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Orion Alpha Series Access Switches

Orion Alpha A18E – ideal and cost-effective solution for MAN, campus or enterprise networks. It supports comprehensive QoS, classified bandwidth control, multi link aggregation, intelligent security control, which fulfill the network requirements for access layer of education, government and large/medium enterprise network.

The product has 16x10/100 Base-TX auto-sensing client interfaces and 2xSFP combo GE network interfaces, which enablles flexible network deployments such as dual ring or ring + chain. The A18E also offers rich functionality that guarantees MEF-compliant E-Line, E-Tree and E-LAN services together with full suite of management and protection mechanisms for FTTX triple-play applications.

The Orion Networks© A18E Metro-Ethernet Access Switch supports a number of key features:

  • 16 x 10/100 Base-TX ports + 2 x SFP combo GE ports

  • Dimensions – 230(L)х200(W)х44(H) mm

  • Network Security - Upgraded security with port-isolation, advanced ACL, broadcast/multicast/DLF storm control, unique port loopback detection, and DHCP Client/Snooping/Option 82 functionality, IGMP RADIUS Authentication

  • Resiliency & Protection - Supports ITU-T G.8031 linear and ITU-T G.8032 ring protection; Supports STP/RSTP/MSTP, IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation, and Port Backup (Flex Links) as an alternative to STP functionality with ability to backup links and balance traffic between primary and backup links

  • Carrier Ethernet Service & Management - Supports IEEE 802.3ah Link OAM, IEEE 802.1ag end-to-end connectivity OAM and ITU-T Y.1731 end-to- end service and performance; Advanced QoS technology allows stream- marking based on CoS, DSCP and port priority; Scheduling modes including SP, WRR, SP+WRR; Support flow-based mirroring/rate-limit/redirection/VLAN swapping and rewriting

  • Multicast Functionality - Supports IGMP snooping/proxy, multicast filtering, multicast VLAN registration (MVR) to save bandwidth and optimize corresponding services such as IPTV

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