ELA NCS 4200 1X10G MR + 8-PORT LOW RATE 10G CEM IMSG & OTN LC
Cisco NCS 4200 Series Network Convergence System interface modules (Figure 1) are designed to support a wide range of services, speeds, temperature ranges, and rich capabilities. They provide cost-effective delivery of converged circuit emulation, optical transport network, and business Ethernet services.
Legacy copper access networks, based on Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH), and optical metro networks, based on Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) or Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) technologies, set the standards for reliability, capacity, and efficiency transporting Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) traffic and carrying voice and data services. Service providers and carriers are nonetheless faced with many challenges and limitations imposed by these legacy networks and need alternatives for migrating their circuit-switched transport networks to future-proof packet-based networks.
The Cisco NCS 4200 Series Network Convergence Systems address the legacy network inefficiencies by delivering a cost-effective, modular solution based on a protocol-independent fabric architecture. The Cisco NCS 4200 Series, as part of the Cisco Evolved Programmable Network (EPN) architecture, is capable of delivering unbounded scale and unmatched Circuit Emulation (CEM) and Optical Transport Network (OTN) capabilities, in addition to Carrier Ethernet business services, over a redundant and protected packet-based network (Multiprotocol Label Switching [MPLS]/FlexLSP and Segment Routing).