Tarana Wireless selects Aricent for metro backhaul solution

Wireless small cell backhaul specialist to deploy Aricent’s ISS Metro Software framework

Tarana Wireless selects Aricent for metro backhaul solution

Aricent’s ISS Metro Software framework has been selected by Tarana Wireless for use with its wireless backhaul small cells, which are designed to provide solutions to tackle last-mile links challenged by interference, obstructions, and dynamic change.

Aricent’s innovative ISS software is a complete Network Operating System. The solution is packaged with features like chassis management, system start-up infrastructure, portable library for OS abstraction, persistent database, hardware abstraction to support chipsets from Marvell ( Linkstreet, Prestera) and Broadcom ( Saber1/II, KatanaI/II, Triumph, Trident2 etc).

Aricent’s carrier Ethernet software provides provider bridging, Ethernet Fault Management ( 802.1ag), Performance Monitoring ( Y.1731), Y.1564, RFC 2544, ERPS, ELPS, IP/MPLS, MPLS-TP, RSTP, LDP, VPLS, L3 VPN, L2 VPN, IGMP, Multicast and Time Synchronization solutions – 1588v2, Synch-E.

ISS management software is highly programmable, easy to integrate and provides SSH, SNMP and CLI interfaces. Aricent’s ISS also enables next generation networking through OpenFlow, NETCONF and YANG management interfaces.

Commenting on the win, Rakesh Vij, Chief Business Officer, Aricent said, “We are glad to collaborate with Tarana in rolling out our network solution to multiple tier-1 fixed and mobile carriers. Aricent ISS software is our industry leading solution, and shares a successful history with network equipment providers to build next generation networking products”

He further added: “Aricent ISS metro software is widely used framework, it is being used by 100+ customers and deployed in leading carrier networks across the globe.”

Steve Sifferman, president and CEO, Tarana, said: “Our customers in all segments naturally require that our breakthroughs in radio performance are coupled with a fully-featured, world-class network layer. Choosing the right networking software solution was important to our success, and we are very pleased with Aricent’s advanced Ethernet features and modular architecture.”


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