In today’s competitive telecommunications environment, you are faced with the challenge of
minimizing the cost and complexity of equipment at the network edge. To meet this need, the ADC
Avidia Integrated Access Switch (IAS) combines the functionality of an ATM edge switch with a
DSLAM. Then, through subtending, in which several systems are viewed and managed by a single
management platform, deployment of Avidia allows you to lower equipment and network
management costs. Avidia concentrates multiple traffic streams to a single network uplink, enabling
the elimination of expensive ATM edge switches. By reducing the number of network elements, you
can reduce the number of element management systems,...