The LoopStar SONET product family provides traditional Add/Drop Multiplexer (ADM) functionality
to deliver TDM and data services. SONET has a long history as the service providers’ transport
mechanism of choice due to its reliability, traffic grooming capabilities, and simplified remote
management. With recent developments in Ethernet over SONET (EOS), SONET ADMs now have
the capability to effectively groom Ethernet traffic onto the SONET backbone. With the rise in
FTTX deployments for triple play, and the SONET ADM’s ability to effectively transport both TDM
and Ethernet traffic, the demand for SONET add/drop rings will continue to increase....