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Method for a flexible and scalable Ethernet over SDH/SONET equipment, based on an IXP network processor and other components

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012354D
Publication Date: 2003-Apr-30

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for a flexible and scalable Ethernet over synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH), synchronous optical network (SONET) equipment (ITU-T Recommendation X.86 Ethernet Over LAPS), based on an Internet Exchange Processor (IXP) network processor and other Internet Exchange Architecture (IXA) components. Benefits include improved functionality and improved performance.