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Redundant Power Supplies for Ethernet Demarcation Devices

Metrodata is pleased to announce the imminent launch of dual redundant AC power supply variants for the MetroCONNECT range of ‘Ethernet Demarcation Devices’ (EDDs), specifically for the current FCM9004 product as well as the recently announced FCM9005, due for release later this year. Whilst Metrodata’s current products feature high quality internal PSUs with a ‘Mean […]

New Ethernet Demarcation Devices Announced

Metrodata is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of two new members of the MetroCONNECT ‘Ethernet Demarcation Device’ (EDD) family, the FCM9003 and FCM9005, including enhanced functionality for deployments with Layer-3 Networks. The new products, scheduled for release in Q3 of 2015, offer the same functionality as the existing FCM9002 and FCM9004 respectively, but with the key addition of […]

New Release: FCM9002 Ethernet Access Demarcation

Metrodata is pleased to announce the release of a new member of the MetroCONNECT ‘Ethernet Access Device’ (EAD) family, the FCM9002. Slightly less flexible and with fewer physical ports than the FCM9004 released in November 2012, the FCM9002 nevertheless offers advanced functionality for both Ethernet Infrastructure Carriers and Service Providers, at a very attractive price-point. […]

FCM9004 – Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device

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: 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 […]

EDD with OTDR White Paper

Following on from our recent news release where we added full OTDR to our FCM9004 Ethernet Demarcation Device, we have now released a White Paper looking at it is now possible to incorporate physical-level fibre integrity checking and fault-reporting to such devices. Optical Time-domain Reflectometer (OTDR) functionality is provided by the FCM9004, by incorporating the iSFC® […]

Support for OTDR in EDD Family

Metrodata has added support in the FCM9004 Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device (EDD) for detection and reporting the distance to fibre disconnections or breakages via Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry (OTDR). In association with Optical Zonu Corp. of California, Metrodata’s FCM9004 now includes software drivers to support that company’s iSFC® Fast Fiber Fault Finder transceivers. These devices, which are installed just like regular SFP fibre […]

Advanced Ethernet Demarcation Device

Metrodata is pleased to announce that the FCM9004 Advanced ‘Ethernet Demarcation Device’ (EDD), sometimes alternatively referred to in the market as a ‘Network Interface Device’ (NID), is now fully shipping and is already in use with a number of Ethernet Service Provider customers. One of the most powerful Access products which Metrodata has produced in its 23+ […]

MetroCONNECT – Ethernet Access Solutions

Metrodata now offers a comprehensive range of solutions for Ethernet Network Access and Service Extension, both for NGN and SDH/PDH Carrier Infrastructure. Leveraging our historical LAN Extension and Managed Fibre Media Converter technologies, the MetroCONNECT family now represents a comprehensive family of products for Ethernet Access and Edge Delivery, all featuring a common Operating System and rich […]

Next Generation Ethernet Demarcation

Metrodata is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of our next generation of Ethernet Demarcation Devices (EDD), often alternatively known as an Ethernet Network Interface Devices (NID). Today, Metrodata’s FCM8000 and FCM9000 products are deployed by Ethernet Service Providers as cost-effective Customer Premise Equipment. These products provide switched media conversion and act as managed demarcation points for Ethernet Services […]