Carrier Ethernet application guide: Service provider tools

As Ethernet technology progresses, it presents telecom providers with opportunities to tap into a rapidly growing market and improve their competitive advantage by offering business clients new customized services at a higher speed and lower cost.

Key enablers for achieving these goals are carrier-grade demarcation devices equipped with service delivery and service assurance capabilities.

This application guide reviews the various tools carriers and service providers can utilize to ensure business-grade performance for Ethernet services and to meet enterprise expectations for service reliability, measurable KPIs and SLA guarantees.