet Extenders and LAN Extension. The MetroCONNECT family features a common Operating System and powerful feature set and today comprises the following elements:

MetroCONNECT Managed Ethernet

MetroCONNECT: MC12000 Managed Service Delivery Chassis

Resilient Chassis system for Metro-Edge service distribution, into which many modules corresponding to the stand-alone units of the wider MetroCONNECT family may be installed.

The MC12000 Chassis offers flexible service extension for either a single ‘aggregated’ Ethernet connection, or alternatively multiple central Ethernet connections, with highly flexible options for multi-site ‘fan-out’ connectivity.

MetroCONNECT: FCM series 8000 and 9004

Ethernet Demarcation Devices (EDDs), alternatively known as Ethernet ‘Network interface Devices‘ (NIDs). Individual family members include:

FCM8000 Managed Ethernet Demarcation Device, featuring single SFP and dual copper interfaces

FCM9004 Advanced multi-port managed Ethernet NID / Demarcation Device (EDD), featuring custom MetroSAM packet-processing hardware for Performance Assurance / SLA verification

FCM9000 Managed Ethernet Demarcation Device (EDD), featuring single copper and dual SFP interfaces – Superceeded by FCM9004 and FCM8000.

MetroCONNECT: WCM series 1000, 3000 and 5000

Ethernet Access & Edge Delivery products for SDH/PDH infrastructures. Individual family members include:

WCM1100: Managed Ethernet Converter to E1 or T1 circuits

WCM1400: Managed Ethernet Extender over 4x E1 or T1 circuits

WCM1800: Managed Ethernet Converter over 8x E1 or T1 circuits

WCM1820: Managed Ethernet Converter to 16x E1 or T1 circuits

WCM3100: Managed Ethernet to E3 or DS3 circuits

WCM3200: Managed Ethernet Extender over 2x E3 or DS3 circuits

WCM3400: Managed Ethernet Aggregator for 4x E3 or DS3 circuits

WCM5100: Managed Gigbabit Ethernet Converter to  STM1 or OC3 circuits

MetroCONNECT: Ethernet to Serial or HSSI

WCM-SERIAL: Managed Ethernet Converter to Serial (X.21, V.35 or EIA-530)

LHM1000: Managed Ethernet Converter to HSSI

Members of the MetroCONNECT family are being deployed both by Telecoms Service Providers and Public Sector or Corporate Enterprise customers.